Posts Tagged ‘cirrhosis stages’

What are Esophageal Varices?

Esophageal varices Esophageal varices are abnormal, enlarged veins in the tube that connects the throat and stomach (esophagus). This condition occurs most often in people with serious liver diseases. Esophageal varices develop when normal blood flow to the liver is blocked by a clot or scar tissue in the liver. To go around the blockages,…

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Cirrhosis of the Liver Stage 4

It’s been 11 years since I started my Wiki and shared articles on Liver Disease. In that time the website in its various forms has had millions of visitors and helped countless people. I’ve only ever asked for help once in those 11 years and that was to help pay the hosting. But that was…

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The Stages of Cirrhosis

The Stages of Cirrhosis There are four stages of chronic liver disease. 1. The commonest and mildest form of liver damage is a ‘fatty’ liver. This can be identified by blood tests, and is reversible with abstinence from alcohol. 2. The next step cannot be identified by blood tests, but a liver biopsy will show…

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