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As a concerned parent i need to know how long for alcohol to leave system?

As a concerned parent i need to know how long for alcohol to leave system?

Depends: A healthy average person will metabolize about 1/2 ounce of alcohol per hour. So the speed of clearance depends on how much was taken in; the size of the person, the health of their liver and medications that may interefere with metabolism. So roughly about two hours for each drink consumed. ...Read more

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I have to do a pre employment drug and alcohol screening, how long will it take alcohol to leave my system?

I have to do a pre employment drug and alcohol screening, how long will it take alcohol to leave my system?

It would be best: To discuss this with your primary care doctor. There are formula's to use. But if you ask this is seems you are worried about how much you are drinking. Maybe you have no need to worry. Or maybe you should be concerned and should try to cut ddown. See your doctor please. ...Read more

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Hi. If I have astained from alcohol for 7 days is that long enough to be outta my system for a cbc, lipid, liver and kidney?

Hi. If I have astained from alcohol for 7 days is that long enough to be outta my system for a cbc, lipid, liver and kidney?

Water soluble: EtOH is water soluble and out of your system in 24 hours. If you are a heavy drinker it can take months for your liver enzymes to normalize. It is long enough to give you a realistic picture of your actual health. ...Read more

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I took Itraconazole 200mg/day/5 days. How long will this be in my system and when can I safely drink alcohol without worrying about impact on liver?

I took Itraconazole 200mg/day/5 days.  How long will this be in my system and when can I safely drink alcohol without worrying about impact on liver?

Itraconazole can: persist for 3-4 days after the last dose, depending on the condition of your liver. I would not drink alcohol for a full week after the last dose, just to be on the safe side, as alcohol together with itraconazole are potent hepatotoxic agents. Good luck and thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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My immune system is attacking my liver, what causes this? (I am a none drinker of alcohol)

My immune system is attacking my liver, what causes this? (I am a none drinker of alcohol)

Autoimmune hepatitis: we are not yet aware of the cause of autoimmune hepatitis. It's manifested by autoantibodies against the liver, manufactured by your own immune system. It can be a very aggressive disease, but often is very slow in its onset and its progression. Also, it is treatable, although some of the medicines can have side effects. It is vital that you are treated by a gastroenterologist . Good luck. ...Read more

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My friend had one beer last night. Tomorrow he is to take an etg alcohol test.. What can he do to get rid of the alcohol in liver, blood, and system?

My friend had one beer last night. Tomorrow he is to take an etg alcohol test..  What can he do to get rid of the alcohol in liver, blood, and system?

Wrong Forum: I am sorry to report to you here that we really are physicians and are not in any way interested in helping people beat or scam drug and alcohol testing. People die from alcohol and drug misuse and abuse. If one has legal consequences from their use of these mind altering substances then there may be a reason to stay sober or to get to a serene understanding that they should not drink. ...Read more

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How long does it take alcohol to damage the liver?

How long does it take alcohol to damage the liver?

How fast can you...: ... Drink the stuff? If you get blotto, your liver cells will leak enzymes into your bloodstream. Now, the good news is that your liver is a fantastic healer (grows back faster than hair.) generally, if you drink a six-pack of beer or less daily, you're unlikely to get cirrhosis, but drink a quart of whiskey daily and you may get hepatitis at any time or cirrhosis in a few years. ...Read more

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How long does liver take to regenerate after abstaining from alcohol?

How long does liver take to regenerate after abstaining from alcohol?

Depends: Time to complete recovery depends on how bad the liver was hit by the alcohol. It could be as quick as a week or two if mild, to months if there is a history of liver disease. If there is permanent scarring, your liver may never fully recover. In general you can expect the liver to start the healing process as soon as you stop drinking. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a shot of alcohol to be processed by the liver?

How long does it take for a shot of alcohol to be processed by the liver?

About 60-90 minutes: That is an average but can vary from person to person based on genetics, sex, men tend to have increased metabolism, ethnicity, rate of gastric emptying. Increase activity or amount of liver enzymes from increase tolerance to alcohol. One drink is defined as 1.5 oz of 80 proof spirits, 5 oz of wine or 12 oz of beer. ...Read more