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What will alcohol consumption do to the hepatitis?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Make it worse: If some one has hepatitis a, b, c or alcoholic hepatitis.Any amount of alcohol can make be very poisnous and lead to liver damage ending in cirrhosis and liver failure and will not be a candidate for liver transplant, unless have been alcohol free foe six months, but has been controversial lately.
Dr. Joel Gallant
Infectious Disease 37 years experience
Make it worse: Drinking alcohol can make chronic hepatitis worse, leading to to more rapid progression of fibrosis.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Alcohol: Alcohol use in a compromized liver can lead to cirrhosis, irreversible.

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