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What is the life expectancy of an alcoholic who drinks daily

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What is the life expectancy of an alcoholic who drinks daily displaying sympoms of urine problems and heart pain, fatigue, forgetfulness?

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This depends on the liver function and the appearance in ultrasound

Of the liver

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Customer: replied 8 days ago.

That is my pleasure. Essentially without liver changes then stopping drinking results in a normal life expectancy. If there are changes this would obviously reduce. But a fatty liver from alcohol is still reversible with abstinence