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If I have cirrhosis, is there anything that I can do to reverse it?
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Dr. Jason Hemming
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Maybe - HCV
There are reported data showing pathologic reversal of cirrhosis in patients with hcv after treatment, but for the most part it is not reversible.

In brief: Maybe - HCV
There are reported data showing pathologic reversal of cirrhosis in patients with hcv after treatment, but for the most part it is not reversible.
Dr. Jason Hemming
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Dr. Gregg Albers
Addiction Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: What can you do?
Toxins and viruses can damage the liver, leading to scarring and death of the liver cells.
When the liver cells are damaged, but the toxin is removed, like alcohol, some of these cells with recover. Once the cells are gone, replaced with fat and scar, there is no way to reverse the process. Do not use any substances that can damage the liver, and you will preserve as much liver as possible.

In brief: What can you do?
Toxins and viruses can damage the liver, leading to scarring and death of the liver cells.
When the liver cells are damaged, but the toxin is removed, like alcohol, some of these cells with recover. Once the cells are gone, replaced with fat and scar, there is no way to reverse the process. Do not use any substances that can damage the liver, and you will preserve as much liver as possible.
Dr. Gregg Albers
Dr. Gregg Albers
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Dr. Gregg Albers
Addiction Medicine
In brief: Cirrhosis
Toxins and viruses can damage the liver, leading to scarring and death of the liver cells.
When the liver cells are damaged, but the toxin is removed, such as alcohol, some of these cells with recover. Once the cells are gone, replaced with fat and scar, there is no way to reverse the process. Do not use any substances that can damage the liver, and the best will than can happen will.

In brief: Cirrhosis
Toxins and viruses can damage the liver, leading to scarring and death of the liver cells.
When the liver cells are damaged, but the toxin is removed, such as alcohol, some of these cells with recover. Once the cells are gone, replaced with fat and scar, there is no way to reverse the process. Do not use any substances that can damage the liver, and the best will than can happen will.
Dr. Gregg Albers
Dr. Gregg Albers
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