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Red wine is giving me chest pains and joint pain - is this normal for red wine? I have stopped drinking it for a couple of weeks and the pain is gone

Red wine is giving me chest pains and joint pain - is this normal for red wine? I have stopped drinking it for a couple of weeks and the pain is gone

Amount?: The proof that it is red wine that causes your symptoms does not come by stopping it and observing that the symptoms are gone. (they would likely resolve anyway). It is stronger evidence if you restart red wine and see immediate return. The amount that you are drinking may also be a factor. ...Read more

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Over 6 months I have a low grade fever. Some symptoms of shaky and muscle/joint pain also chronic. Was drinking alot of wine cut back. What could be?

Over 6 months I have a low grade fever. Some symptoms of shaky and muscle/joint pain also chronic. Was drinking alot of wine cut back. What could be?

FUO: This fever of unknown origin deserves an evaluation by a specialist in infectious diseases who will order appropriate tests in order to make a diagnosis. Liver enzymes should be checked in view of your heavy wine intake history. A viral hepatitis panel will also be checked. ...Read more

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F, 37. Joint pain, stiffness for 3 months. Numb hand in morning. Morning stiffness & hand numbness improved if I drink wine night before. Significant?

F, 37. Joint pain, stiffness for 3 months. Numb hand in morning. Morning stiffness & hand numbness improved if I drink wine night before. Significant?

Carpal tunnel?: Your hand numbness might be carpal tunnel syndrome. Use of a wrist/hand brace at night when you sleep may help. The generalized stiffness and joint pain needs medical evaluation including exam with doctor, imaging and blood testing. Hope this was helpful. Best of luck. Dr R ...Read more

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I start having body pain and joint pain after I have something cold to drink or eat...Is that a health disorder.

I start having body pain and joint pain after I have something cold to drink or eat...Is that a health disorder.

Interesting: Other than an unusual cold induced reflex some people with fibromyalgia can experience musculoskeletal pain after eating certain foods or food of a certain temperature. Consult a rheumatologist if it continues. ...Read more

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Does drinking too much beer cause joint pain?

No: Alcohol excess increases the risk of gout but otherwise it will not cause joint pain. ...Read more

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Can alcohol (in moderation) cause joint pain? My wrists and elbows have been bothering me every weekend, and I usually go out for a couple of drinks with friends every Friday, but don't really drink otherwise. Could alcohol be the cause?

Can alcohol (in moderation) cause joint pain? My wrists and elbows have been bothering me every weekend, and I usually go out for a couple of drinks with friends every Friday, but don't really drink otherwise. Could alcohol be the cause?

Yes: Alcohol can cause a mild dehydration which can cause some joint pains. Also any amount of alcohol with the other medications you have listed is not really the best idea. If you do drink try to limit it to one drink only and drink plenty of water to stay hydrated. If this does not resolve the problem see your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it okay to have hand joint pain while drinking?

Is it okay to have hand joint pain while drinking?

No: Finger pain while drinking? Unlikely to be related unless you are very cold sensitive; and that might be an issue with circulation... Hopefully, you are not smoking because that could be the cause of poor circulation. ...Read more

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Is it possible for drinking tea, pepsi, sprite and coke a lot when under stress cause joint pain and headaches?

Is it possible for drinking tea, pepsi, sprite and coke a lot when under stress cause joint pain and headaches?

Corn Sugar Pain: Soft drinks (not tea) is comprised of corn surgar (the replaced the natural surgar many years ago). The body does not digest this corn sugar and it can cause a multiple of bodily dysfunctions. I know of a friend that was told he had 3 months to live due to his medical problems. He totally got off of soft drinks and his body regained normal health over months. That was 7 years ago and he lives. ...Read more

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Can monster energy drink possibly cause severe joint pain and depression?

Can monster energy drink possibly cause severe joint pain and depression?

Energy drink: Depending on the quantity consumed & the frequency of use, it is possible. ...Read more

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I quit drinking 3 months ago and I have lost 30 pounds. I have been having joint pain and some muscle weakness. Is this a normal reaction.

Not entirely: Alcohol packs in massive quantities of "empty" calories, which tends to suppress "normal" appetite, so its absence can result in wt loss. The joint/back pains, not so much. Sounds like you should be seen by your dr for thorough once over. ...Read more

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Why when I drink (once a month) next day bad joint pain (hips, jaw, ankle, heel) and tingling all day in some fingers. Age 35, female, good health?

Why when I drink (once a month) next day bad joint pain (hips, jaw, ankle, heel) and tingling all day in some fingers. Age 35, female, good health?

Could be a number of: Things. I would recommend avoiding drinking and see your pcp just to make sure there are no other issues you are just noticing when you feel poorly. If it is just related to drinking, it could be related to dehydration, which could cause some joint pain but not normally tingling in fingers. You may also be noticing some increased inflammation which can be aggravated by alcohol. Worse with wine? Ra? ...Read more

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How does drinking wine benefit a person's health?

How does drinking wine benefit a person's health?

It depends: The Greeks had a saying "one man's food is another's poison" While the nutritional value of wine can't be denied, the risks and benefits for the alcohol within it are determined by contextual variables that go far beyond a quick answer. ...Read more

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Will drinking wine while taking ceptin reduce its effectiveness?

Will drinking wine while taking ceptin reduce its effectiveness?

