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Is itching a sign of liver failure. I have BCS, and had a

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Is itching a sign of liver failure. I have BCS, and had a splenorenal shunt approximately 9 years ago.
Submitted: 10 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DIEGO BONILLA replied 10 days ago.


This is Dr. Bonilla. I understand your concerns.

Itching is not a sing of liver failure. However jaundice(yellow skin) can be from liver problems and sometimes can present with itching. Let me know if you have any other questions.

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