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A 33-year-old female asked:

Husband sleeping 16-18 hours a day and stopped eating a few days ago. has cirrhosis from alcohol, no other symptoms. why? is it an emergency?

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Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 58 years experience
Cirrhosis: 33F from Or states husband sleeping 16-18 hrs a day not eating and has cirrhosis. No other symptoms. Asks: is it an emergency. Need more info such as is he yellow, does he have ascites? Would worry about hepatic coma which is an emergency. I would call his team tonight.

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