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How long will 1 8oz 5% alcohol drink stay in my system?

How long will 1 8oz 5% alcohol drink stay in my system?

Alcohol: It all depends on your liver's health. But, eight ounces is a large drink or a large amount to drink in one setting. You will test positive by urine for at least one week. Blood tests will be longer and hair tests will be permanent. ...Read more

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Which alcohol drink contains most sugar?

Which alcohol drink contains most sugar?

The mixer: Alcohol is 7 calories/gram, so the one with the most alcohol has the most calories -- however, they are not sugar. That is found in the mixer, such as soft drinks, fruit juice and the like -- plus all the food you consume while you're drinking. ...Read more

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Can excessive alcohol drinking cause fainting?

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Yes: Excessive alcohol can cause a myriad of symptoms, and unsteadiness and loss of consciousness is not uncommon. ...Read more

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Are people considering lowering alcohol drinking age to 18?

Are people considering lowering alcohol drinking age to 18?

No: Officially not in the usa, but there are apparently exceptions: http://www2.Potsdam. Edu/hansondj/legaldrinkingage. Html in other parts of the world, the legal drinking age may be 18 or younger. ...Read more

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When you become abstinent from years of alcohol drinking do you unrepress your emotions?

When you become abstinent from years of alcohol drinking do you unrepress your emotions?

Not necessarily: But it won't happen without stopping the alcohol and there are other health benefits as well. ...Read more

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What are the effects of a 14 year old about 5'7" and 130 pounds drinking 6 shots of 40% alcohol drinks?

What are the effects of a 14 year old about 5'7" and 130 pounds drinking 6 shots of 40% alcohol drinks?

Confusing question: The expected effect will be drunkenness. Depending on how fast the ingestion occurs, the kid could enter an alcohol induced stupor and quit breathing (if rapid) or just be drunk for many hours if not. ...Read more

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Can excessive alcohol drinking cause erection problems?

Can excessive alcohol drinking cause erection problems?

Yes!!: Oh yes, on many levels. I've never met an alcoholic with a good sex life. Ever. ...Read more

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I'm taking amiodarone with alcohol drinking? Is it okay?

Careful: Amiodarone can be toxic to the liver, as can alcohol. It is not a good mix. Further, amiodarone may be prescribed for atrial fibrillation, where alcohol may lead to atrial fibrillation; working against each other, so to say. ...Read more

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Could heavy alcohol drinking cause you to become epileptic?

Could heavy alcohol drinking cause you to become epileptic?

Withdrawal: Alcohol withdrawal causes seizures but does not preclude you will develop epilepsy, it could however cause the kindling phenomenon which can cause more severe withdrawal and subsequent seizures. ...Read more

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How will my alcohol drinking affect my progress at the gym?

It depends: It is better to go to gym before you go out to have drink (s) with friends.
Even it depends on the amount, frequency, the level of your tolerance and many other variables it may slow down your progress at the gym. Drinking alcohol would make it more difficult to maintain the same speed, aerobic routine or weigh lifting. Also that could affect your breathing and heart rate. ...Read more

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Sir this question fro my friend sheena her husbend can't share with sex with out alcohol drinking what is the reason?

Sir this question fro my friend sheena her husbend can't share with sex with out alcohol drinking what is the reason?

Control Alcohol: I would be concerned about your friends husbands alcohol use. Perhaps he is drinking too much. I would advise you tell your friend that she and her husband should have a frank discussion about his alcohol use. There should many counselors available in your area to help with alcohol abuse. ...Read more

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Can regular blood tests pick up on alcohol drinking?

Can regular blood tests pick up on alcohol drinking?

Depends on the test: There are lab tests that can detect alcohol intake, one being test for carbohydrate deficient transferrin, others being elevations in liver enzymes and hdl. These are in addition to direct measurement of alcohol in blood. ...Read more

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Out of curious. Why does vomiting occurs after taking alcohol drink.

Out of curious. Why does vomiting occurs after taking alcohol drink.

Danger!: If you are vomiting after alcohol, you have big problems whether it is a behavioral issue or physical. I suggest you get both a medical evaluation for your vomiting as well as counseling regarding your drinking. ...Read more

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Should I drink alcohol drink if I take maca supplement?

