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Hello. This is Dr Geyik and I will be assisting you today.
Can I please ask if you have ever had any previous alcohol issues or had any liver problems?
Generally speaking, a level over 60 mg/litre may be consider abnormal and may indicate alcohol dependence.
Having anaemia should not really affect this.
If you believe that the decision is wrong, you can appeal against that and you can speak to your GP for a letter to indicate that you do not have alcohol problems.
If you have never had any alcohol problems and your blood tests are normal, you can speak to your GP and they could give a letter to confirm this.
I do not know what they based their decision on but you can appeal against it if you believe it is wrong.
No, anaemia should not affect this test.
That is equivalent to about 3.5-4 pints of beer.
No, if you just have this once or twice, that won't be a problem; but if you have 60 mg/L of alcohol in your bloodstream all the time, this could suggest alcohol dependence.
So, if you drink 3-4 units of alcohol every day all the time, this can cause issues because the recommended limit for men (and women) is 14 units a week. Anything above 14 units is not advisable.
I suggest you contact your GP to discuss this with them as they might be able to give you a letter to confirm that you have never had any alcohol dependence. They can also arrange a blood test to show you have no chronic alcohol issues.
You are most welcome.