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Why does my nose bleed after a night of drinking alcohol?

Why does my nose bleed after a night of drinking alcohol?

Nosebleed: One possibility is that during the alcohol binge you got into a fight, and someone punched you in the nose. Alcohol can also act like a blood thinner, causing your platelets to be less "sticky" and not clot well. This is apparently more common in male drinkers than women. If you drink often, you may even have fewer platelets, period. http://pubs.niaaa.nih.gov/publications/arh21-1/42.pdf. ...Read more

Dr. Gregg Albers
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Alcohol Consumption (Definition)

Alcohol is available in many beverages, from beer and wine to the more potent distilled spirits, such as gin, rye, and whiskey. There appear to be at least small health benefits of small amounts of alcohol use (fewer than five drinks per week), especially of red wine Excessive alcohol use can lead to addiction and severe social and physical complications. Excess long term alcohol use is the most common cause of cirrhosis of the ...Read more


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My girlfriend has stomach pain and rectal bleeding. Can this be caused by not eating but drinking alcohol?

My girlfriend has stomach pain and rectal bleeding. Can this be caused by not eating but drinking alcohol?

Pain and bleeding: Drinking too much is not a good idea.
Perhaps more important, at age 47 she should see a Gynecologist to make sure there is no issue with loosing control of her periods!
Please let me know how things go! ...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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It seems I get little red blood spots on my nose after drinking alcohol, is it related? They go away in a few days. Why does this happen?

It seems I get little red blood spots on my nose after drinking alcohol, is it related? They go away in a few days. Why does this happen?

Alcohol interaction: Make sure you are not on pain pills or excessive Tylenol (acetaminophen) or taking blood thinners like aspirin with alcohol. Some Alcohol has dangerous cyanide also detals at www.eayurveda.org ...Read more

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I used to drink alcohol but I stopped now I have been feeling weak and bleeding from my nose what could be the problem?

I used to drink alcohol but I stopped now I have been feeling weak and bleeding from my nose what could be the problem?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor. ...Read more

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How can I distinguish between possible implantation bleeding and a period? Can drinking alcohol increase the amount of flow during implantation?

How can I distinguish between possible implantation bleeding and a period? Can drinking alcohol increase the amount of flow during implantation?

Forget 'implantation: 'Implantation bleeding' is all the rage on the internet now, it's very over-rated in importance. It's not that common to see and is usually not 'implantation' but breakthrough bleeding. Alcohol has nothing to do with either. ...Read more

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Bleeding after drinking alcohol during pregnancy?

Bleeding after drinking alcohol during pregnancy?

Bleeding: Depends on where you are bleeding from. Some people get alcoholic gastritis and bleed from their stomachs, etc. If you mean bleeding from vagina, please see your ob-gyn physician. Also, please don't drink alcohol at all when pregnant. This compromises your baby's development, and is not fair to him or her. ...Read more

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The Best way to treat severe back, head and neck pain after drinking alcohol?

The Best way to treat severe back, head and neck pain after drinking alcohol?

Abstain: Sorry, but the clear answer to this question is simple. Don't drink in excess. Better yet, don't drink alcohol. The health benefits are minimal, and the risks go far beyond head, neck, and back pain. Just like mom used to say, "if it hurts when you do that, then don't do that.". ...Read more

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I was drinking alcohol and I blacked out and fell backwards and hit the back on my head. I have a slight headache, should I go see a doc?

I was drinking alcohol and I blacked out and fell backwards and hit the back on my head. I have a slight headache, should I go see a doc?

