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Dr. Alan H. Ali answered:

Is it possible to have alcoholic cirrhosis at a young age if you exercise too much?

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Alcohol, not exercise, is the culprit.
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How do you deal with alcoholic cirrhosis?

Stop drinking

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Cirrhosis happens due to death of liver cells. They cannot be revived. However, liver is a big organ and if you stop drinking you can prevent further deterioration of your liver.
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How can you tell if you have alcoholic cirrhosis?

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Patients with cirrhosis can present in a variety of ways. You may have physical exam findings or stigmata of chronic liver disease, such as spider angiomata or palmar erythema. It may be found incidentally after an unrelated lab or radiologic study. You may present initially with life-threatening complications. Alternatively, it may never be detected, until autopsy, if one is performed.
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What can I do about advanced alcoholic cirrhosis?

Stop drinking

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the most important thing is complete and total cessation of alcohol. In some cases, corticosteroids (predisone) may help, but only a liver specialist should make that call. Prevention of portal hypertension and bleeding with beta-blockers may also help, reduced protein in diet may be needed. There are surgeries that can reduce some complications; ultimately, if severe, transplantation is an option
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Does having cirrhosis mean the person is an alcoholic?

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Alcohol is only one of many causes of cirrhosis. Other comon causes include viral infections (e.g. hepatitis C), autoimmune disorders (e.g. autoimmune hepatitis, primary sclerosing cholangitis, primary biliary cirrhosis), metabolic abnormalities (e.g. "fatty liver" disease, abnormal copper or iron storage), and certain medications.
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What're the symptoms of an alcoholic who has cirrhosis?

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Cirrhosis per se is largely asymptomatic. However, end-stage liver disease, manifests by ascites, jaundice, bleeding, loss of muscle mass, changes in mental status up to coma, and other manifestations that can quickly lead to death
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How long does it take an alcoholic to develop cirrhosis?

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Hard to say. Usually many years but it is quite variable and some people may never develop cirrhosis.
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I am now 21 years. I have alcoholic cirrhosis. will I die ?

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information to answer that question (if you are asking about imminent death). Please speak with your physician about your prognosis and the seriousness of your illness. However, it is clear that if you have this condition and you continue to drink that you will likely die an early death.
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Dr. Robert Rahimi answered:

What would the life expectancy of a patient with alcoholic liver cirrhosis be?

Depends

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People with cirrhosis can live many years, but once they start developing complication of ascites (fluid build up in belly), confusion (hepatic encephalopathy), varices (vomiting blood) or liver cancer, the life expectancy is much less. The way to increase your life expectancy is to have a liver doctor help manage the above, and to stop drinking alcohol as you can possibly heal your liver.
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Dr. Stevan Cordas answered:

What is the life expectancy of non alcoholic cirrhosis of the liver early in stage 4?

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Good question. Need a little more info> What is the etiology of the cirrhosis ?
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