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What causes alcohol hepatitis?

My 25 year old son just got home from ICU for treatment of serious liver problems. Doctor sent him for blood work today with test to determine if he has alcohol hepatitis. He has been home for a week and still is yellow with yellow eyes also. He is no longer drinking but can this be reversed or can he die?
Asked On : Fri, 14 Mar 2014
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If the liver pathology is due to the alcohol then this may take little long time to come around, over all prognosis is depends upon the damage done to liver parenchymal cell and the regeneration process enzyme level, clinical condition if these are within the normal limit then prognosis would be fine, hope this helps.
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