Hepatic cirrhosis

  • Condition resulting in permanent scarring and damage of the liver
  • Symptoms may include yellowing of the skin and eyes, bloated abdomen and fatigue
  • Caused by damage from long-term liver disease such as hepatitis or obstruction to the bile ducts
  • Cannot be spread from person to person
  • Affects males and females
  • Can occur at any age
  • May be mild with no symptoms to severe and life threatening

Due to the nature of this disease, there are no home treatment options. Please contact your doctor.

 

FOR LONG TERM TREATMENT

  • Avoid smoking and alcohol
  • Decrease your salt and protein intake
  • Maintain a healthy diet
  • Wash your hands frequently and avoid those who are sick
  • Use caution with over-the-counter medicines
  • Brush and floss your teeth daily

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