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In a nutshell, what is chronic liver disease?

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Dr. John Bucek
Family Medicine
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In brief: Injured liver

In the USA the common forms of chronic liver disease are cirrhosis from alcohol use, chronic fatty liver from obesity and liver damage after viral hepatitis.
Ongoing liver inflammation or scar from one of these is called chronic disease. The liver helps so many natural processes that people with liver damage have many troubles. Water retention, bleeding, food intolerance, low blood counts etc.

In brief: Injured liver

In the USA the common forms of chronic liver disease are cirrhosis from alcohol use, chronic fatty liver from obesity and liver damage after viral hepatitis.
Ongoing liver inflammation or scar from one of these is called chronic disease. The liver helps so many natural processes that people with liver damage have many troubles. Water retention, bleeding, food intolerance, low blood counts etc.
Dr. John Bucek
Dr. John Bucek
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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: What it says

This is illness which affects the liver over a prolonged time period either because it has not been treated or is not treatable.
Frequently this may result in cirrhosis of the liver (severe scarring) and susceptibility to cancer.

In brief: What it says

This is illness which affects the liver over a prolonged time period either because it has not been treated or is not treatable.
Frequently this may result in cirrhosis of the liver (severe scarring) and susceptibility to cancer.
Dr. Martin Raff
Dr. Martin Raff
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