Life expectancy and prognosis after liver failure depends on the specific causes that destroy the liver's functionality. Early intervention or a liver transplant can successfully treat chronic liver failure that develops over time, WebMD indicates. A Hepatology study sh...
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The early symptoms of liver failure include diarrhea, nausea, loss of appetite and jaundice, according to the Mayo Clinic. As liver failure progresses, symptoms may include bruising, an enlarged spleen and fluid buildup in the legs and abdomen.
Life expectancy for someone diagnosed with liver cancer depends on how widespread the cancer is, notes the American Cancer Society. The life expectancy for a cancer survivor is based on how many survivors live five years after diagnosis. For liver cancer, 2 to 28 percen...
Early symptoms of liver failure are diarrhea, nausea, fatigue and a loss of appetite, according to WebMD. As liver failure progresses, worse symptoms begin to appear, which include bleeding easily, disorientation and confusion, and in extreme cases, coma.
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 which occurs rapidly within a few days as acute, ac...
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 untreated in the earlier stages, this progression event...