Liver cirrhosis is a late stage of the liver that is caused by several liver diseases such as hepatitis or chronic alcohol liver disease. The disorder occurs due to the damage caused to the liver by these liver diseases. But once the damage is done by liver cirrhosis, it can't be undone. So the early diagnosis of this disorder is must so that further damage can be managed.The main function of the liver is to detoxify the harmful substances from the body, thereby cleaning the blood as well.
What are the symptoms of liver cirrhosis?
The disorder has usually no signs or symptoms till liver damage occurs in excess.
- Easy bleeding
- Fatigue, nausea, loss of appetite
- Itchy skin.
- Yellow colored skin and eyes like that of Jaundice
- Bruising easily
- Accumulation of fluid in abdomen.
- Swelling in the legs
- Confusion, slurred speech
- Weight loss