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Can Alcohol Cause Constipation
Dehydration: Not so much the alcohol specifically, as likely the secondary effect of the dehydration that it causes leading to constipation and abdominal cramps as the earth attempts to move. Also, general muscle cramps from the dehydration and electrolyte issues it can cause. Consider professional detoxification and treatment. ...Read more
Manage hemmorhoids (constipation) with hifibre.But, having some alcohol, eg. Small glass wine causes severe bleeding in roids.This mean no alcohol ever?
What is the cause of pricking pain in lower abdomen after eating or drinking alcohol? No constipation. I don't eat a lot.
Ignore no symptoms: Abdominal discomfort of any kind is not to be ignored--its a warning sign that something may be wrong inside your abdomen. Please see my many healthtap answers on the subject of what causes abdominal pain. Not all such problems are serious, but you don't want to miss identifying a pregnancy, or finding and treating a problem that can be corrected. Would cut out the alcohol for now though. ...Read more
Am going to a party tonight and would like to know if it would be safe to consume alcohol or should I just hold off on the drinking if i'm having constipation?
Is there any link between acute-chronic prostititis pain and perineum/scrotal pain, constipation and mild alcohol consumption? Will alcohol worsen it?
There is a link: Perineal pain in men is often caused by prostatitis, due to the closeness of the prostate to the pelvic floor. We call that feeling tenesmus, a feeling like you have to strain to move bowels, though no stool is present. Add a fiber supplement like psyllium and drink more water. While alcohol won't make it worse, it will conteract the fiber which needs water to work. Drink more water. ...Read more
Unlikely: If a person is dependent on alcohol, alcohol withdrawal will often cause nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. Constipation would be unusual. If this is you, and your bowel habits have changed, it is good that you have stopped drinking alcohol, but i would recommend seeing your doctor for a full check-up and mention that your bowel habits have changed. It may require a full GI evaluation. ...Read more
Can alcohol make you constipated? Had two shots of rum, 4 hours later same thing. Feeling ill stomach & constipation.
Why do I have severe upper stomach pain, growling almost in my chest, severe constipation, nausea, can't drink alcohol? What could this be?
Any number of things: It sounds like you need to be seen and evaluated. While all of your symptoms may be related to each other, it is not common to have all of these complaints at one time. Could be reflux, could be irritable bowel syndrome, could be your gallbladder, could be diet and lifestyle related. Find a good family practitioner and sort it out! :). ...Read more
I went to see my aunt today so wonderin what alcohol/drugs cause squirmin n lot more gigglin to she has history of alcohol n dtug addiction please hel?
Could be anything: Getting "high" usually includes a sense of euphoria and decreased inhibition. The symptoms you describe could be from abuse of almost anything or even represent an underlying medical or psychological condition. Have you talked to her about getting help? Also, not to be judgemental, but i hope you are not on all 3 of the medications on your profile at the same time. Opiates can be addictive. ...Read more
Impairment at one dr: Alcohol causes impairment at even one drink. Intoxication occurs with varying amounts depending on body size, gender, and chronicity of alcohol intake. In general novice drinkers, women and people of small size will get intoxicated with lower amounts. It is urged that you not try to find it out by experimenting on yourself or some one else. ...Read more
Overeat/Constipation: Overeating may cause constipation by increasing the intestinal waste . This may lead to improper colon function and distension of the colon possibly affecting the muscle tone and natural peristalsis or wave like motions of the intestine which propel the waste materials towards the anal opening. A well balanced diet high in fiber and water decreases constipation. See your doctor for an exam. ...Read more
Change your diet and: Fluids. Eat a high fiber diet between 20-25 grams per day, regular meal times and drink 80-100 oz of caffeine free alcohol free fluids daily. If you exercise and should add 20 oz per 30 minutes of strenuous exercise. Some meds contribute to constipation so take the meds with full glass of fluid instead of a sip in addition to the above recommended fluids. ...Read more
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