over 4 years ago my husband admitted to me his liver hurt when he over drinks. Well he over drinks daily. A few weeks ago the whites of his eyes turned brownish yellow. this convinced him to stop drinking. his natural skin color is on the dark golden red side so i really can't tell if he looks jondice . working at the beach in the sun means he's always getting tanned, so that doesn't help. the palms of his hands r red also.
he's been sober 2 weeks but now I've noticed he has less energy, and becomes extremely forgetful when he's had a long day. im afraid that years of heavy drinking every day is killing him. he's 48 and has been drinking since he was a teenager, and for the past 10 years every night he has gone to bed falling down drunk. im sure he has cirrhosis but he refuses to see a Dr. how long will he live with these symptoms and no medical care??
He refuses to see any Dr or take any tests. what symptoms should i look for so as to know when i should take him to a hospital? so far all i can see is the eye change, tiring out more than usual, & some forgetfulness. Then the pain in his side he's confessed to.
Im trying. ur reply is so so appreciated. it made me remember seeing blood on his pillow. Just a little, from his gums, on and off for a few years now. he says everyones gums bleed. i said yes, when u brush with a brillo pad.
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