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In the early stage of any liver disease, your liver may become inflamed. It may become tender and enlarged. Inflammation shows that your body is trying to fight an infection or heal an injury. But if the inflammation continues over time, it can start to hurt your liver permanently.

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Cirrhosis is a condition that develops with long-term, ongoing liver damage. With cirrhosis, the normal structure of the liver has been replaced by islands of liver tissue separated by nonfunctional bands of scar tissue. Chronic liver disease/cirrhosis is among the top 10 causes of death in the ...

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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 under attack from a patient's own immune system, liver disease progresses in much the same way.

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Inherited diseases: A variety of genetic diseases can damage the liver. These are diseases that interfere with the metabolism of different substances by the liver. They include Wilson's disease, cystic fibrosis, alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency, hemochromatosis, galactosemia, and glycogen storage disease.

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In the early stages of liver disease, your liver becomes tender and enlarged. An inflamed liver usually has no symptoms. If it is untreated, it can begin to cause permanent liver damage. Scar tissue gradually replaces healthy tissue, a process known as fibrosis. When the liver can no longer heal itself, it is called cirrhosis.

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Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) describes a range of conditions caused by too much fat stored in the liver in people who drink little or no alcohol. Healthy liver cells should contain little or no fat.

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What can be expected in end-stage liver disease? The liver is the second largest organ in the body. It is located in the right upper abdomen under the rib cage. The liver has many important jobs. It filters harmful substances from the blood and converts food and fluid into the nutrients and energy the body needs. It also helps clot the blood.

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End-stage liver disease occurs when the liver is so severely scarred and damaged by the virus that it can’t function normally. You become exposed to the hepatitis C virus (HCV) from direct ...

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Alcohol-related liver disease (ARLD) refers to liver damage caused by excess alcohol intake. There are several stages of severity and a range of associated symptoms. ARLD doesn't usually cause any symptoms until the liver has been severely damaged. This means ARLD is frequently diagnosed during ...

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At this stage, the scar tissue cannot heal, but the progression of the scarring may be prevented or slowed. People with cirrhosis who have signs of complications may develop end-stage liver disease (ESLD) and the only treatment at this stage is liver transplantation. Stage 1 cirrhosis involves some scarring of the liver, but few symptoms. This ...