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Does Drinking Alcohol Cause Your Face To Look Swollen
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
Hello I have swollen lymph glands after drinking alcohol and pain all over my body 2-3 days after what could this be? Thanks
Viral illness: May be a nonspecific viral illness. Were you engaged in any other activities while drinking? ...Read more
Swollen lymph for ~10 yrs. Dr's told me are ok unless pain/growth. Used to get severe shoulder/neck pain after drinking alcohol ~5yrs ago. Related?
For the last two month alcohol consumption has been causing ear pain and swollen cervical nodes. One drink is all it takes.
Not sure why: I asked one of my ENT colleagues if he had seen this, and he said he had not. I don't know why alcohol would do this, and it may actually be some kind of allergic reaction. It seems, though, that you keep trying to test it, so it would appear that drinking is important to you. I would see your pcp, and an ENT consultation (ears, nose&throat) might be necessary. Talk to your doctor about drinking. ...Read more
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
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“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.
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It could: It could, especially if you drink too much. One or two standard size drinks is probably ok, but more could be a problem. Standard size is 12 oz beer, 4-6 oz wine or 1-1.5 oz liquor. ...Read more
No: Eat not to excess, drink not to dullness. ...Read more
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
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?
Blame your genes: Some people lack an enzyme for metabolizing alcohol, and so they have flushing when they drink. The enzyme is called alcohol dehydrogenase. A study in 2009 linked the reaction to increased risk of esophageal cancer, here's a link for more info: http://www. Nih. Gov/news/health/mar2009/niaaa-23.htm ...Read more
I have heard I can take a Zantac (ranitidine) or antihistamine tablet prior to drinking alcohol to stop my face from flushing red, is this true?
After drinking alcohol what has looked like a malar went a purple colour, felt hot and made face look awful. Woke up & it's gone. Sound like lupus?
Absolutely not: That scenario is not consistent with lupus. ...Read more
Burning and sharp pains in kidneys and redness in face gets worse when drinking alcohol feel tired and run down a lot any suggestions thanks?
See your doc!: Sounds like you may be drinking a bit too much. But it may also be an allergic reaction, or some problem with your kidneys. Alcohol can give you a great high, but the downward plunge afterwards can be devastating! You can experiment by avoiding alcohol for a couple of weeks and see if the symptoms fade. If not, please check with a medical doctor. ...Read more
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