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An alcoholic who stops using alcohol may experience withdrawal illness is that true?

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10/05/2007

Yes. It's called the dt's (de-toxing)

An alcoholic can experience moderate to severe withdrawl depending on the amount of alcohol consumed and over how long the person has been consuming. Severe alcohol withdrawl can cause seizures, delerium traumen (DT's) and in some cases, death.