Individuals who develop this illness may present with fatigue, nausea, poor appetite, dark urine, jaundice, and discomfort in the right upper quadrant of the abdomen. They have hepatic encephalopathy, which also occurs in clients with chronic liver disease, from excessive alcohol intake. However, these are two separate medical conditions, and one should not confuse them in terms of diagnosis [1, 2].
Nevertheless, encephalopathy presents with mental confusion and drowsiness. When this decline is severe, there will be either stupor or coma. These are quite serious. There may be asterixis, or jerky movement of the hands or other parts of the body, and this is especially present when the hands are outstretched .