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How long does it or may it take someone to develop liver cirrhosis from drinking alcohol?

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Dr. Stuart Sherman
43 years experience in Gastroenterology
Variable: A lot of factors are involved including the amount, the frequency, the type of alcohol, genetics, underlying liver problems. Most experts say it might be about 10 years with regular heavy drinking.
Answered on Nov 19, 2018
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