What are Symptoms of Liver Cancer?

The symptoms of liver cancer are different and the presence of these symptoms helps the physician to make the right treatment of liver cancer. A symptom is something that is very distinctive and prominent _ pain that is often felt or revealed by the patients .The Symptoms of any disease are important to make a clear identification of probable stage of any disease by the doctors. It is also important to note that there are no clear symptoms or indication found in the early stage of liver cancer. When the cancerous cells grow rapidly in the target region then the sign and symptoms of liver cancer appear.
Following are the common symptoms of liver cancer such as abdominal swelling, enlarged liver, fatigue, tiredness, general weakness, loss of appetite, unintentional weight b loss, upper abdominal pain, vomiting, malaise, feeling of fullness, nausea, fever,  jaundice, fluid retention, abdominal lump etc.
In case of liver cancer, it has been seen that the most affected area is usually the abdomen region _, the lump in the abdomen begins to grow due to which the patient feels loss of appetite. When the patient of liver cancer stops eating normally then the result is tiredness and fatigue. The swelling of abdomen may result in the frequent vomiting and suffering from fever. Increasing abdominal girth (portal vein occlusion by thrombus with rapid development of ascites) is normal symptom of liver demage that starts to appear in the further stages of cancer.
One important symptoms of liver cancer is the change in the complexion of skin of patient. In the latter stage of liver cancer the skin tone of patient is transformed from white tone to dark yellowish. Another note worthy sign or symptom that is observed in the victim of liver cancer is the yellow color of eyes. Not only the color of skin and eyes of patient of liver cancer change but also the urine’s color becomes darker than before.

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