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can you develop cirrosis of the liver just by drinking a glass of wine every night?

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Dr. Cosme Manzarbeitia
38 years experience General Surgery
Unlikely: But possible. Some people are very sensitive to the effects of alcohol in liver. Usually it's never just one glass...Since a glass a day of wine usually has beneficial health effects.
Answered on Dec 15, 2014
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