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What causes body tremors in an alcoholic?

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My son is 46, alcoholic, is now visibally shaking feels poor all over ?
Fri, 8 Dec 2017 in Brain and Spine
 
 
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Hello, and thanks for your question.

This is likely severe alcohol withdrawal. Your son needs to be taken to an ER immediately, as shaking can precede seizures, coma, and death.

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