Cirrhosis of the liver
Cirrhosis is permanent scarring of the liver caused by a range of liver diseases and conditions. Find out more about what it is, its symptoms and treatment options.
Jaundice in adults
Jaundice is a yellowing of the skin and whites of the eyes. It can affect newborns; however, this information is about jaundice in adults, its associated symptoms, underlying causes and treatment options.
A liver biopsy removes small pieces of tissue from your liver using a needle. The procedure is performed by a radiologist (doctor who specialises in x-rays and scans).
Hepatitis C is a virus that can cause serious liver disease in an infected person. The hepatitis C virus is usually transmitted when blood from an infected person enters the bloodstream of another person.
Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency
Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency (AATD) is a common, inherited genetic condition that can cause chronic lung and liver disease. Treatment can slow down the progress of the disease. Learn more here.
Trusted information about fatty liver, including what it is, the causes of its development and how to manage the symptoms once you are diagnosed.
Fatty liver treatment
If you have fatty liver, your doctor will advise you on possible lifestyle changes and how to treat it. Learn more about the different treatment options available.
Liver function tests
Liver function tests are blood tests that can provide information about how your liver is working.
Digestive system cancers
Information about digestive system cancers from leading Australian health organisations.
Blood in semen
Finding blood in your semen can be alarming but in most cases is not serious. It will generally pass within a few days without the need for treatment. Find out more about blood in semen here.