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How long does alcohol detox take?

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Asked: 2018-03-26 13:29:09
So, my mom is trying to detox herself – she looks horrible and I hate seein her like this.


Answered: 2018-04-12 05:52:22

Alcohol withdrawal can take anywhere from a few days to a few weeks, it really depends on how heavily you have been drinking and for how long. It also is dependent on the last time you drank if youve been on a major bender drinking for days, then the detox will be more severe.


Answered: 2018-04-02 23:20:44

Detoxing from alcohol starts around 8 hours, on average, after youve had your last drink and can last for weeks if youve been seriously abusing alcohol. Its not a pleasant thing to undergo and it can be as dangerous as the abuse itself between 3% - 5% of alcoholics may develop delirium tremens when going through withdrawal which can be fatal if left untreated, so its vital to consult a doctor or reputed detox facility to discuss how you can tackle withdrawal. You can even take alcohol withdrawal medication to ease the symptoms.


Answered: 2018-03-27 12:21:22

Honestly it depends on how much she used to drink. Keep an eye on her, detox can be dangerous.


Answered: 2018-04-12 16:53:34

The timeline for detoxing from alcohol isnt really set in stone. It varies from person to person, normally alcohol withdrawal symptoms hit anywhere from a few hours to twelve hours after youve had your last drink, and last around a week, or thereabouts. Cravings will last longer but the alcohol will be out of your system then.


Answered: 2018-03-27 09:02:49

yeah kid I agree, if she was a heavy drinker she shouldn’t b going cold turkey that can turn real bad real fast.


Answered: 2018-04-10 02:30:57

Its difficult to nail down an alcohol withdrawal timeline without knowing your exact situation. If you havent been abusing alcohol for years and years, then your symptoms and experience will be shorter than someone who has been. There are some things that can help though if you want to ease symptoms without medication, here are some natural alternatives.


Answered: 2018-03-30 15:08:57

When you detox from alcohol, its just the alcohol leaving your body, so it depends how many units you have had. if you drank a 750 ml bottle of vodka , it will take around 30 hours to leave your body. During this time, you will begin to experience alcohol withdrawal symptoms such as nausea, sweating and anxiety. After this, it will take a few more days to detox from the alcohol, probably up to a week.

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