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A 75-year-old male asked:

i was drinking some tequila mixed with juice, as i do every once in awhile and halfway through my beverage i got a cold feeling of ice in my abdomen. ?

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Dr. Richard Greenwald
Podiatry 42 years experience
Alcohol effects: Alcohol has a tendency to irritate the gut. Some juices can have a similar effect.

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