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what causes cirrhosis of the liver?

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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 meds), viruses (hepatitis), or even fatty degeneration (nash).
Answered on Apr 20, 2017
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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.
Answered on May 24, 2018

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