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Can u get thrush from drinking too much beer?

Can u get thrush from drinking too much beer?

Thrush: Thrush usually comes on after antibiotic usage. It can also be seen in high-carbohydrate diets, but I can't say that beer drinking causes thrush. If it did, I would expect college towns to be infested with thrush. ...Read more

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Oral Thrush (Definition)

Oral thrush or oral candidiasis is a yeast infection of the mouth. White plaques are present on the inner side of cheeks of the mouth. The tongue may also have a white coat. Treatment is by antifungal liquid, tablets or troches. Thrush can occur when the normal flora of the mouth is disturbed such as during antibiotics, oral ...Read more


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Can u get thrush drinking too much beer?

Not generally: But heavy drinking, espeically large amounts of beer, result in obesity, and obesity results in diabetes, and diabetes does result in thrust. Your level of drinking is clearly dangerous to your health, and clearly you are already concerned. I would be equally concerned with the other health problems associated with drinking, and get help in stopping your alcohol use, as well as losing weight. ...Read more

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Why does drinking too much alcohol make us puke?

Why does drinking too much alcohol make us puke?

Too Much Alcohol?: Not everyone has this response, but alcohol can significantly irritate the lining of the stomach...Thus making it easier to have an upset stomach and to lead to nausea, vomiting, and ulcers.

Also adding to this potential is that drinking heavily for your body type and experience can lead to alcohol poisoning and thus your body wants to expel anything toxic. ...Read more

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Why does drinking too much alcohol cause skin breakouts?

Why does drinking too much alcohol cause skin breakouts?

Vitamin deficiencies: I presume that part of it is related to the fact that drinkers absorb fewer b vitamins, specifically folate (folic acid). ...Read more

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Could going to church help me stop drinking too much alcohol?

Could going to church help me stop drinking too much alcohol?

Not just going....: People find their way out of chemical dependency in many ways, including increasing their spiritual/religious observances. However, the mere act of "going" is not likely to have a major effect. People drink/drug because they are in some kind of pain, usually old trauma, and untreated underlying emotional/psychological issues. Church can be helpful, but mental health workers also help - use both! ...Read more

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Can drinking too much alcohol in a setting triggers hypertension?

Can drinking too much alcohol in a setting triggers hypertension?

It will not: Cause long term high blood pressure. If you binge drink. The stress may cause you blood pressure to rise short term. But drinking steady over a long period of time can also be harmful ...Read more

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What is damage to the liver apart from drinking too much alcohol?

What is damage to the liver apart from drinking too much alcohol?

Many things: Liver toxic drugs, viral or bacterial infections, liver or other cancers, blockages of the bile ducts, autoimmune diseases, heart/lung failure, and others. ...Read more

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Can drinking too much alcohol destroy villous epithelial cells?

Can drinking too much alcohol destroy villous epithelial cells?

Intestinal Damage: I don't think so but it can damage them and interfere with functioning. I would be much more concerned about the lining of the mouth, esophagus and stomach especially with chronic alcoholism. ...Read more

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What exactly happens to your body when you "black out" from drinking too much alcohol?

What exactly happens to your body when you "black out" from drinking too much alcohol?

No memories: A "blackout" refers to a period of time when someone is drunk and alcohol prevents the brain from storing long term memories. The person is conscious and alert but can't later recall what happened. ...Read more

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Can drinking too much alcohol shrink the brain?

Can drinking too much alcohol shrink the brain?

Yes: Chronic alcohol abuse can cause atrophy or shrinage of the brain. Imaging studies such as ct scan of the brain can show enlargment of the ventricles and sulci which are "empty" fluid filled areas of the brain and correspond with shrinkage of healthy brain tissue. Animal studies of rodents exposed to chronic alcohol show loss of neurons or brain cells in parts of the brain. ...Read more

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Can drinking too much alcohol lead to depression?

Can drinking too much alcohol lead to depression?

Works both ways: Drinking can lead to depressive symptoms
depressive symptoms can lead to drinking.
In either case help is available and people with depression and/or drinking problems should get help. ...Read more

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Does drinking too much alcohol lower your sperm count?

Does drinking too much alcohol lower your sperm count?

Yes, it can: Heavy drinking can ultimately reduce testosterone levels, which in turn may reduce not only sperm counts, but increase the number of abnormal sperm, and affect sperm motility, which may prevent sperm from reaching the egg. Lowered testosterone may also reduce sexual desire and potency, decreasing the ability to have successful intercourse and ejaculate. ...Read more

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How is brain affected when a person passes out from drinking too much alcohol?

Loss of brain cells: Using too much alcohol can kill brain cells. If you pass out you have definitely had to much and it is time to cut back or stop completely ...Read more

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My daughter is drinking too much alcohol, she forgets discussions, shouts at her univ age daughter, is hard work and stress the underlying problem?

My daughter is drinking too much alcohol, she forgets discussions, shouts at her univ age daughter, is hard work and stress the underlying problem?

Stress: It is possible that her work is a factor but alcohol in and of itself can cause major difficulties and changes in personality. Encourage her to see a mental health professional for an evaluation. Best. ...Read more

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Can drinking too much alcohol delay a period?

Can drinking too much alcohol delay a period?

I am not familiar: With alcohol delaying periods. However, illnesses due to excessive alcohol use could delay a period. ...Read more

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Can drinking too much alcohol cause nose bleed?

Can drinking too much alcohol cause nose bleed?

Possibly: You may be inducing vitamin b1 deficiency that makes the nasal capillaries fragile. ...Read more

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Can drinking too much alcohol cause you to have late period?

