Worried about blood results

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I have enjoyed a drink for a long time I don't smoke or take drugs never I have had bloods taken and panic about results esp as I have kids 17 and 11 well looked after and happy kids in good school and college I worry if it comes back I have a liver problem could my doctor call social services?

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    Hi Paula, don't panic, I've had times when doc has taken bloods for various reasons and I've thought what if they show how much I drink and they never have. I'm not an expert like most of us here except we've all got issues with drink and know a lot about that. If you are functioning OK and looking after your kids OK as it seems you are, I'd be surprised if there are major repercussions. If the blood tests do show something it's a chance to do something about it. I wish you all the best.
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    Hello Paula,

    We worriers have a heck of a life... worrying !

    You are doing a great job of rearing your children.  If they were seeing you badly intoxicated, that would be horrible for them... and you.  

    I hope your blood tests have good results.  Try to stay as calm as you can.  I always panic and go to worst case scenario... about blood and other medical tests and investigations.

    My liver was damaged by my drinking, over 5 years ago.  It recovered. I was glad that the blood tests etc. gave me a chance to get better.  Unfortunately, I have been drinking again, continuously, for nearly 4 years.  

    Your Doctor would have no reason to pass on your medical details... unless your children were at risk... well, that's what seems reasonable to me.

    Your drinking is your pleasure... and another worry.

    There is no easy answer.  I am sick of trying to stop.

    I wish you well.  

    Alonangel 🎇

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      Thank you no my children don't see me like that I never been to stage I pass out etc not at all just enjoy drink when I can. I have some at home when there settled as I don't go out loads cos money goes on them

      Thay are happy kids and sell looked after roll on Monday so I know what's up.

      Hope you well xx

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