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Doctor insights on: Is The Alcohol In Beer Toxic To Humans

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Can you tell me is it possible that i'm allergic to beer/alcohol?

Can you tell me is it possible that i'm allergic to beer/alcohol?

All is possible: but you haven't said what kind of reaction it is, so it may or may not be true "allergy" - an immune response to a foreign substance, usually a protein. There are many agents in alcoholic beverages besides the alcohol, including flavorings, colorings, and what remains of whatever was fermented to produce the alcohol. Allergies to any and all of these are possible. You need to describe reaction. ...Read more

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What is the alcohol content of light beer compared to regular beer?

What is the alcohol content of light beer compared to regular beer?

It varies: This varies by brand but we can make some reasonable generalizations. Most regular beers are about 5% alcohol, and most "light beers" are closer to 4%. If you want to know for sure, you may have to look it up for a particular brand or call the company. So about 5 light beers = 4 regular beers. Clearly you can get drunk on both so be careful! More info available on the NIAAA website ...Read more

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Which beer and alcohol should I consider drinking when trying to get in shape?

Which beer and alcohol should I consider drinking when trying to get in shape?

You are kidding....?: This is a site for serious questions. Physicians give their free time to be of service. There is absolutely no reason to add alcohol for 'health benefits' when you are getting in shape. Alcohol is mostly empty and unnecessary carbohydrates with no nutritional value. ...Read more

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Does the beer benefit the kidneys ? How ? And does it benefit without alcohol ?

Does the beer benefit the kidneys ? How ? And does it benefit without alcohol ?

Here are some ...: Beer has no benefit to kidneys at all, but its supplying water + alcohol makes kidney to excrete more urine and fill bladder faster so one has to urinate more often with clearing urine. These deceive its drinkers feeling its being helpful to the kidneys, but in fact hurting overall health in time. More on water drinking? go to http://formefirst.com/waterdrink.html. ...Read more

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While breadtfeeding can i consume non alcohol beer 12 fl oz that contains 0.5 % alcohol by volume?

While breadtfeeding can i consume non alcohol beer 12 fl oz that contains 0.5 % alcohol by volume?

You decide: Any alcohol that might make it into the BM would end up in a baby who is developing rapidly. One of the byproducts of alcohol breakdown is formaldehyde.This is what we use to preserve specimens and is toxic to nerve cells. No level of alcohol intake has been proven safe. Near-beers are certainly better than regular beer or other drinks. ...Read more

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It's been a while since i drank alcohol and beer. And now my stomck is hurt and it's been two days with pain what dose mean?What do u do? Any solution

It's been a while since i drank alcohol and beer. And now my stomck is hurt and it's been two days with pain what dose mean?What do u do? Any solution

See a GI doctor: Without knowing how much and for how long you have been drinking and how much time elapsed from your last drink it is not possible to know if this is related to your 'stomick hurt' they may be unrelated and you should have this examined and treated by a doctor you are seeing and can examine you after a full history. ...Read more