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how does alcohol affect the respiratory system

A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Michaelson
28 years experience Pulmonology
Through the brain: Alcohol is a central nervous system depressant, which can affect the centers in the brain that regulate respiration. Consequently, breathing may slow ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Unlikely an issue: Direct contact of the sanitizer with the delicate surface of the eye would be harmful. However, the dissipation of the alcohol vapor as it evaporates ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bassam Amawi
48 years experience Psychiatry
What do You mean?: Do u mean shortness of breath?
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
I am not able to: Track the meaning of your question. Please clarify and re-ask. Take care.
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Alcohol: It irritated the whole digestive system.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcus Degraw
21 years experience Pediatrics
Big time: Excessive alcohol intake can harm the body's immune system in two ways. First, it causes nutritional deficiency, decreasing intake of immune- boostin ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Kozminski
15 years experience Neurology
It can lead: to neuropathy, damage of the nerves or myopathy, damage to the muscles.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vijay Laxmi Misra
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Alcohol affects liver , stomach and pancreas apart from other organs.
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
No.: You do not have more or different infections from a drink a day. Getting totally drunk and vomiting and having the vomit go into the lungs can go arou ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sanders
15 years experience Pulmonology
See below: As far as I know, no types of drinks affect the lungs unless you aspirate.
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