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Cirrhosis- Know all about it

About

Cirrhosis is a chronic liver damage condition which can lead to scarring and liver failure.

About 1 in 400 adults in the United States have Cirrhosis. It is the 12th leading cause for deaths in the States. [4]

Cirrhosis is:
- Treatable, but condition cannot be cured
- Requires medical diagnosis
- Lab tests or imaging often required
- Can last for years or lasts for a lifetime

Cirrhosis may take years to develop without showing any active symptoms and cause serious damage to the liver. Though in the long run, it can lead to permanent liver failure.

Symptoms

The common symptoms of Cirrhosis include:
- Pain in the abdomen
- Bleeding
- Dark stool
- Fluid in the abdomen
- Nausea
- Fatigue
- Loss of appetite
- Swollen blood vessels
- Yellow skin and eyes
- Weight gain or loss
- Breast enlargement
- Swollen veins in the oesophagus

Treatment

Self-care:
Controlling diet in which there is not much consumption of any form of Sodium and also avoiding alcohol are the primary methods to cure this condition. Prior vaccination of Hepatitis B and C can also be effective to prevent the development of this disease.

Medication:
Doctors may prescribe beta blockers, banding procedures, intravenous antibiotics, hemodialysis, lactulose and a low protein diet. The last resort to cure this condition could be a liver transplant.

Specialists:
Consult our doctors to get holistic treatment. Visit mfine website for more necessary information about various medical conditions.

Gastroenterologist

Dr. Nagarjuna Yarlagadda

Dr. Nagarjuna Yarlagadda

MD- General Medicine, DM (Gastro) (PGI)

34+ years exp

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Sunshine Hospitals

Hyderabad

Gastroenterologist

Dr. Venugopal Pareek

Dr. Venugopal Pareek

MS, DNB, FBMS, FIAGES, FAIS, FMAS

20+ years exp

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Sunshine Hospitals, Secunderabad

Hyderabad

Gastroenterologist

Dr. Datta Ram

Dr. Datta Ram

MS, MRCS (Edin), DNB (Surgical Gastroenterology)

15+ years exp

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Sunshine Hospitals

Hyderabad

Gastroenterologist

Dr. Maruthesh Gowda

Dr. Maruthesh Gowda

MRCS(London), FRCS(London)

15+ years exp

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Koshys Hospital

Bangalore

Gastroenterologist

Dr. Prithvi Priyadarshini

Dr. Prithvi Priyadarshini

MD (Internal Medicine), DNB, DM (Gastroenterology)

14+ years exp

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Axon Specialty Hospital

Bangalore

Gastroenterologist

Dr. Swathi G

Dr. Swathi G

MD (General Medicine), DM (Gastroenterology)

7+ years exp

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Sunshine Hospitals, Secunderabad

Hyderabad

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