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So just say for instance if a person was to have cirrhosis of the liver and was drinking beer every day 6-8 beers. the ggt on bloodwork would not be normal right? because that would be considered on going damage right?cannot get straight answers?

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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

Cirrhosis is a process over time.. Though at this time with normal liver function tests iy appears one does not have cirrhosis, it may develop in the future if the liver is repeatedly exposed to toxic substances Imaging (US, MRI) may also show evidence of liver architecture abnormality . F/u/ w/ gastroenterologist. https://www.healthline.com/health/cirrhosis#diagnosis

Answered 1/1/2023

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