Scarring and permanent injury to the , usually the result of , long term damage.
About Cirrhosis and Prevention
Avoiding Alcohol and Illegal Substances
People with should not drink any alcohol or take any illegal substances, as both will cause more damage.
Preventing Problems with Medications
People with should be careful about starting new medications and should consult a health care provider before taking prescription medications, over-the-counter medications, or . People with cirrhosis should avoid complementary and alternative medications, such as herbs.
Viral Vaccination and Screening
All people with should consider vaccination against and B. An with one of these hepatitis can cause cirrhosis to get worse. Vaccination can easily prevent both infections.
People with should also get a screening for .