I was told i had PBC 12 years ago, with an horrendous itch, and severe discomfort. After a couple of years i appeared to be in remission, if that is the correct wording. I now have it again, and Its driving me nuts, i am still awaiting further results, and seriously distressed. I hardly ever drink, but do have an odd one now and again, one or two a month. Why are we more likely to get PBC, when it is more of an autoimmune illness, and really not a drinker of alcohol? My itch can be in many different parts of my body, and i am sick of it.