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The problem of inflammation of the liver is called hepatitis. Due to this, the liver tissue can get infected. Many things can cause hepatitis, including viruses and toxins. Excessive consumption of alcohol is also one of these reasons. Drinking too much alcohol can cause hepatitis problems temporarily, but when the condition of alcoholic hepatitis becomes chronic, it can cause permanent liver damage.

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Today in this article, you will know what are the symptoms, causes, and treatment of alcoholic hepatitis -

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  1. Alcoholic hepatitis symptoms
  2. Alcoholic hepatitis causes
  3. Alcoholic hepatitis treatment
  4. Takeaway
Doctors for Alcoholic hepatitis - Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

The main symptoms of alcoholic hepatitis are yellowing of the skin and whites of the eyes. Its other symptoms are as follows -

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The victims of alcoholic hepatitis are mostly those people who consume more alcohol. It can also develop in people who drink less alcohol. Even people who consume alcohol occasionally can also have this problem. This means that by drinking less or more alcohol, the possibility of getting alcoholic hepatitis remains at every stage. Apart from this, some risk factors can lead to it -

  • Excess weight gain or obesity.
  • Having sex with a hepatitis-infected person.
  • If anyone in the family has had this problem.
  • Due to lack of nutrients or malnutrition.

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Once it is known that a person has alcoholic hepatitis, doctors can treat the patient in the following ways -

Quit drinking

If someone is addicted to alcohol, then he should give up alcohol as soon as possible. The patient can ask his doctor how he can get rid of his alcohol addiction.

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Doctors can prescribe medicines like corticosteroids or pentoxifylline reduce liver inflammation and improve liver function.

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Enough nutrients

If someone is a victim of malnutrition, then there is a need to include more nutrients in the diet. This can help in improving health and getting well soon.

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Liver transplant

If one's liver is severely damaged, then a liver transplant is the only option left. The patient should stop drinking alcohol at least 6 months before the liver transplant.

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Counseling of the patient can also be done as a treatment. With the help of counseling, the patient's addiction to drinking can be gradually relieved.

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It is difficult to get rid of the addiction to drinking alcohol after having alcoholic hepatitis, but it is not impossible. If the symptoms are recognized at the right time and treatment is started, then the treatment of this disease is possible. According to the condition of the patient, the doctor can give some medicines, which can improve the health. On the other hand, if the patient's condition is worse, then the doctor may recommend a liver transplant.

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