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I Am Allergic to Alcohol

If you can't drink, whether by choice or not feel free to discuss! 13 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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    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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    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 2 Responses Apr 28

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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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    whoknowsme21 whoknowsme21 18-21, F 3 Responses May 30

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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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    Being in alcoholic and have a drink every day it's two different things me I'm in alcoholic and love it I don't drink till I can't walk but drinking all day long is not a bad thing...
    jarvis2639 jarvis2639 16-17, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    molde molde 31-35, M 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    My Doctor says I'm a serious alcoholic, but I think I'm more of a funny alcoholic.
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    True. But the legal age to purchase and drink alcohol is 18 in the U.K!
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    I prefer to have fun where I can remember what we did. Or at least remember what REALLY happened. I'll take a shot of whiskey, maybe a hit of some weed but nothing to get me high...
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    Milahlee Milahlee 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    i am not addicted to alcohol even i don't wants to drink daily ..but i don't know why i end up my everyday with drink..
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    Coocoo37 Coocoo37 18-21, F 7 Responses Jul 13

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