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can alcohol affect your breathing

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
57 years experience Internal Medicine
Rubbing or isopropyl: If you breath a lot of these fumes they can be a severe irritant and cause nosebleeds. Isopropyl alcohol fumes can be absorbed into the lung membrane ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
35 years experience Pediatrics
I think it...: ...Mostly calms your anxiety about breathing. If you do a pulse oximetry on yourself before and after the drink, you may find the oxygen level in your ... Read More
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Dr. Sue Ferranti
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Dulls sensation...: Alcohol is a depressant so it dulls your perception of shortness of breath in your brain. You may feel less short of breath but may actually be hypove ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Machtinger
44 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Wheat/hops allergy?: Allergy to wheat or hops is one possibility. But there are lots of possible reasons for this problem. What happens with wine or spirits? You can try ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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See your doctor: You may have aspirated (food or other material going down "the wrong tube" into the bronchi rather than the esophagus) which can result in pneumonia. ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Dangerous: Drinking alcohol while taking Ativan (lorazepam) may increase your risk of certain Ativan (lorazepam) side effects, such as: drowsiness dizziness ... Read More
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Dr. Bassam Amawi
49 years experience Psychiatry
As above: How about asking u pcp , so may be he can motivate u to cut down on u alcohol consumption.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Ignore it: The chances that baby had any significant exposure are next to zero. I wouldn't loose sleep over this issue. Just avoid drinking yourself.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sergio Schabelman
48 years experience Cardiology
Don't drink alcohol!: Usually alcohol intake in moderation (2 drinks a day, but not 14 on Saturday night!) do not cause any cardiac problems. HOWEVER: drinking large amount ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zavier Ash
25 years experience Family Medicine
Doc: No short answer her. Please see ur primary asap.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
22 years experience Cardiology
Unsure : But no one should be drinking & driving or driving after taking nitro for chest pain.

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