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What are the consequences a teen alcoholic may face if he does not get himself treated?
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Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree
In brief: Liver Cirrhosis
Alcoholics destroy their liver if they continue drinking for a long time.
Abdominal enlargement with ascitis and jaundice and pedal edema occurs leading to right heart failure.

In brief: Liver Cirrhosis
Alcoholics destroy their liver if they continue drinking for a long time.
Abdominal enlargement with ascitis and jaundice and pedal edema occurs leading to right heart failure.
Dr. Nela Cordero
Dr. Nela Cordero
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Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia
There is also a high accident and suicide rate among teenage alcoholics. It is very important to be treated.
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Many
Increased risk of death due to health related consequences - overdose, aspiration pneumonia, abuse of other substances, accidents due to drunk driving.
Legal troubles/social troubles - dropping out of school, polysubstance abuse, premature sexual relationships etc.

In brief: Many
Increased risk of death due to health related consequences - overdose, aspiration pneumonia, abuse of other substances, accidents due to drunk driving.
Legal troubles/social troubles - dropping out of school, polysubstance abuse, premature sexual relationships etc.
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
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