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A 29-year-old female asked:

Can alcohol use cause 'spider nevi' ? neg. for cirrhosis/hepatitis and hormones normal

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Dr. Marvin Ott
Emergency Medicine 22 years experience
Yes: Alcohol abuse can cause spider nevi. They can appear before lab abnormalities do. Just because labs are normal, does not mean that everything is perfect. If you think you might have an alcohol problem, please seek help before the situation does become irreversible. Hope this helps!
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