How can liver dysfunction cause bleeding disorder?

Clotting proteins. The liver makes most of the proteins in blood, including those involved in blood clotting. When the liver is damaged, these may be deficient and cause a longer than normal time for blood to clot.

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I was just wondering how can liver dysfunction cause bleeding disorders?

See article. "The liver plays a central role in the clotting process. Acute and chronic liver diseases are invariably associated with coagulation disorders due to multiple causes including: decreased synthesis of clotting and inhibitor factors,..". See http://www.aniara.com/Blog/Coagulation-Corner/archives/2010/11/LIVER-DISEASE-AND-COAGULATION-OUTCOMES.aspx. Read more...

Explain spescifically, how liver dysfunction can cause bleeding disorder?

Coagulation factors. Liver makes almost all of the proteins need to form a clot. When the liver fails, it can not make the proteins it normally makes, including coagulation proteins/factors. If the blood can not clot easily it can not repair any damage to blood vessels that occurs as part of daily living and the results in abnormal bleeding. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Read more...

How can liver dysfunction lead to a bleeding disorder?

Bleeding disorder. The liver produces a whole set of proteins that are required in the process of clotting., a diseased liver produces very little of these proteins and therefore the tendency to bleed. Read more...

How can liver dysfunction lead to bleeding disorder? How does liver problems make for bleeding?

Makes proteins. Clotting is complicated and requires many proteins. Several of the key proteins are made in the liver. Also severe liver disease can be associated with low platelet levels, also important in controlling bleeding. Read more...