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Since cirrhosis slows down the metabolism of alcohol, if alcohol was consumed would the breathalyzer reading be higher Than a "normal" person?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Possibly

Since alcohol is primarily metabolized by the liver, when the liver malfunctions because of cirrhosis this may result in higher blood alcohol levels than in people with normal livers.

In brief: Possibly

Since alcohol is primarily metabolized by the liver, when the liver malfunctions because of cirrhosis this may result in higher blood alcohol levels than in people with normal livers.
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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice

In brief: Misinformed

Your question has already been very graciously and accurately answered by Dr. Raff.
The answer is no.

In brief: Misinformed

Your question has already been very graciously and accurately answered by Dr. Raff.
The answer is no.
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