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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Vita
Specializes in Psychiatry
Lethal: Withdrawal from alcohol can be lethal. Patients should not attempt to detoxify from alcohol except under careful physician supervision, usually in th... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 41 years experience
Severe anxiety and: withdrawal symptoms are like chicken and egg. It's difficult to differentiate and one can feed the other. More importantly, you need professional mo... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Addiction Medicine 50 years experience
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
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Dr. Philip Gilly
Addiction Medicine 40 years experience
It is more likely...: That you are confusing anxiety with withdrawal. Many alcoholics describe a feeling of anxiety or uneasiness when they are about to have an urge or a c... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 43 years experience
Could be either: Tremors could certainly come with alcohol withdrawal, and i've also known people whose anxiety showed up that way. It all depends on whether you had ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Ziegler
Emergency Medicine 31 years experience
Can't really say.: To have significant alcohol withdrawal at the age of 23 would mean you've been drinking a long time or massive amounts. If you went to the hospital yo... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Fishman
Dr. Brian Fishmananswered
Emergency Medicine 10 years experience
Must be supervised!: Benzodiazepines like Ativan (lorazepam) are the typical treatment for alcohol withdrawal, but it must be treated on an inpatient basis. The dose must ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 29 years experience
Alcohol Detox: Yes. Your doctor can help you find an appropriate setting for detox under supervision. Please do not try this at home alone on your own.
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Imad Khreim
Psychiatry 40 years experience
Of course: yes these are Alcohol withdrawal symptoms
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Family Medicine 13 years experience
All of the above: Alcohol withdrawal can be pretty extreme. All of those symptoms are possible. Best of luck!
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Exercise!: Exercise, especially cardio, will help reduce pain and can also relieve some anxiety. You may lift weights, but do so carefully and safely. Having a... Read More
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