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does a 12oz beer do the same amount damage to the liver as a 12oz bottle of vodka?

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Dr. Christian Schultheis
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
No: A lot more alcohol in 12 oz vodka then 12 oz of beer. Can cause a lot more trouble in long run. Hope this helps.
Answered on Jan 5, 2015
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Dr. Erik Voogd
19 years experience Pain Management
No: Depending on the alcohol content of the beer (typically 3.0% - 9.0%) you clearly are getting a LOT less alcohol than you get in the typical 40% vodka 'ounce' for 'ounce'.
Answered on Jan 5, 2015
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