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I Am Allergic to Alcohol

If you can't drink, whether by choice or not feel free to discuss! 12 People

    I Am Allergic to Alcohol.

    Though technically incorrect, that's easier than saying "I have an alcohol intolerance."   According to the Mayo clinic website http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/alcohol-allergy/AN00818 some people are just more sensative to the negative effects of alcohol...
    rubysoho77 rubysoho77 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 28, 2009

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    A Bad One.

    When I drink alchohol I have a bad allergic reaction -- it sets off the phenomenon of craving.  I want MORE.  And I don't stop wanting more until I pass out.
    SaratogaGirl SaratogaGirl 26-30, F 36 Responses Jun 1, 2010

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    whoknowsme21 whoknowsme21 18-21, F 3 Responses May 30, 2014

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    Who knew an allergy to alcohol exists

    but apparently am allergic to vodka and wine yet to find out what else am allergic to
    larissa20 larissa20 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 28, 2014

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    Allergic To Alcohol? Yup.

    What’s first thing you think when you see the title? Oh that’s horrible. Sucks to be you. NO RUM BALLS?? INSAINITY!   That’s right, I can’t have rum balls. Devastation.   A couple of years ago my dad decided to teach me good drinking habits for...
    HiddenHeart HiddenHeart 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 1, 2010

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    And Sadly It's The One Thing I'm Allergic To =/

    Every time I drink alcohol, the next day is complete hell. I get sooooo ITCHY. I can't stop scratching... it feels like there are little bugs crawling inside of my skin. It lasts from a day to three. The allergy really sucks because occasionally I would like to drink and have a...
    KawaiiDoll KawaiiDoll 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 15, 2011

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    Never cared for the taste of alcohol. Don't like any of them, and I don't drink socially or even recreationally.
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    My mom was an alcoholic. She died when she ran into a metal telephone pole. She was drunk. B*tch deserved it. Kinda hate the fact that I had to call her my mother. My dad didn't...
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    I use alcohol to ease my pain.
    TOKid23 TOKid23 18-21, M Jul 24

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    Going to try to keep this as short at I can with all the details. Let's see, and sorry if it ends up being too long with many grammar mistakes. I just need somewhere to vent...
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    marz2020 marz2020 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 22

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    I know I will never drink alcohol, because I've seen it first-hand. It really just destroys families and hurts everybody close to you..
    KittyCassidy KittyCassidy 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    I may say this I never been an alcoholic or had editions I marked this for a very special person in my life my hubby . he told me when he was 8 he started drinking and getting high...
    ritskixx ritskixx 36-40, F Jul 20

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    Last night was the first night I really admitted to myself and my boyfriend as well that I'm an alcoholic. I am scared about the fact that I have to change and that if I decide to...
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    seem alcohol never betrayed me!
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    Or at least I don't think I am. I've been drunk/tipsy literally almost every day the past month. I'm buzzed right now and am going out with friends tonight, definitely going to...
    TheSturgeonGeneral TheSturgeonGeneral 18-21, M Jul 16

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    Never in my life have I had a sip of alcohol or touched any kind of drug but yet I have enjoyed my life I'm happy and proud
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    BrookeHunter121 BrookeHunter121 16-17, F Jul 14

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    undeniablyflawed undeniablyflawed 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 14

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