A 29-year-old male asked:
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i am a very occasional drinker and i drank 375 ml of whiskey the other day all neat with no water. is there any immediate liver harm in doing that?

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Dr. Albert Arias
19 years experience Psychiatry
Not from 1 time: Doing this once is highly unlikely to cause any damage to your liver. Your liver is a robust organ that has substantial physiologic reserve. You drank the equivalent of 8.5 standard drinks in a day, which is technically a heavy drinking day. If you drank that much on a regular basis, you would put yourself at risk for liver damage and developing alcoholism. http://rethinkingdrinking.niaaa.nih.gov
Answered on Apr 27, 2015
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