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Liver failure stems from simple inflammation of the liver, which progresses to fibrosis (scarring of the liver), then moves to actual degradation of the liver and cirrhosis, states the American Liver Foundation. If untre... More »

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End-stage liver disease is an irreversible condition in which the liver is scarred beyond repair and loses function, according to Mayo Clinic. Decreased appetite, itching, easy bleeding, nausea, yellowing of the skin, di... More »

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The symptoms of end-stage liver disease include fatigue, nausea, loss of appetite and disturbances in thinking, according to Mayo Clinic. There is abdominal swelling due to fluid accumulation, and persistent yellowing of... More »

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Once liver disease has progressed to stage 4, or cirrhosis of the liver, treatment options typically focus on slowing the advance of the disease, explains the American Liver Foundation. By this stage, the liver is so sca... More »

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