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What trauma could cause symptoms of acoa (adult child of an alcoholic)?

What trauma could cause symptoms of acoa (adult child of an alcoholic)?

Alcoholism: The trauma is mainly psychological in growing up in a family where one or both parents has alcohol addiction. Such children develop coping mechanism included in the 12 steps and traditions in the association's chartered ...Read more

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What are some common symptoms an alcoholic experiences when they go cold turkey?

What are some common symptoms an alcoholic experiences when they go cold turkey?

Alcohol withdrawal.: Shakes, tremors, jitteriness, anxiety, sweats, high blood pressure, high heart rate, hyperventilation...incoherence...seizures, coma, death. Don't quit cold turkey. Seek help and a proper method and schedule for quitting. ...Read more

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What symptoms would you expect in an alcoholic who has been heavily drinking for 35 years?

What symptoms would you expect in an alcoholic who has been heavily drinking for 35 years?

Highly variable: There are individuals who may drink heavily for decades and yet have few medical complications outside of a physical dependency on alcohol, and withdrawal symptoms when they stop, especially suddenly, including seizures, DTs and death. However, most get some complications - GI bleeding, gastritis, liver damage (cirrhosis), pancreatitis, heart failure, arrhythmias, increase in cancer, infections. ...Read more

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I was 66kg about 8 months ago. Iam now 62.5. Iam not on diet and and no rigorous exercises. Not having any symptoms. Iam non alcoholic and non smoker?

I was 66kg about 8 months ago.  Iam now 62.5. Iam not on diet and and no rigorous exercises. Not having any symptoms. Iam non alcoholic and non smoker?

May be normal: Have you increased your activity level recently? (like walking a dog 2 times a day) or have you change what you eat at home? If there is a change in your metabolism from stress or recent surgery or if you have altered your normal intake, this weight loss may be expected. More than 10 lbs. Or 4.5 kg loss in a few months is the normal cut off to start looking for troubles. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of becoming an alcoholic/binge drinker?

What are the symptoms of becoming an alcoholic/binge drinker?

See below: Many symptoms, binge drinking is defined as 3 or more drinks at one sitting for female or 5 or more for males. Uncontrolled use of alcohol, i.e. Only intended 2 drinks with friend after work, had 6 got home late and family is upset. And continued use despite negative consequence.I.E. Tell wife that wont happen again and it does repeatedly. Easy to come up with other scenarios. ...Read more

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Alcoholic dimentia symptoms ?

Alcoholic dimentia symptoms
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Confabulate: One of the manifestations is korsakoff psychosis, characterized by confabulation. ...Read more

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How can you tell if someone is an alcoholic. Are there any symptoms or behaviors?

How can you tell if someone is an alcoholic. Are there any symptoms or behaviors?

Yes: Higher risk for alchol abuse is if you drink more thant 14 drinks per week for males (7 for women), more than 3 drinks per ocassion (binge). Alcoholism , not clear definition, but alcoholic behavior consist of selfdestructive action (missing work, lack of motivation, irritable, aggressive, abusive, melancholic, depressed, suicidal, gambling, use of ilicit drug, getting arrested, dui etc). ...Read more

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What're the symptoms of an alcoholic who has cirrhosis?

What're the symptoms of an alcoholic who has cirrhosis?

ESLD symptoms: Cirrhosis per se is largely asymptomatic. However, end-stage liver disease, manifests by ascites, jaundice, bleeding, loss of muscle mass, changes in mental status up to coma, and other manifestations that can quickly lead to death. ...Read more

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What are the most common symptoms of alcoholic ketoacidosis?

What are the most common symptoms of alcoholic ketoacidosis?

Many: Air hunger from acidosis, faintness from low blood pressure, nausea and vomiting from electrolyte imbalance, somnolence and/or confusion from intoxication and/or withdrawal. Dehydration needs to be reversed. There may also be fever if infection is contributing. Malnutrition requires treatment with vitamins and calories. Ketoacidosis is a serious disease that requires immediate hospitalization. ...Read more

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Can drinking alcoholic drinks make symptoms of the common cold worse?

Can drinking alcoholic drinks make symptoms of the common cold worse?

