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Alcoholic Liver Cirrhosis complications
Alcoholic Liver Cirrhosis

Complications could include:

  • Hepatic encephalopathy is a decline in brain function that occurs as a result of liver disease. The liver cannot adequately remove toxins from the blood.
    Source:HLCMS
  • When your skin gets cut or scraped, you begin to bleed. Bleeding serves a useful purpose because it helps to clean out a wound. But too much bleeding can cause shock.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Bleeding, or hemorrhage, is the name used to describe blood loss. It can refer to blood loss inside the body, called internal bleeding. Or it can refer to blood loss outside of the body, called external bleeding.

    Blood loss can occur i...

    Source:HLCMS
  • Cuts and scratches are areas of damage on the surface of the skin. Find out how to treat them and when to seek medical attention.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Learn about liver cancer symptoms, types, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Edema, called dropsy long ago, is swelling caused by fluid retention. This condition usually occurs in your legs, ankles, or feet. But it can also occur in your hands, face, or any other part of the body. If you have edema, how it's treated varies...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Osteoporosis is a bone disease that causes a loss of bone density, which increases your risk of fractures. Learn about its causes, symptoms, and treatments.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Find information on bleeding esophageal varices symptoms, causes, risk factors, treatment, and prevention.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Dermatitis is a general term for skin inflammation. The skin will typically appear dry, swollen, and red. The condition can have many causes, but it's not contagious. Dermatitis can be uncomfortable for some. How itchy your skin may feel can range...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Itchy skin, also known as pruritus, is an irritating and uncontrollable sensation that makes you want to scratch to relieve the feeling. The possible causes for itchiness range from internal illnesses, such as kidney or liver d...

    Source:HLCMS
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