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10 Telling Symptoms of Liver Damage

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Liver damage can include anything from heredity (i.e., inherited from a family member), toxicity (i.e., due to chemicals or viruses) to a long-term disease (i.e., Cirrhosis) that can affect your liver for the rest of your life.

The liver helps the body digest food, absorb nutrients, and eliminate toxic substances. Without this abdominal organ you wouldn’t able to live.

Here are the ten telling signs of a damaged liver…

1. Swollen Abdomen

Cirrhosis, the serious progression of liver disease, causes fluid build-up in the abdomen (a condition referred to as Ascites), as levels of albumin and proteins in the blood and fluid are retained. This may actually make the patient appear pregnant.

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