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If someone is dying from liver failure due to cirrhosis, how do you know when the end is near?

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Dr. Theresa Redling
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics

In brief: Functional decline

End stage liver disease is characterized by jaundice(yellow eyes and skin), ascites(swoolen belly) and toward the very end, confusion, sleepiness and weight loss.
Ultimately the kidneys also fail, so ther is less urine output. Most people will fall asleep into a deep coma as the end is near.

In brief: Functional decline

End stage liver disease is characterized by jaundice(yellow eyes and skin), ascites(swoolen belly) and toward the very end, confusion, sleepiness and weight loss.
Ultimately the kidneys also fail, so ther is less urine output. Most people will fall asleep into a deep coma as the end is near.
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