The most well-known symptom of liver disease is a yellow color of the skin, called jaundice, where the yellow is not only the skin but also internal organs. In diseases such as infectious and toxic hepatitis or dystrophy, there is a loss of the hepatic parenchyma, causing liver cells lose the ability to excrete bilirubin. As a result, the bile enters the blood via the lymphatic ducts. Fabrics are dyed, and begins jaundice.
Another well-known symptom of the disease is a light clay color stool. It appears from the lack of bile in the intestine. Its presence contributes to increased peristalsis, and since the bile is not there, one of the following symptoms of liver disease is constipation, as well as the putrid smell of faeces.
Circulates through the blood, the bile poisons the whole body. Patients feel fatigued, they have headaches, the mood is spoiled. With long-term jaundice, because the bile irritates the nerve endings, there is a strong itching. In addition, the urine becomes of dark brown color, and its foam – yellow because the bile is excreted in the urine. Getting on underwear, the urine leaves a stain greenish-yellow.
Symptom development of liver cirrhosis is the appearance of ascites, or dropsy of the abdomen, when atrophy of the hepatic tissue, and connective tissue grows and thickens. At the same time in other parts of the body swelling did not appear.
Pain in the right hypochondrium and a feeling of heaviness indicate problems in the liver, it may be inflammation of internal organs. On palpation the patient feels the pain.
Neurasthenia is often a manifestation of intoxication. Moreover, there are two variant manifestations of this syndrome. Some patients become irritable, aggression in behavior, while others get tired quickly, become suspicious and easily offended. Those and other disturbed sleep, increased blood pressure, there is dizziness, palpitation, and disorder of the sexual sphere.
With liver disease may experience bleeding diathesis. It is manifested in various bleeding, and rashes on the skin. This happens due to lower blood clotting as impaired formation of prothrombin and fibrinogen. As a consequence, also damaged capillary vessels, which can occasionally occur bleeding from the nose.
Depending on the type of liver disease may experience the following symptoms: nausea, vomiting (sometimes with blood), constipation or, conversely, diarrhea, frequent urination, dizziness, weakness, lack of appetite, sudden changes in body temperature (39-40 ° C to normal temperature) for several hours.