Most gallstones do not cause symptoms unless they get caught in the ducts that connect the liver and small intestine, according to WebMD. When this occurs, patients may experience symptoms like abdominal pain, fever, nau... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Because of the health risks that bile duct stones in and around the liver represent, taking medications and undergoing lithotripsy are the least invasive methods to help patients cope with this disorder. Bile duct stones... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Early signs of a liver condition include loss of appetite, fatigue, diarrhea or nausea, according to WebMD. More severe symptoms occur as the disease progresses, including jaundice, swollen abdomen, mental confusion or d... More » Health Pain & Symptoms
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People with high levels of alkaline phosphatase may be suffering from liver conditions such as hepatitis, cirrhosis cancer, gallstones or blocked bile ducts, according Healthline. High alkaline phosphatase levels may als... More » Health Medical Ranges & Levels

Symptoms of cirrhosis of the liver include jaundice, itching, fatigue and swelling in the legs, according to WebMD. Other symptoms include heavy nosebleeds; easy bruising; tiny lines or small red spots on the skin; muscl... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Causes of cirrhosis of the liver include persistent alcohol abuse, fatty liver, hepatitis B and C, poorly formed or destroyed bile ducts, and inherited disorders of sugar metabolism, according to Mayo Clinic. Prior to tr... More » Health Conditions & Diseases