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A 38-year-old member asked:

Can you please tell me how heavy alcohol abuse and heroin abuse differ?

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Dr. Allan Goldstein
Internal Medicine 56 years experience
Nothing: Both are dangerous addictions.

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A 32-year-old member asked:

What's the difference between heavy alcohol abuse and heroin abuse?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
OVERDOSE BOTH FATAL: Alcohol is legal for adults over 21 in us and over 18 in many other countries both are addictive, overdose of both can be fatal.But heroin abuse can cause many medical problems like aids, hepatitis b and c, and is more addictive and dangerous than alcohol alcohol is served everywhere there are celebrations and in limited quanity may ba beneficial for heart but too much causes liver/heart diseass.

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