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Liver disease patients who are in the early stages of the disease, in which inflammation or fibrosis occurs, do not go through further stages if they undergo successful treatment, since inflammation resolves or their liv... More »

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End-stage liver disease refers to an advanced stage of liver tissue damage, where the liver fails to perform its functions, according to eMedicineHealth. It is also known as liver failure. Although rarely reversible, the... More »

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The four stages of liver disease are inflammation, fibrosis, cirrhosis and liver failure, according to the American Liver Foundation. Whether the liver is infected, injured by toxins such as alcohol or chemicals, or unde... More »

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Liver failure stems from simple inflammation of the liver, which progresses to fibrosis (scarring of the liver), then moves to actual degradation of the liver and cirrhosis, states the American Liver Foundation. If untre... More »

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Once liver disease has progressed to stage 4, or cirrhosis of the liver, treatment options typically focus on slowing the advance of the disease, explains the American Liver Foundation. By this stage, the liver is so sca... More »

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Alcoholic liver disease occurs when a person imbibes excessive alcohol over many year and this leads to different types of liver damage that includes alcoholic cirrhosis, hepatitis and fatty liver disease, states the Ame... More »

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Liver disease is a term used to describe any condition that inhibits healthy liver function. Diagnosis and treatment of liver disease depends on its particular type and cause, according to MedicineNet. More »

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