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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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    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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    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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    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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    whoknowsme21 whoknowsme21 18-21, F 3 Responses May 30, 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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    I would trade for alcohol because I don't drink lol!!
    TheCowKing19 TheCowKing19 16-17, M 1 Response Feb 7

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    Because I'm weird and crazy enough. and alcohol and drugs not really good things. so I doesn't feel like they make you have fun or enjoy.
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    Dear alcohol and every pill I took, You almost ruined my life. You promised me happiness by agreeing to solve my problems. Instead, you created more and made me to where I couldn't...
    cawnbread cawnbread 18-21, F Feb 9

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    I've only had small amounts of alcohol, but I always got sick and felt like sleeping while drinking. I rather have Kool-Aid. :)
    Headlights Headlights 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 9

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    Drinking is the only thing that makes me happy, Getting smashed when you have problems seems to make you feel better that's why I drank myself to sleep yesterday, I mixed alcohol...
    SunshineAnderson13 SunshineAnderson13 22-25, F Feb 10

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    Where do you draw the line to enjoying alcohol and being addicted?
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    ...but I have an urge to start. Everyone my age, that I can think of smokes and drinks I'm the only odd one out. In high school you do something, drink or smoke or sex, I'm still a...
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    I'm a little surprised that even people who do take drugs and drink alcohol don't want me to touch the stuff.
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    I am down to 6 units of alcohol per day, the depression doesn't go away, I sweat, get nervous and angry if I don't drink after 6 pm.
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    I am a mother of 2 beautiful children and unfortunately a wife of an alcoholic. I have about an ounce of hope left and I feel so lost. We have been married for 5 years and I no...
    TomasAva TomasAva 26-30, F Feb 24

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    Guavajelly Guavajelly 36-40, F a week ago

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    I 'am ,indeed an alcoholic.Started out as no big deal ,next thing i know things have gotten ,"out of control".I function ,don't drink in the morning or early afternoon,but i drink...
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    People don't understand how I can have fun without alcohol or drugs. I don't understand why they like it so much.
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