Alcoholic Hepatitis; Symptoms, Causes, Treatment & More

Clinical presentation of Alcoholic Hepatitis

It varies from one patient to another, according to the disease severity.

Early symptoms include:

  1. Feeling unwell
  2. Nausea and vomiting
  3. Loss of appetite
  4. weight loss
  5. Fatigue and weakness
  6. Subacute onset of fever
  7. Enlarged liver
  8. Diarrhea

Later on, advanced symptoms develop, such as:

  1. Jaundice (yellow skin and sclera)
  2. Ascites (fluid accumulation in the abdomen)
  3. Bleeding from veins of the esophagus (Esophageal varices)
  4. Enlarged spleen
  5. Tremors
  6. Low concentration, change in behavior, confusion, and coma.
  7. Kidney failure
  8. Liver failure

Symptoms indicate that you have reached an advanced stage, and seeing a doctor is a crucial next step.