Dr Paul Casey - Gastroenterologist
Private Service, Gastroenterology & Hepatology (Liver)
This is inflammation of the liver, commonly caused by viruses. Hepatitis B and C are viruses that can cause chronic (long term) inflammation and damage to the liver. These viruses are passed from person to person through body fluids. For more information about Hepatitis B and C see https://www.hepatitisfoundation.org.nz/
Alcohol can affect the liver and cause inflammation which, if long term, can damage the liver permanently.
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