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Why do my legs ache so much after I drink a little bit of wine?

Why do my legs ache so much after I drink a little bit of wine?

Lactic acid : There are two main reasons why legs ache after too much of alcohol. One, alcohol intake increases the content of Lactic Acid in your body. Excessive build up of Lactic Acid in your body can lead to cramps or pain in your muscles. Two, alcohol leads to dehydration. Your body ends up falling short on electrolytes, and you tend to experience muscle pain or cramps. www.buzzle.com/articles/legs-ache-af. ...Read more

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How can I make my leg pain go away after a night of drinking alcohol?

How can I make my leg pain go away after a night of drinking alcohol?

Reason for pain?: I think the more important question is why is your leg hurting? Drinking alcohol does not cause leg pain. Did you injure it after drinking too much? You need to figure out why the leg is hurting. ...Read more

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My son has a bit of a high temp and he says his legs are sore. He is drinking plenty water breathing seems ok I have givn pamol.Shld i be worried?

My son has a bit of a high temp and he says his legs are sore. He is drinking plenty water breathing seems ok I have givn pamol.Shld i be worried?

Not enough data: Your ? Fails to mention age or other symptoms that might further define the problem. If a kid is drinking well enough to pee every 6 hrs & engaging in play, it might be fine to monitor the situation at home. If your mommy sense is giving you feelings of dread i would have him looked over. ...Read more

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Will drinking Gatorade help with leg pain and lower back pain after a colonoscopy ? Being that the prep depletes fluids in your body.

Will drinking Gatorade help with leg pain and lower back pain after a colonoscopy ? Being that the prep depletes fluids in your body.

Maybe unrelated : Back and leg pain are not something typically related to the procedure, by if you're dehydrated from the prep, Gatorade can help rehydrate you, and possibly help alleviate our symptoms.bthey may however be unrelated. Its easy enough to try! Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Is it normal for my body to feel sore after a night of heavy drinking(especially my legs). Beer and hard liquor. I dont drink very often

Is it normal for my body to feel sore after a night of heavy drinking(especially my legs). Beer and hard liquor. I dont drink very often

Drinking: Yes. drinking heavily is bad for your health. Drinking often or not is not important. One glass of wine mainly reds has been shown to have health benefits when consumed 1-2 times a week. Doing anything in excess is bad. ...Read more

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My leg and back muscles become sore and ache after i eat or drink anything. Heat and rest helps?

My leg and back muscles become sore and ache after i eat or drink anything. Heat and rest helps?

Needs to be checked: These are vague symptoms of pain in leg and back muscles only after eating or drinking something.You are 57 years old.We can not tell what is causing your symptoms but if the symptoms are persistant and you are concerned.Get it checked by your doctor ...Read more

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Why do my legs hurt when i drink alcohol? Sometimes when I have a drink of alcohol, i get a severe ache in my legs that lasts about 3-6 minutes.

No clue: Some people are very sensitive to the effects of alcohol on muscle, where it can cause inflammation of muscle cells (myositis), but this usually occurs after binges of large amounts of alcohol, not one drink. There are always idiosyncracies where people are more sensitive. Having a blood test that can show normal or elevated muscle enzymes can be ordered by your doctor, who you should talk to. ...Read more

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