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29 year old suffering from liver and kidney failure. Have Graves disease. Still have drinking habit. Anything to be done?

A friend who is only 29 years old, is in hospital tonight apparently dieing from liver and kidney failure. She was diagosed with Graves disease about 7 years ago and told NOT to drink alcohol. Apparently she ignored those warnings and has been secretly drinking over the years .... her mother obviously is devastated and is blaming herself for not monitoring her daughter closer ... could the drinking be causing her death???
Asked On : Sat, 26 Jan 2013
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It is sad but true that Alcohol seems to have damaged the liver badly.
Subsequently the kidney also has got affected culminating into Acute Kidney Failure.You can try for Liver Transplant, as a life-saving measure in consultation with a Hepatologist,although this treatment is very expansive.
Best of luck
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