You're okay: If you're taking maca, you're looking for love. If it's going to be a special and wonderful time, maybe you should be sober so you can enjoy it to the maximum. ...Read more

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How long after heavy alcohol drinking can they get liver disease and what are warning signs?

How long after heavy alcohol drinking can they get liver disease and what are warning signs?

Depends on: How much alcohol per year and what other damage the liver has sustained. First sign is abnormal liver function tests in blood. By the time you get symptoms, liver damage would be advance. If you suspect you have liver damage, get a blood test at your doctor's office. ...Read more

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Does alcohol drinking cause an enlarged liver?

Does alcohol drinking cause an enlarged liver?

Yes: Dr ali is correct. In some folks, acute alcohol. Ingestion can temporarily enlarge the liver. This is not usually permanent or dangerous. But drinking to excess is of course a serious problem. See your doctor if you believe your liver is damaged or you have a drinking problem. ...Read more

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I had triple bypass surgery 4 weeks ago can I have an alcohol drink now?

I had triple bypass surgery 4 weeks ago can I have an alcohol drink now?

Probably ok: I do not know all the medications you are taking. However, modest alcohol consumption (1 drink daily) seems reasonable at this time. Please consult with your internal medicine doctor or cardiologist to confirm my suggestion. ...Read more

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Does frequent alcohol drinking cause blood in stools?

Does frequent alcohol drinking cause blood in stools?

Alcohol and blood: Alcohol is actually classified as a poison. It is a toxic substance so therefore large quantities of it can be very much a gastric irritant. That is it can cause bleeding.

Otherwise there are many causes for blood in one's stool.
Ones should never presume it's one thing or another. ...Read more

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What causes easy skin bruising: can alcohol drinking increase skin bruising?

What causes easy skin bruising: can alcohol drinking increase skin bruising?

Yes: If your liver is starting to fail, you will stop making clotting factors and start to have easy bruising. ...Read more

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I had one alcohol drink at 12:30 pm today, is it okay if I take my Benadryl (diphenhydramine) allergy pill tonight without getting sick?

I had one alcohol drink at 12:30 pm today, is it okay if I take my Benadryl (diphenhydramine) allergy pill tonight without getting sick?

Yes it is safe: You didn't mention the size of your one alcohol drink or the type of alcohol (beer, wine, whiskey). Provided a standard size drink of 8-12 ounces, you can safely take your Benadryl (diphenhydramine) tonight. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I dump 2 feedings after I drink alcohol (drink at 8:00, dump at 10 and 12) could this alcohol, even though I'm dumping, be exacerbating her reflux?

I dump 2 feedings after I drink alcohol (drink at 8:00, dump at 10 and 12) could this alcohol, even though I'm dumping, be exacerbating her reflux?

Probably not: After dumping breast milk until 4 hours after drinking alcohol, the subsequent breast milk probably hasn't enough alcohol in it to alter a baby's reflux. If the reflux is very bad, or the baby is very young or growing well, consulting with a pediatric gastroenterologist is helpful. Also, one can stop the alcohol, thus eliminating the desire to dump milk, and see if things improve for the baby. ...Read more

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Anti-body test hbcab positive, hbcab (igm) positive, hbeag negative. No alcohol, drink plenty of water with lot of vegetable, can I still go chronic?

Anti-body test hbcab positive, hbcab (igm) positive, hbeag negative. No alcohol, drink plenty of water with lot of vegetable, can I still go chronic?

Yes think long term: You owe it to yourself, to your loved ones, and to your country in this time of shrinking resources to deal with this as what it is -- a medical emergency, and an opportunity perhaps to avoid a miserable, prolonged death from hepatitis c. ...Read more

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Is there a relation between heavy alcohol drinking and lung cancer?

Is there a relation between heavy alcohol drinking and lung cancer?

Yes, kinda: Kinda. Heavy alcohol drinkers often ate heavy smokers, and/or don't take good care of themselves, have other illnesses or diseases that weaken immunity to infection, inflammation, and tumors. ...Read more

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