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what are early signs & symptoms of primary biliary cirrhosis?

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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 progresses, however, many people start experiencing chronic fatigue & weakness, jaundice and itching (from bilirubin build up in skin), followed by complications of cirrhosis such as ascites & malnutrition.
Answered on Mar 13, 2017
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Dr. Rafael Lugo
27 years experience General Surgery
Jaundice: Jaundice, itch, elevated liver enzymes, dark urine. www.drlugo.com.
Answered on Mar 6, 2015

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