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Is liver damage reversible?

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Dr. Brett Kalmowitz
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Depends but yes

What is the cause of the liver damage (virus, immune system, toxins, drugs)? Is the damage ongoing (alcohol, etc.
)? In most cases, the liver has an amazing capacity to repair itself and reverse scar tissue that has formed. A person can donate half their liver to another person and they will both usually be ok. Treat your liver well and it will treat you well.

In brief: Depends but yes

What is the cause of the liver damage (virus, immune system, toxins, drugs)? Is the damage ongoing (alcohol, etc.
)? In most cases, the liver has an amazing capacity to repair itself and reverse scar tissue that has formed. A person can donate half their liver to another person and they will both usually be ok. Treat your liver well and it will treat you well.
Dr. Brett Kalmowitz
Dr. Brett Kalmowitz
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Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine

In brief: Yes

Liver cells regenerate well.


Depending on the type & extent of the lesion, treatment
will be planned.

In brief: Yes

Liver cells regenerate well.


Depending on the type & extent of the lesion, treatment
will be planned.
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
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