Alcoholic Liver Cirrhosis complications
Alcoholic Liver Cirrhosis

Complications could include:

  • Hepatic encephalopathy is a deterioration of brain function that is a serious complication of liver disease. In this condition, the liver is not removing toxins from the blood. This results in a buildup of toxins in the bloodstream that can cause ...
    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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Osteoporosis is a bone disease due to calcium loss. As a result the bones lose strength and density. People are usually unaware that they have the condition until they experience a fracture.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Bones are a critically important part of your body giving you structure that allows you to move normally. They protect your vital organs and hold your muscles in place. They store calcium and other minerals needed by the rest of your body.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Bleeding esophageal varices occur when swollen veins in your lower esophagus rupture and bleed due to excess pressure. This condition is a medical emergency and must be dealt with promptly.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Itchy skin, also known as pruritus, is an irritating sensation creating the desire to scratch to relieve the feeling. Possible causes for itchiness range from internal illnesses, such as kidney or liver disease, to skin rashes, allergies, and derm...
    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 blood is trapped below the skin's surface. Bruises can occur on the ...
    Source:HLCMS
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