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Pain Drinking Alcohol
I've noticed that usually when I have a chest pain , drinking alcohol relievse it till next morning, next morning I feel squeezing chest pain.why?
Panic attack: You are self medicating panic attacks with alcohol. Alcohol helps as a tranquilizer but is a terrible drug to treat these problems since it depletes serotonin (making you depressed over time) and is too short acting so you feel worse when it wears off. See a psychiatrist who can advise on proper rx of panic disorder. ...Read more
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
Prey tell, where?: Where in your entire athletic body do you feel it. This Pain? Head, Neck ,Chest ,Abdomen, Testicles, legs and feet or, one arm along with its hand ...Read more
Pain where??: If you ever put alcohol on a cut, you know that it is toxic to tissues - it burns! That is not just true of isopropyl alcohol but ethyl (beverage) alcohol as well. People can get pain in their mouth and throats, esophagus, stomach and duodenum from drinking excessive alcohol, or for those with particular sensitivity. It can also inflame the liver and pancreas, causing abdominal and back pain. ...Read more
Very rarely Hodgkins: One needs to know where the pain is, what is its quality (sharp, dull, knife-like), does it radiate to another body part, intermittant or constant, what makes it better and what makes it worse and many other factors. Alcohol can cause stomach or back pain with gastritis, esophagitis, duodenitis or pancreatitis. Of more concern to me is why continue drinking if it hurts. See your doctor. ...Read more
How much alcohol?: If you have been getting this symptom for a while, and continue to drink despite having recurrent shoulder pain every time you drink, I am concerned that you have an alcohol problem. Shoulder pain can be referred from the diaphagm and the organs near it - like the liver. If you are getting alcoholic hepatitis - inflammation of the liver from drinking- that is dangerous. Stop drinking, see doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Numerous: You should see our pcp to have a few things checked out- your kidney, liver, and spine. Any one of them can cause lbp. ...Read more
Duh... No : Alcohol can raise blood pressure. High BP can stress your heart. The most common reason for a 22 yo to have a BP problem is fibromuscular dysplasia. Next is a pheo or thyroid disease. Alcohol can cause problems with both . It is also a diuretic.....Usually this is not a problem in a young person. Something is up though...... See a doctor. ...Read more
May be: In a few instances alcohol intake associated with in patients with Hodgkins. However, there other effects of alcohol that can cause unpleasant effects due to altered metabolism of alcohol. Alcohol is not doing you or any one else any good. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco or alcohol in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Severe shoulder pain with alcohol consumption? I always get severe shoulder pain after drinking alcohol.. What could it be?
Back pain and EtOH: Not any real association that i can think of. Only rare association is with certain lymphomas. That would be a stretch, and i don't think you need to worry. Otherwise, your "back" pain may actually be related to inflammation internally—abdominal contents/organs that may be the true source of symptoms. I think this is more likely. ...Read more
Abstain: Sorry, but the clear answer to this question is simple. Don't drink in excess. Better yet, don't drink alcohol. The health benefits are minimal, and the risks go far beyond head, neck, and back pain. Just like mom used to say, "if it hurts when you do that, then don't do that.". ...Read more
Swollen lymph for ~10 yrs. dr's told me are ok unless pain/growth. Used to get severe shoulder/neck pain after drinking alcohol ~5yrs ago. Related?
Unrelated: They is no relationship between the two. ...Read more
Gastritis or spasm: Sounds like a good reason to avoid the empty calories. Upper middle (/epigastric) discomfort from alcohol can be due to gastritis--when the stomach lining becomes irritated/raw/inflamed and painful when exposed to noxious substances; or could be an allergic-type response, causing esophageal spasm, which usually lasts 10-20 minutes per episode and is extremely uncomfortable. Try avoidance. ...Read more
Major upper stomach pain after drinking alcohol waking up in the middle of the night and on lo ogestrel. Major pain went away next day?
Not advised!: Per drugs.com: "This may increase nervous system side effects such as drowsiness, dizziness, lightheadedness, difficulty concentrating, and impairment in thinking and judgment. In severe cases, low blood pressure, respiratory distress, fainting, coma, or even death may occur." ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
See a doctor: Anytime you describe pain as extreme you need to see a doctor. If the pain is so bad you cannot wait until your doctors office opens, go to the er. Possible causes are pancreatitis, ulcer disease, gastritis, less likely gallstones... Some of these could be deadly if severe and not treated. See a doctor asap. ...Read more
I've had low abdominal pain after drinking alcohol for a year or so. I start to feel it within minutes of first sip. Never a heavy drinker. Cause?
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