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After 1 beer or glass of wine, I get an itchy, red, raised rash covering my entire left hip and thig?

After 1 beer or glass of wine, I get an itchy, red, raised rash covering my entire left hip and thig?

Sounds like hives: It sounds like you are having urticaria (hives) and i agree that it is probably an allergy to a preservative in the beer and wine- possibly sulfites. When it happens you can try taking an over-the-counter antihistamine like benedryl or zyrtec (cetirizine). Also consider seeing an allergist for allergy testing. Unfortunately it may be difficult to find beer or wine that is completely sulfite-free. ...Read more

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Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more


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Does a glass of red wine then beer prevent Zoloft & strattera (atomoxetine) from working ? Is it bad ?

Does a glass of red wine then beer prevent Zoloft & strattera (atomoxetine) from working ? Is it bad ?

Abusing drugs: You are on stimulant and anti-depression medications and want to take a drug that is a sedative and a depressant? You are not to be drinking on your medications. ...Read more

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How is drinking a glass of beer or wine help my triglycerides?

How is drinking a glass of beer or wine help my triglycerides?

Little: Beer from its high carb content can aggravate your triglycerides. Also chronic alcohol use can increase triglycerides. The best impact of alcohol on cholesterol profile is by inducing HDL (high density lipoprotein). Use in moderation, . ...Read more

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What is your advice about taking a small shot of whiskey, and half a beer and less than half a glass of wine. All while taking 11mg xanax (alprazolam) from 10p-3m.

What is your advice about taking a small shot of whiskey, and half a beer and less than half a glass of wine. All while taking 11mg xanax (alprazolam) from 10p-3m.

Avoid those drinks: People who need Xanax (alprazolam) or use Xanax (alprazolam), or similar drugs, should not drink alcoholic drinks. Alcohol (ethanol) is a chemical that affects nerve cells and changes brain function, and thus should be avoided in people who already need neurological or psychiatric medications. ...Read more

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Taking 5 mg oxybutynin ER daily. Can I have a beer or glass of wine?

Taking 5 mg oxybutynin ER daily. Can I have a beer or glass of wine?

Oxybutinin is: used for bladder problems. One glass of beer or wine should be taken a few hours apart and in moderation ...Read more

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Is drinking alcohol (eg glass Of beer or wine) everyday bad for your health?

Is drinking alcohol (eg glass
Of beer or wine) everyday bad for your health?

Probably ok: Drinking 1 glass of wine or beer is generally OK for a woman and up to 2 glasses of wine or beer is usually ok for a man. But there are always exceptions to this rule such as if you have liver problems or are taking some medications (like seizure medications) which can be affected by alcohol use and decrease their efficacy. Personally I would drink tea or water but to each his or her own :) ...Read more

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If someone has a concussion what would happen if they drink one beer or one glass of wine?

If someone has a concussion what would happen if they drink one beer or one glass of wine?

Hard to predict: I am assuming the concussion occurred within a day of the drinking. At that time the effects of the alcohol could be amplified and the effects of the concussion could be amplified. It is not a great idea. It would not alter the blood alcohol compared to a non concussed level but it would alter their performance. ...Read more

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I'm nursing my newborn, so should I wait till i'm not nursing anymore to have a glass of wine or a beer with dinner?

I'm nursing my newborn, so should I wait till i'm not nursing anymore to have a glass of wine or a beer with dinner?

Light drinking OK: Light drinking ( a can of beer for an average-sized woman) may reduce milk production or alter the taste of milk but does not exert serious effect to the infant. It is advised not to breast feed during and for 2-3 hours after alcohol consumption. ...Read more

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Dr. John Chiu
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Skin Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more