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How fast does it take for a liver to repair itself

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how fast does it take for a liver to repair itself
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr.Saleem replied 7 years ago.
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Liver damage resulting as result of chronic alcohol intake is divided in three types.
Fatty change
Chronic hepatitis
The Fatty change is completely reversible condition after abstinence of alcohol with normalization of liver functions as fast as in 4 weeks and has no serious consequences.
The reversibility with chronic hepatitis after abstinence being quetionable and cirrhosis is irreversible.
Since your derangements of enzymes and blood has reverted, this is a good sign indicating that there are no serious consequences..

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