Liver Failure (Hepatic Failure) Causes, Symptoms & Complications


If you have liver failure, complications may occur, but they vary according to the cause of the liver disease and the management plan. They include:

  • Cerebral edema on top of ascites
  • Blood clotting problems cause bleeding tendency.
  • Increased risk of infections like pneumonia and urinary tract infections due to the impaired immunity
  • Kidney failure due to hepatorenal syndrome

Untreated complications lead to death.

Written by Martin Davis