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A 26-year-old male asked about a 22-year-old female:

3hrs after drinkin beer or red/white wine, chills, trouble breathing, goose bumps, body numb, intolerable itching, dizzy. what is it? and what remedy?

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Dr. Alan Wartenberg
A Verified Doctoranswered
Addiction Medicine 50 years experience
Sounds like allergy: To something in the drinks, since allergy to alcohol itself is very are. Many forms of alcohol contain preservatives, coloring agents, additives and things that the process itself (brewing beer, fermenting wine) puts into the beverage. An allergist might be able to help. The simplest solution is to not drink beer and wine, especially if there is problem drinking. Gin or vodka have less congeners.

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