Not usually: The common cold is characterized by a scratchy throat followed by a runny nose and possibly dull headache, chilliness or even slight fever and mild cough. I don't believe that alcohol would aggravate these symptoms. Some cough syrups contain alcohol but I'm not sure that alcohol is really that beneficial. ...Read more

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How will i know what does an alcoholic like me do to ease withdrawal symptoms?

How will i know what does an alcoholic like me do to ease withdrawal symptoms?

Slowly reduce: Alcohol withdrawal is one of the few withdrawals that can be life threatening. If you can't reduce the amount your drinking gradually, you may want to find a rehab or detox to assess you and keep you safe, to avoid seizures and delirium tremens. Staying in a low stimulation environment can be helpful, and trying to relax and avoid stressful situations can help. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (nash) or fatty liver?

What are the symptoms of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (nash) or fatty liver?

NASH symptoms: None. There are the same symptoms of liver failure such as jaundice, itching , fluid retention, confusion, bleeding. Fatigue. This disease is very silent, only gives symptoms as the liver progressively fails. ...Read more

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I have OCD symptoms, but can I still smoke & drink alcoholic drinks?

I have OCD symptoms, but can I still smoke & drink alcoholic drinks?

Difficult : The difficulty with using any mood altering substances when you have a diagnosed condition like ocd is that it can make things worse. It can lead to addiction and complications. Its better to have a treatment team and not self medicate. ...Read more

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What to do if I have OCD symptoms, but i still smoke & drink alcoholic drinks is that ok?

Depends: Both can increase anxiety and ocd symptoms because they cause and effect our overall health and ability to deal with stress. Excessive use would be particularly harmful as it dysregulates us. Often substance use starts out as an attempt to regulate emotions but it backfires. ...Read more

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Can a long-term alcoholic stop drinking without getting physical withdrawl symptoms or dying?

Can a long-term alcoholic stop drinking without getting physical withdrawl symptoms or dying?

Under Dr.'s care: Detoxification needs to be under close medical care. Attempting to detox without adequate medical supervision could be dangerous and possibly deadly. If you know such a person encourage them to work with an addiction medical specialist and to get to some alcoholics anonymous meetings. ...Read more

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What are the most common addiction withdrawal symptoms for alcoholics?

What are the most common addiction withdrawal symptoms for alcoholics?

Many: Mild sxs of withdrawal can include feeling anxious, irritable, depressed or volatile emotions & fatigue as well as experiencing nightmares. More serious sxs can include tremor, headache, sweating with clamminess of skin, loss of appetite, rapid heart rate, nausea vomiting & inability to sleep. Confusion, marked agitation, convulsions, high temperature & hallucinations are quite serious. ...Read more

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Is stomach pain a symptom of alcohol withdrawal for alcoholics?

Is stomach pain a symptom of alcohol withdrawal for alcoholics?

could be: You may have stomach ulcers which could be irritated by the alcohol, or you could be going through withdrawal, both, or something else entirely. Go see you family physician promptly and get thoroughly evaluated. ...Read more

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What are common symptoms of alcoholic liver disease?

What are common symptoms of alcoholic liver disease?

ABDOMINAL DISTENSIO: Abdominal distension, yellow jaundice, edema of lower extremities, weakness, poor appetite, loss of weight, abdomonal pain, itching, nausea, vomiting blood, anemia and alcoholic facies.In end stage of aloholic liver disease it is hepatin encepalopathy with delirium and coma. ...Read more

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Alcoholic husband with cirrhosis has sundown symptoms, is this normal. alcohol related dementia?

Alcoholic husband with cirrhosis has sundown symptoms, is this normal. alcohol related dementia?

Needs labs checked: It is important to check ammonia levels , CBC and basic metabolic profile. Please see a physician as soon as possible for better evaluation. ...Read more

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Can yellow eyes and skin be a symptom of alcoholic hepatitis?

Can yellow eyes and skin be a symptom of alcoholic hepatitis?

Yes: If the white areas of the eyes are yellow or the skin is yellow, you need to urgently see a gastroenterologist. You may have hepatitis, alcoholic or otherwise, or something even worse. ...Read more

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