Liver disease

Specialty of Gastroenterology

Liver diseases are those diseases that affect the liver and cause malfunction. Since this organ is essential for the human body functions, such as removing toxins from the bloodstream, it is necessary to visit the doctor when some symptoms that could indicate damaged arise. Among them, the most common are abdominal pain, and jaundice (yellowing an alarming skin and eyes). The most common liver diseases include hepatitis, in which the liver becomes inflamed causing pain on the right side of the body; and cirrhosis, closely linked to excessive consumption of alcohol. Also, hereditary liver diseases are also the cause of many of the ailments of this body, so it is necessary to know your family history.
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