Liver Failure

Occurs when large parts of the liver become damaged beyond repair and the liver is unable to function properly


Many things can cause it:

  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis C
  • Long term alcohol consumption
  • Cirrhosis
  • Hemochromatosis (an inherited disorder that causes the body to absorb and store too much iron)


You might not have any symptoms when hepatocellular carcinoma is in an early stage. As the cancer grows, you may have one or more of these:.

Early symptoms include:

  • Nausea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Fatigue
  • Diarrhea

Late symptoms

  • Jaundice
  • Bleeding easily
  • Swollen abdomen
  • Mental disorientation
  • Sleepiness
  • Coma


Due to the fact that liver failure is caused by a number of accomplice disorders, it is necessary to present the symptoms to a physician so as to narrow down the main cause and treat accordingly.