Doctors diagnose liver failure using symptoms, a physical examination of the patient, and the results of blood tests. They classify liver failure that occurs slowly over a course of months or years as chronic, and that w... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Symptoms of liver disease include a yellowish appearance of the skin and eyes, itchy skin, chronic fatigue, dark urine and abdominal pain, according to the Mayo Clinic. Medical attention is necessary when these symptoms ... More » Health

Symptoms of kidney failure may include an inability to urinate, swelling of the legs and feet, back pain, loss of appetite, and vomiting or nausea, according to WebMD. These symptoms are due to the kidneys failing to fil... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

A doctor performs a physical examination, a review of the patient’s symptoms and multiple tests, such as blood, urinalysis and imaging studies, to diagnose lupus, according to Mayo Clinic. Lupus diagnoses are difficult, ... More »

A mini stroke is diagnosed by medical history, physical examination and medical imaging tests, according to Mayo Clinic. A mini stroke is also known as a transient ischemic attack, reports the National Stroke Association... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Epilepsy, brain tumor, stroke, multiple sclerosis and liver failure are disorders that cause excessive yawning, according to Healthline. Bleeding in and around the aorta and a heart attack are other disorders that cause ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Hepatitis B is a condition that affects the liver, and can cause liver cancer, liver scarring and sometimes, complete failure of the liver. In some cases, it can be terminal. It is a result of infection from the hepatiti... More » Health Conditions & Diseases