The symptoms include loss of appetite, tiredness, nausea, weight loss, abdominal pain, spider-like blood vessels and severe itching.
The diagnoses include blood tests, medical history, and physical examination. A liver biopsy and endoscopy may be needed to check how much of the liver has been damaged.
The treatment includes change in lifestyle, medications for the symptoms and when cirrhosis progresses to end-stage liver disease, a liver transplant may be needed.
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