A 48-year-old female asked:
My 29yr old son stopped drinking about 3-4 weeks ago. he is looking yellow (jaundiced) and his abdomen is bloated. he doesn't feel well.. generally aches and feels very bloated and like he has gas/ too full stomach (hard to eat), etc... what's wrong? how
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 45 years experience
He : He needs to go to see his physician or go to er as soon as possible. His symptoms point towards hepatitis or possibly a gastrointestinal bleed. This is very very serious.
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Psychiatry 26 years experience
Needs help : It sounds like he has a sick liver at minimum. He really needs to get PROMPT medical care.
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Last updated Jul 5, 2019
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