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Is it possible I have alcohol withdrawal after drinking for only one week

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnnie Strickland Jr
32 years experience Family Medicine
Not Likely: It takes time to develop the tolerance that would lead to a withdrawal event. I would excpect this to take several weeks of continuous daily alcohol ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Moranville
35 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Don"t know what you mean by seriously, but drinking more than about 6 drinks on a daily basis could lead to some withdrawal symptoms.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience Psychiatry
Alcohol withdrawal : It appears that you developed some form of alcohol addiction. Please have that evaluated. See you family doctor for a good evaluation. See substance-a ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Alcohol: Preferably none.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Parr
55 years experience Addiction Medicine
NO ALCOHOL: Get some assistance to stay abstinent. The same thing is likely to happen again.
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience Pain Management
Alcohol withdrawal: Symptoms usually present within 6 hours of drinking cessation. Milder symptoms include anxiety, insomnia, tremulousness, GI upset, anorexia, headach ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Blixt
23 years experience Addiction Medicine
No: If you have gone 7 days from last drink and have no withdrawal symptoms you are free of concerns regarding physical dependence. However psychological ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Parr
55 years experience Addiction Medicine
NO ALCOHOL: Get to an aa meeting, and see a treatment professional.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Le Wang
Dr. Le Wang answered
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Alcohol Withdrawal: Trembling, trouble spleeping, anxious, sweating, heat beating fast, etc.
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A member asked:
Dr. Stuart Wasser
34 years experience Addiction Medicine
Maybe: Timing and intensity ok but duration seems inconsistent.
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