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Do energy drinks cause cancer

A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Davant
Family Medicine 49 years experience
I doubt it: Energy drinks contain caffeine and vitamins. Caffeine hasn't been linked to increased cancer risk.

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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology 47 years experience
No: The 'energy' is dominantly caffeine related. Would worry more about heart associated issue than cancer.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Omar Esponda
Internal Medicine 15 years experience
Unlikely: Pain at bending your back or twisting your body is a musculoskeletal problem and not one that would be triggered by intake of energy drinks.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Gastritis: Gastritis may become chronic and last for quite awhile.
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No: Drinking an energy drink would not cause a miscarriage.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Vertino
Clinical Psychology 23 years experience
Yes: Any caffeinated drink can cause shaking, elevated heart rate, and anxiety like experiences.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Yes: Caffeine, which is the main ingredient in energy drinks, can cause any number of changes in skin and the hormonal milieu which can increase acne.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Yes it can be: "small amounts" to an adult are NOT small amounts to a child. Energy drinks are primarily caffeine, which can have effects on children's growth, and u... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Schwarzman
Emergency Medicine 47 years experience
Not pleurisy: I agree that that caffeine does not cause pleurisy. As to why you get chest pain with coffee (just caffeinated coffee or any hot liquid),I haven't a ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
Endocrinology 43 years experience
Energy drinks: Putting camp into a drink will not do anything more than putting in lots of caffeine, which stimulates camp. It's an energy drink. It will not affec... Read More

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