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can alcohol irritate the bladder

A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes: Many foods (like caffeine, citrus, tomatoes and spicy foods) can irritate the bladder and alcohol is high on the list of foods that commonly irritate ... Read More

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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Chinn
37 years experience Urology
EtOH = diuretic: Since alcohal is a diuretic and accelerates urine production, it is logical that you should avoid alcohal if you have an "overactive" bladder. Plus, ... Read More
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A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Wenjay Sung
13 years experience Podiatry
Free country: You can do anything you want, but why risk it? Alcohol is a known carcinogen and a known toxin to the body, but it's become a cultural norm for peopl ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Louie
18 years experience Urology
Yes: You can either avoid alcohol for about a month, drink plenty of water, and perhaps your bladder will regain its lining. Medication: OTC urinary bladde ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Sucher
25 years experience Trauma Surgery
No: Alcohol does not have direct relationship to gallbladder disease. However, alcohol can affect the composition of bile salts to cholesterols and fatty ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Balminder Mangat
46 years experience Addiction Medicine
Swollen ?? : Look, I am not very bright but i really want to know .. How did you manage to peak through the opening of your manhood, then, holding your breath you ... Read More
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience Addiction Medicine
No: Alcohol is mostly metabolized in the liver, and very little free alcohol is excreted in urine. Alcohol can cause irritation of the bladder wall, whic ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rupesh Parikh
25 years experience Medical Oncology
Infection ?: May be an infection or a condition called cystitis. Need to have a urologist do a cystoscope to look inside. Some condition can be exac by excessive a ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
No: No, drinking alcohol will not treat bladder or other infections. In fact, heavy drinking may suppress your immunity, and cause more difficulty for yo ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: No it cannot but it certainly is a cause of numerous serious issues.

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