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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Alcoholism: I am sorry but i can't diagnose anyone over the internet. Unless it is a minibottle of wine, this is excessive use. It would be in her best interest ... Read More

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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
16 years experience Emergency Medicine
Problem drinking: If you are consuming 1 bottle of wine by yourself daily, you definitely meet the definition of problem drinking and likely are dependent on alcohol. T ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Consider your self an alcoholic. That amount is very excessive.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Summers
23 years experience Sleep Medicine
Not necessarily: More concerning is what your intention is for drinking the wine before bed. If it is to help you fall asleep, then my response would be that you are ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnnie Strickland Jr
33 years experience Family Medicine
Not Necessarily: Alcoholism is defined as affecting a persons life to their detriment. Something they would do even knowing it is causing harm and it has a negative i ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
61 years experience Family Medicine
Pacreatitis: Pancreatitis is very common in alcohol users and the only way to treat it is total abstinence from alcohol ,and I mean TOTAL
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
29 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: And drink water.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Probably yes: There are small amounts of alcohol in "non-alcoholic" wines and beers - about 0.5-1% (compared to 6-12%). My question would be whether you are drinki ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnnie Strickland Jr
33 years experience Family Medicine
No: Drinking alcohol responsibly makes no one an alcoholic. Overuse of any alcohol including wine damages you physically, mentally, emotionally and spiri ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Liebowitz
39 years experience Psychiatry
Alcoholism: Problem drinking has been defined as more than 2-3 standard drinks per occation for women and 4 for a man. A standard drink =12oz beer, 4 oz wine, 1o ... Read More

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