Could drinking alcohol cause liver damage?

Yes. Alcoholic hepatitis is hepatitis (inflammation of the liver) due to excessive intake of alcohol. It is usually found in association with fatty liver, an early stage of alcoholic liver disease, and may contribute to the progression of fibrosis, leading to cirrhosis .

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Could drinking alcohol while in cycle would cause more liver damage than normal?

Don't know what you. mean by "in cycle?" - you mean during your period? First of all, liver damage from alcohol is NOT normal, and social drinking will not damage the liver in the overwhelming majority of people. I am aware of no evidence that alcohol is more toxic to the liver during any particular part of a woman's menstrual cycle. Safe drinking in women is . Read more...

Will drinking alcohol while taking buspar (buspirone) cause liver damage?

No,but it may cause. side effcts such as depression,irregular heart beat to name as few. In short, alcohol should not be taken with buspar (buspirone). The side effects can be dangerous and land you in the Emergency Room. Read more...

Can you tell me about drinking alcohol and liver damage?

Alcohol causes liver. damage, when ingested in large amounts over a long period of time, and sometimes even after a single binge. Chronic damage to the liver usually occurs in people who are genetically predisposed to scarring caused by alcohol. Eventually, the scarring becomes so severe it distorts the liver architecture and function, and the person gets sick. Hep C makes alcohol damage worse, and vice-versa. Read more...

Does 1 glass of red wine (250 ml, 14.5% alcohol) taken everyday causes liver damage in a young healthy individual? I drink lots of water.

No. Flavinoid antioxidants in red wine prevent heart disease. Recently, researchers have found that moderate consumption of red wine with antioxidant resveratrol, prevalent in the skin of red grapes, may inhibits tumor development in some cancers. For women 4oz glass a day of red wine deemed beneficial. Obviously bing drinking is not healthy. Read more...
Seems ok. Red wine in moderate amounts like a glass a day is tolerated by one with normal liver function. If you're really concerned have your physician order a battery of liver function tests. You are averaging 3 glasses a day. Read more...

Is liver damage due to alcohol consumption reversible?

Yes, but... Only to a certain point...Since it appears that cirrhosis, once established is irreversible...Though progression can be halted. Read more...

Is there a chart for alcohol consumption vs liver damage?

What do U mean? If u asking about alcohol side effect , it can cause liver damage and alcohol induced dementia and muocardiopathy. Read more...

How to cure liver damage due to excessive alcohol consumption. Please recommend a medicine?

Cease use of alcohol. Cease use of alcohol immediately and forever. See your pcp for tests and additional advice. Read more...

How does drinking alcohol cause liver cancers to form?

Cirrhosis. Liver damage from excess alcohol intake can lead to cirrhosis, damaging the liver. The inflammation from the cirrhosis damage can cause some of the damaged cells to become cancerous, forming liver cancer (hepatocellular cancer). Hepatitis virus can also cause this same problem. Read more...