Liver disease can be inherited (genetic) or caused by a variety of factors that damage the liver, such as viruses and alcohol use. Obesity is also associated with liver damage. Over time, damage to the liver results in scarring (cirrhosis), which can lead to liver failure, a life-threatening condition.
Skin and eyes that appear yellowish (jaundice).
Abdominal pain and swelling
Swelling in the legs and ankles
Dark urine colour
Pale stool colour, or bloody or tar-coloured stool
Nausea or vomiting
Loss of appetite
Tendency to bruise easily
Heavy alcohol use
Injecting drugs using shared needles
Tattoos or body piercings
Blood transfusion before 1992
Exposure to other people’s blood and body fluids
Exposure to certain chemicals or toxins
Timely and accurate diagnosis & treatment at Desun Kolkata saved Mr. Ganguly’s liver from severe damage
Thanks to the correct and timely diagnosis by the hepatologist (liver specialist) at Desun Kolkata, Mr. Ganguly was properly treated. He was given medication to slow the progression of scar tissue in the liver and to prevent complications. He was strictly asked to stay off alcohol, which he did and soon recovered fully.
There are approximately 96,000 km of blood vessels in the human body.