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Cirrhosis of the liver

What is it?
Cirrhosis is a condition in the liver, where healthy tissues are damaged and replaced by
scarred tissues. This leads to blockage in the flow of blood. Unfortunately, the damaged
caused by cirrhosis is permanent.

What causes it?
The most common cause of cirrhosis…

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Later stage
loss of hair
oedema (a build-up of fluid in the legs, ankles and feet),
ascites (a build-up of fluid in your abdomen, makes one look heavily pregnant)
dark urine
frequent nose and gum bleeding
vomiting blood
cramps in the muscle
loss of sexual desire


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