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
  • Cuts and scratches are areas of damage on the surface of the skin. A cut is a line of damage that can go through the skin and into the muscle tissues below.
    Source:HLCMS
  • When your skin is cut or scraped, you begin to bleed. This is because blood vessels in the area are damaged. Learn how to stop bleeding from bloody noses, scrapes or wounds.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Bleeding can refer to blood loss inside the body (internal bleeding) or blood loss outside of the body (external bleeding). It can cause bruising, pain, and symptoms of shock. Too much bleeding can lead to death.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Liver cancer causes destruction of liver cells and interferes with the ability of the liver to function normally. Cancer that originates in the liver can spread from the liver to other parts of the body.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Edema is a condition of abnormally large fluid volume in the circulatory system or in tissues between the body's cells (interstitial spaces).
    Source:HLCMS
  • Itchy skin, also known as pruritus, is an irritating and uncontrollable sensation that makes you want to scratch to relieve the feeling.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Dermatitis is a general term used to describe inflammation of the skin, most commonly evidenced by an itchy pink or red rash.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Eye burning accompanied by discharge and/or itching is usually a sign of infection, and should be looked at by a doctor immediately. It can also be a sign of a foreign body in the eye or an injury to the eye.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A bruise or "contusion" appears on the skin when it has suffered trauma such as a cut or a blow to the area. The injury causes tiny blood vessels called capillaries to burst, and the blood gets trapped below the skin
    Source:HLCMS
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