Cirrhosis is a condition that is caused by late stage scarring of the liver. It can manifest from a number of other conditions, including but not limited to cystic fibrosis, chronic alcohol abuse, and chronic viral hepatitis. It has a variety of symptoms, many of which can be chalked up to being due to other conditions.
What are some risk factors that could increase your likelihood of developing cirrhosis?
The Mayo Clinic says that there are three major risk factors that could contribute to the development of cirrhosis:
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