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GERD diagnosis 6 years ago, now with upper and upper left ab. Pain, diarrhea, dizziness, night sweats -- all for the last 4 weeks.?

GERD diagnosis 6 years ago, now with upper and upper left ab. Pain, diarrhea, dizziness, night sweats -- all for the last 4 weeks.?

See your doctor: This could represent multiple pathologies all related to a prior hisotry of GERD. You should see your doctor and ask to see a gastrointestinal specialist ...Read more

Dr. Gregg Albers
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Alcohol Consumption (Definition)

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


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Are night sweats caused by drinking alcohol a sign of a serious health risk condition?

Are night sweats caused by drinking alcohol a sign of a serious health risk condition?

Many causes: There are many reasons for night sweats and drinking alcohol is not one of the common causes. Infections, (including tb), cancers, hormone problems, and gastric reflux, or cardiac problems can all lead infections. So night sweats themselves can be a serious health situation. You should probably see a medical professional to have an evaluation. ...Read more

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After a night of drinking alcohol the next day my feet swell for 24hrs then goes back to normal?? Also get night sweats and lack of sleep since uni

After a night of drinking alcohol the next day my feet swell for 24hrs then goes back to normal?? Also get night sweats and lack of sleep since uni

Message in a bottle: Your feet are telling you to stay away from alcohol - or make it minimal - before they are damaged badly enough to fail to recover in 1 day. Your inability to process the big change in blood sugar needs an eval. See your Dr. For exam and glucose testing. Avoid diabetes if you can, treat it if you must. Best! ...Read more

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Does drinking alcohol cause loose stools?

Does drinking alcohol cause loose stools?

Alcohol malabsorptio: Diarrhea, weight loss and osteoporosis are prominent symptoms and clinical signs of alcoholism. One of several possible factors causing this clinical picture is small intestinal damage leading to malabsorption alcohol inhibits the breakdown of nutrients into usable molecules by decreasing secretion of digestive enzymes from the pancreas (2). Alcohol impairs nutrient absorption by damaging the cell. ...Read more

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Is pain in lymph nodes (of neck) after drinking alcohol a strong sign of hodgkin's? No major sweats/weight loss but regular fatigue /few small swellig

Is pain in lymph nodes (of neck) after drinking alcohol a strong sign of hodgkin's? No major sweats/weight loss but regular fatigue /few small swellig

See your doctor: Fatigue, lymph node enlargement and associated pain after drinking alcohol warrant further investigation. Other symptoms like fever, weight loss or night sweats are called b-symptoms and they don't necessarily have to be present. Another classic sign of hidgkin's lymphoma is itchy skin after consuming alcohol. Please don't wait and see a doctor. ...Read more

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I've gotten the shakes and cold sweat at night for several days after I've stopped drinking alcohol, should I be worried?

I've gotten the shakes and cold sweat at night for several days after I've stopped drinking alcohol, should I be worried?

Yes: Most mild alcohol withdrawal lasts 48 hours or less. If you have been drinking so heavily that you are still sick 2 or more days later, you are at risk for severe complications like dts, elevated blood pressure and other problems. See your doctor or go to an urgent care. ...Read more

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Why do I get diharrea after drinking alcohol?

Why do I get diharrea after drinking alcohol?

Irritable bowel??: Alcohol can stimulate irritable bowel symptoms of diarrhea. This could also be due to an allergic reaction. Best to see your doctor to confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more

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I've been having night sweats. I'm on Zoloft (sertraline) for anxiety, I drink occasionally and I don't work out. I keep it cool in my room. What's the cause?

I've been having night sweats. I'm on Zoloft (sertraline) for anxiety, I drink occasionally and I don't work out. I keep it cool in my room. What's the cause?

Many possiblities: As my colleague dr. Ali said, zoloft (sertraline) is known to cause increased sweating & alcohol might also contribute. There are many other possible causes of night sweats, from hyperthyroidism to food allergies to infections (but acute & chronic)to certain cancers (probably not a great thing to tell someone prone to anxiety) but often we can't find the cause. Please discuss with the doc who prescribed zoloft (sertraline). ...Read more

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I have low iron and vitamin d. I need to gain some weight fast. I also have IBS and night sweats every night....so should I drink ensure or boost everyday to put some ponds on (like maybe 15 to 20 pounds within a month)?

