Patient Comments: Cirrhosis of The Liver - Causes

What was the cause of your case of cirrhosis of the liver?

Comment from: Ann, 55-64 Male Published: June 05

My boyfriend of ten years just found out he has cirrhosis of the liver. He fell down a flight of stairs headfirst and had to be taken to the hospital. After an MRI and a cat scan of his body, it showed the cirrhosis of the liver. He is a good eight drinks a night person. Mostly alcohol in mixed drinks than anything else. He won't admit to being an alcoholic even now, he laughs at what the doctor told him. He feels he can control the drinking and he will for a few days and then he feels he's been good and deserves a drink and then he's back to it every night.

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Comment from: Samantha, 25-34 Female (Patient) Published: January 05

My Cirrhosis is causes from my heart problems so they call it medical cirrhosis of the liver. Do to the back pressure of the blood from the heart. Which mine cannot be fixed as easy I would have to get a heart transplant and the liver as well and that is not happening any time soon I am only 29 years. old and now having to deal with this since birth a lot of people call me a fighter and don't know how I do it every day!

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