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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 less 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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Bleeding after drinking alcohol when I go to toilet?

Bleeding after drinking alcohol when I go to toilet?

Many things: This could be many different things. Contact your primary care physician and discuss this. ...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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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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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

Dr. Alan Patterson
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Bleeding (Definition)

Bleeding is a term describing the loss of blood. It can occur inside the body due to damage to blood vessels or organs or outside the body during menstruation or when there is a ...Read more


Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Nasal (Definition)

NaSal is a nasal preparation which is a kind of ...Read more