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Does alcohol raise body temperature

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Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 58 years experience
Maybe the contrary.: Alcohol dilates the blood vessels on the skin leading to a warmer sensation but actually increase in heat loss. Although theoretically, the cold drink... Read More

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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Sleep deprivation: Although lack of sleep can dampen immune responses, I am not aware that it causes a rise of body temperature. Did you ask the previous question if sl... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Cholinergic : An incomplete cholinergic urticaria is suggested by your symptoms as it sounds that there is no rash, but itching followed by pain. Mention your sympt... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Douglas Bey
Psychiatry 58 years experience
Not: Liver disease or damage will elevate ggt--but it is elevated in 75% of pts with chronic alcoholism and can b used to follow drinkers.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Needs to be seen: This rash would likely need to be examined and more history obtained to be able to provide you with useful input about the diagnosis or possible treat... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Miguel Rodriguez
Gastroenterology 39 years experience
Abnormal liver test: Clearly there is a liver process going on. Would extend the valuation to autoimmune and metabolic causes of liver disease.
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Liver enzymes: Possible causes of elevated liver enzymes, besides alcohol, are hepatitis such as viral, muscle injuries such as heart or kidney, & many drugs/toxin... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Yes: It's common. Tell your physician you were partying. If the enzymes are high, they'll be repeated after a time off alcohol.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 48 years experience
See dermatologist: this could be nothing serious, but you need to make sure of that. See dermatologist for eval and possible bx.
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Need more info: What is the GGT level? There are many medications that can raise GGT. How much do you weight? Fatty liver is an other cause. If GGT is only minimally ... Read More