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10 hidden symptoms of liver disease you must know about

Published on Apr 19, 2024 02:47 PM IST
  • Your liver may be accumulating excess fat without showing any symptoms of a liver disease. These silent signs can indicate the crucial organ needs care.
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Fatty liver disease can develop silently without any apparent symptoms of a liver damage. While fat buildup in liver isn't uncommon, too much of it can scar tissues and lead to liver cirrhosis, liver failure and liver cancer. Here are hidden signs and symptoms of liver disease you must know as explained by Dr Ramraj V N, Consultant Surgical Gastroenterology, Fortis Hospital, Rajajinagar. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 19, 2024 02:47 PM IST

Fatty liver disease can develop silently without any apparent symptoms of a liver damage. While fat buildup in liver isn't uncommon, too much of it can scar tissues and lead to liver cirrhosis, liver failure and liver cancer. Here are hidden signs and symptoms of liver disease you must know as explained by Dr Ramraj V N, Consultant Surgical Gastroenterology, Fortis Hospital, Rajajinagar. (Unsplash)

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1. Persistent fatigue: Do you feel excessively tired all the time despite adequate rest? Your liver function may be on decline. (Shutterstock) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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1. Persistent fatigue: Do you feel excessively tired all the time despite adequate rest? Your liver function may be on decline. (Shutterstock)

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2. Loss of appetite: Unexpected decrease in hunger leading to weight loss indicate towards liver issues. (Freepik) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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2. Loss of appetite: Unexpected decrease in hunger leading to weight loss indicate towards liver issues. (Freepik)

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3. Nausea and vomiting: Frequent feelings of queasiness or vomiting, especially after meals or blood in vomit can be a sign of liver disease. (freepik ) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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3. Nausea and vomiting: Frequent feelings of queasiness or vomiting, especially after meals or blood in vomit can be a sign of liver disease. (freepik )

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4. Abdominal discomfort: Unexplained pain or discomfort in the upper right abdomen is a telltale sign of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. (Pixabay) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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4. Abdominal discomfort: Unexplained pain or discomfort in the upper right abdomen is a telltale sign of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. (Pixabay)

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5. Swelling: Noticeable swelling in the abdomen or legs due to fluid retention can be an indicator of trouble with your liver. (Shutterstock) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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5. Swelling: Noticeable swelling in the abdomen or legs due to fluid retention can be an indicator of trouble with your liver. (Shutterstock)

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6. Jaundice: Yellowing of the skin and eyes indicate liver dysfunction. One must consult an expert in such cases. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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6. Jaundice: Yellowing of the skin and eyes indicate liver dysfunction. One must consult an expert in such cases. (Unsplash)

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7. Dark urine: Urine appearing darker than usual signals potential liver issues. (Freepik) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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7. Dark urine: Urine appearing darker than usual signals potential liver issues. (Freepik)

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8. Altered stool colour: Light-coloured stools indicate possible bile duct obstruction or there can also be frank blood or altered blood (black/dark) in stools.  (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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8. Altered stool colour: Light-coloured stools indicate possible bile duct obstruction or there can also be frank blood or altered blood (black/dark) in stools.  (Unsplash)

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9. Itchy skin: Persistent itching, particularly without an apparent rash is a sign your liver is acting up. (Freepik) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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9. Itchy skin: Persistent itching, particularly without an apparent rash is a sign your liver is acting up. (Freepik)

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10. Easy bruising: Increased tendency to bruise or bleed easily can be due to liver impairment. (Shutterstock) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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10. Easy bruising: Increased tendency to bruise or bleed easily can be due to liver impairment. (Shutterstock)

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