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Alcohol use: Use of alcohol (as a symptom). See detailed information below for a list of 19 causes of Alcohol use, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Alcohol use, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.
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Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Alcohol use. Some of these are listed below :
Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Alcohol use may include these symptoms:
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During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Alcohol use. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.
It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.
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The list of organs typically affected by Alcohol use may include, but is not limited to:
The list below shows some of the causes of Alcohol use mentioned in various sources:
This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Alcohol use. Of the 19 causes of Alcohol use that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Alcohol use' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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The following list of medical conditions have Alcohol use or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Alcohol use, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.
Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :
Subtypes of Alcohol use:
Medical Conditions associated with Alcohol use:
Behavioral symptoms (4608 causes), Social problems (126 causes), Drug abuse (36 causes), School problems (520 causes), Society problems (1785 causes), Addiction symptoms (42 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Mental problems (3121 causes), Emotional symptoms (2080 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Learning disabilities (435 causes), Cognitive impairment (3664 causes), Developmental problems (4007 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Psychiatric symptom (971 causes), Infant symptoms (2900 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Child health symptoms (230 causes)
Symptoms related to Alcohol use:
Drug abuse (36 causes), Addiction symptoms (42 causes), Prescription drug abuse, Gambing addiction, Liver symptoms (1644 causes), Cirrhosis, Liver disorders, Intoxication, Alcohol abuse (13 causes), Ethanol, Delirium (381 causes), Withdrawl effects
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