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aching legs after drinking

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Dr. Richard Horak ii
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Alcohol : Likely a result of one two things. Can be a build up of lactic acid after drinking alcohol or can be a result of dehydration.

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Lactic acid : There are two main reasons why legs ache after too much of alcohol. One, alcohol intake increases the content of Lactic Acid in your body. Excessive b ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Not enough data: Your ? Fails to mention age or other symptoms that might further define the problem. If a kid is drinking well enough to pee every 6 hrs & engaging in ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Viswanath Chinta
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes and NO: Theoretically there is chance. But risk is minimal. Chance is much less than being involved in accident when you drive carefully for 1 mile.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Anxious: You need to consult with your physician as you may have excess thyroid or other problems. And consider reducing caffeine etc.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
39 years experience Pain Management
Drinking: Yes. drinking heavily is bad for your health. Drinking often or not is not important. One glass of wine mainly reds has been shown to have health ben ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Leg aches: Bilateral leg aching may be due to peripheral neuropathy. Potential causes are vit B12 deficiency, diabetes, alcohol abuse combined with malnutrition. ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
19 years experience Family Medicine
You : You may be dealing with something as simple as dehydration and/or vitamin deficiency, most likely potassium. I recommend you stay hydrated(with water ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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No: Hi. That's a correlation, but no cause-and-effect relationship.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
36 years experience Neurology
Vague indeed: Electrolyte imbalance (hang over) , trauma not recalled, lactic acid build up for what ever reason (excessive standing, walking or even passing out wi ... Read More

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