Calories: Ensure and boost are good sources of extra calories, but ou must also eat plenty of good quality food on a balanced diet. Sounds like you're already seeing a doctor about your problem and they have sent lab tests. Green leafy vegetables have lots of iron. Ask your doctor for advice, or consult with dietician. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What can I do to stop vomiting and diarrhea after drinking alcohol?

What can I do to stop vomiting and diarrhea after drinking alcohol?

Vomiting: Check in with the er to make sure you are not dehydrated and you have stopped vomiting. If not they can give you an injection of zofran (ondansetron) to control the vomiting. ...Read more

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Black diarrhea after drinking alcohol normal?

Black diarrhea after drinking alcohol normal?

No it is not.: Black, sitcky, loose, bad smelling stool could be a GI bleed related to your drinking. If so, please get it medically checked. ...Read more

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Following drinking alcohol and when I drink water it gives me diarrhea, why?

Drinking and diarrhea: Diarrhea can be caused ethanol ingestion. Consumption of alcohol affects the body's capability to absorb water - after a heavy drinking session. The alcohol is absorbed in the intestines -the intestinal cells absorb it, the toxicity causes these cells to lose their ability to absorb water. This leads to an outpouring of fluid from the intestinal lining. Suggest to cut down. ...Read more

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Can not drinking enough water, too much coffee and caffeine and a day full of drinking alcohol cause explosive watery diarrhea, more than 4 times/hr

You are: Probably irritating your digestive system, cannot keep that up for other reasons too, and dehydration and electrolyte imbalance. Get help from someone. ...Read more

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Does drinking alcohol on an empty stomach cause diarrhea?

Does drinking alcohol on an empty stomach cause diarrhea?

Enter an answer sum: This is not a typical consequence of alcohol use but might occur in a patient with ibs. ...Read more

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Does drinking alcohol give you diarrhea?

Does drinking alcohol give you diarrhea?

Yes: Alcohol can cause diarrhea in certain susceptible individuals. ...Read more

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Can blood tinged diarrhea be brought on by excessive alcohol consumption?

Can blood tinged diarrhea be brought on by excessive alcohol consumption?

Maybe: It can also be caused by many other things such as hemmorhoids, infectious enteritis, IBS, etc. Please see your primary doctor. ...Read more

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I have explosive diarreha after eating, shoulder pain and night sweats what couldn't causing this?

I have explosive diarreha after eating, shoulder pain and night sweats what couldn't causing this?

Endocrine dysfunctio: You need to see a doctor as soon as possible, there are several endocrine issues that could be causing this. Gi problems also need to be investigated. ...Read more

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5 yr old has greasy diarrhoea and vomiting undigested food and green bile on and off for 17 days, some night sweats with no fever, any ideas?

5 yr old has greasy diarrhoea and vomiting undigested food and green bile on and off for 17 days, some night sweats with no fever, any ideas?

See your doctor.: The above symptoms are not normal, and have been going on long enough that it does not sound like a usual stomach bug. I would take him to see his doctor for diagnostic testing. Good luck. ...Read more

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Norovirus with no vomiting. Keep running to the bathroom but nothing comes out. Night sweats, nausea, diharrea, etc. Norovirus or something else?

Stomach flu: If you don't have a fever please remember they're are good anti-diarrhea medications available. My patients seem to be sick for five to sven days this season with the stomach flu. ...Read more

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I'm having night sweats and diarrhea after binge drinking. Is this normal?

Typical not 'normal': Night sweats can be alcohol withdrawal after heavy sustained use. They can also be a sign of more serious illness (or a medication reaction), especially if they occur night after night. Diarrhea also can occur after heavy drinking. None of this is normal, as it is not normal to binge drink. But both symptoms are pretty typical. Please consider stopping, or at least cutting back. ...Read more

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Night sweats, nausea and diarrhea after drinking wine, what's wrong?

Night sweats, nausea and diarrhea after drinking wine, what's wrong?

Bet it was red: So there are some natural substances, chemicals if you will, that can contribute to this. Otherwise, it may be deficiency in you that made it difficult to digest. Should pass. If not, could have been bad batch; however, likely not a bacteria because alcohol does help kill those guys. ...Read more

Sweating At Night (Definition)

Night sweats may be a sign of an overactive thyroid, vitamin d deficiency, or a more serious problem like hodgkin's disease. The most common cause is probably just a heavy mattress and a warm room. The result is the same: waking up overheated and sweaty. Some people have a problem with sweating not just at night. ...Read more


Dr. Oscar Novick
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Loose Stools (Definition)

Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more