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Liver Cirrhosis- Know what it is ?

by Dr Priya Sharma Healthcare Professional
Liver cirrhosis is a condition in which a person's liver starts to fail slowly. Because of this, the liver is not able to do its job properly.
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What is liver cirrhosis?
The treatment of liver cirrhosis depends on what is causing cirrhosis and the extent of the damage. Although there is no cure for cirrhosis, treatment can delay or stop its progression and reduce complications.

Depending on the cause of cirrhosis, the treatment can be done as follows:

Alcohol-related liver disease If a person has developed cirrhosis after consuming alcohol, then drinking alcohol should be stopped. If they need help, they can ask their doctor.
Hepatitis B or C - There are several approved antiviral drugs available to treat hepatitis types B and C.
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease - Management of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease includes losing weight, getting the person to follow a healthy diet, getting physical exercise, and following the doctor's instructions for managing diabetes.
There are many hospitals in India where liver transplant is done with great success like Mumbai.

Liver transplant cost
The total cost of getting liver transplant surgery can be around INR 19,00,000 to INR 25,00,000. Although there are many big hospital doctors in India who treat liver transplants. But the cost of a liver transplant varies from hospital to hospital.

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