Liver Cirrhosis Symptoms I 12 Warning Signs Of Liver Cirrhosis


Dark urine

Urine samples concept – Thelifetoday.com

This symptom is common in liver cirrhosis and should be examined alongside with jaundice because it is caused by the same mechanism of disease. We have mentioned how bilirubin builds up in the blood instead of passing through the cleansing filters in the liver. When it accumulates in the blood, the kidneys take the place of the liver in clearing the blood, and bilirubin is eliminated through the urine. This is a strong pigment and may change the color of the urine to a dark tone that may strike patients as blood, similar to cola beverages.