Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
130 Doctors are Online

Measures to get rid of alcohol addiction - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
User rating for this question
Very Good Posted in: Smoking and Alcohol Addiction
Answered by

General & Family Physician
Practicing since : 2005
Answered : 2308 Questions
User :   Dr. XXX
Doctor :   hi
User :   Good evening Doctor
Doctor :   I am Dr.XXXPlease proceed with your query
User :   Hi Dr.XXX
User :   I wanted to discuss with a Psychiatrist
Doctor :   I am a General Practitioner, I believe I can help you within my expertise and If required I shall recommend a specialist.
Doctor :   however if you want to consult Dr. XXX directly, i wil provide you the right link to go about.
User :   Dr. I have an elder brother who has become a alcohal addit and I wanted to do a counselling for him with a Psychiatrist
Doctor :XXX://XXX/XXX
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since when he is consuming alcohol?
Doctor :   what is his age?
Doctor :   is he married?
Doctor :   does he have withdrawl symptoms when he does not take alcohol? like restlessness, agitation, lack of concentration?
User :   it is about 5 years now and not controllable from last 3 years. He is 49 years married and has 2 children. 16 year old girl and 10 year old boy
Doctor :   how much alcohol does he consume per day?
User :   Yes Dr. He is a good guy working for the XXX
User :   He takes it 2-3 times about 400ml each time and does not eat anything and gets upset easily if someone tells him something
Doctor :   please provide location detail, and details of any past medical ilness if any
Doctor :   is he having any stress?
Doctor :   what lead him into consuming alcohol?
User :   We stay in XXX and he is physically fit which is keeping him fine at this condition
Doctor :   ok
User :   He is not having any stress at his work or at home. His wife also works
Doctor :   there is a de-addiction center in XXX called XXX
User :   He never used to take it till his age of 33. He started it through his friends
Doctor :   it would be helpful if you can take him and get him evaluated
User :   I felt it would be good to meet with Dr. XXX Can I get his contact details so that I can talk to him
Doctor :   you can talk to him over phone or get e-mail answer from him by following the link i provided
User :   Thanks doctor I will try the link
Doctor :   for meeting him personally , you can contact ourXXX team and request for apointment with him
Doctor :   they will guide you further
User :   How do I contact the XXX
Doctor :   you can contact on this number 000-0000
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   If he does not take alcohal he is OK for a few days and once he starts it goes on for a few days and this is continuing for a few years hence wanted to seek your advice
Doctor :   he needs to be counseled and slowly weaned off from alcohol
Doctor :   he wil be fine, do not worry
Doctor :   it wil take sometime and proper guidance, family support and counseling will help him
User :   Thanks Doctor. Will I be able to chat with Dr. XXXon this link now
Doctor :   no, you will not be able to caht over this link, you can request a phone opinion or e-mail opinion from him.
Doctor :   and if you want to meet him personally, you can approach XXXteam to arrange for the same over the phone number I gave you
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   Thanks Dr for your help have a nice evening !
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done.
User :   That's it Dr for now
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me. Bye for now. Please chat with our doctors 24/7 for medical queries. Please refer your friends to our service.
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor