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A 27-year-old female asked:

Is it ok to drink 2 glasses of wine/wk if you have fatty liver? don't know how serious mine is, but docs don't think i need biopsy b/c normal levels

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Dr. Julie Abbott
Preventive Medicine 46 years experience
You could ask this: question to 10 different doctors and probably get at least 5 different answers. There would be no scientific study done that measures the effects of 2 glasses of wine per week vs. none. The point is to avoid liver toxins; alcohol is a common one. Two glasses a week isn't very much. One camp would say why do it if there is a chance it could hurt, even a little. Others, that much likely won't matter

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