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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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Dr. Robert Rahimi
8 years experience Hepatology
Agree but also...: Other causes of cirrhosis can be metabolic, genetic, and autoimmune causes.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Several ways: The most easy wdy to explain it is to say it makes it unable to handle and detoxify normal body wates that it should. It can be fatal.
Dr. Luke Hermann
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
Scarring: Scarring of the liver impairs blood flow (the liver acts as a kind of filter to remove toxins from the blood) which can lead to swelling of the legs a ... 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 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Cirrhosis: Weakness, decreased appetite, weight loss, nose bleeds. More serious are jaundice, confusion, impotence, swelling of abdomen & legs.
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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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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emilio Perez
21 years experience Geriatrics
Hepatitis, alcohol: Cirrhosis is mainly fibrosis formation on liver (scarring of the liver tissue).Multiple medical conditions can lead to cirrhosis, among the most comm ... Read More

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