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Ascites (cont.)

Prevention

Though there are many causes of ascites, the most preventable cause is alcohol abuse. Patients who drink alcohol to excess are at risk for developing liver failure and subsequent ascites.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/28/2015

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