Liver Diseases

Different types of liver diseases:

  • Hepatitis A, B, and C are examples of viruses-caused diseases.
  • Diseases induced by drugs, toxins, or excessive alcohol consumption. Fatty liver disease and cirrhosis are two examples.
  • Cancer of the liver.
  • Hemochromatosis and Wilson disease are examples of inherited disorders.

The following are some of the indications and symptoms of liver disease: 

  • Yellowish skin and eyes (jaundice)
  • Swelling and pain in the abdomen.
  • Legs and ankles are swollen.
  • The skin is itchy.
  • Urine color is dark.
  • The hue of the stool is light.
  • Fatigue that lasts a long time.
  • Vomiting or nausea.
  • Appetite loss is common.
  • A proclivity for bruising

Four Stages of Liver Disease

  • Stage 1: Inflammation
  • Stage 2: Fibrosis
  • Stage 3: Cirrhosis
  • Stage 4: Liver Failure