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Eye Infection From Drinking Alcohol
I was prescribed duricef (cefadroxil), (cefadroxil) twice a day, 500 mg, for a possible eye infection. Can I have alcohol with duricef (cefadroxil)? Many sites show it is fine. Thank you
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
I have a lite peeing stream no infections no pain and frequent urination. My doc said it was caused by drinking alcohol and caffeine.
Fluconazole/ETOH: Some people would say to separate these by 48 hrs but you should be fine. ...Read more
I got alcohol in my eye last night, it may be rubbing, possibly drinking alcohol, i washed out with water and milk. It is burning and feels like sand paper is in it. Please help
Both : Both drinking or rubbing alcohol will cause chemical burn on the cornea and conjunctiva. It is very painful condition and predispose the patient to infection. For this reason, you should be seen by an ophthalmologist and be placed on antibiotic eye drops. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why specifically is my left eye bloodshot the day after drinking alcohol but the right eye seems ok?
R Eyelid swells & not itchy. Dr said looks allergy but would be in both eyes. Happens after drinking alcohol or stress/anxiety. Stumped on what causes?
Alcohol flush syn : I found the following explanation in Wikipedia: "Alcohol flush reaction is a condition in which an individual develops flushes or blotches associated with erythema on the face, neck, shoulders, and, in some cases, the entire body after consuming alcoholic beverages. The reaction is the result of an accumulation of acetaldehyde, a metabolic byproduct of the catabolic metabolism of alcohol". ...Read more
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more