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Can drinking excessive alcohol cause mouth sores?

Can drinking excessive alcohol cause mouth sores?

No: No direct cause. However alcoholics are often deficient in essential minerals and vitins which can then lead to doers in theough or tongue. ...Read more

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Cancer (Definition)

Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more


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Does dipping tobacco cause stomach problems?

Does dipping tobacco cause stomach problems?

Dipping Tobacco Bad: Saliva leaches the nicotine out of the "dipping" tobacco & decreases blood flow to the oral, esphogeal & stomach mucous membranes. This mucosa becomes more permeable to the 200+ cancer producing chemicals in tobacco. If you drink alcohol, the alcohol it extracts the chemicals enhancing their penetration into the mucosa. Stop if you can, or get help to stop. ...Read more

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If alcohol drinking leads to oral cancer, then does this mean that using mouth wash also may cause cancer?

If alcohol drinking leads to oral cancer, then does this mean that using mouth wash also may cause cancer?

Good question: Alcohol, by itself, is not nearly as strong a risk factor for oral cancer as alcohol and smoking. Inflammation of the oral cavity can increase the risk of oral cancer. Most alcohol based mouth rinses are formulated not to irritate and therefore have significantly less of a carcinogenic effect. ...Read more

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How does excessive drinking of alcohol contribute to heart disease?

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How does excessive drinking of alcohol contribute to heart disease?

Alcohol: Effects depend on the amount consumed. Small to moderate consumption causes reduced risks of blood clots , stone formation , diabetes & rheumatoid arthritis. Large consumption causes impaired memory & vision, anemia, cardiomyopathy, hepatitis, cancer mouth/esophagus, gastritis, pancreatitis, diabetes type 2, depression, anxiety, psychosis, insomnia, panic, cravings. ...Read more

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Does frequent alcohol drinking cause blood in stools ?

Does frequent alcohol drinking cause blood in stools ?

Alcohol and blood: Alcohol is actually classified as a poison .It is a toxic substance so therefore large quantities of it can be very much a gastric irritant. That is it can cause bleeding. Otherwise there are many causes for blood in one's stool. Ones should never presume it's one thing or another. ...Read more

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How does alcohol use increase risk of cancer?I thought only carcinogens cause cancer.Can moderate alcohol use cause this?Or is it only heavy drinking?

How does alcohol use increase risk of cancer?I thought only carcinogens cause cancer.Can moderate alcohol use cause this?Or is it only heavy drinking?

Metabolites: There's talk of acetaldehyde, an alcohol metabolite, actually damaging DNA. If so, it's weak. You decision to have an occasional drink doesn't need to be governed by cancerphobia; no risk has been shown. You can't avoid all carcinogens. Abuse of alcohol is a possible promoter because it kills cells off that need to be replenished -- this is how ANYTHING can be "shown to cause cancer." ...Read more

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Can drinking alcohol while sick cause oral thrush?

Can drinking alcohol while sick cause oral thrush?

How sick &with what?: Thrush is not necessarily an std. Thrush develops when the opportunity presents for a compromised immune system. Many patients who use inhalers that contain steroids are at risk, particularly if some of those steroids are deposited in the oral cavity. Patients on broad-spectrum antibiotics, who take steroids for any inflammatory condition, & those fighting a systemic disease (like HIV) get thrush. ...Read more

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Why the cause of a dry mouth despite drinking plenty?

Why the cause of a dry mouth despite drinking plenty?

Many causes....: Various medications that people take may have dry mouth as a side effect. Occasionally, stress may cause dry mouth (think how stressful it can be fo someone to be onstage and talk to a large audience, instantly dry mouth) see your dentist or physician for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Can using mouthwash with alcohol really cause oral cancer?

Can using mouthwash with alcohol really cause oral cancer?

Possible: The concentration of alcohol in mouthwashes is very high and we know that alcohol can play a role in oral cancer. It is probably more likely if you have a genetic predisposition to cancer. ...Read more

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How does drinking alcohol cause liver cancers to form?

How does drinking alcohol cause liver cancers to form?

Cirrhosis: Liver damage from excess alcohol intake can lead to cirrhosis, damaging the liver. The inflammation from the cirrhosis damage can cause some of the damaged cells to become cancerous, forming liver cancer (hepatocellular cancer). Hepatitis virus can also cause this same problem. ...Read more

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Can alcohol cause bad taste in mouth days after drinking?

Can alcohol cause bad taste in mouth days after drinking?

Not directly: since the alcohol would go away in hours not days. BUT alcohol can be associated with many changes: changes in gut motility/reflux which can lead to bad teeth, food going the wrong way and setting up for infection anywhere in the respiratory tract or gut irritation. ...Read more

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Can alcohol cause dry throat?

Alcohol (especially : When taken straight) can irritate the tissues of the throat. ...Read more

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Can mouthwashes containing peroxide cause mouth cancer?

Can mouthwashes containing peroxide cause mouth cancer?

Doubtful: The most common problem with the chronic use of peroxide is developing a yeast or fungal infection. This is due to the fact that the normal bacterial flora in the mouth has been disrupted and you get an overgrowth. ...Read more

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Can drinking soda cause diabetes? or is the weight gain from soda causes diabetes?

Can drinking soda cause diabetes?
or is the weight gain from soda causes diabetes?

Soda: Soda thatcis not diet soda is a simple, fast absorbed carb. It will not "cause" diabetes but could unmask an undiscovered insulin resistance or insulin deficiency. And yes, weght gain and adipose gain from excess soda can indeed lead to an insulin resistant state, which is type 2 diabetes if severe enough. ...Read more

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Can drinking alcohol worsen cancer?

Can drinking alcohol worsen cancer?

Etoh and Cancer: hello, in small amounts none. If you have cancer of the liver secondary to cirrhosis, and you have end stage liver disease than yes it will. If you have cancer from anywhere that has spread to the liver, yes it would. But if you had stage 2 colon cancer the alcohol wont do anything except make the nausea from chemo worse.. so answer is no, it depends ! OK? But, a glass of wine daily won't... ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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As soon as possible after being exposed to poison oak or poison ivy, washing the skin and clothes well can help reduce exposure to the offending oil and the ...Read more