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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Cheng
34 years experience Transplant Surgery
None: Early on primary biliary cirrhosis can be associated with little or no symptoms at all, just like many chronic liver diseases. As the disease progres ... Read More
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Dr. Rafael Lugo
27 years experience General Surgery
Jaundice: Jaundice, itch, elevated liver enzymes, dark urine. www.drlugo.com.

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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Manage it: This is worrisome and while this doesn't qualify as any kind of cirrhosis, you could end up with it. I trust hepatitis c, Wilson's, and a few others h ... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Purdy
32 years experience Gastroenterology
Signs of Cirrhosis: There are many "signs" or physical findings of cirrhosis. These include: spider angiomata (small spider like blood vessels on the skin, see picture), ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Rahimi
8 years experience Hepatology
Can vary: Cirrhosis can sometimes be asymptomatic, but signs like fluid build up in the abdominal cavity (ascites), easy bruising, jaundice and symptoms of decr ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Variable: Gi bleeding, abdominal swelling, edema, encephalopathy, wasting etc. See this site for more info. http://www.webmd.com/digestive-disorders/cirrhosis- ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Variable: Different people have different symptoms. See this site for info. http://www.webmd.com/digestive-disorders/cirrhosis-liver.
A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Complicated issue: This issue is too complicated to answer in this forum. You may start by reading the information on this site and then discuss the matter with your doc ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
This is tricky: You need a biopsy to be certain, but since cirrhosis is really just the later stages of ongoing liver damage, the real question is whether you have pr ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Yes: You'll probably lose your medical as an airline pilot, and i'd be reluctant to have you as my neurosurgeon, but you'll be surprised how fit you may st ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chao
37 years experience Radiology
Four stages: Check out livestrong.Com/article/114296-four-stages-liver-disease that should explain it fairly well.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
More than one/many.: Cirrhosis is a broad condition that covers so many causes that there are many blood tests that indicate it and the cause. In general cirrhosis, low r ... Read More

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