A 36-year-old member asked:
what causes cirrhosis of the liver?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Cosme Manzarbeitia answered
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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