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A 41-year-old member asked:

What are the symptoms of liver failure?

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Dr. Cosme Manzarbeitia
General Surgery 39 years experience
Many: Progressive weakness, loss of weight, changing mental status, fluid retention in the belly and legs, yellow of the eyes, vomit of blood or in stool....Any or all of these can be present.
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Jaundice: Liver failure is usually do to some inflammatory process damaging the liver. Jaundice, nausea, vomitting, itching, bruising and bleeding are associated woth liver failire.

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A 45-year-old member asked:

What are common symptoms of liver failure?

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Dr. Richard Mangus
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Acute/chronic differ: There acute (fast) and chronic (slow) liver failure. Acute liver failure can occur with an overdose or a virus - you present with decreased energy, nausea, vomiting, pain, decreased mental status. Chronic liver failure occurs over years' time from hepatitis c, alcohol, fatty liver, others. You present with yellowing of skin, lack of energy, decreased mental status, leg swelling, abdominal fluid.
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What are some of the symptoms of dying from liver failure?

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Dr. Enrique Molina
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Serious: confusion (encephalopathy), ascites (fluid in the abdomen), bleeding (usually intestinal bleeding)
A 37-year-old male asked:

Need symptoms of liver failure and i need too the symptoms for liver shutting down?

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Dr. You Sung Sang
Gastroenterology 31 years experience
Both the same: Increased confusion, swelling of the body, bleeding/bruising, weight loss. Very serious things!
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A 24-year-old female asked:

What are symptoms of end stage liver failure?

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Dr. Gregg Nishi
Bariatrics 22 years experience
Liver failure: Fatigue persistent or recurring yellowing of your skin and eyes (jaundice) loss of appetite nausea abdominal swelling due to fluid accumulation (ascites) disturbances of thinking vomiting blood.

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