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Does the body odor from my alcoholic husband mean liver failure?
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Dr. Pierre Moeser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Possibly
Liver failure can cause foul breath odor called fetor hepaticus but it is a late sign of liver failure.
His main problem is his alcoholism and that needs to be addressed. A doctor can perform certain tests to estimate the health of his liver also.

In brief: Possibly
Liver failure can cause foul breath odor called fetor hepaticus but it is a late sign of liver failure.
His main problem is his alcoholism and that needs to be addressed. A doctor can perform certain tests to estimate the health of his liver also.
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