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sore throat after drinking beer

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Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
No: Drinking a "normal" amount of beer, such as one or two servings, should not make a sore throat worse. That means the reason one's sore throat is feeli ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Rotchford
40 years experience Addiction Medicine
Not a good idea: Even at your age sleep apnea can occur and with already being stuffy alcohol is not a good idea. Generally we consider anything more than 2-3 beers/ ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Washburn
19 years experience Family Medicine
Irritant: 1) alcohol can be irritating to oral and pharyngeal tissues; 2) alcohol can induce acid reflux from the stomach into the esophagus and throat causing ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Alcohol> sore throat: I don't know why you get a sore throat when drinking alcohol. However, regular alcohol use can irritate the throat. Peruse this article to see if any ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sore Throat: Hello, this is a difficult question to answer with such limited information. A sore throat can come from a reaction to the alcohol, the alcohol itself ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Drinking alcohol?: I think you already know the answer to this.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Alcohol pharyngitis?: As a general rule, alcohol alone should not be producing a sore throat. Although anything is possible, suspect you may have acquired a viral infection ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Hello: I will bet you were vomiting! No? If not then the sore throat is probably NOT related to your drinking..rather a viral infection you would have "cau ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Drinks: Consider making tea with 2 tsp of marshmallow root bark per 1cup of hot water (steep in a covered pot for at least 5 minutes). Drink several times a ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Burns
36 years experience Emergency Medicine
Not likely.: unless your drink had dry ice in it.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
I would be.: You need to listen to your body. It knows best.

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