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how long after drinking are blood alcohol tests accurate

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Dr. Stephen Beene
31 years experience Hospital-based practice
No: NO. Hypoglycemia can be associated with severe cirrhosis but this is usually in cases that are near end-stage

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
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Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience Addiction Medicine
Depends: On how much you were drinking, how long it was since you had your last drink, and to some extent your tolerance to alcohol and your size. If your alco ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Very low if 1 drink: If all you had was one drink, it is most likely that you will have fully metabolized the alcohol by that time. If, however, the last drink was at the ... Read More
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Alcohol and meds: It may prove to stay in your system longer, but not raise the levels over all.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. David LaMond
19 years experience Bariatrics
Alcohol=sugar: Alcohol is the same as sugar in your body. After consuming any type of sugar, your body produces insulin, the storage hormone of sugar/carbs, to proc ... Read More
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
How was the sample: Preserved? Five weeks is generally too long to store whole blood and it will deteriorate. Was it for medical testing or for legal reasons? If it was l ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience Addiction Medicine
A short time: one beer will rarely raise the blood alcohol level to more than 10 mg percent (0.1 grams percent), and we metabolize that amount in about one hour. So ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience Addiction Medicine
That should be the: Least of your worries. If you are drinking 24 ounces of neat vodka at a sitting, you are clearly alcoholic. Whether anybody else finds out about appe ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Imad Khreim
38 years experience Psychiatry
Much more: much more accurate

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