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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron Jones
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44 years experience Family Medicine
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
31 years experience Cardiology
Heart and liver: What type of complications are you referring to? Chronic right heart failure can cause liver cirrhosis by passive congestion (liver engorged with wate ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Hmmm....: It's safer to look at this as already a serious problem. Fatty liver damage is a serious health complication, usually due to taking in too many calori ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Tyler
42 years experience Geriatrics
Scars in the liver: Chronic inflammation of liver cells can result in permanent scarring to develop in the liver. This is called cirrhosis. Common causes are excess alcoh ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cosme Manzarbeitia
38 years experience General Surgery
Many causes: Cirrhosis is the way the liver heals itself after repeated, severe or ongoing insults. These can be multifactorial, such as toxins (alcohol, certain ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
30 years experience General Surgery
Many Things: Hepatitis c, fatty liver, and alcohol abuse are the most common causes. Other causes include blockage of the bile duct can cause biliary cirrhosis, in ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Rahimi
8 years experience Hepatology
Many causes: The top 2 causes are viral (hepatitis B or C) or alcohol related. Other causes include, metabolic, genetic, and autoimmune causes. Please see a liver ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Alcohol & viruses: Alcohol abuse, infection with hepatitis viruses b and c and more recently, non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (associated with obesity) are the common caus ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Burgett
8 years experience General Practice
Many things: Cirrhosis is a scarring of liver tissue that results from chronic liver disease and leads to a decline in liver function. The most common causes of c ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Cheng
34 years experience Transplant Surgery
Quite a few: When cirrhosis is well established patients develop portal hypertension (high pressure in the veins in stomach, spleen, and intestines) and blood is s ... Read More
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