Safe antidiabetic in alcoholic liver disease?

Antibiotic. There are numerous antibiotics that would be safe. However, of course every illness has its own prescribed regimen. Also if a hepatic impaired patient does have to take a medicine that can impact their liver then often the dose is lowered and liver function is followed closely.

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How likely is a woman who drinks 1 or 2 drinks a day to develop alcoholic liver disease?

Less likely. As a rule two drinks a day, say 2 units, like 2 glasses of wine or two beers, or two shots a day in otherwise healthy person with no evidence of any other liver conition is safe and is unlikely to cause cirrhosis of liver. Read more...

How could alcoholic liver disease have led to a brain bleed?

Clotting disorder. Alcoholic liver disease is associated with inadequate clotting factors in the blood. If the blood cannot clot properly, bleeding episodes can be much more severe. Read more...
Absolutely. If your liver disease is severe enough, you are more likely to bleed in multiple ways including into the brain. Read more...
Impaired clotting. If liver disease is severe enough, it will affect the normal clotting function and lead to an increased risk of bleeding into the brain and other organs. Other issues may be in play in the context of alcoholism. These would include nutritional status, hypertension and platelet (blood clotting cells) function. Read more...
Also consider trauma. In addition for patients with advanced liver disease due to alcohol abuse to have clotting problems, alcoholism with repeated head traumas, such as falls, has also been associated as a risk factor for acute-on-chronic subdural hematomas (acute-on-chronic subdural hematoma: not uncommon events. J korean neurosurg soc. 2011 dec;50(6):512-6). Read more...
Thin blood. If your liver is really bad, the factors that help stop bleeding get low. What would be minor trauma can turn into major trauma in those that are coagulopathic (thin blood) from either illness or acquired from certain medications. Head trauma is deadly in those who have dysfunctional clotting systems. Read more...

What is alcoholic liver disease and how can it be prevented?

Liver Cirrhosis/stop. Alcoholic liver disease ends up causing irreversible cirrhosis of liver and is preventable by stoping the alcohol ingestion, thats the only way. Read more...

Does a normal liver biopsy rule out alcoholic liver disease?

Liver biopsy. liver biopsy should be able to detect significant damage due to alcohol, virus, or other causes. Sometimes it can't differentiate the cause of damage but the sensitivity for inflammatory or toxic injury due to drugs like alcohol is very high. Be reassured. Read more...
Somehow. It might rule out fatty liver, cirrhosis and alcohol hepatitis. In terms of liver function blood tests, GGT (a liver enzyme) might detect early problem drinking, raising a red flag. There are many interventions and educational approaches for early intervention of problem drinking. Read more...
Yes. At least at the present time. Elevated liver enzymes come and go rapidly if one is drinking intermittently. If there's any concern, or if you're generally an anxious kind of person, think about keeping your alcohol drinking to a minimum. I'm glad you are health-conscious and wish you the best. Read more...