Symptoms of Liver Disease


Liver Disease also called as hepatitis disease is the largest organ inside the human body. The liver performs functions like converting food into energy, cleansing alcohol and other poisons from the blood. The liver secretes a yellowish-green liquid which is called bile. This fluid is helpful in digestion.

There are many kinds of this and it would be really difficult for one to identify or discriminate the disease. Though few people can identify and feel that they are suffering from some form of the disease, it is abhorrent to treat it with home remedies and must consult a reputed doctor immediately for treatment. Let us look into few symptoms of liver disease.

Symptom 1:

Jaundice, is one of the main symptoms of liver disease. Unrelenting occurrence of jaundice is an indication that something is absolutely wrong with the gall bladder or the liver. Occurrence of Jaundice can be understood by the change in the color of the skin. The color of the skin turns pale yellow or orange and the white part of the eye too turns yellow. Jaundice results when there is a disturbance in the production of bile. The symptoms also include occurrence of flu. There are two types of jaundice Yang Jaundice and Yin Jaundice.

Yan Jaundice has symptoms that include Thirst, Palpitations, constipation, urinary problem, abdominal distention and yellowing of tongue. This type of jaundice occurs due to excessive damp, moist heat.

Ying Jaundice has symptoms that includes the overall body including the face turns yellow followed by fever, nausea, poor appetite, lassitude, fatigue, abdominal digestion, chest repression, loose stools, hypochondriac pain, cold hands and feet, palpitation, edema and breaking breath.

Symptom 2:

Other most common symptom of liver disease is drop in appetite. This causes sudden weigh loss in the patient and results in anemia with hepatocytes. The patient gets weaker and weaker with continuous vomiting, diarrhea and nausea. If the patient is suffering from gastric ulcer already, they might see blood at times while vomiting.

Symptom 3:

Light coloration of the stool is also symptoms of liver disease. This occurs when the bile pigment is blocked due to scarring, stones or inflammation. Irregular or irritable bowel movement is also some of the symptoms of the liver disease.

Symptom 4:

Symptom of liver disease also includes blotting or distention of the right side of the abdominal part below the lower ribs due to hepatomegaly or ascites. If distension gets sever then the patient might feel pain while breathing, due to pressure in the diaphragm.

Symptom 5:

Polydypsia and polyuria, which means excessive thirst and urination is also an symptom of liver disease. However one must diagnose correctly since Polydypsia and polyuria are symptoms of many other diseases too.

Few other symptoms of the liver disease include headache, problem of skin, allergy, feeling dizzy, tinnitus, ticks, spasms and tremors. Sudden seizures, stroke, redness and itching of eyes, Short temperedness and constant irritation, Tension and pain in the back, Hypochondriac pain, Loss of flexibility of tendons and ligaments, Depression, Mood Swings and the list goes on.

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