A 34-year-old member asked:
Is it possible for alcohol withdrawal or abuse cause flu like symptoms?
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Yes: It may feel like one has the flu when experiencing what are known as withdrawal symptoms. Usually, one has to drink every day for at least one month, before they would have withdrawal symptoms after abruptly stopping. More over, the most severe kinds of withdrawal from alcohol can involve the person having a seizure, which can be dangerous as it can cause a person to stop breathing.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Can alcohol withdraw or abuse cause flu like symptoms?
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Psychiatry 26 years experience
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Last updated Jan 1, 2020
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