Cirrhosis Causes

Filter Type: All Time (18 Result) Past 24 Hours Past Week Past monthFacebook Share Twitter Share LinkedIn Share Pinterest Share Reddit Share E-Mail Share

Listing Results Cirrhosis Causes

8 hours ago

Also known as: hepatic cirrhosis
Medically reviewed by
Dr. Rakshith Bharadwajverified specialist
MD, Internal Medicine
View full profile on
Causes

The most common causes of liver cirrhosis are:

  • Several conditions and diseases can cause liver damage leading to cirrhosis.
  • Chronic alcohol abuse
  • Chronic viral hepatitis (B or C)
  • Non- alcoholic liver disease; fatty liver
  • Other causes include:
  • Hemochromatosis (abnormal accumulation of iron in the body)
  • Wilson's disease (abnormal accumulation of copper in the body)
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Biliary atresia (poorly formed bile duct)
  • Autoimmune liver disease
  • Primary sclerosing cholangitis (hardening and scarring of bile ducts)
  • The risk factors include:
  • Excessive alcohol consumptiion
  • Obese
  • Viral Hepatitis

Preview / Show more

See Also: Main cause of liver cirrhosisShow details

4 hours ago WebWhat causes cirrhosis? Cirrhosis has different causes. Some people with cirrhosis have more than one cause of liver damage. Most common causes. The most …

Preview / Show more

See Also: Does cirrhosis cause abdominal painShow details

1 hours ago WebSome people inherit genes for certain conditions that cause liver disease, such as genes that will cause iron buildup in the liver. In other diseases, bile collects in the liver and causes damage that can lead to …

Preview / Show more

See Also: Does cirrhosis cause diarrheaShow details

3 hours ago WebCirrhosis is the severe scarring and limited function of the liver caused by long-term exposure to toxins such as alcohol or viral infections. Learn more.

Preview / Show more

See Also: What causes non alcoholic cirrhosisShow details

4 hours ago WebThe amount of alcohol that causes cirrhosis is different for each person. Chronic Viral Hepatitis Chronic hepatitis C is the another leading cause of cirrhosis in …

Preview / Show more

See Also: Causes of cirrhosis other than alcoholShow details

3 hours ago WebCirrhosis always develops because of another liver problem or disease. If you don't treat the cause of your cirrhosis, it'll get worse, and over time your healthy liver cells won't be able to keep up.

Preview / Show more

See Also: How does alcohol cause cirrhosisShow details

5 hours ago WebOther causes of cirrhosis include autoimmune hepatitis, primary biliary cholangitis, primary sclerosing cholangitis, hemochromatosis, Wilson disease, alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency, Budd-Chiari syndrome, …

Preview / Show more

See Also: Family MedicalShow details

9 hours ago WebIf you have cirrhosis, be careful to limit additional liver damage: Don't drink alcohol. Whether your cirrhosis was caused by chronic alcohol use or another disease, …

Preview / Show more

See Also: TreatmentShow details

8 hours ago WebNAFLD usually causes no signs and symptoms. When it does, they may include: Fatigue. Pain or discomfort in the upper right abdomen. Possible signs and symptoms of NASH and advanced scarring (cirrhosis) …

Preview / Show more

See Also: Causes, DiseaseShow details

4 hours ago WebWhat causes cirrhosis? The most common causes of cirrhosis are: Hepatitis and other viruses; Alcohol abuse; Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (this happens from metabolic …

Preview / Show more

See Also: Disease, MedicineShow details

3 hours ago WebPrimary biliary cholangitis, previously called primary biliary cirrhosis, is a chronic disease in which the bile ducts in your liver are slowly destroyed. Bile is a fluid made in your liver. It …

Preview / Show more

See Also: Causes, SymptomShow details

8 hours ago WebHow do doctors treat cirrhosis? Doctors do not have specific treatments that can cure cirrhosis. However, they can treat many of the diseases that cause cirrhosis. Some of …

Preview / Show more

See Also: TreatmentShow details

6 hours ago WebOther causes of cirrhosis include the following: Hepatitis and other viruses. Use of certain drugs. Chemical exposure. Bile duct obstruction. Autoimmune diseases. Obstruction of …

Preview / Show more

See Also: Causes, HealthShow details

1 hours ago WebCauses of Cirrhosis. Alcohol Autoimmune Hepatitis Fatty Liver Disease (Non-Alcoholic) Hemochromatosis Hepatitis B Hepatitis C Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) …

Preview / Show more

See Also: Causes, CareShow details

8 hours ago WebCirrhosis 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, …

Preview / Show more

See Also: Family MedicalShow details

3 hours ago WebCirrhosis can also cause cirrhotic cardiomyopathy, which causes abnormal widening of certain arteries in your body. Complex blood flow dynamics cause some vessels to …

Preview / Show more

See Also: Treatment, SymptomShow details

5 hours ago WebAscites in adults with cirrhosis: Initial therapy. Causes and treatment of refractory edema in adults. Chylous, bloody, and pancreatic ascites. Diagnostic and therapeutic abdominal …

Preview / Show more

See Also: Family MedicalShow details

All Time (18 Recipes) Past 24 Hours Past Week Past monthFacebook Share Twitter Share LinkedIn Share Pinterest Share Reddit Share E-Mail Share

Please leave your comments here:

Healthy Care

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the main causes and types of cirrhosis?

Types of liver cirrhosis

  • Alcoholic liver cirrhosis. This type of nutritional or portal cirrhosis is caused by excessive and prolonged consumption of alcoholic beverages and is the most common and frequent cause of liver ...
  • Cirrhosis linked to hepatitis. ...
  • Cryptogenic cirrhosis. ...
  • Primary biliary cirrhosis. ...
  • Secondary biliary cirrhosis. ...
  • Primary sclerosing cholangitis. ...

What are the 4 stages and symptoms of cirrhosis?

When signs and symptoms do occur, they may include:

  • Fatigue
  • Easily bleeding or bruising
  • Loss of appetite
  • Nausea
  • Swelling in your legs, feet or ankles (edema)
  • Weight loss
  • Itchy skin
  • Yellow discoloration in the skin and eyes (jaundice)
  • Fluid accumulation in your abdomen (ascites)
  • Spiderlike blood vessels on your skin

More items...

What is the life expectancy of cirrhosis?

There are two stages in cirrhosis: compensated and decompensated. Compensated cirrhosis: People with compensated cirrhosis do not show symptoms, while life expectancy is around 9–12 years. A person can remain asymptomatic for years, although 5–7% of those with the condition will develop symptoms every year.

What are the early signs of cirrhosis?

Early symptoms of cirrhosis include tiredness, weakness, feeling sick, loss of appetite, weight loss and red patches on your palms.

Most Popular Search