Patients: The CDC has ranked Salt Lake County as COVID Community Level: Medium. Patients and visitors may choose to wear a facemask if you are at high risk for illness. You may bring one visitor age 16 or older to your appointment. No children are allowed at appointments. If you or anyone in direct contact have tested positive for COVID-19 or have fever, flu-like symptoms or respiratory illness, please call us to reschedule your appointment.

Conditions That Can Contribute To or Put You at Risk for Liver Disease:

  • Lifestyle
  • Obesity
  • Nutritional Issues
  • Auto-immune Disease
  • Viral and Parasitic Infections
  • Genetic Diseases
  • Prescription Medications
  • OTC Dietary or Herbal Supplements
  • Unprotected Sex
  • Tattoos, Piercings, IV Drug Use

Cirrhosis is the term used to describe the occurrence of scarring in the liver. As the liver is damaged, scar tissue replaces liver cells, causing cirrhosis. Liver function typically begins to decrease when more than 75% of its tissue is affected.