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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
60 years experience Family Medicine
Alcohol withdrawal: This depends on many factors. The general health of the individual, the degree of addiction, the amount of alcohol consumed, the health of the organs ... Read More
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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A week or less: Nightmares and vivid dreams can start in the first 1-2 days of withdrawal, generally are improved at 3-5 days and should be gone in a week. Appropriat ... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Passer
35 years experience Child Psychiatry
One day at a time: Ar night, try to rest. Don't worry if you don't sleep. Just rest. Each day will become easier. One day/night at a time. You will get better, little by ... Read More
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Alcohol: Sleep hygiene helps. Best medicine is time. Your symptoms will get better the longer u stay sober.
Dr. Ernest Bordini
32 years experience Clinical Psychology
Prevention: No individual advice can be offered. Avoid repeating the experience by quitting drinking or drinking only lightly. Alcohol withdrawal can cause thes ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Uhrich
36 years experience Psychiatry
Alcohol withdrawal: Causes nervousness, depression, not being able to think clearly, fatigue, irritability, jumpiness, nightmares, clammy skin, dilated pupils, insomnia, ... Read More
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Dr. Krishna Kumar
55 years experience Psychiatry
Alcohol withdrawal: To avoid medical emergency of Delirium, it is important to be aware of signs of alcohol withdrawal developing, which are: •Anxiety •Fast heart rate ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Alcohol Withdrawal: A good place to start is with your family physician. Most hospitals also have medical detox units for this. And, alcohol treatment facilities can oft ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Catherine Willner
35 years experience Neurology
Alcohol withdrawal: Acute use of alcohol in excess usually causes symptoms for no more than 24 hours, and they are worst the morning after. With chronic alcohol use, to ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christine Forest
26 years experience Psychiatry
It varies: It really depends on your body weight, rate of metabolism, if you ate when you drunk, and on the amount and type of alcohol. It also depends on your ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
20 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Alcohol withdrawal: Swift changes in emotions from high to low nausea difficulty sleeping including insomnia rapid or increased heart rate cold or clammy ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Yes: Alcohol withdrawal results in increased anxiety. If you are drinking enough to get withdrawal, then you are drinking far too much. The next step aft ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Alcohol withdrawal is a medical emergency. If untreated, one can have dangerous heart rhythms, fast respirations, fevers, hallucinations, and seizure ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mounir Belcadi
Specializes in Psychiatry
A few days to months: It can start between 24 hours and 10 days after the last drink;it is a medical emergency ; some of the symptoms ( tremors, high blood pressure, anxiet ... Read More
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