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Can Alcohol Cause Damage To The Stomach Lining
How does alcohol cause gastritis? It it corrosive the the stomach lining or does it increase stomach acid
see details: It causes a direct irritation to the lining of the stomach. ...Read more
Sure...but why?: Alcohol hurts when you pour it on a cut on your skin, right? It will do the same thing to your stomach if the lining is damaged. Why would you not wait a little longer for your stomach to heal before pouring in something like alcohol? For now, enjoy a healthy glass of water when out with your friends--they & we don't want to see you hurt. ...Read more
Protective/ excess?: Mucus is generally protective/reactive. Do you have ulcers? Commonly caused by H.pylori bacteria & use of NSAID's as independent risk factors, as are age, tobacco use & prior history of ulceration. Admission to ICU can result in stress-related ulceration, & significant burns (curling's ulcer), head trauma (cushing's ulcer), sheering forces, cancer, acid hypersecretion (Z-E syndrome) are causative. ...Read more
Aorta: Depending on where you are pressing, you may be feeling your aorta pulsing. Your aorta comes off of your heart and runs all the way down your abdomen before it starts to divide into smaller branches. The aorta is big, so it's not uncommon to feel it pulsing. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have had symptoms of cvs and it turns out I have a tear in the stomach. Is it possible that I have cvs and that caused a tear in the stomach lining?
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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