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Posted : August 19, 2011
Can I dive if I have server fatty liver I am male 51 thank you
firefox


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Posted : August 22, 2011
Thanks for the email.

Fatty liver is a condition that is normally brought on by obesity and/or excessive alcohol intake, so I'd advise you to have a proper diving medical to get an informed opinion on your fitness to dive.

Regards, Dr O
Answer provided by Dr Oliver Firth
Dr Ollie Firth
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Posted : August 22, 2011 by - firefox
I have not drinken alcohol for over 15months and I have lost weight since then but it has only come to light now
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