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Is it bad to drink if you have a personal or family history of liver disease?

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Dr. ASHRAF MALEK
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Yes/no: If you have personal history of liver disease, more specifically chronic liver disease it is harmful to drink alcohol (i guess that is what it meant with the question). Family history of drinking may or may not affect the person to drink alcohol on a regular basis.

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What happens if you drink if you have a family history of liver disease?

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Dr. Troy Reyna
Pediatric Surgery 44 years experience
Not necessarily: If you have no primary liver disease it should be okay to drink, alcohol. Everything in "moderation" as socrates said.

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