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1. Having life; alive.
2. Of, relating to, or containing living bacteria or active viruses, sometimes in an attenuated form.
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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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Ayr lived dangerously as Berwick forced seven corners in the second half and Jim Lister was only inches out with a header.
LIVINGSTON lived dangerously before bagging three goals to sink the visitors.
Studley were further depleted after 65 minutes when Martin Keight was dismissed, but they hung on and in the last minute Craig Pountney and Rowlands both hit a post as Stratford lived dangerously.
They emerge as large players who lived dangerously and strove mightily on the public stage of the world, with great daring, great promise, and great flaws.
Khan, dropped on 42 by Aravinda de Silva at first slip off Vaas, lived dangerously early before concentrating well and showing fine technique.
Hull lived dangerously in the closing stages, however, after substitute Jamie Proctor narrowed the gap with a header two minutes after going on in the 73rd minute.
The Swiss eighth seed lived dangerously throughout, saving 16 of the 17 break points he faced during the gruelling three hour 46 minute contest, and was a mightily relieved man when he fired down an unreturnable serve to end the semi-final.
Then Marvin Morgan hooked over from close range as the O's once again lived dangerously.
Bangor city lived dangerously, even having to cope a man short for the last quarter.
The 18-year-old junior international, who leaves for a golfing scholarship on Monday at Augusta State University, lived dangerously yesterday but survived to meet Denmark's Christopher Svendsen for a place in the last four.