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How long does it take your body to completely clear alcohol

A 37-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
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Depends: We metabolize about a drink an hour, women less than that. So if you have a six pack over 3-4 hours, it would take at least 6 hours after you finish ... Read More

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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Ayoub
18 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
It depends: It depends on what kind of alcohol beer vs wine vs other alcohol.
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
8 hours: Alcohol has an approximate detection time of 12-24 hours in urine. People who achieve a moderate level of intoxication (0.10% blood alcohol content - ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maureen Ziboh
26 years experience 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 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Impossible to say: because it depends on how much damage has already been done. It is not a matter of "rehydration," since most alcoholics are actually overhydrated. Da ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Wasser
35 years experience Addiction Medicine
Maybe: But etg is detectable up to 80 hrs.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Rothman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Quickly: Once you are sober your levels of alcohol will be zero. However, you may fool the test but you cannot fool mother nature. If you are drinking too much ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Chlamydia: You can usually consider yourself treated 48 hours after you took the azithromycin.
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Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience 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. Evan Altman
19 years experience 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 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
57 years experience 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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