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A 32-year-old member asked:

Please advise! how much alcohol abuse does it take for the onset of liver disease or symptoms of?

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Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 46 years experience
Depends on: Your ability to detoxify alcohol. Certain people have inefficient enzymes and can get liver damage and GI cancers with even small amounts of alcohol, while others seem to be spared. Moderation, especially with alcohol, is important.
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