Alcoholism Community
1.72k Members
Avatar universal

How bad is my partners chirrosis.

My best friend was diagnosed with chirrosis of the liver 5 years ago.  He continues to drink - about 1 litre at day (that's what he says although I think it is more like 2 or 3).  He has had banding of the osephagus due to bleeding.  He also suffers epileptic seizures where he "goes in and out" and cant remember anything.  My question is, he has just started having "accidents" and losing control of his bowels.  He wont let me go to the doctors with him, but I am afraid that he is getting worse.  Can someone tell me what I should be looking out for and how to help?  Thank yoi
1 Responses
Avatar universal
Sounds like your friend doesn't want help!:(With what you describe,and the continued drinking,the best you can do is to attend Al-Anon,if you aren't already.Its sad to watch,but we cannot control others choices to self destruct!
Ditto ibizan !!  The only person You can help here is YourSelf - by educating YourSelf regarding alcohol AND the alcoholic.  I'm sorry to sound abrupt but if these symptoms are not enough to stop Your Friend from drinking, there is NOTHING You can do or say to achieve that.  I know this is difficult to see in someone You care about but You can only help YourSelf and only He can help HimSelf.  This I know is true
Thank You Tink!I see this on a daily basis for the past 32 years!
Have an Answer?
Top Addiction Answerers
495284 tn?1333894042
City of Dominatrix, MN
Avatar universal
Nebulae, OH
3060903 tn?1398565123
Learn About Top Answerers
Didn't find the answer you were looking for?
Ask a question
Popular Resources
Is treating glaucoma with marijuana all hype, or can hemp actually help?
If you think marijuana has no ill effects on your health, this article from Missouri Medicine may make you think again.
Julia Aharonov, DO, reveals the quickest way to beat drug withdrawal.
Tricks to help you quit for good.
For people with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), the COVID-19 pandemic can be particularly challenging.
A list of national and international resources and hotlines to help connect you to needed health and medical services.