Not sure: What you mean by "ceptin" but assume its an antibiotic and alcohol may decrease its effectiveness!
Ask question again with complete name/spelling.

Hope this helps
Dr Z ...Read more

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Does drinking wine cause headaches?

Does drinking wine cause headaches?

Yes, in some people: Drinking red wine causes headaches in some people, but white wine doesn't cause a problem. The cause for "red wine headache" is uncertain, but is likely due to a chemical in red wine. Also, drinking beer, wine, or liquor causes flushing (red skin) and some headache, in people who get too much aldehyde (from alcohol metabolism) when drinking alcohol. The aldehyde problem is a genetic condition. ...Read more

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How does drinking wine affect fertility?

How does drinking wine affect fertility?

See below: If you are trying to get pregnant you should not be drinking any type of alcoholic beverage as it can affect the baby (fetal alcohol syndrome). ...Read more

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Can I get eczema from drinking wine?

Can I get eczema from drinking wine?

NO: Wine will not cause this. If you allergic to wine, you may get a rash, but it would likely be eczema. ...Read more

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Does drinking wine cause constipation?

Does drinking wine cause constipation?

All: Forms of alcohol, beer whiskey wine are diuretics and dehydrate especially if taking alot. The dehydration does in deed contribute to constipation. Red or white wine, makes no difference. ...Read more

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Drinking wine daily after gall bladder removal. Is this ok?

Drinking wine daily after gall bladder removal. Is this ok?

Depends on: The amount of wine, but in moderation it should not be harmful. ...Read more

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What causes a warm feeling in the stomach after drinking wine?

What causes a warm feeling in the stomach after drinking wine?

Mostly the alcohol: alcohol causes inflammation wherever it touches - if you have put rubbing alcohol on a cut, you know that it BURNS. That is the warm feeling you experience in your stomach. Alcohol also causes increased blood flow to areas, especially skin and muscles, which causes a warm feeling in the rest of your body, while actually your internal organ's temperature is reduced-can cause death by hypothermia ...Read more

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What could cost my teeth to feel sensitive the morning after drinking wine?

What could cost my teeth to feel sensitive the morning after drinking wine?

Wine is acidic.: Wine is acidic. If you have exposed roots from recession or wear on the biting surfaces of the teeth there is exposed dentin. The acids open up the tubules of the dentin which opens a direct channel to the nerve of the tooth. Once the tubules close back up, the sensitivity goes away. Sensitivity toothpastes or a stannous Fluoride gel used daily will help. ...Read more

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Why after a night of drinking wine quite heavily do I hardly need to urinate the following day? Fine otherwise. Dehydration possible? Thank you.

Why after a night of drinking wine quite heavily do I hardly need to urinate the following day? Fine otherwise. Dehydration possible? Thank you.

Hormonal: Heavy alcohol intake can affect the hormone levels controlling fluid balance, particularly antidiuretic hormone (ADH). This will cause decreased urination over the next day or two. ...Read more

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Is drinking wine good for your health?

Is drinking wine good for your health?

Red wine: Red wine, in moderation, has long been thought of as heart healthy. The alcohol and certain substances in red wine called antioxidants may help prevent heart disease by increasing levels of "good" cholesterol and protecting against artery damage. That means glass of wine a day with meal. ...Read more

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Is drinking wine healthy? And if so, what quantity is recommended?

Is drinking wine healthy? And if so, what quantity is recommended?

Perhaps: I wouldn't call wine a health food, but there are some secondary benefits to drinking it. Any alcohol consumption should be limited to two daily - and I don't mean an average. That is, binging on seven drinks on friday and saturday is not ok. There are cardiac and blood vessel benefits to alcohol, and some authors have indicated other benefits, especially of red wine. Good luck. ...Read more

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Headaches after drinking wine, why?

Headaches after drinking wine, why?

Headaches: Your headaches following drinking wine may be due to the sulfides found in wine. ...Read more

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Why does drinking wine affect me differently than drinking hard alcohol?

WINE: Beer = 5% alcohol content, wine=11-13%, liquor 45-50%. 1.Oz liquor=9.Oz of beer = 4.Oz of wine. Same deadly consequences to drinker and same mental destruction to everyone else in many generations as the gene is powerfully transferred from gen to generations to men-women. No alcohol. No choice. No alternative. No intent to disregard lives of innocent others in family. Stop deadly intent. ...Read more

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What makes drinking wine better (healthier) than just eating grapes?

What makes drinking wine better (healthier) than just eating grapes?

They are equal: Eating red grapes and drinking red wine probably provides the same amount of antioxidants, including resveratrol and flavonoids. These reduce the risk of blood clots, reduce LDL cholesterol, prevent damage to blood vessels in your heart, and help maintain normal blood pressure. Antioxidants are higher in red grapes and wine than white; also greater in grape skin, stems, & leaves than pulp. ...Read more

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Is drinking wine bad for weight loss?

Is drinking wine bad for weight loss?

How much wine?: If you drink wine very day, the calories can certainly add up. Red wine has about 150 calories a glass, and white has around 84. Here's a site where you can check further: http://caloriecount. About. Com/calories-wine-ic1410 if you drank only 2 glasses of red wine a night, that's 300 extra calories a day. A pound of fat = 3500 calories, so you'd gain a pound about every 11 days at that rate. ...Read more