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can you get cirrhosis of the liver by drinking only on weekends?

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Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: Yes, if you drink a lot on weekends. "binge drinkers" can get cirrhosis.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016

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