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how long does it take alcohol to leave the body

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience 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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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Blixt
24 years experience Addiction Medicine
About 60-90 minutes: That is an average but can vary from person to person based on genetics, sex, men tend to have increased metabolism, ethnicity, rate of gastric emptyi ... Read More
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Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Alcohol: About 1 hour, but with subsequent drinks it takes more time for alcohol to leave your system as it accumulates. With one drink at 5pm and another at 5 ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
35 years experience Pediatrics
About 1 hour...: ...Give or take.
Dr. Karen Dantin
37 years experience Family Medicine
One hour: it takes the liver about 1 hour to process 1 oz of alcohol. can't find for 1/2 oz. not linear pathway
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Really fast: Sober up and your liver enzymes can be okay in a few days if you haven't given yourself alcoholic hepatitis or cirrhosis. Keep up the good work and ev ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
About two weeks: If alcohol excess was the cause, they're usually down or at least much lower after two weeks.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marius Frasie
26 years experience Internal Medicine
FATTY LIVER: Alcohol is not the only cause of fatty infiltration. Look at reducing burgers, fries, etc, etc. Too.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Days: I believe that if you have a healthy liver it can get over the effects of a heavy alcohol binge in a few days. However repeated binges can seriously i ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
39 years experience Dentistry
Depends: On how much you drank and how much liver damage you have. Have you seen an md to get diagnosed? Water and cranberry juice won't hurt but will not hel ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frederick Shieh
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Depends: Time to complete recovery depends on how bad the liver was hit by the alcohol. It could be as quick as a week or two if mild, to months if there is a ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Depends on the : Extent of damage to the liver. Acute effects of alcohol usually dissipate in about two weeks, and almost completely in three months. However, if liver ... Read More

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