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Dr. Thomas Fiala
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Watermelon (Definition)

Watermelon is a vine-like flowering plant originally from southern africa. Its fruit, which is also called watermelon, is a special kind referred to by botanists as a pepo, a berry which has a thick ...Read more


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I keep mixing and taking too many pills (opiates, benzos, alcohol&more) because it's dangerous. It's not a suicide attempt I just don't know what it is?

I keep mixing and taking too many pills (opiates, benzos, alcohol&more) because it's dangerous. It's not a suicide attempt I just don't know what it is?

Addiction?: You are the one who is in charge of your life. You are already aware that you are putting your life in danger. Strongly encourage you to consider working with an addiction medicine specialist instead of bringing the issue to an on-line information site. ...Read more

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If cigarettes and alcohol are do dangerous, why are they legal?

If cigarettes and alcohol are do dangerous, why are they legal?

Excellent question: Probably because they have a longer history of use and are more socially acceptable. But both tobacco and alcohol cause a tremendous amount of disease and are by no means safe. ...Read more

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Can you sponge a child with alcohol to keep him cool during a heat wave, or is that dangerous?

Can you sponge a child with alcohol to keep him cool during a heat wave, or is that dangerous?

Tepid water: Tap water sponging with a fever reducer is the right approach. It is not critical to bring the fever too agressively. ...Read more

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How dangerous is it to occasionally drink alcohol?

How dangerous is it to occasionally drink alcohol?

Safe to drink: Yes it is safe to drink alcohol in moderation as long as you do not have a medical contraindication like liver disease
studies have shown that if you are male and drink 2 drinks a day, like 2glasses of wine, 2beers, or two shots of hard liqour, it is beneficial to your health as it raises yourhdl
in women who are not pregnant or nursing 10 drinks a week is beneficial
any more than that can be harmful. ...Read more

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What is the aspect of alcohol that makes it dangerous to take with medication?

There may be drug -: Drug interactions such as sedation or respiratory problems. ...Read more

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Can a mix of lean, hydro, weed, and alcohol all in the same night be dangerous?

Oh my gosh, what: Would possess you or some one else to do that? I think you already knew the answer when you asked this - yes, it is dangerous. ...Read more

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Can stoping alcohol all of sudden is dangerous? And also liver fat can be get cured.?

Can stoping alcohol all of sudden is dangerous? And also liver fat can be get cured.?

Depends on amount: Delirium tremens (dt) is an acute episode of delirium that is usually caused by withdrawal from alcohol and it occurs only in patients with a history of alcoholism. But with fatty liver, either as a complication of excessive alcohol use, or in combination with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (nafld), the build up of extra fat in liver cells can cause liver damage. See a liver doctor for help. ...Read more

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Is antibacterial mouthwash safe to use? Have heard of alcohol based ones being dangerous after years of use.

Is antibacterial mouthwash safe to use? Have heard of alcohol based ones being dangerous after years of use.

? on antibacterial: Many studies have been coming out recently questioning the "antibacterial" label on products, including soaps, mouthwashes, etc. As far as mouthwashes, most companies are distributing the products as alcohol-free. Hard to say what the dangers are unless you are ingesting. To be safe, I would go with the ones without alcohol. ...Read more

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Is alcohol dangerous with Zantac (ranitidine) and pantoloc? What are the interactions? Would spacing the use of these be safe? EX: P in morning, A @ day, Z night

Is alcohol dangerous with Zantac (ranitidine) and pantoloc? What are the interactions? Would spacing the use of these be safe? EX: P in morning, A @ day, Z night

They interact: Zantac (ranitidine) and Pantolac might potentiate alcohol effect on your body and your brain. Spacing might not help because these medications have a long standing effect. If you drink alcohol while being on these medications do not drive even after having one drink ...Read more

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Are z-paks dangerous? And can I drink alcohol while taking?

Are z-paks dangerous? And can I drink alcohol while taking?

?: No medicine is 100% safe. In fact, tylenol (acetaminophen) is probably in the top 3 medicines causing severe health problems and hospitalizations. Z-paks are used for specific types of infection. An infection is far more dangerous than a Z-pak. So you use it when needed. You should not drink alcohol when taking any antibiotic, including a z-pak. ...Read more

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Is marijuana and ecstasy less dangerous than alcohol and tobacco?

Different dangers: Too little is known about ecstasy for anybody to say. Right or wrong, marijuana is illegal and poses dangers to you, from job loss to making it impossible for you to get an organ transplant to cure your alcoholic liver disease. That alcohol ruins the lives of abusers & their families is obvious, and tobacco is the great avoidable life-shortener of the world. How about "none of the above" for you? ...Read more

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Is it dangerous to leave rubbing alcohol in your hair over night?

Is it dangerous to leave rubbing alcohol in your hair over night?

Not really: I don't know what you mean by dangerous and do not know why someone would want to leave isopropyl alcohol in their hair overnight. I can only imagine that by doing so, it would cause excessive dryness of the scalp, which is not a good thing. But as far as actually being dangerous, I am not absoluteley sure, but as for me, I wouldn't do it. ...Read more

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Is it dangerous to mix alcohol with the drug toprol (metoprolol)?

