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4 skin signs of liver damage

Skin signs of liver damage include yellowing of the skin and eyes, an increase in the number of dry patches on the skin, and a general feeling of fatigue.

Skin and eyes that appear yellowish (jaundice)

A high concentration of bilirubin, a yellow-orange pigment found in bile, is responsible for its yellow tint.

Swelling in the legs and ankles

Leg and abdominal swelling. Increased portal vein pressure can cause leg and abdominal edoema (ascites).

Itchy skin

Some people itch in one place, such as a leg, their soles, or their palms, while others itch all over.

Abdominal pain and swelling

General abdominal pain can be caused by fluid retention and cirrhosis-related spleen and liver enlargement.