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is damage done to the liver irreversable
Jul 26, 2002

once diagnosed with hepatitis c, after 7 years with the virus, can the liver return back to normal with medication and proper diet??

Response from Dr. Fried

In the past, we used to believe that once a liver was scarred, it was irreversible. However, there is much new evidence to suggest that antiviral therapy for hepatitis C will slow down and even reverse, in some cases, fibrosis (or scarring) of the liver. Discuss treatment options with your doctor.



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