Cirrhosis of the liver can indicate non-specific and highly unexpected symptoms, as revealed by a British doctor.
The onset and development of the disease, according to experts, may be evidenced by the following signs: weakness and fatigue, irritability, sleep disturbances. You should also pay attention to bleeding from the nose and gums, frequent nausea, loss of appetite and weight loss that occur without a cause.
In addition, the symptoms of cirrhosis are itchy skin, redness of the palms, spider veins on the body, yellowed skin, and eyeball.
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If these signs are detected, experts recommend that you immediately seek medical advice, undergo an examination, identify the disease and begin treatment.
Liver cirrhosis is a chronic disease accompanied by the irreversible replacement of the parenchymal tissue of the liver with fibrous connective tissue, or stroma. The cirrhotic liver is enlarged or reduced in size, unusually dense, lumpy, rough.
Cirrhosis, as a rule, develops with prolonged alcohol intoxication, against the background of viral hepatitis B, C, and D and parasitic infections.
More rare causes are diseases of the biliary tract, congestive heart failure, various chemical and drug intoxication. Cirrhosis can also develop with hereditary metabolic disorders.