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Cirrhosis of the Liver

Cirrhosis of the Liver

Cirrhosis is an irreversible form of liver disease that occurs in 15 to 30% of heavy drinkers. This condition can occur due to a variety of causes, including obesity, fatty liver disease, and hepatitis. However, alcohol is the most common cause of chronic liver disease (including cirrhosis) in the UK. What is Cirrhosis? | Causes | FAQs | Treatment Cirrhosis can be difficult to detect, as many people don’t show symptoms in the early stages of the disease. Often, someone won’t know they have cirrhosis until the condition has become quite serious. While scarring from cirrhosis is permanent, for many…

Most people are familiar with cirrhosis of the liver, but many are unaware of the risks of developing ascites as a direct result of liver scarring.

Ascites: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Developing ascites is a direct result of liver scarring Most people have heard of cirrhosis of the liver, but many are unaware that ascites (a-sigh-tees) can develop as a result of liver scarring in cirrhosis. Although Castle Craig is not a specialised centre for treating cirrhosis and its complications, we can help get the person on the road to an alcohol-free life which gives the best chance of recovery for someone with alcohol-related liver disease. Over 7 in 10 cases of ascites is caused by cirrhosis. Ascites can present serious complications in people suffering from liver cirrhosis and often indicates end-stage…