Potentially: How long did you black out for? Is the headache becoming worse and do you have other symptoms? Do you have any nausea or vomiting and has there been any change in your behavior. Alcohol may mask some of these symptoms, so I would say yes...see your doctor. ...Read more

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I hit the back of my head really hard on Saturday evening, my vision went fuzzy for a few minutes afterwards but then cleared up. I feel nauseous but haven't been sick and the headache has not cleared since. I was drinking alcohol at the time and I'm no

I hit the back of my head really hard on Saturday evening, my vision went fuzzy for a few minutes afterwards but then cleared up.  I feel nauseous but haven't been sick and the headache has not cleared since.  I was drinking alcohol at the time and I'm no

ConcussionAlcoholism: Your Life is Precious!
“hit the back of my head really hard, nauseous, and continued headache” require immediate Diagnosis.
Please go to ER, have all necessary tests and Radiological studies; have consultation with a Neurologist.
After medical treatment, see a Psychiatrist for Alcoholism and Stress ;go to Rehab program and attend daily AA Meetings.
Feel Wonder of Giant Causeway in your country! ...Read more

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Will drinking alcohol cause cirrhosis?

Will drinking alcohol cause cirrhosis?

Yes: It use to be leading cause but hepatitis C is currently is the leading cause of cirrhosis in the us. ...Read more

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Can drinking alcohol cause a heavier period?

Thinning blood: Alcohol can thin the blood and could theoretically cause a heavier period and increased blood loss. ...Read more

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Could drinking alcohol cause an electrolyte imbalance?

Could drinking alcohol cause an electrolyte imbalance?

Yes: Alcohol makes you go to the bathroom where you can lose many electrlytes ...Read more

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Does drinking alcohol cause anal fissures?

No but can worsen: I don't believe there is any direct impact of drinking on anal fissures or hemorrhoids, but it can worsen them. First, alcohol is a diuretic (draws water out of you), so it could make your stool harder & aggravate the area. Also, it interferes w/ multiple components of the body's healing mechanisms, such as platelets, clotting factor, & other products and processes involved in healing. ...Read more

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Could drinking alcohol cause tooth decay?

Could drinking alcohol cause tooth decay?

Possibly yes: Dry mouth can greatly increase your chance of developing dental decay. If you are an alcoholic, then you experience dry mouth. If you binge drink, then you will notice that you have dry mouth the following morning. ...Read more

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Does drinking alcohol cause loose stools?

Does drinking alcohol cause loose stools?

Alcohol malabsorptio: Diarrhea, weight loss and osteoporosis are prominent symptoms and clinical signs of alcoholism. One of several possible factors causing this clinical picture is small intestinal damage leading to malabsorption alcohol inhibits the breakdown of nutrients into usable molecules by decreasing secretion of digestive enzymes from the pancreas (2). Alcohol impairs nutrient absorption by damaging the cell. ...Read more

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How does drinking alcohol cause liver cancer?

How does drinking alcohol cause liver cancer?

Cirrhosis: Is closely linked to hepatoma, and the best way to get cirrhosis is to drink to excess. ...Read more

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What causes feet swelling after drinking alcohol?

What causes feet swelling after drinking alcohol?

Has to do with : Antidiuretic hormone inhibition from alcohol build up. You will urinate more water (causing dehydration-which is one of the reasons alcohol is so dehydrating) and then when you start to rehydrate, things like sodium will be out of balance, causing your feet to swell. ...Read more

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What causes burning pain in right flank area the day after drinking alcohol?

Possibly Liver: Your liver is on the right side and alcohol is toxic to the liver. Please discuss this further with your doctor. ...Read more

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What can cause me to feel guilty about drinking alcohol?

What can cause me to feel guilty about drinking alcohol?

When you're aware: That you're drinking compulsively, you might feel guilty for drinking alcohol. This awareness might come to you after an episode where you black out or forget what you did when drinking, or someone confronts you with your behavior the next day. Or, someone in your life is telling you that you're drinking too much, and you "try" to cut back but can't. If desired, you can get help through aa. ...Read more

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What could cause a hangover feeling without drinking alcohol?

What could cause a hangover feeling without drinking alcohol?

Possible migraine: Or sinus issues. Please see your doc for proper diagnosis. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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