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Intoxication? Yes: If this amount is ingested "weekly once, " then you are describing binge drinking. You are imbibing roughly 10 shots of rum in a shorter amount of time than your detoxification organs can clear it. Not only can this challenge your system, but the resultant intoxicated state will impair your senses and judgement. ...Read more
Is it okay to take a shot of Bacardi 151 (75% alcohol)? I took two and feel okay but just read it is really bad to take them because of the liver.
Bacardi: One shot now and then is OK but not two at a time. ...Read more
Can you?: I can't see how they'd be related. ...Read more
No direct cause: Could be drug induce or a decreased blood flow to the intestine creating transient ischemic bowel if you have heart failure. Bradycardia only without any other symptoms or complication it's a rare cause of diarrhea and association can be coincidental. Consult your doctor for a better assessment by a good history and physical exam. ...Read more
I drank very little bacardi earlier and now I'm runnin a fever. Can I take some Aleve (naproxen) for this?
Infection: While alcohol can cause flushing in some people, it will not cause fever. The fever is more likely from an infection. Aleve (naproxen) is effective at treating pain and inflammation. A better choice may be Acetaminophen (tylenol) or ibuprofen. It is not a good idea to drink alcoholic beverages and take nsaids at the same time as both can be lead to stomach irritation called gastritis. ...Read more
No family history of heart disease, normal weight, non smoker& norm BP. Cardiac eval was norm as well. Should I worry about heart attack at age 29? Male
August 19 im having a tummy tuck and I had 4 8 ounce drinks of bacardi n orange juice. I'm not a drinker. Would that affect my surgery?
Will I be ok if I just had a drink in-between taking penicillin vk and ibuprofen? I only had one small cup of mixed bacardi with ice. "tonsillitis"
Yes: One alcoholic drink shouldn't be a problem as it relates to your meds this one time. ...Read more
5 day pain on off under ribs, left armpit, top of breasts, jaw sholdr. Normal heart ratebreath, bp. Cardiac ct, chest ct, ecg, echo cardiac all normal??
Non cardiac chest pa: Since all your studies are all normal, I suspect the issue of your chest pain is not related to your heart. Perhaps it may have been related to a viral illness that caused some joint and muscle inflammation, that since has resolved. If there is a recurrence, of the same symptoms, see a Rheumatologist. ...Read more