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Dr. Yun Tran
Dr. Yun Tran answered
16 years experience Family Medicine
Avoid it: Best to avoid alcohol before any test. Chronic alcoholism can show up like Cushing's, too.

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Dr. David Hoffman
21 years experience Clinical Psychology
Likely not but...: Not an MD, but have had patients with these sorts of questions. In a healthy individual only taking Lexapro, (escitalopram) no history or signs of l ... Read More
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Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
18 years experience General Practice
It's possible : It's possible.
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Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Depends: It depends how much you are drinking, and you feel right now - if you are having severe tremor (the shakes), sweats, anxiety, trouble sleeping, agitat ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Depends on test: There is a urine test that looks for one (or both) of 2 substances - ethylglucuronide (etg) & ethyl sulfine (ets). These may stay positive for up to 3 ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Depends on the test: Blood testing is actually not the best way to look for drugs, because most are short-acting and the amount of drug in blood is very tiny. Urine is the ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience 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 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
YES: I hope not. Alcohol in small amounts can be healthy for you.
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Dr. Jeff Blixt
24 years experience 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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