Persistent or recurring yellowing of your skin and eyes (jaundice)
Loss of appetite
Abdominal swelling due to fluid accumulation (ascites)
Disturbances of thinking
In some cases, the cirrhosis leads to liver cancer. More often, your liver continues to deteriorate to the point where the liver loses most or all of its function — liver failure. In addition, people with cirrhosis may also develop:
Gastrointestinal bleeding due to enlarged veins in the esophagus (esophageal varices)
Brain and nervous system damage due to the accumulation of toxins in the bloodstream (hepatic encephalopathy)
Cirrhosis the once referred to condition associated with alcoholics and drinking excessively. This is not the case.... The TRUTH behind cirrhosis is that ANYONE with severe liver conditions can get cirrhosis. You can have fatty liver disease, hepatitis c many other types of liver aliments and be diagnosed with cirrhosis.
Here is a great article you need to read to learn more of if you have been diagnosed with hep c. Many factors play into this stage of disease and you need to be aware and watch closely for signs and symptoms.
The only effective treatment for people with end-stage liver disease is a liver transplant. Chronic hepatitic C virus is the most frequent cause of liver transplantation in the United States. After the transplant, the hepatitis C virus returns, then the patient needs to try the treatment for hepatitis C, the patient needs to talk with the doctor to see when and how they can start the treatment.
If you're diagnosed with hepatitis C or end-stage liver disease, it's very important that you see a doctor who specializes in gastrointestinal diseases or liver diseases (hepatologist).