Liver Cirrhosis (Liver Scarring) - Diagnosis & Treatment

How is liver cirrhosis treated?

The liver damage caused by cirrhosis cannot be reversed. However, there are liver cirrhosis treatment options available to prevent or delay further damage and complications.

The treatment depends on the cause of the cirrhosis:

  • For chronic alcohol abuse – Avoid alcohol consumption
  • For hepatitis – Medication, depending on the type of hepatitis infection
  • For Wilson’s disease – Medication that gets rid of the copper

Liver transplant may be necessary for end-stage liver disease patients.

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