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Breath Alcohol Testing Limits
Type 1 diabetic friend had too much alcohol and now has acetone breath very strong, how to help him?
How does the alcohol in your blood get into your exhaled breath when a cop tests you with a breathalyzer?
Either: Both types of mouthwash are going to have agents in them that will kill bacteria that tend to cause bad breath. If you are aware of halitosis, be sure to brush your tongue well, especially toward the back. This is a common source for bad breath. Also be sure to get your teeth cleaned at the dentist if it has been a while. Mouthwash helps, but often just covers up the real problem. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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No difference : About 25 %-30% of Americans suffer from chronic bad breath. The most common cause of the bad breath is bacteria. Bacteria that cause bad breath release sulfur compounds and it stinks. Regardless, what kind of mouthwash is used, the best way to get rid of bacteria: floss and brush teeth and clean the tongue twice a day. Also see your dentist on the regular basis at least 2X a year. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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When i drink a beverage with alcohol i sometimes find it hard to breath. This is with just 1-2 beers or mix drinks. What could cause this?
Don't know: Feeling short-of-breath (dyspnea) can result from a number of thinks involving the heart and lungs, but also can relate to anxiety. Some people are very sensitive to alcohol effects and have an exaggerated and sometimes paradoxical response where small amounts of alcohol can trigger what feels like a panic attack. Cannot say from your description - you need to see your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
Does the smell of bad breath that you get from having lactose intolerance have the same odor as the smell of bad breath from alcohol? If so why?
Probably will ...: Eating carbohydrates, or drinking alcohol or sugary drinks requires the body to use more oxygen during their digestion than for proteins or fats. This causes someone to breathe a little more deeply, however having COPD will make this difficult and feel like shortness of breath. ...Read more
If I have shortness of breath and I am not yet diagnosed with anything should I not drink alcohol? I have a friends 18th
Lately when i drink alcohol i feel like I am having a hard time breathing. I keep having to take deep breaths. Even the day after drinking. Why?
Doc: No short answer her. Please see ur primary asap. ...Read more
Hi. I am getting shortness of breath when drinking alcohol. Any other time I am ok. I generally keep myself fit and do a lot of running which doesn't ?
Wondering if you: might have a sulfite allergy. Would discuss with your physician. ...Read more
ThePositivSideOfFear: Is it when you smell medicinal alcohol (like rubbing alcohol)?If so than maybe you have a fear of hospitals. Or when you smell an adult beverage(like a shot of scotch)?If so,then maybe you've had a bad experience in the past, like getting wicked drunk,puking your guts out. In any case,you'll be motivated to stay off the booze and stay healthy!!And-some people just have aversions to certain odors- ...Read more
I experienced severe sharp chest pain which led to shortness of breath and fainting after consuming alcohol. This has only happened once. Any ideas?
See below: These symptoms could be serious and need to be thoroughly evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more