Several antiviral medications can help fight the virus and slow its ability to damage your liver. These drugs are taken by mouth. Talk to your doctor about which medication might be right for you.
Scarring is permanent, and the liver has lost its previous ability to function normally. However, a healthy lifestyle can help mitigate the risk of further damage. In other cases, such as fatty liver disease, you can reverse the damage from alcohol. The liver has the benefit of being the body's only regenerative organ.