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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

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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How can asians prevent the glow after drinking alcohol?

How can asians prevent the glow after drinking alcohol?

Asian flush reaction: Many asians have genetic mutations in their ability to process alcohol. The "glow" you speak of, relates to a buildup of acetaldehyde which can be toxic in large quantities. It indicates the toxin has built up enough to cause the body to try to get rid of it through sweat -- or vomiting in extreme cases. One must stop drinking & let the body metabolize the alcohol that's already present. ...Read more

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Husband has been immobile on the couch for six days without getting up and is drinking alcohol. will the alcohol help prevent a blood clot?

Husband has been immobile on the couch for six days without getting up and is drinking alcohol. will the alcohol help prevent a blood clot?

I'm sorry about him: It's impossible to stop someone from drinking, but this may be something else -- anything from thyroid disease to depression to the onset of major mental illness / catatonia. Blood clots in the legs aren't the principal concern. Ask his physician about whether he might be admitted for evaluation. Be strong and I will be thinking of you in the days ahead. ...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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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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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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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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Following drinking alcohol and when i drink water it gives me diarrhea, why?

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

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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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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Any drugs can reduce drinking alcohol ?

Any drugs can reduce drinking alcohol ?

Alcohol: There are no currently available drugs to reduce alcohol consumption. The only drug in the past used to control alcohol use was "Antabuse". This must only be used under careful medical supervision because of its SERIOUS side effects. The best drug to reduce alcohol use is self control. Barring this try good psychotherapy and or AA. ...Read more

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Effects of drinking alcohol on the body fat?

Effects of drinking alcohol on the body fat?

Empty calories : Alcohol, which is basically sugar, gets converted to fat when not burned by the body for the activities of daily living. It is "empty"
calories since sugar has no nutritive value.
We all need a balanced diet and adequate vitamins to maintain optimum health. ...Read more

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Occasional pain after drinking alcohol, what to do?

Occasional pain after drinking alcohol, what to do?

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

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Does drinking alcohol easily make misscairages happen ?

Alcohol & Pregnancy: Nope. But it surely can lead to damage to the development and brain of the fetus growing inside the pregnant female who is drinking alcohol while pregnant. ...Read more

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What are the health effects of drinking alcohol every day?

What are the health effects of drinking alcohol every day?

In Limited Quanity: Red wine is known for its beneficial effects on heart and vascular functioning. A 4 ounce glass a day is quite adequate to achieve this goal.

There are calming effects of alcohol in general in small amounts, but more larger amounts and frequency can be deadly. ...Read more

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Do your organs heal once you have stopped drinking alcohol?

Do your organs heal once you have stopped drinking alcohol?

Mostly: Much of the damage that alcohol does is reversible. Staying sober is the hard part - get support from aa and a treatment program. Cirrhosis (scarring) of the liver does not reverse but many other alcohol induced conditions do. Ask a professional about your particular situation. ...Read more

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Is there a pill i can take to keep me from drinking alcohol?

No: There is a pill you could take to discourage drinking alcohol. Antabuse (disulfiram) causes people to become sick when they drink alcohol and over time people often avoid alcohol to avoid getting sick (or they just stop taking the pill). Revia (naltrexone) may help reduce the tendency to drink excessively by blocking the opiate response that for some people is coupled with their alcohol intake. ...Read more

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What exactly does drinking alcohol do to someone on medications?

Alcohol and Medicati: The answer really depends on the other medications. If the other medication(s) are central nervous system depressants, mixing with alcohol can be dangerous or even deadly. Some medications can have an additive liver toxicity when mixed with alcohol. Just to be on the safe side, avoid mixing medications with alcohol. ...Read more

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What are the negative consequences of drinking alcohol at night?

What are the negative consequences of drinking alcohol at night?

Depends on how much: Many people routinely have an after-dinner or before-bedtime drink to help them relax and sleep, and for the most part, in most people, one standard drink is not going to cause physical or psychological harm. However, alcohol is a short-acting drug, and rebound insomnia occurs in some people, leading to drinking more alcohol and a vicious cycle or even more impaired sleep, requiring more alcohol. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are some benefits to never drinking alcohol?

1. Never have a: Hangover. 2. Never have a blackout. 3. Never pass out from alcohol use. 4. Never get arrested for a dui. 5. Never have arguments with your spouse about your drinking. 6. Never get into a drunken stupor. 7. Never become a drunk. 8. Never have to feel ashamed about you did when you were drunk. 9. Never go into withdrawal. Etc., etc. ...Read more

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Need advice on what is the the risk of drinking alcohol while on medication?

Depends on the medic: With some medications, local is not a problem; with other medications it might be dangerous or even lethal.
You can check interaction with alcohol online.
If in doubt – drinking less or not drinking at all is always better. ...Read more

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I'd like to start drinking alcohol for health reasons, but really don't crave it. What to do?

Then don't: As we continue to figure out what the true health benefits vs risks alcohol has on the human body, I am not currently recommending to my patients who do not drink, that they start drinking. However, if you already drink 1-2 drinks a day, there seems to be good evidence that it is beneficial. Thus, I do not make them stop. But don't start, especially at 33. Too much time to develop an addiction. ...Read more

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Does drinking alcohol affect NuvaRing?

Does drinking alcohol affect NuvaRing?

Drugs.Com: drug interaction checker showed possible minor, but not clinically significant interactions between NuvaRing (ethinyl estradiol / etonogestrel), Alcohol (contained in alcoholic beverages) (ethanol). ...Read more

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Does drinking alcohol increase dopamine?

Does drinking alcohol increase dopamine?

Alcohol, Dopamine: Alcohol increases the release of Dopamine in brain’s “reward center. By increasing Dopamine levels in the brain, alcohol tricks you into thinking that it’s actually making your feel great. The effect is that you keep drinking to get more Dopamine release, but at the same time you’re altering other brain chemicals that are enhancing feelings of depression. ...Read more

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I feel guilt about drinking alcohol in the pantry?

CAGE: We know you feel guilty about drinking. Are you annoyed when people criticize your drinking? Have a drink to get rid of a hangover or first thing when you wake up? Ever think you need to cut down on your alcohol use? Recommend checking out Alcoholic's Anonymous & possibly seeing an addiction medicine specialist. ...Read more

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Are cigarettes worse for you when drinking alcohol?

Not: Quite. However people tend to smoke more consuming alcohol. Since both can lead to double health hazard. It is prudent to avoid smoking while drinking. Of course is best to quit smoking ...Read more

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I feel itchy after drinking alcohol how to stop it?

You are likely: sensitive to one of the components in alcohol. The answer is stopping alcohol use. ...Read more

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Does drinking alcohol during menstration effect it?

Alcohol ?: Not to my knowledge , if u do it in moderation. ...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


Dr. Oscar Novick
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Diarrhea (Definition)

Diarrhea = increased frequency of stools which ...Read more