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A 30-year-old male asked:

Drank most nights for 3 years, just quit. alcoholic liver disease possible, despite normal liver test? ast 16, alt 18, bili .5, alp 86, plt count 174

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
You're good: Glad you quit. This isn't enough to give you cirrhosis, and without cirrhosis, your liver will heal itself magnificently after a week or two of sobriety. I've got an idea -- your liver loves it when you exercise. Why not really hit the fitness activities of your choice hard -- the quality of the people are much better than in bars, and you'll feel and look great.

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Last updated May 23, 2021

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