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How much alcohol is the liver capable of oxidizing per hour

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Dr. Leonard Spishakoff
Specializes in Addiction Medicine
10 to 15: 10 to 15 mg / dl/hr.

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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
About half oz/hour: About half oz per hour.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Half oz/hour: About half oz per hour.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Rolston-cregler
8 years experience Emergency Medicine
Not likely: Generally you want to avoid tylenol use with alcohol as it can be harmful to the liver, however if you've only had 500mg of tylenol and a small amount ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Not likely if you : Took one tylenol (acetaminophen) as stated. However, tylenol (acetaminophen) overdose is a leading cause of liver failure & death.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience Addiction Medicine
Worries me that you: are being evaluated for liver nodules, something which alcohol can actually cause, and your first concern right after finishing the test is whether yo ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cosme Manzarbeitia
38 years experience General Surgery
Depends: On what disease you refer to. For cirrhosis, it takes usually heavy consumption for many years... Though some people may develop this faster. Other d ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
A weekend campus: Binge can cause fatty liver disease (reversible).
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
As much as needed: Only if you drink yourself to death, or destroy your liver in the process, will your liver stop metabolizing the stuff. It'll burn it at a steady stat ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Why do you ask?: Staying drunk for more than a few days puts you at risk for alcoholic hepatitis which has a fair chance of killing you. Thankfully it's fairly uncommo ... Read More

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