The synthesis of important substances such as protein and blood coagulation factors is also an important organ for detoxification. The appearance of liver cirrhosis means that extensive liver cells are damaged, which will inevitably cause the physiological function of the liver to decline, and with the aggravation of the disease, the fibrous connective tissue will gradually increase, and the normal liver cells will gradually decrease, which will lead to hardening of the liver , the shape becomes smaller and the function decreases. However, some “clues” will still be revealed when cirrhosis progresses. You can find the quietly approaching cirrhosis through the following symptoms and inspection indicators.
The symptoms of liver cirrhosis are usually mild in the early stage, or even have no obvious symptoms, only mildweakness and appetite Regression, abdominal distension, dull pain and discomfort in the liver area, mild diarrhea, etc., gum bleeding, nasal cavity bleeding, skin and mucous membrane purple spot span> etc. Patients may have dull complexion, liver palms and spider nevus. Liver palm refers to red spots and plaques appearing on the skin of the big and small thenar of the palm and the metacarpophalangeal joints (that is, the part of the palm except the center of the palm), which is congested and discolored under pressure. Spider nevus refers to the appearance of dark red hyperemic spots resembling small spiders on the skin surface of the neck and chest, which fade under pressure. However, the above signs are common signs of chronic liver disease, not the characteristic performance of liver cirrhosis.
Examinations can be passed, ultrasound, CT and other imaging examinations suggest changes in liver cirrhosis, such as liverirregular surface, liver parenchyma Granular or nodular, with or without splenomegaly. blood platelets lower than normal, liver function test serum protein<35g/L,Liver bomb testThe liver elasticity value is greater than 15kPa.
When liver cirrhosis develops to a certain extent, it will enter the hepatic decompensation period, patients will have loss of appetite, fatigue, abdominal distension, epistaxis, bleeding gums, yellow eyes and skin, pitting edema of both lower extremities, abdominal varicose veins, ascites and other manifestations, which are easier to detect .
The treatment of liver cirrhosis includes etiological treatment, anti-inflammatory and anti-fibrosis treatment and treatment of complications. From the point of view of traditional Chinese medicine, the basic syndrome of liver cirrhosis is Qi and Yin deficiency, blood stasis blocking collaterals. Typical manifestations include fatigue, loss of appetite, abnormal stool, discomfort or swelling or pain in the liver area, dull complexion, dark red tongue, sublingual varicose veins, and thready pulse. The basic treatment method is nourishing qi and nourishing yin, promoting blood circulation and removing blood stasis. Astragalus, Atractylodes macrocephala, moxibustion licorice can be used for nourishing qi; shengdi, sand ginseng, Ophiopogon japonicus, and white peony root can be used for nourishing yin; salvia miltiorrhiza and peach kernel can be used for promoting blood circulation and removing blood stasis , Angelica, Radix Paeoniae Rubra, ChuanQiong, etc.
Liver cirrhosis is a diffuse and progressive end-stage liver disease caused by different disease factors acting on the liver for a long time. Early intervention is the best way to improve the survival rate of patients. Reminder: Once symptoms of liver cirrhosis appear in your body, don’t ignore it, and be sure to see a doctor in time. In addition, for patients with a history of liver disease, regular check-ups are necessary. Symptoms are not the standard for judging the condition, and each person’s constitution is different, and the severity of symptoms is also different. Different about 10%-20%patients with early liver cirrhosis have no obvious symptoms, so they must be checked regularly.
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