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5 hours ago Cirrhosis is usually asymptomatic especially in the initial stages. Symptoms are seen in advanced stages after extensive liver damage. When symptoms do occur, they are often non-specific like:

  • Weakness
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle cramps
  • Weight loss
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Upper abdominal pain

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4 hours ago The most common causes of cirrhosis are alcoholic liver disease—damage to the liver and its function due to alcohol abuse nonalcoholic fatty liver disease chronic hepatitis C chronic hepatitis B Less common causes Some of the less common causes of cirrhosis include autoimmune hepatitis

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1 hours ago Heavy drinking and viruses (like hepatitis C or hepatitis B) are common causes of cirrhosis. However, there are other causes as well. A buildup of fat in the liver, called fatty liver disease, may lead to cirrhosis. Fatty liver disease may develop in people who are overweight and those with diabetes.

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8 hours ago Cirrhosis has many signs and symptoms, such as fatigue and severe itchy skin. They may not appear until the liver is badly damaged. Causes include alcoholic liver disease, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, chronic hepatitis C, and chronic hepatitis B. Diagnosis

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9 hours ago Cirrhosis, also known as liver cirrhosis or hepatic cirrhosis, and end-stage liver disease, is the impaired liver function caused by the formation of scar tissue known as fibrosis due to damage caused by liver disease. Damage causes tissue repair and subsequent formation of scar tissue, which over time can replace normal functioning tissue

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1 hours ago Causes of Cirrhosis. Alcohol Autoimmune Hepatitis Fatty Liver Disease (Non-Alcoholic) Hemochromatosis Hepatitis B Hepatitis C Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH) Primary Biliary Cholangitis (PBC) Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (PSC) Label.

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4 hours ago What causes cirrhosis? The most common causes of cirrhosis are: Hepatitis and other viruses; Alcohol abuse; Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (this happens from metabolic syndrome and is caused by conditions such as obesity, high cholesterol and triglycerides, and high blood pressure) Other less common causes of cirrhosis may include:

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9 hours ago Of the types, hepatitis B and C are the infections that most commonly causes cirrhosis (worldwide), but hepatitis A and D are also known to result in severe scarring of the liver, although more rarely. Chronic alcoholism: Consumption of alcohol causes inflammation to living cells, effectively poisoning them.

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Just Now For patients without cirrhosis, treatment recommendations depend on HBeAg status, degree of ALT elevation, degree of HBV DNA elevation, and/or fibrosis stage. Patients not meeting current criteria for HBV antivirals require lifelong monitoring of HBV tests and liver tests, and may be treated if their HBV markers change with time.

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9 hours ago People with cirrhosis caused by nonalcoholic fatty liver disease may become healthier if they lose weight and control their blood sugar levels. Medications to control hepatitis. Medications may limit further damage to liver cells caused by hepatitis B or C through specific treatment of these viruses.

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5 hours ago Dry skin is quite common and can be caused by various factors like dehydration and dry air. However, it’s a different story when the dry/itchy skin is long-lasting and can’t be treated with regular treatments for flaky skin. It can also affect different any body parts like skin, scalp, and nails, and range from mild to severe.

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9 hours ago Cirrhosis refers to the replacement of normal liver tissue with non-living scar tissue. It is always related to other liver diseases. The most common causes of Cirrhosis are Hepatitis C, Alcohol-related Liver Disease, Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, and Hepatitis B. Many people with Cirrhosis have no symptoms in the early stages of the disease.

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5 hours ago Other causes of cirrhosis include autoimmune hepatitis, primary biliary cholangitis, primary sclerosing cholangitis, hemochromatosis, Wilson disease, alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency, Budd-Chiari syndrome, drug-induced liver cirrhosis, and chronic right-sided heart failure. Cryptogenic cirrhosis is defined as cirrhosis of unclear etiology.

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3 hours ago It's important to know the cause of your cirrhosis so you can get the right treatment and keep it from getting worse. The most common causes are: Alcohol abuse. If …

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3 hours ago Cirrhosis is the severe scarring of the liver. This scarring is permanent and is most often caused by long-term exposure to toxins such as …

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2 hours ago Here are all the common and less common causes of cirrhosis of the liver: · Excessive alcohol consumption · Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease · Chronic viral hepatitis (A, B, & C) · Inherited disorders · Cryptogenic causes · PSC (Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis) · Autoimmune diseases · PBC (Primary Biliary Cirrhosis)

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3 hours ago This condition is also known as liver cirrhosis, one of the leading causes of liver cancer. As cirrhosis progresses, more and more scar tissue begins to form, making it increasingly difficult for the liver to function. However, if liver cirrhosis and liver cancer are diagnosed early on, further damage can be limited and, in some cases, reversed.

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What are the main causes and types of cirrhosis?

Some of the causes include:

  • Chronic alcohol abuse
  • Chronic viral hepatitis (hepatitis B, C and D)
  • Fat accumulating in the liver (nonalcoholic fatty liver disease)
  • Iron buildup in the body (hemochromatosis)
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Copper accumulated in the liver (Wilson's disease)
  • Poorly formed bile ducts (biliary atresia)
  • Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency

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What is the life expectancy of cirrhosis?

Cirrhosis prognosis and life expectancy depends on individual medical history, lifestyle, and medical care. People with a diagnosis of early stage cirrhosis may live another 9 to 12 years. People with a late stage cirrhosis diagnosis may live another two years. Understanding the progressive stages of liver cirrhosis may give you a good idea of how long you can live with cirrhosis.

What are the 4 stages of cirrhosis?

Cirrhosis of the liver involves heavy scarring of the vital organ. The four stages of the serious disease include: Stage 1: Inflammation; Stage 2: Fibrosis (Scarring) Stage 3: Cirrhosis; Stage 4: Liver Failure; Before patients actually get the fatty liver disease (FLD) they’ll experience something called fatty liver. This is quite common.

Will cirrhosis allow the liver to regenerate?

The answer is both yes and no, depending on the cause of the damage. An otherwise healthy liver can indeed regenerate from damage, even very severe damage. However, some liver diseases, notably fibrosis and cirrhosis of the liver, cause liver damage that cannot be regenerated and is irrecoverable.

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