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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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They tend to get involved with alcohol or drugs because living rough is not pleasant and they need a release.
I've a vision of living rough about a year from now, the way things are going, and I am sick and disabled.
Officers believe Redgrave has been living rough in the Long Itchington, Radford Semele and Leamington areas, but may have travelled elsewhere in the county.
Mr Fowler had been previously living at a Salvation Army unit but had left months before his death and was living rough.
A small poodle-cross dog, he was just a puppy living rough when he was taken in by Will, a professional female wakeboarder - that's like snowboarding but being towed behind a speedboat.
Sightings of a wildman living rough in woodland near Ammanford, were no more than "rumour", an officer said.
Sightings of a wildman living rough in woodland near Ammanford, South Wales, were no more than "rumour", an officer said.
Blaenau Gwent AM Trish Law will spend a night living rough on Cardiff streets.
A couple living rough were saved by firefighters in a dramatic rescue after an arsonist torched a derelict house.
Now they are believed to be living rough on the back seat of the pounds 20,000 vehicle.
The court heard that the woman, who was living rough, was seen on a CCTV recording removing her clothes in the car park.
Lowes Financial Management, based in Jesmond, Newcastle, has given the People's Kitchen cash for sleeping bags for those living rough on the streets over the winter period.