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Is liver disease really serious?

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In brief: Could be

There are many varieties of "liver disease.
" hepatitis c can cause eventual cirrhosis. Alcohol excess can cause cirrhosis. Some liver disease caused by hepatitis a or b or from some medications can fully resolve with no further problems. Fatty liver damage can rarely progress to a serious problem. So it depends. Your doctor would know best what a person's future risks may be.

In brief: Could be

There are many varieties of "liver disease.
" hepatitis c can cause eventual cirrhosis. Alcohol excess can cause cirrhosis. Some liver disease caused by hepatitis a or b or from some medications can fully resolve with no further problems. Fatty liver damage can rarely progress to a serious problem. So it depends. Your doctor would know best what a person's future risks may be.
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
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Dr. Steven Hill
Family Medicine

In brief: Yes

Yes liver disease is quite serious.

In brief: Yes

Yes liver disease is quite serious.
Dr. Steven Hill
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