Understanding Cirrhosis of the Liver: First steps for the newly diagnosed

 

How do I know how serious my condition is?

Scarring in the liver that is caused by ongoing damage is talked about using F scores. These refer to the amount of fibrosis found in the liver, with F0 meaning no damage and F4 meaning cirrhosis. Your healthcare team look at your F scores, any symptoms you may be experiencing and blood test results to figure out how severe your condition is and to determine possible treatment.