Can drinking too much alcohol cause you to have late period?

I have not heard of: This as a reason for a delayed period. However, if you are a consistent heavy drinker with alcohol related illness that would be another matter. ...Read more

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What is best to do and what should I eat, after vomiting black after drinking too much alcohol and smoked weed?

What is best to do and what should I eat, after vomiting black after drinking too much alcohol and smoked weed?

Vomiting black: The best thing to do now after drinking too much, smoking weed, and then "vomiting black, " is to be seen by your physician. You could be bleeding from your stomach -- the black could be old blood. You may also need to be evaluated by a gastroenterologist. Please do not drink any more alcohol or smoke any more weed before getting yourself checked out medically. ...Read more

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Is getting red and blotchy on face from drinking too much alcohol or allergic reaction?

Is getting red and blotchy on face from drinking too much alcohol or allergic reaction?

No, it's not allergy: alcohol can cause flushing with red facies in many people, particularly those of Asian extraction. Alcohol is metabolized into acetaldehyde, which is very toxic and causes blood vessels to dilate, causing red skin, headache, dizziness and even fainting. It is usually only present for less than a second, but in some people it accumulates and causes red or blotchy skin. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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Can drinking too much alcohol put a strain on your heart?

Can drinking too much alcohol put a strain on your heart?

Yes: Some people can develop an enlarged heart from too much alcohol called alcoholic cardiomyopathy. The heart does not function well at pumping the blood through the body, people can get fluid accumulation in the lungs, legs and abdomen. Excessive alcohol also causes increased blood pressure and pulse which is also a strain on the heart. ...Read more

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Vomiting black after drinking too much alcohol (beer) and smoking marijuana...Is that serious?

Vomiting black after drinking too much alcohol (beer) and smoking marijuana...Is that serious?

Really serious!: Black or coffee-ground looking material likely is blood denatured by acid in your stomach. You're bleeding! Stop the beer and smokes, avoid nsaid's (like ibuprofen, aleve, (naproxen) advil, aspirin) and get yourself right to the emergency room please (call 911 now if you're dizzy or weakening). ...Read more

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I have numbness and Pain in my kidneys. Could this be a sign of drinking too much? The feeling has just been brought about with alcohol withdrawls.

I have numbness and Pain in my kidneys. Could this be a sign of drinking too much? The feeling has just been brought about with alcohol withdrawls.

Alcohol withdrawl: And kidney pain. Two things going on. It is important to see your doc to supervise your withdrawing. He/she may also do tests to determine the health of your kidneys. Congratulations on dealing w/you alcohol use. The sooner you catch it the better the rest of your life and health and those you love will be. Peace andgood health. ...Read more

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Does excessive drinking of alcohol make you look older than what you really are?

Yes: Alcohol is toxic to all tissues, and regular use of high doses of alcohol significantly shortens life. Skin and its component collagen is particularly affected by alcohol consumption. In addition, heavy drinkers are often heavy smokers, and smoking also results in the appearance of aging. The combination of smoking and drinking appears to accelerate the process. ...Read more

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I ALWAYS crave alcohol. I rarely drink it but whenever I do drink it tastes great & calms me. Is this alcoholism? I have family history of alcoholism

I ALWAYS crave alcohol. I rarely drink it but whenever I do drink it tastes great & calms me. Is this alcoholism? I have family history of alcoholism

NO: Alcoholism is heavily used word, I would not name cravings for alcohol as alcoholism. Drinking alcohol can be problematic / abuse/ dependence depending on individual assessment. Cravings are there because probably you have learnt the behaviour from your family. Yes, you are at most risk than others with no family hx of heavy alcohol use.
brief Psychological support can be helpful. ...Read more

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How does excessive drinking of alcohol contribute to heart disease?

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How does excessive drinking of alcohol contribute to heart disease?

Alcohol: Effects depend on the amount consumed. Small to moderate consumption causes reduced risks of blood clots, stone formation, diabetes & rheumatoid arthritis. Large consumption causes impaired memory & vision, anemia, cardiomyopathy, hepatitis, cancer mouth/esophagus, gastritis, pancreatitis, diabetes type 2, depression, anxiety, psychosis, insomnia, panic, cravings. ...Read more

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Can drinking too much alcohol lead to diabetes?

Yes, sometimes: In very heavy drinkers, damage to the pancreas can occur (pancreatitis), which if it occurs many times can damage the ability of the pancreas to make both Insulin and digestive enzymes. The lack of Insulin can lead to a form of diabetes resembling juvenile or type 1 diabetes. In diabetics, alcohol worsens control in a number of ways, and is also a high calorie "food" - twice the calories of sugar. ...Read more

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How responsive is Bilirubin to Alcohol consumption? Will excessive drinking for one week impact test results during that period?

Depends: Depending on the amount of intake, alcohol may induce hepatitis and that would raise bilirubin.
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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Can drinking alcohol while sick cause oral thrush?

Can drinking alcohol while sick cause oral thrush?

How sick &with what?: Thrush is not necessarily an std. Thrush develops when the opportunity presents for a compromised immune system. Many patients who use inhalers that contain steroids are at risk, particularly if some of those steroids are deposited in the oral cavity. Patients on broad-spectrum antibiotics, who take steroids for any inflammatory condition, & those fighting a systemic disease (like HIV) get thrush. ...Read more

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Candidiasis (Definition)

Candidiasis is an infection caused by a specific group of fungi or yeast that usually occur in warm, moist parts of the body. Common symptoms include ...Read more


Thrush (Definition)

A yeast infection of the mucus membrane lining ...Read more