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Liver disease

Any condition that damages the liver and prevents it from functioning well.
Most common types
  • Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

    The accumulation of liver fat in people who drink little or no alcohol.
  • Hepatitis C

    An infection caused by a virus that attacks the liver and leads to inflammation.
  • Hepatitis B

    A serious liver infection caused by the hepatitis B virus that’s easily preventable by a vaccine.
  • Cirrhosis of the liver

    Chronic liver damage from a variety of causes leading to scarring and liver failure.
  • Alcoholic hepatitis

    Liver inflammation caused by drinking too much alcohol.
  • Hepatitis A

    A highly contagious liver infection caused by the hepatitis A virus.
  • Hemochromatosis

    An inherited condition caused by excessive absorption of iron, leading to high blood iron levels and iron deposits in multiple joints.