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How will cirrhosis affect the body?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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In brief: Liver failure

Liver produces a large number of proteins, lipids and metabolizes a large number of chemicals, drugs and normal blood constituents.
Cirrhosis affects both cellular function and circulation through the liver. The effects are edema, bleeding in the GI tract, fluid in the belly that may get infected, development of cancer in cirrhotic liver etc.

In brief: Liver failure

Liver produces a large number of proteins, lipids and metabolizes a large number of chemicals, drugs and normal blood constituents.
Cirrhosis affects both cellular function and circulation through the liver. The effects are edema, bleeding in the GI tract, fluid in the belly that may get infected, development of cancer in cirrhotic liver etc.
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