Types of Liver Disease 

Common Liver Problems,  Drug-Induced Liver Disease, Fatty Liver Disease, and Genetic Conditions.

The liver plays a vital role in maintaining overall health by processing nutrients, filtering toxins, and regulating metabolism.

What is a Liver Disease? 

Liver disease is a condition that affects the liver, which is the largest internal organ in the body responsible for performing many important functions.

Common Liver Problems:

1. Infection: An infection can inflame your liver and the most common cause is viral hepatitis.



Hepatitis is caused when the liver becomes inflamed due to a viral infection. Several types of hepatitis include Hepatitis A, B, and C.

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2. Drug-Induced Liver Disease:

Cirrhosis Cirrhosis is one of the types of liver disease that occurs when the liver becomes severely scarred.


Your liver is where liver cancer initially arises. When cancer originates from other parts of the body and then extends to the liver, it is referred to as secondary liver cancer.

3. Fatty Liver Disease:

The fat build-up in the liver leads to fatty liver disease. They are of two types which can either manifest alone or they can overlap.

Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD):

NAFLD is one of the types of liver disease that occurs when there is an excess of fat in the liver.


Autoimmune Conditions:

The immune system is responsible for defending the body against foreign agents, such as viruses and bacteria.


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Genetic Conditions:

Wilson's Disease: Wilson's disease is a rare genetic disorder that causes the body to accumulate too much copper, which can lead to liver damage.


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