Yes: Mixing drugs and alcohol is dangerous and never is a good idea. Alcohol might add to drowsiness that you might experience while taking this medication. In some cases, alcohol might decrease the effectiveness of medication. Rule of thumb: don't mix medicine and alcohol -- it's safer that way. ...Read more

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If I take Rivaroxaban with alcohol will the anticoagulant effect of both of them be dangerous? Thanks

If I take Rivaroxaban with alcohol will the anticoagulant effect of both of them be dangerous? Thanks

Probably not: Alcohol does not have any significant effect ob blood coagulation. But at your age it is best to avoid/minimize use of alcohol as it has so many other bad effects like Falls, and poor quality of sleep ...Read more

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Is it dangerous to mix ketorolac and alcohol?

Ketorolac & Alcohol: Both of these lead to intense stress on the lining of the stomach. And, can lead then to gastric ulcers and even bleeding.

It is not wise to use both at the same time. ...Read more

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Is smoking less dangerous for your health than drinking alcohol?

Is smoking less dangerous for your health than drinking alcohol?

No: No but cigarette smoking (addiction) and alcoholism are two of the top three preventable causes of death. They are among the top contributors to "all cause" mortality because they can adversely affect your health in so many ways. There may be some beneficial health effects of drinking small amounts of alcohol regularly, particularly red wine. ...Read more

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Is drinking alcohol dangerous in loose motion?

Is drinking alcohol dangerous in loose motion?

Alcohol and activity: Not sure what you mean by "loose motion", but drinking alcohol will lead to impairment of motor skills, alertness and judgement, and should not be combined with activities that require these faculties. ...Read more

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Is it dangerous to drink alcohol while taking cephalexin?

Is it dangerous to drink alcohol while taking cephalexin?

Yes: You can drink alcohol while taking keflex/cephalexin but do it in moderation at most. If you have a significant infection it would be best to abstain until its better. ...Read more

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Is smoking and alcohol dangerous for avsd patient? I am 22 year old avsd patient

Is smoking and alcohol dangerous for avsd patient? I am 22 year old avsd patient

No smoking!: Smoking is dangerous for anyone, more so if you have had heart surgery! if you choose to drink alcohol, use in moderation. ...Read more

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Can using mouthwash that contains alcohol be dangerous to a recovering alcoholic?

Can using mouthwash that contains alcohol be dangerous to a recovering alcoholic?

Alcohol / mouthwash: If you are in recovery from alcoholism you should not use mouthwash that conatins alcohol. There are many different brands of mouthwash that contain no alcohol. You should use one of these. The alcohol in the mouthwash could trigger the addiction to return. ...Read more

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I take. 5 mg of ativan (lorazepam) everyday at 7am and. 25 at 3pm. I know it is not recommend to mix with alcohol, but is it dangerous to have a few beers?

I take. 5 mg of ativan (lorazepam) everyday at 7am and. 25 at 3pm. I know it is not recommend to mix with alcohol, but is it dangerous to have a few beers?

Yes: That is a lot of Ativan (lorazepam) which is a benzodiazepine (BZD). BZDs act in much the same way as alcohol. Both are sedatives and should not be mixed as they have an additive effect. I notice you are also on HCTZ which is a diuretic. This is anther reason for not drinking as alcohol inhibits ADH (vasopressin) (anti diuretic hormone) ...Read more

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How dangerous really is it to mix seroquel (quetiapine) with alcohol? Valium with alcohol? Or both pills with alcohol? I'm finding very mixed answers. Mydrsaysno!

How dangerous really is it to mix seroquel (quetiapine) with alcohol? Valium with alcohol? Or both pills with alcohol? I'm finding very mixed answers. Mydrsaysno!

No: Your doctor is correct, the best answer is no. Alcohol, seroquel (quetiapine) and valium all can be quite sedating. Combining them can have an additive effect leading to increased sedation and impaired ability to function. Combining alcohol and valium is especially dangerous since they work on the same receptors in the brain. In sufficient quantities this runs the risk of respiratory depression and death. ...Read more

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My sgot n sgpt levers are 63 and 71. Is it dangerous. Should I limit alcohol or leave it.?

Alcohol: Due to effect on liver enzymes, I would certainly recommend doing away with the alcohol or any substances that affect your liver. ...Read more

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How dangerous is it to drink alcohol about 14 hours after taking two pills of lorazepam?

How dangerous is it to drink alcohol about 14 hours after taking two pills of lorazepam?

Lorazepam & alcohol: You did not mention dosage of lorazepam (drug comes in 3 strengths (.5, 1, and 2 mg). Half-life of this drug is 14 hours, meaning about 50% of dose is still in your system then. It is NOT a good idea to mix drugs like this (benzodiazepines) with alcohol, at all! Effects are synergistic, so magnifies effect of alcohol on your body. You could suffer serious effects, and NEVER drive on this mix! ...Read more

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Is it dangerous to smell alcohol? I love the smell of alcohol but could it damage my brain?

You: You need to be more specific. Are you talking about alcohol as in alcoholic beverages or rubbing alcohol? If it's the latter (rubbing alcohol) then yes it's dangerous.
Please re-submit question. ...Read more