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Is anxiety a withdrawal symptom or could this be something I just was self medicating?

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Dr. Jeff Blixt
Addiction Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Both?

It could be both, sometimes hard to say exactly, without more info, stopping alcohol or other substance, was anxiety strong before you ever used a substance.
See your doctor or counselor to further explore this and possible treatment options.

In brief: Both?

It could be both, sometimes hard to say exactly, without more info, stopping alcohol or other substance, was anxiety strong before you ever used a substance.
See your doctor or counselor to further explore this and possible treatment options.
Dr. Jeff Blixt
Dr. Jeff Blixt
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry

In brief: Anxiety

Could be either, both, or due to other inherent factors.
Best to consult a mental health professional.

In brief: Anxiety

Could be either, both, or due to other inherent factors.
Best to consult a mental health professional.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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