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What are the effects of alcoholism on the gut?

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Dr. Stuart Wasser
Addiction Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: See below

Inflamation of the lining causing bleeding, ulcers, occasional malabsortion.
It there is liver disease, there may be swelling of certain blood vessels and bleedimg temdencies.

In brief: See below

Inflamation of the lining causing bleeding, ulcers, occasional malabsortion.
It there is liver disease, there may be swelling of certain blood vessels and bleedimg temdencies.
Dr. Stuart Wasser
Dr. Stuart Wasser
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Dr. Kevin Passer
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Gastritis

The gut doesn't particularly like alcohol.
Alcohol can cause gastritis which means an inflammation of the wall or lining of the stomach. Alcohol can adversely affect every organ of the body with the exception of (interestingly) the kidneys.

In brief: Gastritis

The gut doesn't particularly like alcohol.
Alcohol can cause gastritis which means an inflammation of the wall or lining of the stomach. Alcohol can adversely affect every organ of the body with the exception of (interestingly) the kidneys.
Dr. Kevin Passer
Dr. Kevin Passer
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