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live

(līv)
adj.
1. Having life; alive.
2. Of, relating to, or containing living bacteria or active viruses, sometimes in an attenuated form.

Patient discussion about live

Q. do we need the esophagus to live? If we were to take our esophagus away would we still live?

A. Principally, yes. Feeding can be done through a hole in the stomach (PEG). Life is possible this way, although one may argue about the quality of life in this situation.

Q. How long can an alcoholic expect to live? My nephew who was an alcoholic died in his early age of 35. My uncle who was also an alcoholic died in his age of 48. How long can an alcoholic expect to live?

A. I am sorry. My dad who is an alcoholic too always advice me from his experience that an alcoholic will die younger than they would if they were not using alcohol. There are two sides to this: physiological and psychological. The destructive effect that alcohol has on the human body when used to excess may shorten expected lifespan. This list is long, from brain damage to liver failure.
The psychological side is the likelihood that goofy behavior caused by the use of alcohol may kill them. The list here is endless. Driving while drunk, getting in violent confrontations, taking idiotic risks, using power tools while blitzed. One way or another, the odds are good that this person will die much earlier than if they were not drinking.

Q. how long do u live with lupus? why do we get lupus? why was i hit with it along with all my other medical problems? i dont understand why..

A. well i've had it now for 1 yr and i'm still going

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In an effort to learn about health benefits available to Metis who live off the reserve, I subsequently made fourteen phone calls to various Indian Affairs and Health Canada offices.
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Mrs Thatcher replaced the union barons with the financial barons whose real motives were to live off the country until they went bust and then expected the government to bail them out with our money.
But Mrs Craig, 32, and husband David, 31, cannot afford to live off one salary long term.
He was able to live his lifelong dream of going to Alaska three times to live off of the land.
Most are adults, many live off campus, many resent or resist attempts to dictate or modify their behavior.
Most microorganisms in the springs seem to live off hydrogen, scientists report.
We live off their poverty, and cause it in many ways, as surely as the aristocrats and plutocrats lived off the workers in Dickensian England, pre-revolution France and the Russia of czars, not so long ago.
They live off bats in the same way fleas live off hedgehogs.
There is only one way to cut UK red tape and that is to get rid of those who create, enforce, interpret and live off it.