Liver cysts

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What is liver cysts?

A liver cyst is a thin-walled cavity in the liver that is a relatively common condition. Liver cysts are normally benign, however they may grow large enough to cause pain, obstruction and infection.

Common symptoms reported by people with liver cysts

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with liver cysts

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Chinese acupuncture and aravedic herbs)
Type
Procedures
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Essential Oils)
Type
Procedures
How many have tried
1
Tried for
stress (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Lifestyle Modification
How many have tried
1
Tried for
stress (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Wellbutrin XL)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1) fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(BuSpar)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Plus CBD Oil)
Type
Other
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(CoQ10 Soft Gels)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC))
Type
Psychotherapy
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Lexapro)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)

Data from patients with liver cysts, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with liver cysts

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Chinese acupuncture and aravedic herbs)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Essential Oils)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
stress (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
stress (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Wellbutrin XL)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
depressed mood (1) fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(BuSpar)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (2 evaluations)
Side effects
abdominal pain
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Plus CBD Oil)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (3 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(CoQ10 Soft Gels)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC))
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Lexapro)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with liver cysts, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has liver cysts on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 5
40s 11
50s 21
60s 6
70+ 3
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 1
30-39 years 3
40-49 years 1
50-59 years 4
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

90% Female
10% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 24
Not Diagnosed 1

These charts show data from liver cysts patients who have completed their condition history
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