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A 22-year-old female asked:

I'm 31f and just had a genetic test revealing i have arpkd. i was originally diagnosed with ald. i believe the disease is the reason for my liver cirrhosis not alcohol as i have never been a heavy drinker, but my dr does not. what should i do?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Alcohol is a poison that never did anybody any good, ever, so stay away from it. It will destroy your brain cells, facilitate development of cancer in many organs, including breast, cause hepatitis, cirrhosis and pancreatitis etc. There is no safe level of alcohol intake. Quit while you are ahead.
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