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Whats alcohol sensitivity! any help!?

Whats alcohol sensitivity! any help!?

Not sure.: What are your symptoms? Do you get sick - rash / GI upset - when you drink? Do you get intoxicated too quickly? Different races and sexes metabolize alcohol at different rates which leads to some variation in alcohol tolerance. ...Read more

Dr. Patrick Hennessey
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Alcohol Sensitivity (Definition)

Is feeling of drunkenness after relatively few alcoholic drinks. Researchers at unc, chapel hill, found that those people have variation in the gene cyp2e1 which metabolizes alcohol in brain, making those people less likely to become alcoholics in future, ...Read more


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I have alcohol sensitivity. What can I do?

I have alcohol sensitivity. What can I do?

Some steps: I believe you are talking about the condition when some people are lacking the enzyme that metabolizes acetaldehyde. Of course, avoiding alcohol is a best. If you cannot avoid, use vitamin b3, kudzu or other anti-hangover remedies that you can find in the health food store. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: alcohol sensitivity?

What is the definition or description of: alcohol sensitivity?

Alcohol Sensitivity: Is feeling of drunkenness after relatively few alcoholic drinks. Researchers at unc, chapel hill, found that those people have variation in the gene cyp2e1 which metabolizes alcohol in brain, making those people less likely to become alcoholics in future, due to such intolerance. ...Read more

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Who gets extreme alcohol sensitivity/allergy?

Who gets extreme alcohol sensitivity/allergy?

Young asian women: Allergy to alcohol is likely nonexistent as the molecule is very small and there are many "alcohols" naturally occuring in the body. Sensitivity to alcohol is a different matter. Alcohol is metabolized by a cellular enzyme - alcohol dehydrogenase. Levels of ad vary with sex, age and race. Some people are born with low levels and cannot tolerate alcohol well. ...Read more

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What is the best home remedy for swimmers ear? I'm traveling- olive oil? Half white vinegar half rubbing alcohol? Other?

What is the best home remedy for swimmers ear? I'm traveling- olive oil? Half white vinegar half rubbing alcohol? Other?

Alcohol and vinegar: Alcohol and vinegar in equal parts is the classic recipe from lakeside summer camps. The alcohol disinfects the ear, displaces the water, and evaporates quickly at body temperature. The vinegar restores the normal acidic pH of the skin and prevent fungal growth. Do not use any over the counter drops if you may have a perforated eardrum or a tube in the ear. ...Read more

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Again extream head pain, nausea , vomiting, dizzy sensitivity light&sound .Again er, test, treatment.Ct-clear pain med+zofran.=diag:migraine. Sent home!

Again extream head pain, nausea , vomiting, dizzy sensitivity light&sound .Again er, test, treatment.Ct-clear pain med+zofran.=diag:migraine. Sent home!

Daily meds: It depends on how often this occurs, but it sounds like you may need to be on a daily medicine to prevent these headaches. You should also try to eliminate the common headache triggers if you haven't already tried that. And maintain a headache diary to try to identify any potential triggers. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why does prolonged skin contact with isopropyl alcohol cause eczema and sensitivity?

The alcohol: Isopropyl alcohol contains just that, alcohol. Alcohol is extremely drying and kills germs on your hands by disolving their membranes. Your cells have membranes too. ...Read more

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Since having a baby, I have a rxn to alcohol with one sip w/ in minutes. Allergist said prob. Sulfite sensitivity. Don't react to any other sulfites ?

Since having a baby, I have a rxn to alcohol with one sip w/ in minutes. Allergist said prob. Sulfite sensitivity. Don't react to any other sulfites ?

Could be: It may be a reaction to sulfite if your reaction mostly happens with wine and not other forms of alcoholic drinks. It can also be a sensitivity to alcohol itself, if you react to all alcoholic drinks, some individuals can break out in hives from it. ...Read more

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I've been having headaches on one side of my head last ~24 hours increasing in intensity. Origin from eye. Alcohol is a trigger. No light sensitivity?

I've been having headaches on one side of my head last  ~24 hours increasing in intensity. Origin from eye. Alcohol is a trigger. No light sensitivity?

Increasing Pain: ER: This sounds urgent to me. If you have a family doctor it may be wise to get in soon. If the pain is intolerable then getting to the er is wise. ...Read more