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I have been feeling sick for a week and a half.upset stomach and exhaustion.when i drink alcohol my face turns red but this never happens usually?

I have been feeling sick for a week and a half.upset stomach and exhaustion.when i drink alcohol my face turns red but this never happens usually?

Alcohol inflammation: This is is concerning and may be indicative of inflammation of your pancreas and perhaps your liver. This in turn leads to decrease activity of alcohol dehydrogenase and thus a build up of acetal aldehyde. Skin flushing, nausea, etc. hydration, magnesium, thiamine, abstinence, more hydration, and see a doctor. ...Read more

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When i drink alcohol, my face swells, eyes blood red and heart beats faster, this does not happen everytime, i m 37yr male, no bp, no sugar, whis this?

When i drink alcohol, my face swells, eyes blood red and heart beats faster, this does not happen everytime, i m 37yr male, no bp, no sugar, whis this?

Alcohol: Alcohol is a spontaneous mast cell degranulator which basically means that the alcohol causes the cell sin your body to release histamine leading to all of your reactions. Most people only notice this with some alcohols and not with others. It could also be a grain allergy if it happens with beer. See an allergist. ...Read more

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Is it OK to use rubbing alcohol to clean face?

Is it OK to use rubbing alcohol to clean face?

Not a great idea: This will dry your skin out too much. A mild soap and warm water is best way to clean your face. ...Read more

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Is it helpful to put alcohol on a face rash?

Is it helpful to put alcohol on a face rash?

Maybe.: Rashes are caused by many things. Alcohol will be effective if the rash responds to drying, as alcohol primarily dries out the skin. Some rashes are caused by allergies, some by viruses, some by bacterial infections, and so on. The best way to clear a rash is to find the cause and treat that. ...Read more

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I put rubbing alcohol on my face and now my skins flaky and really dry and it hurts when I touch my zit.?

I put rubbing alcohol on my face and now my skins flaky and really dry and it hurts when I touch my zit.?

Acne: I agree. Alcohol can really dry out the skin. If used on an individual acne pimple it could help to dry out that lesion. However, salicylic acid gel is probably a better choice. ...Read more

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8 yo daughter has pimples on face n blacheads on chin. Tried washn face with dial, alcohol, face cleansers, warm compress. Saw dr no help what to do?

8 yo daughter has pimples on face n blacheads on chin. Tried washn face with dial, alcohol, face cleansers, warm compress. Saw dr no help what to do?

See dermatologist: As you are worried about pimples and black head on face and chin and application of different things is not helping . May be she needs some other treatment for her problem . Better consult dermatologist and get right treatment. . ...Read more

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Is alcohol good to clean face?

Is alcohol good to clean face?

No. : Alcohol will strip away all of the natural oils that you do need and dry out your skin too much. Not only will you have dry and flaky skin, but usually it becomes oily as a result of trying to replace what is lost. Try a more gentle astringent or toner. ...Read more