What is Liver Disease?

Liver disease, also known as hepatic disease, occurs when the liver no longer works or functions properly. Liver disease can cause severe damage to the body.

Causes of Liver Disease

The following are common causes of liver disease or liver failure.

Symptoms of Liver Disease

  • Nausea/vomiting
  • Upper abdominal pain
  • Jaundice
  • Fatigue
  • Unexplained weight loss
  • Persistent fever

Diagnosis and Treatment of Liver Disease

Liver disease can be diagnosed by any of the following procedures.

Treatment for liver disease depends on the type of liver disease and the extent of the disease. Some treatments include medications, surgery or liver transplant.

For more information on the treatment of liver disease, please call 314.747.9355 or toll-free 877.747.9355 or email us.