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What is toxic liver disease?

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Toxic liver disease is damage to your liver. It’s also called hepatotoxicity or toxic hepatitis. It can cause serious symptoms or liver damage if you don’t get help.

Medications, herbal supplements, chemicals, solvents, and alcohol are all possible causes of hepatotoxicity.

SOURCES:

University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center: “Liver Damage (Hepatotoxicity).”

MayoClinic.org: “Toxic Hepatitis.”

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services AIDS Info: “HIV and Hepatotoxicity.”

Canadian Liver Foundation: “Toxic Hepatitis.”

University of California San Francisco Health: “Toxic Hepatitis,” “Toxic Hepatitis Diagnosis.”

International Journal of Molecular Sciences : “Hepatotoxicity by Drugs: The Most Common Implicated Agents.”

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on May 18, 2018

SOURCES:

University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center: “Liver Damage (Hepatotoxicity).”

MayoClinic.org: “Toxic Hepatitis.”

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services AIDS Info: “HIV and Hepatotoxicity.”

Canadian Liver Foundation: “Toxic Hepatitis.”

University of California San Francisco Health: “Toxic Hepatitis,” “Toxic Hepatitis Diagnosis.”

International Journal of Molecular Sciences : “Hepatotoxicity by Drugs: The Most Common Implicated Agents.”

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on May 18, 2018

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