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Can there be complications with hepatitis b if I am an alcoholic?

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Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Both alcohol and hepatitis b can lead to fibrosis and cirrhosis.
I advise patients with hepatitis b to minimize their alcohol exposure.

In brief: Yes

Both alcohol and hepatitis b can lead to fibrosis and cirrhosis.
I advise patients with hepatitis b to minimize their alcohol exposure.
Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
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Dr. Cynthia Point
Internal Medicine

In brief: Yes

The combination of liver damage from alcohol and hepatitis b can vastly increase the risk of developing liver cancer.
If you have hepatitis do not drink alcohol.

In brief: Yes

The combination of liver damage from alcohol and hepatitis b can vastly increase the risk of developing liver cancer.
If you have hepatitis do not drink alcohol.
Dr. Cynthia Point
Dr. Cynthia Point
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Dr. Lance Stein
Internal Medicine - Hepatology

In brief: Yes

All patients with chronic liver diseases need to be counseled to stop drinking.
Alcohol will cause the liver damage from hepatitis b and hepatitis c to become more rapid. Two liver problems are always worse than one.

In brief: Yes

All patients with chronic liver diseases need to be counseled to stop drinking.
Alcohol will cause the liver damage from hepatitis b and hepatitis c to become more rapid. Two liver problems are always worse than one.
Dr. Lance Stein
Dr. Lance Stein
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