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Itchy Nose When Drinking Alcohol
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
Nosebleed: One possibility is that during the alcohol binge you got into a fight, and someone punched you in the nose. Alcohol can also act like a blood thinner, causing your platelets to be less "sticky" and not clot well. This is apparently more common in male drinkers than women. If you drink often, you may even have less platelets, period. http://pubs.niaaa.nih.gov/publications/arh21-1/42.pdf. ...Read more
Itchy eyes: You may have an allergic response to the alcohol or a preservative in the alcohol. As long as you have no shortness of breath, it is ok to try some artificial tears, or an allergy drop such as zaditor (ketotifen) (over the counter). If symptoms persist, call your local ophthalmologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
blood vessels dilate: Does this happen with all alcohol or just red wine? Many individuals will have histamine release due to alcohol exposure which results in the flushing. If symptoms are directly related to red wine, the culprit may be the tannins or the sulfates in the wine. Try wine low in tannins or organic sulfate free wine. ...Read more
Chest congestion when lying down and itchy throat every night. What is it? Should i drink antibiotic or antihistamine?
Cough supressant: recommend over the counter medication to decrease chest congestion like Robitussin dm, (guaifenesin and dextromethorphan) the DM has a medication that provides cough suppressant and help w/ the chest congestion. Continue to hydrate while by drinking at least 64 ounces of water a day this will thin the mucous secretions in your chest as well. If this persists for more than 5 days follow up with your doctor you may need antibiotics ...Read more
Possible allergies: You may be allergic to something in the beer, or beer itself. ...Read more
Why does drinking coffee make my eyes itchy and throat sore? I take PPIs and antihistamines daily
Avoid coffee: Obviously you are reacting to something in the coffee. You can change brands and see if that helps. If the symptoms persist, then try tea or some other beveridge. ...Read more
I have sinus. When I drink RO water my nose start running with white thick liquid.But when I drink packaged drinking water my cough goes null(No COlD)
RO water: Kindly explain, is that a beverage or mineral or tap water ...Read more
Day after i drink alcohol i wake up with crusty eyes and sore fingers. Could this allergy or intolerance? If so what's in booze to cause this?
When i drink alcohol, my face swells, eyes blood red and heart beats faster, this does not happen everytime, i m 37yr male, no bp, no sugar, whis this?
Alcohol: Alcohol is a spontaneous mast cell degranulator which basically means that the alcohol causes the cell sin your body to release histamine leading to all of your reactions. Most people only notice this with some alcohols and not with others. It could also be a grain allergy if it happens with beer. See an allergist. ...Read more
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