Portal Hypertension

About- Portal hypertension occurs when the blood pressure in the portal vein which carries blood from the stomach, pancreas, and other digestive organs to the liver is too high.
 
Symptoms-
Portal hypertension Ascites
Portal hypertension Black, tarry stools
Portal hypertension Bloating
Portal hypertension Blood in the stools
Portal hypertension Cramps
Portal hypertension Encephalopathy
Portal hypertension Gastrointestinal bleeding 
Portal hypertension Reduced levels of platelets
Portal hypertension Shortness of breath
 
Causes-
 Alcoholism
 Blood clots in the portal vein
 Cirrhosis of liver
 Hepatitis
 
Specialist to visit
Gastroenterologist Gastroenterologist

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References
https://www.webmd.com
https://www.healthline.com
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.medicinenet.com

 

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