Liver Disease in Men

The liver is the second largest one in your body, weighing in at around 3 pounds. It performs many important functions, including processing food and drink into energy and nutrients and filtering out harmful substances from your blood.

Common Types of Liver Disease

  • Hepatitis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Alcohol-induced liver disease
  • Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

Common Symptoms of Liver Disease

  • Fatigue or excessive tiredness
  • Jaundice or yellowing of the eyes and skin
  • Dark urine
  • Very pale or light colored stool or bowel movements
  • Bleeding from the GI tract
  • Mental confusion
  • Retention of fluids in the abdomen

Physicians Who Treat Liver Disease

Gastroenterologists specialize in diagnosing and treating liver disease.

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