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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

    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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    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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    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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    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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    cawnbread cawnbread 18-21, F 4 Responses May 10

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    TheOneTheyWarnedYouAbout TheOneTheyWarnedYouAbout 22-25 4 Responses May 1

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    LadySweetz LadySweetz 18-21, F 5 Responses May 10

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    teadiva teadiva 31-35, F 1 Response May 7

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    I started drinking frequently after I turned 21 years old, it never really interested me as a teen or anything, I did it more just to try it out I guess. Initially I was only a...
    roseofthedevilsgarden roseofthedevilsgarden 22-25, F 1 Response May 19

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    CaitlinBuchan97 CaitlinBuchan97 16-17, F 8 Responses 6 days ago

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    mysticdragonlady mysticdragonlady 36-40, F 4 Responses Apr 30

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    I smoke weed, drink alcohol and pop vyvanse to feel normal, numb myself and forget about my past. I'm a wreck, and no one knows how badly I need help yet I can't seem to bring...
    Niavati23 Niavati23 18-21, F 1 Response May 1

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    When I was in high school, I was a complete disaster. My grades, my parents, my love-life, even myself was a mess. In high school, I reach the bottom of depression. I discover the...
    Baloox Baloox 18-21, F May 3

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    snowberry75 snowberry75 36-40, F 6 Responses May 9

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    I find that my situation is different than many I've read here and also very much the same. Some of these posts actually make me think "I don't have it so bad", but the bottom line...
    iwant2bhappyagain iwant2bhappyagain 56-60, F May 9

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    My drinking problem began when I was 16 years old, shortly after I placed my son up for adoption. .. I don't now if it was the guilt, or just apart of puberty, but I just became...
    KierstenJ671 KierstenJ671 22-25, F 7 Responses May 9

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    Na I don't take drugs . I don't drink alcohol really. I can have fun , tons of fun without drinking . I don't like alcohol either. I taste some at Christmas dinner or once in a...
    legzydawly legzydawly 18-21 1 Response May 10

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    Almost exactly 4 years ago I posted my story on EP. I got myself back on track, stayed with AA for almost a year, but then relapsed. I managed to "save myself" and keep things...
    leaflet leaflet 46-50 2 Responses May 15

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    Well, it's a month now I've quit alcohol and cigarettes. Life is going well. And I'm confident, even if I may face any difficulties I won't go to alcohol again. I can fight it...
    naz69 naz69 26-30, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I honestly don't think drugs and alcohol are fun at all... They just block you from reality and in my opinion it just takes the fun away. I prefer the adrenalin that you get when...
    MikaylaRaquel MikaylaRaquel 22-25, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    This is a long and stressful story. I grew up with the men in my family as alcoholics', my father passed away from heart failure(alcohol related). At the same time three years ago...
    Worleybirdie Worleybirdie 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Do you think being a child of alcoholic may be the cause of being frustrated at people who fail to live up to their own plans?
    AlricVirgil AlricVirgil 26-30, M 2 Responses May 5

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    it makes me calm down, forget all my problems. i get really happy. i had stopped drinking for 2 yrs because the girl i was with didnt like me drinking and because i was becoming a...
    arias831 arias831 22-25, M 2 Responses May 6

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    It's official; I have been clean for 6 days so far. Tomorrow will be 7 days. I may have had a relapse with my addiction to alcohol on last week, but I am getting the help I need...
    anonymous112392 anonymous112392 22-25 11 Responses May 6

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    Scarily, I've been told I'm a functioning alcoholic .. Sounds like an oxymoron to me but helps out the ole self esteem a bit. The weird part...is that it doesn't bother me...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 7

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    I had my first drink when I was 13 with my older sister and her friends. I was always that annoying little sister who always followed my sister and her friends wherever they went...
    KierstenJ671 KierstenJ671 22-25, F 2 Responses May 8

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    I've been fighting the alcoholic tag for decades, but it's the truth. Just quit a few weeks ago, scratch my beer taste itch with ODouls, and go to AA. Had a lot of fun with...
    xenmuse xenmuse 31-35, M May 8

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    who needs drugs in alcohol when there is 4chan?
    metagross metagross 18-21, M May 9

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    20 months sober!My life is so insanely different that sometimes I have to stop and rest just to take it all in. 2015 so far has been about as spectacular as it could have been.I...
    Overwhelmed15 Overwhelmed15 26-30, F 2 Responses May 11

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    Smoking I canned it 26 years ago, started thinking I was tough but proved I was tough through giving it up. Alcohol gave it up 30 years ago but busted a couple of times. Now I get...
    avachat avachat 51-55, M 1 Response May 12

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    I don't even like them. I just don't get what's the fun in getting drunk or high I see people my age drinking going to parties, drinking like there is not tomorrow and having fun...
    ChubbyFox ChubbyFox 18-21, M 1 Response May 13

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    I think my dad might be an alcoholic... I don't know what to do to help him
    Naockey Naockey 18-21, F May 18

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    The thing that most ****** me off about being an alcoholic the most right now is although ive managed to develop cirroshis (spelling) and pancreatitis (spelling again) ive been...
    seanspencer31 seanspencer31 36-40, M 1 Response May 18

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    When I say I don't drink or smoke or whatever, people look at me like I am lame and try to offer it to me to have fun. But this is MY body I don't want your drugs and alcohol. Keep...
    TheAlyJ101 TheAlyJ101 18-21, F 19 Responses May 20

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    I never used drugs I grew up in a big city and saw first hand what crack had done to my neighborhood alcohol had killed my dad my high school friend lived on the streets due to...
    Daddyslovingarms Daddyslovingarms 41-45, M 2 Responses May 20

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    Drugs and alcohol may be fun but trouble is always attached
    troubleshooter1234 troubleshooter1234 56-60, M 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I was in my father 70 year old birthday. It was many adults people in the same age as him. They drank a lot alcohol and I started to get some flashbacks to my childhood. I have now...
    holytrainer holytrainer 46-50, M 5 days ago