? asked in Science & MathematicsMedicine · 4 weeks ago

Can anyone who drinks a lot of alcohol tell me if it is possible to do so and live for over a year with liver cirrhosis?

If answering can you say if you are American, thanks

Update:

Can someone here in Europe or Russia answer? Thanks

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  • 3 weeks ago

    It's possible to live for many years as long as you stop drinking, if not then someone with cirrhosis won't live longer than a couple of years but it varies, how much it has progressed for one.

    I'm not American.

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  • Anonymous
    4 weeks ago

    My brother died of cirrhosis at the age of 53.

    Let that sink in while you continue to drink "a lot of alcohol".

    American

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  • Janet
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    4 weeks ago

    "Your recovery depends on the type of cirrhosis you have and if you stop drinking. Only 50% of people with severe alcoholic cirrhosis survive 2 years, and only 35% survive 5 years. Recovery rate worsens after the onset of complications (such as gastrointestinal bleeding, ascites, encephalopathy)."

    I was an American until I was 23 years old. I married a Canadian and have lived in Canada ever since 1972.

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