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Why do i swell after i drink beer

A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Sugars: There are more empty carbohydrate calories, i assume, in your beer. This may put you into a hyperglycemia and thus put strain on your heart muscle. St... Read More
Dr. Steven Bernstein
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 32 years experience
Swollen feet: Beer bloats you more than whiskey.

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Steven
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 30 years experience
No: But it is an adverse reaction to beer. The reaction won't kill you, so you have to decide whether it's worth it to you to drink beer, knowing that tha... Read More
Dr. Brian Novick
Allergy and Immunology 43 years experience
Could be: See an allergist to discuss the complete circumstances during several episodes. Other factors could be involved.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Common side effect: Of alcohol is vasodilatation, the opening up of blood vessels. In the skin, this is what causes red face and red eyes, in the nose and mucous membrane... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Hard to say: Alcohol has histamine releasing properties, and following drinking some people may have congestion. This is not really allergy. However some people m... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce Weisbrot
Dentistry 42 years experience
Allergic reaction: Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is great for allergic reactions but when mixed with alcohol would be very sedating. The simply solution is to avoid alcohol... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Empty Calories: Yes, absolutely. Beer is full of carbohydrates, the least helpful calorie to consume and usually all of the calories in alcohol are not needed for nu... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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See details: Beer causes abdominal bloating for some and beer is highly high in calories, especially if you drink several at a time.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Monistat #?: Use of alcohol would not be contraindicated when using monistat 3.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 39 years experience
But why would you?: Seriously, if your goal is weight reduction, beer is very high in empty, non-nutritive calories. You can't spot reduce, so aiming for specific reducti... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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No its not okay: Healthy people, when something really bothers them, stop doing what bothers them. EXCEPT, when what they are getting out of that activity is REALLY w... Read More

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