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.

Written by Greg M. Wilcox

With a background in medical research, I'm dedicated to unraveling the complexities of health and nutrition in a way that's easy to understand and implement. From debunking myths to sharing science-backed insights, my goal is to guide you on a journey towards optimal well-being.