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After a night of drinking alcohol the next day my feet swell for 24hrs then goes back to normal?? Also get night sweats and lack of sleep since uni

After a night of drinking alcohol the next day my feet swell for 24hrs then goes back to normal?? Also get night sweats and lack of sleep since uni

Message in a bottle: Your feet are telling you to stay away from alcohol - or make it minimal - before they are damaged badly enough to fail to recover in 1 day. Your inability to process the big change in blood sugar needs an eval. See your Dr. For exam and glucose testing. Avoid diabetes if you can, treat it if you must. Best! ...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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Are night sweats caused by drinking alcohol a sign of a serious health risk condition?

Are night sweats caused by drinking alcohol a sign of a serious health risk condition?

Many causes: There are many reasons for night sweats and drinking alcohol is not one of the common causes. Infections, (including tb), cancers, hormone problems, and gastric reflux, or cardiac problems can all lead infections. So night sweats themselves can be a serious health situation. You should probably see a medical professional to have an evaluation. ...Read more

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Is pain in lymph nodes (of neck) after drinking alcohol a strong sign of hodgkin's? No major sweats/weight loss but regular fatigue /few small swellig

Is pain in lymph nodes (of neck) after drinking alcohol a strong sign of hodgkin's? No major sweats/weight loss but regular fatigue /few small swellig

See your doctor: Fatigue, lymph node enlargement and associated pain after drinking alcohol warrant further investigation. Other symptoms like fever, weight loss or night sweats are called b-symptoms and they don't necessarily have to be present. Another classic sign of hidgkin's lymphoma is itchy skin after consuming alcohol. Please don't wait and see a doctor. ...Read more

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Small amt alcohol (1/4 gl wine, etc) cause chills/sweats, headache, shaking, floating feeling. No flush, big person, caucasian, one drink rarely. Why?

Small amt alcohol (1/4 gl wine, etc) cause chills/sweats, headache, shaking, floating feeling. No flush, big person, caucasian, one drink rarely. Why?

Liver processing: Alcohol is processed in the liver, and it depends on a particular liver enzyme. If that enzyme is deficient, or your liver is impaired for some reason, alcohol can have a bad effect on you. ...Read more

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I only get oral cold sores after drinking alcohol. Why?

Immune suppression: Cold sores are often from a viral infection, and alcohol suppresses our immune response to viruses. You should see your doctor to determine if your sores are viral, and if so, have them treated more directly with the right medication. If alcohol causes you problems, but you still drink, you also need to consider whether it has become more of a problem in your life than you might think. Talk to doc. ...Read more

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Why do you get itchy after drinking alcohol?

Why do you get itchy after drinking alcohol?

Possible causes: Redness or itching after drinking alcohol could be an allergic reaction. It could also be related to a deficiency of aldehyde dehydrogenase, an enzyme that breaks down alcohol. ...Read more

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Can a preson get HIV from drinking alcohol behind that person?

Can a preson get HIV from drinking alcohol behind that person?

No: HIV is transmitted through blood and body fluids. Drinking or eating after a person with HIV can not cause transmission. Even kissing a person with HIV is unlikely to cause transmission unless both persons have open sores in the mouth and there is some blood exchange. ...Read more

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Is it possible to not get sick from drinking alcohol while taking flagyl?

Is it possible to not get sick from drinking alcohol while taking flagyl?

No: Flagyl or Metronidazole inhibits an enzyme that facilitates the metabolism of a byproduct of alcohol metabolism that causes all of those effects when drinking alcohol on top of flagyl: flushing, discomfort, nausea, etc. It is best to finish your course of flagyl, wait about a week and you resume drinking alcohol responsibly. ...Read more

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Does drinking alcohol get oxycodone out of your system faster?

Does drinking alcohol get oxycodone out of your system faster?

Probably not: I'm not aware that it does, but regardless, you shouldn't mix the two because you can die from the combined CNS depressant actions of both substances. I would advise never mixing the two just to be on the safe side. ...Read more

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Why can't I get a full night's sleep without drinking alcohol or taking a sedative?

Why can't I get a full night's sleep without drinking alcohol or taking a sedative?

See your doctor: For a work up. It may be related to your use of alcohol and medications, but insomnia can be related to many medical problems. Get it checked out before you self medicate. ...Read more

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After drinking alcohol I wake up the day after with a dull feeling around my heart. Every so often ill get a shock in the same place. What is it?

After drinking alcohol I wake up the day after with a dull feeling around my heart. Every so often ill get a shock in the same place. What is it?

Chest pain: If you're getting chest discomfort after drinking alcohol, that's likely your body telling you to find something else to drink. You may be getting gastric or esophageal irritation. Not sure what your shock sensation could be without more description. ...Read more

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Can drinking alcohol get rid of your constipation?

Can drinking alcohol get rid of your constipation?

This isn't the way: To do it. Abuse of alcohol can shorten transit time in the intestines. This can cause diarrhea in alcoholics. However, you are doing damage to the gastrointestinal tract. ...Read more

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What can cause someone to get violently sick after drinking alcohol?

What can cause someone to get violently sick after drinking alcohol?

It may be a: Deficiency in alcohol dehydrogenase or acetaldehyde dehydrogenase which can cause a build up of byproducts that change the body chemistry and lead to nausea and vomiting. ...Read more

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Why do I get diharrea after drinking alcohol?

Why do I get diharrea after drinking alcohol?

Irritable bowel??: Alcohol can stimulate irritable bowel symptoms of diarrhea. This could also be due to an allergic reaction. Best to see your doctor to confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Does drinking alcohol cause anxiety to get worse?

Does drinking alcohol cause anxiety to get worse?

Yes it can: Drinking alcohol affects all the cells of your body, including the ones in your brain. Especially after a time of "binge" drinking, they withdraw from the alcohol and respond with symptoms like anxiety. Mood changes like depression can happen too. Overall, it's very destabilizing for your entire system. ...Read more

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Do you get boobs from drinking alcohol?

Do you get boobs from drinking alcohol?

No: No...Unfortunately not. Some people report "bloating" but it is usually in their tummies :). ...Read more

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Can you get a hernia from drinking alcohol?

Not per se: One cannot get a hernia from drinking alcohol. But passing out under the influence increases the risk for aspiration of stomach contents into the trachea and lungs. The cough associated with aspiration can be so vigorous as to cause hernias and in extreme cases a rupture of the esophagus. ...Read more

Dr. Ronda Dennis-Smithart
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Chills (Definition)

Chills = sensation ...Read more