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What are the causes of cirrhosis of the liver besides alcohol abuse?

See below. Infection with hepatitis b and/or c and non-alcoholic fatty liver associated with obesity are other common causes. See this site for more info. http://www.webmd.com/digestive-disorders/cirrhosis-liver. Read more...

My dad has liver disease caused by alcohol abuse, he gets better than worse, is this normal?

Yes. Unfortunately, unless he is followed by a gastroenterologist, he will have problems. This is usually associated with delirium, often caused by elevated ammonia levels. Make sure, also, that he is not drinking at all. Read more...

What are the liver diseases related to alcohol abuse?

Various. Alcohol-associated liver diseases include alcoholic hepatitis (inflammation), fatty liver, and cirrhosis. Cirrhosis is extensive irreversible liver damage/scarring. Complications of cirrhosis include liver cancer (hepatocellular carcinoma), jaundice, large amount of fluid retention and swelling, and death. Any form of alcohol-related liver disease is an indication to stop drinking alcohol. Read more...
Several. It could be an acute inflammation ("alcoholic hepatitis") to more chronic and serious conditions such as alcoholic cirrhosis and hepatocarcinoma (liver cancer). Read more...

Can alcohol abuse harm other organs than just your liver?

Yes, a lot! Alcohol, when used excessively, can cause damage to the brain, heart, nerves, blood, bone marrow, hormones and many other things! It also is known to be a risk factor for cancer of many other organs. Read more...
Alcohol damage. Definitely. Pancreas. Stomach. Esophagus. Mouth and throat. Nerve branches. Brain. Heart muscle. Bone marrow. . Read more...
ABSOLUTELY. Try BRAIN NERVES ESOPHAGUS (GULLET) STOMACH BLOOD/BONE MARROW SKIN FOR "STARTERS" Read more...

How much alcohol abuse does it take for the onset of liver disease?

Alcohol consequences. Some people are resilient and can absorb a lot withut results till late. But mental consequences are disastrous to self and family and to all your loved ones. It is deadly inherited and younger generations suffer much more than the first gen, from schizophrenia and severe mental problems along with alcoholism. Autism also is a result on kids, adhd, disabling anxiety.. Treat now. Read more...

Please advise! How much alcohol abuse does it take for the onset of liver disease or symptoms of?

Depends on. Your ability to detoxify alcohol. Certain people have inefficient enzymes and can get liver damage and GI cancers with even small amounts of alcohol, while others seem to be spared. Moderation, especially with alcohol, is important. Read more...

Can long term alcohol abuse damage your motor skills and balance? And can you recover with abstinence? 3 months sober still have symptoms liver's fine

Maybe. Long term alcohol abuse can deplete the levels of some B vitamins (esp. thiamine) that can affect motor performance. I would strongly suggest that you get bloodwork to determine if this is the cause. Alcohol can have other effects, as well. Most of the effects return to normal with continued sobriety At your age, that is much more likely, thank goodness. Staying sober is worth it. Good job! Read more...