Our expert says:
Yes, chronic liver failure can cause Muehrcke's lines or a white appearance of the first third of the nail, followed by redness of the rest of the nailbed. Small veins appearing like spider webs are usually visible in the face (spider angioma), redness of the palms of the hands, dark spots appearing on the elbows and knees (liver spots), chronic fatigue, a general feeling of being unwell, nausea, vommitting, diarrhee, upper abdominal pain due to liver swelling, etc., are all signs and symptoms of liver failure.
For a proper evaluation of your liver, you have to consult your doctor for blood tests.
Your doctor can request an upper abdominal ultrasound to check if you have any gallstones or gallbladder pathology.
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