Terrified, any help appreciated!

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I'm 42,female and abused alcohol for about 7 years, heavily for the last year. I'm having pain in right rib cage to the back. I stopped drinking 2 days ago. I'll never touch it again. The bottle looks like a loaded gun to me at this point! I'm not hungry,eating upsets my stomach. I feel nervous and anxious. I have twitches in my legs. I have trouble falling asleep. I'm afraid I've developed cirrhosis. Everything I read is scaring me. When I drink lots of water it feels as though my stomach is super full. Any thoughts?

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    Well,

    After you've been sober for 2 weeks, go see your Doc and;

    Ask for:

    - Full (FULL) Liver Panel/Function Test

    - INR Prothrombin time - VERY IMPORTANT

    - Platelette Count

    Less getting a fibroscan done, this will give you an idea of what damage (if any) you've done.

    Always relax, don't stress out (Liver hates stress)

    There's nothing we can do but go forward in a positive manner, with the bottle out of our life. 

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