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cirrosis, 50% liver function and continues to drink booze

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Can you give a ball park diagnosis? My brother has cirrosis, 50% liver function and continues to drink booze. Not beer, hard liquor. He's 52. How long do you think he'll live under the circumstances?
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That is very hard to say but with cirrhosis and continued drinking it is going to be 3 to 5 years on average.
And that might be optimistic.
good luck

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