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I've noticed that usually when I have a chest pain , drinking alcohol relievse it till next morning, next morning I feel squeezing chest pain.why?

I've noticed that usually when I have a chest pain , drinking alcohol relievse it till next morning, next morning  I feel squeezing chest pain.why?

Panic attack: You are self medicating panic attacks with alcohol. Alcohol helps as a tranquilizer but is a terrible drug to treat these problems since it depletes serotonin (making you depressed over time) and is too short acting so you feel worse when it wears off. See a psychiatrist who can advise on proper rx of panic disorder. ...Read more

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Chest Pain (Definition)

Many people with chest pain fear a heart attack. However, there are many possible causes of chest pain. Some causes are not dangerous to your health, while other causes are ...Read more


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Left sided chest pain hurts to press on , quite localized but worse when drinking alcohol? Could it still be cardiac? Have had normal ECG and echo.

Left sided chest pain hurts to press on , quite localized but worse when drinking alcohol? Could it still be cardiac? Have had normal ECG and echo.

Probably gastritis. : If alcohol makes it worse it's probably GI and not cardiac. Try taking some Pepcid 20mg twice a day for about 6 weeks, and lay off the booze for a while. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What causes my chest to turn red and hot after drinking alcohol?

What causes my chest to turn red and hot after drinking alcohol?

Vasodilatation: Alcohol is a vasodilator. Certain races have poor ability to metabolise alcohol and can get facial flushing too. ...Read more

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Sick stomach and tight pain across chest especially after drinking alcohol. Get sick also but don't drink often large amounts?

Sick stomach and tight pain across chest especially after drinking alcohol. Get sick also but don't drink often large amounts?

Ulcer, pancreatitis: This kind of pain, especially after taking alcohol would be a stomach (or duodenal) ulcer or irritation if the pancreas called pancreatitis. I would advise not drinking alcohol and visiting your doctor to be evaluated. If untreated, this can get very serious. ...Read more

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M/35 , long history psyc meds mdd ..Binge drinker, ...S/s tingling chest pain w/ stomached pain... No alcohol or coffee in two months?

M/35 , long history  psyc meds  mdd ..Binge drinker, ...S/s  tingling chest pain w/  stomached pain... No alcohol or coffee in two months?

Check w/your doctor: There can be all kinds of reasons for your symptoms, and the best idea would be to check in with your primary care physician about them. ...Read more

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Why do I have chest pains after drinking red bull and do I need to go to the er?

Red bull: Stop the red bull. Many things could be causing the chest pain and it needs to be evaluated by a doctor but you have made a diagnosis. Stop the inciting problem. ...Read more

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