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My dad has liver disease caused by alcohol abuse, he gets better than worse, is this normal?

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Dr. James Pryor
Psychiatry 36 years experience
Yes: Unfortunately, unless he is followed by a gastroenterologist, he will have problems. This is usually associated with delirium, often caused by elevated ammonia levels. Make sure, also, that he is not drinking at all.
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
Rheumatology 48 years experience
Normal for liver dis: Normal for liver disease, dependent upon severity and compliance with treatment/prevention advice.

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