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It is caused by a liver full of fibrosis for a long time. Therefore, the liver cannot work. The severity depends on the area where the liver is left to function normally.
There are many reasons. One of them is drinking for a long time. including taking drugs or drugs, fatty liver disease, infection, genetic transmission such as Iron overload and to accumulate in various organs Hemochromatosis or cystic fibrosis viral hepatitis or toxins that damage the liver and diseases of the bile ducts
Initial symptoms will feel fatigue, loss of appetite, vomiting, weight loss, enlarged liver, red palms and soles In the later stages, there will be yellowing of the eyes and skin. Dark urine, hair loss, spider-like veins found all over the body. breast enlargement in men Easy bruising and bleeding, diarrhea, confusion Abdominal edema, swollen legs, pressed and dimpled, enlarged spleen, hemorrhoids, and possibly coma.
From the history taking, physical examination, X-ray, CT scan, biopsy for examination, which is the best way.
The main principle is to solve the cause. and treated according to symptoms such as Eat a high-calorie, single-zoo diet. Restrict water to reduce the accumulation of water in the stomach. For patients with dropsy or a large amount of fluid in the stomach. should be given diuretic medication to drive water out Other medications are given to control other potential brain symptoms. For the treatment of complications such as increased abdominal arterial pressure, depending on the severity of the condition. Medications and laparoscopy treat enlarged veins in the esophagus to prevent intra-abdominal bleeding. and an aortic or liver transplant is one of the treatment options.
Things to do
should stop drinking
should eat a balanced diet Don't eat too much protein.
Should change the behavior of physical movement to make the symptoms of tiredness better.
Hepatitis B vaccine should be given. If you are at risk of infection
If during treatment If the vomit is fresh blood, black or bloody stools or edema Increased leg swelling or fever
Do not drink alcoholic beverages at all.
Do not use drugs such as acetaminophen, sedative tranquilizer, which have a liver-damaging effect.
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