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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
14 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Food allergy: There are likely not any connections between the two.

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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Alcoholism: There is no immunity to alcohol. If one cannot drink then one should not be drinking alcohol. I know in indonesia this concept may not be well under ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
ETOH intollerance: Alcohol intolerance can cause a runny nose, red face, hives, headache, nausea, vomiting, low blood pressure and trigger an asthma attack.
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Dr. Krishna Kumar
55 years experience Psychiatry
Alcohol Allergy: Alcohol Allergy or Alcohol intolerance is reaction to ingredients in an alcoholic beverage. It can cause immediate, unpleasant reactions after drinkin ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
33 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Avoidance: The best approach to any allergy (food or beverage) is avoidance (eliminating it from the diet). Typically the allergic is trigger is not the alcohol ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
33 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Unlikely: Alcohol can have many unwanted side effects (especially with over indulgence), but thankfully allergy is not one of them. Other ingredients in alcoho ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
17 years experience Internal Medicine
See below.: You cannot be allergic to alcohol - that is impossible. You can only be allergic to things that have proteins. Alcohol chemically has no proteins. You ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
30 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Benadryl (diphenhydramine) works as well as zyrtec and others. You might want to try non sedating ones first like Allegra or claritin. These drugs inc ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sokol
Specializes in Internal Medicine
NO.: This is likely a unique response to alcohol excess and/or an inability to efficiently metabolize alcohol. Less likely, these symptoms could represent ... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maziar Rezvani
21 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Unlikely: Ethanol is a sugar. Humans do not demonstrate allergies to sugers, but rather, to proteins. Alcohol is a vasodilator and this could be what is causing ... Read More
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