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My husband is an alcoholic, he had a liver biopsy done in May that showed fibrosis but no cirrhosis, he has continued to drink heavily. His liver enzymes are high but last time bilirubin was normal. In the past month, he has spells of vomiting, right upper quadrant pain, light colored stools, now has patches of rash on back & chest, abdomen that are red with dry scaly places. Could his liver deteriorate that quickly?

Doctor's Assistant: Are you keeping a personal medical record while dealing with this?

Yes

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

He has hypertension, he takes meds for alcohol gastritis

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has he ever had any abdominal surgeries?

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