Cancer, liver - Symptoms of liver cancer
NHS Choices Medical Reference
If you have been diagnosed with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) you may not experience any symptoms until the condition has reached an advanced stage.
Symptoms of HCC include:
pain in the abdomen that may also extend to your right shoulder, vomiting,
loss of appetite,
weight loss, weakness and
tiredness, swelling of the abdomen, and
your skin and the whites of your eyes may take on a yellow appearance (jaundice).
Loss of appetite: Loss of appetite is when you do not feel hungry or want to eat.
Pain: Pain is an unpleasant physical or emotional feeling that your body produces as a warning sign that it has been damaged.
Fever: A high temperature, also known as a fever, is when someone's body temperature goes above the normal 37°C (98.6°F).
Nausea: Nausea is when you feel like you are going to be sick.
Rupture: A rupture is a break or tear in an organ or tissue.
Swellings: Inflammation is the body's response to infection, irritation or injury, which causes redness, swelling, pain and sometimes a feeling of heat in the affected area.
February 08, 2008
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