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How is cirrosis cured?

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Dr. Keegan Duchicela
Family Medicine
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In brief: No cure.

Cirrhosis is a long term, on going, chronic disease of the liver. Unfortunately, there is no cure, but medical treatment can stop and slow the progression of cirrhosis.
Also, liver transplantation with a good liver can boost the survival of people with cirrhosis.

In brief: No cure.

Cirrhosis is a long term, on going, chronic disease of the liver. Unfortunately, there is no cure, but medical treatment can stop and slow the progression of cirrhosis.
Also, liver transplantation with a good liver can boost the survival of people with cirrhosis.
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Dr. Philip Gilly
Addiction Medicine
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In brief: Generally ...

The liver damage from cirrhosis cannot be reversed, but treatment could stop or delay further progression and reduce complications.
Cirrhosis caused by alcohol abuse is treated by abstaining from alcohol. Hepatitis-related cirrhosis treatment involves medications such as interferon for viral hepatitis and corticosteroids for autoimmune hepatitis. A healthy diet is encouraged, .

In brief: Generally ...

The liver damage from cirrhosis cannot be reversed, but treatment could stop or delay further progression and reduce complications.
Cirrhosis caused by alcohol abuse is treated by abstaining from alcohol. Hepatitis-related cirrhosis treatment involves medications such as interferon for viral hepatitis and corticosteroids for autoimmune hepatitis. A healthy diet is encouraged, .
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology

In brief: Transplant

If the cause of the cirrhosis is found and removed, it often regresses some.

In brief: Transplant

If the cause of the cirrhosis is found and removed, it often regresses some.
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