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People who have cirrhosis sometimes don't have symptoms until liver damage is extensive. Symptoms of cirrhosis and its complications may include:
Complications of cirrhosis
Scar tissue from cirrhosis may block the proper flow of blood from the intestines through the liver. The scarring can lead to increased pressure in the veins that supply this area. This is called portal hypertension. It can lead to other complications, which may include:
People who have cirrhosis also are at increased risk of getting liver cancer, mainly hepatocellular carcinoma.
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