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I'm 30. No alcohol. Pain in middle right side of abdomen, tucked under rib cage. When I bend into that side it feels like rib pokes tender area. Cause?

I'm 30. No alcohol. Pain in middle right side of abdomen, tucked under rib cage. When I bend into that side it feels like rib pokes tender area. Cause?

Get checked out: Right side of your abdomen under rib cage is where your liver and gall bladder live. A good doc can examine your liver to see if it's tender. A blood test can reveal irritation to the liver cells or gall bladder.
If organs are ok, Structurally, there can be dysfunction of the tissue/nerve/bone system in that area--an osteopath or PT or good yoga session might help. ...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 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

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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: I'm 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 that's needed. ...Read more

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My husband is 28 and he is suffering from sharp pain in lower left abdomen pain. The pain is non continous. Does alcohol intake effects it?

See a doctor!!!: I cannot answer whether alcohol intake effects it.... Only your husband can. This could be appendicitis or a hundred other things. Your husband needs to be seen by a physician for a full history, physical examination and potentially x-rays and blood tests. Don't waste time typing - see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a dull pain on my left side. Feels deep inside abdomen I find its worst if I drink alcohol or protein drinks. Should I be concerned?

I have a dull pain on my left side. Feels deep inside abdomen I find its worst if I drink alcohol or protein drinks. Should I be concerned?

Could be: Gastritis/stomach irritation due to acid prduction when you drink alcohol or protein drinks.
I won't be concerned much.
Right upper abdominal pain could be from liver or gallbladder problems.
But if it's persistent and getting worse, go see your dr to rule out intestinal, splenic problems (less likely). ...Read more

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Pain in the upper right quadrant of my abdomen, hurts when I stretch or breath in deeply. Is it liver pain due to alcohol and what are the treatments?

Pain in the upper right quadrant of my abdomen, hurts when I stretch or breath in deeply. Is it liver pain due to alcohol and what are the treatments?

Nonspecific: Could be your abdominal wall muscles, or gallbladder. There are of course many other things that are possible. The best way to sort this out is to see a primary care provider for a proper evaluation. If it is severe, or relentless, then go soon. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I think I'm dying. I've been on an alcohol and Vicodin binge for a week. Apap + alcohol is bad as we know. The only symptoms I have are bruises at 48hr?

I think I'm dying. I've been on an alcohol and Vicodin binge for a week. Apap + alcohol is bad as we know. The only symptoms I have are bruises at 48hr?

Mixing: Mixing alcohol with opioids is never a good idea, and Vicodin is a combination medication that has APAP (tylenol) that in certain doses can cause liver toxicity that in addition to alcohol liver toxicity is problematic, the bruising indicates possible toxicity already, I recommend you stop using both toxins and seek immediate attention either at a emergency room or urgent care ...Read more

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I have a hytas hernia Cain it cause upper abdomen pain like I am having especially after alcohol because all the internet says is back and chest pain?

I have a hytas hernia Cain it cause upper abdomen pain like I am having especially after alcohol because all the internet says is back and chest pain?

Yes: Most of the time the discomfort is in the mid upper abdomen. In your case reflux itself would cause similar symptoms. Aside from hiatal hernia, a variety of other medical conditions may account for your symptoms, including but not limited to gallbladder disease, intrinsic gastric/ duodenal pathology or liver disease. Cut on alcohol and monitor your symptoms. If persisting mention them to your doc. ...Read more

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Why does clotting and excessive bruising occur in hepatocytes (liver cells) during alcohol abuse?

Why does clotting and excessive bruising occur in hepatocytes (liver cells) during alcohol abuse?

Metabolic toxin: Alcohol produces a number of metabolic effects that damage liver cells, cause fat accummulation in liver, liver cell necrosis/death, cirrhosis and liver cancer. Clotting and bruising are not medical terms with reference to hepatocytes. ...Read more

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I have been getting horrible abdominal pains and cramp pains whenever I eat or occasionally when I drink alcohol?

I have been getting horrible abdominal pains and cramp pains whenever I eat or occasionally when I drink alcohol?

Get examined now!: Possible gastritis, pancreatitis, peptic ulcer, gallbladder disease or and combination of GI/alcohol related issues: you will need an exam, blood testing. imaging and possible endoscopy- call NOW! ...Read more

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Bruising (Definition)

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