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How long does it take to get cirrhosis with alcohol?

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Dr. Arthur Heller
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Varies

Depends on duration, dose, binge or regular/daily intake sex, other health issues, other liver issues including fatty liver, infections like hepatitis.
Women are more sensitive to adverse effects of alcohol, i.e. Worse effects at same dose (even at the same weight as a man).

In brief: Varies

Depends on duration, dose, binge or regular/daily intake sex, other health issues, other liver issues including fatty liver, infections like hepatitis.
Women are more sensitive to adverse effects of alcohol, i.e. Worse effects at same dose (even at the same weight as a man).
Dr. Arthur Heller
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Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry
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In brief: It usually takes

More than 10 years, but it can happen sooner. Why take the risk? Stop now.
Get help.

In brief: It usually takes

More than 10 years, but it can happen sooner. Why take the risk? Stop now.
Get help.
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