The liver is the largest organ in the body. It helps digest food, remove poisons, and store energy. There are several different kinds of liver diseases. Viruses are the cause of some of them, such as hepatitis Ahepatitis B and hepatitis C. Others diseases can result from drug use, poisons, or too much alcohol. When the liver forms scar tissue due to an illness, it is called cirrhosisJaundice, which is a yellowing of the skin, can be a sign of liver disease.  Cancer can also affect the liver. Some live diseases are inherited, such as hemochromatosis.  Problems with the liver can cause the following problems:

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