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A 42-year-old member asked:

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 37 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.
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Dr. Bruce Rothschild
Rheumatology 49 years experience
Normal for liver dis: Normal for liver disease, dependent upon severity and compliance with treatment/prevention advice.
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Last updated Jul 10, 2013

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