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Why do our bodies bruise more easily when we drink alcohol?

Why do our bodies bruise more easily when we drink alcohol?

Alcohol: dilates the peripheral blood vessels under the skin, so they are more suscesptible to trauma and tend to bleed more when injured. And alcohol increases our tendency to bump into things or fall down. ...Read more

Bruise Or Contusion (Definition)

Bruises, or ecchymoses, are discolorations and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the surrounding tissues. A serious disease called pupura presents as a cluster of small bruises called petachia. Petachia often appears as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could indicate a problem. ...Read more


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Why do excessive bruising and prolonged clotting times happen when alcohol damages hepatocytes?

Why do excessive bruising and prolonged clotting times happen when alcohol damages hepatocytes?

Made in the liver: The majority of your clotting factors are proteins that are made in the liver. If you damage your liver it will not be able to produce the clotting factors and your bleeding time get prolonged and you bruise easily. ...Read more

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What causes your skin to feel bruised and extremely sensitivr all over after drinking a lot of alcohol the night before?

What causes your skin to feel bruised  and extremely sensitivr all over  after drinking a lot of alcohol the night before?

Alcohol and Skin: You may find that immediately after drinking a substantial amount of alcohol the skin on your face and body tends to redden and may even appear blotchy. This is because when you drink, your blood vessels dilate and remain so till the alcohol leaves your body. As such, the surface of your skin starts looking red and blotchy. ...Read more

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Why does my torso feel bruised after drinking alcohol?

Why does my torso feel bruised after drinking alcohol?

See prior answer: I imagine you are talking about feeling "sore" - bruised refers to hematomas under the skin (black and blue marks) and aren't something you would feel - you are talking about feeling pain. Alcohol can cause gastritis, but this is usually an abdominal pain and not a pain in the "torso." am not sure what you mean by torso since it is more of a term in the art world than a medical one. ...Read more

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What causes easy skin bruising: can alcohol drinking increase skin bruising?

What causes easy skin bruising: can alcohol drinking increase skin bruising?

Yes: If your liver is starting to fail, you will stop making clotting factors and start to have easy bruising. ...Read more

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I get pain in my upper right abdomen (right near rib cage) within 20-30 sec after taking even a 1/2 shot of alcohol. I drink maybe 3-4 times/week.

I get pain in my upper right abdomen (right near rib cage) within 20-30 sec after taking even a 1/2 shot of alcohol. I drink maybe 3-4 times/week.

Alcohol: Your upper GI tract and accessory organs are very susceptible to the ravages of alcohol and some people suffer ill effects more than others. The organs most likely to be effected are the stomach, duodenum, pancreas and liver. The liver and gall bladder are the right upper quadrant and in your case inflammation of the liver may be the most likely cause, Give up the alcohol it is not worth it. ...Read more

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During alcohol abuse, why does clotting and excessive bruising occur?

During alcohol abuse, why does clotting and excessive bruising occur?

Hurts the liver: The liver makes 6 blood clotting factors: i (fibrinogen), ii (prothrombin), iv, v, vi, vii. If even one decreases, prothrombin time (pt) will increase, meaning liver synthesis function decreases. In any acute liver cell disease, if prolonged pt indicates severe liver cell death--and danger! the bruising is due to unrepaired under-the-skin blood leakage. ...Read more

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I am normal from 4 months after viral jaundice, i had 200ml alcohol today and slight pain in right abdomen what it is? Shud i continue drinking?

NO!: The alcohol and pain maybe not related at all however make sure your liver functions are as they should be and keep way from alcohol. Occasional social drinking is probably permitted if liver functions are normal. No excessive drinking ! ...Read more

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I have a small disconfort in the left upper side of my abdomen belo the ripcage; it increases when drinking alcohol or eating to much.after my esses are dark.having headacks and flue often.what is it?

I have a small disconfort in the left upper side of my abdomen belo the ripcage; it increases when drinking alcohol or eating to much.after my esses are dark.having headacks and flue often.what is it?

Gastric Reflex: Treating gastric reflex, called GERD, would prevent developing gastric ulcers and bigger problems. Pl go your GO and get it checked out to get the prescribed combo treatment you may need. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me why it'sthat alcohol causes an accumulation of fat in the abdomen?

Calories: Alcohol contains many unwanted calories. After metabolism these are storred as fat. Alcohol blocks ability of body to access fat reserves thus muscle is metabolised rather than fat. Makes it easier to indulge in irresponsible indulgence of snacks. Can increase production of cortisol, hormone that breaks down muscle & retains fat. ...Read more

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I have gnawing pain lower left abdomen. Aggravates after alcohol. Goes away on abstaining for a few days.?

I have gnawing pain lower left abdomen. Aggravates after alcohol. Goes away on abstaining for a few days.?

A warning sign...: There are a number of potential causes--reduction in healthy bacterial flora of the colon, ulceration in the small bowel, or a low-lying stomach that is inflammed (worsened by alcohol exposure). In any case, you have established a cause-and-effect relationship of pain with alcohol intake. Time to abstain please and pursue evaluation through your doctor. ...Read more

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Had mild abdominal 30 minutes after drinking alcohol what could it be? i do have gerd

Had mild abdominal 30 minutes after drinking alcohol what could it be? i do have gerd

Irritation of lining: GERD is frequently associated with irritation of gastric and esophageal mucosa. Alcohol can additionally irritate the raw mucosa, causing pain. ...Read more

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Can i continue to be taking alcohol with a lower back pain nd itching on every area of my abdomen after drinking?

Can i continue to be taking alcohol with a lower back pain nd itching on every area of my abdomen after drinking?

No: While many people use etoh to help relieve anxiety and/or pain- it is not a good idea to try to fix something you don't understand. In your case, i would see your doctor to get labs and check your health. ...Read more

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After drinking alcohol (2 glasses wine)I get pain right side upper abdomen that can last for days. What could this be? I'm 49.

After drinking alcohol (2 glasses wine)I get pain right side upper abdomen that can last for days. What could this be? I'm 49.

Poisoning: Alcohol is a poison and it never did anybody any good, ever, so stay away from it. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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My sgpt is 91.And sgot is 56 and and my abdomen pains when it is simply pressed..I never drink alcohol ..Suggest me fr any improvment?

Fatty liver: Im assuiming that your doctor has looked at all other causes of hepatitis like viruses, and diseases that affect the liver. It sounds like you have a fatty liver, in this condition weight loss may be all thats needed. ...Read more

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Bruising (Definition)

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