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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
How fast can you...: ... Drink the stuff? If you get blotto, your liver cells will leak enzymes into your bloodstream. Now, the good news is that your liver is a fantastic ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
In general, hours...: It is hard to tell how long it takes for alcohol to leave a particular person's body, but in general, it's about 1 hour for each drink. Some people ge ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonard Spishakoff
Specializes in Addiction Medicine
Time: On average the body namely the breakdown and consumption takes time. A person is able to metabolize 10-15 mg/dl/hr example if blood alcohol level is ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evan Altman
18 years experience in Psychiatry
1 drink per hour: Alcohol metabolism/breakdown occurs at a fixed rate regardless of how much you drink. The rate is 1 drink per hour. If you drink 10 drinks in an hour, ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
56 years experience in Internal Medicine
Alcohol: You can loose one unit per hour so how much did you drink. A bottle of wine has about 7 units. Go to http://www.Nhs.Uk/chq/pages/853.Aspx?Categoryid=8 ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
56 years experience in Internal Medicine
Alcohol: Depends upon how much you drink. Whether you have other liver or mental issues or work around toxins etc. It varies. Too much too long, several years, ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Ayoub
17 years experience in Cosmetic Dentistry
It depends: It depends on what kind of alcohol beer vs wine vs other alcohol.
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maureen Ziboh
25 years experience in Family Medicine
Alcohol Intake: It varies on how your fast your liver metabolizes and your kidneys excrete it. You should only drink moderately. http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-li ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Urine : Urine alcohol tests are not considered very reliable. Having sex does not reduce the level of alcohol in your urine.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience in Gastroenterology
Varies: Depends on duration, dose, binge or regular/daily intake sex, other health issues, other liver issues including fatty liver, infections like hepatitis ... Read More
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