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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Alcohol: Alcohol calories are usually carbohydrates. But these are unneeded and not nutritional carbohydrates. So, when the liver sees this much sugar they mak ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
YES: I hope not. Alcohol in small amounts can be healthy for you.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Blixt
23 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Cutting down is hard: For someone with alcohol dependence or alcoholism cutting down is likely harder than stopping completely and usually does not work well. People withou ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Alcohol: Effects depend on the amount consumed. Small to moderate consumption causes reduced risks of blood clots , stone formation , diabetes & rheumatoid art ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
No it isn't: A beer, glass of wine or a single alcoholic cocktail isn't bad provided it does not make you intoxicated. In fact, red wine contains anti-oxidents wh ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
Several options: The national council on alcoholism and drug dependence ( http://www.ncadd.org/ ) has lots of information which can help. Also there is a 24 hour he ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience in Family Medicine
Rubbing alcohol : It is used as a skin cleaner and disinfectant.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Wilson
45 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Depends: The NIH says that more than one drink per day for women or 2 drinks per day for men may suggest a problem with alcohol. Cravings are usually defined a ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience in Internal Medicine
Not sure myself.: U can do it freely and creatively. (when i was young and had fever, they rub rubbing alcohol all over my body to lower my body temperature !) take car ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Lynch
37 years experience in Family Medicine
Cephtin/Alcohol: Not a good idea to drink while on antibiotics. The general problem is that alcohol interferes with the blood level of the drug. So the drug might not ... Read More
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