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It is the severe scarring of the liver and poor liver function seen at the terminal stages of the chronic liver disease. The symptoms are:
1. decreased appetite
2. Nose bleeds
4. Small spider-shaped arteries underneath the skin
5. Weight loss
7. Itchy skin
HOW IS CIRRHOSIS DIAGNOSED?
The gastroenterologist or the general physician will conduct a physical examination before carrying out a liver function test and other blood tests for efficient diagnosis. Ultrasounds and MRI scans may also be conducted along with a complete blood count.
HOW IS CIRRHOSIS TREATED?
There is no cure to this condition but certain medications can help in slowing the progress of the disease. Liver transplant may be needed in some severe cases.
DID YOU KNOW?
Liver transplantation is an option of last resort when other treatments fail