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Doctor insights on: Purple Nose Due To Alcohol

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Nasal (Definition)

NaSal is a nasal preparation which is a kind of ...Read more


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What alcohol gives you a drinkers nose?

What alcohol gives you a drinkers nose?

Red Alcohol Nose: This is first a genetic condition called rhinophyma. Alcoholism does not cause it, but heavy alcohol consumption does aggravate the condition. ...Read more

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What is tho connection with itchy nose and alcohol?

What is tho connection with itchy nose and alcohol?

Allergic?: Certain people can be allergic or sensitive to certain alcoholic beverages or the preservatives (sulfites) or other ingredients. For example, some white wines are aged in oak casks and many people are sensitive to the oak and can have allergic reactions and headache. ...Read more

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How come my nose was bleeding after consuming alcohol?

How come my nose was bleeding after consuming alcohol?

Nose Bleed Drinking: Drinking alcohol does not cause nose bleeding. But, if you drink excessively, falls are common and chronic alcohol ingestion can cause liver damage. Clotting factors are made by the liver, and may be decreased with alcoholic cirrhosis or scarring of the liver. ...Read more

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Can putting rubbing alcohol on a pimple inside my nose help it shrink and go away?

Can putting rubbing alcohol on a pimple inside my nose help it shrink and go away?

Not a good idea: I would not suggest to put rubbing alcohol inside nose pimple. Rubbing alcohol is an irritant and it might make worse. ...Read more

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Can drinking too much alcohol cause nose bleed?

Can drinking too much alcohol cause nose bleed?

Possibly: You may be inducing vitamin b1 deficiency that makes the nasal capillaries fragile. ...Read more

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Could one use alcohol swabs to heal a keliod on a nose piercing?

No: The exact cause of formation of keloid still a mystrey. There are some associated factors, eg, ethnicity, type of wound, individual prediliction, etc. ...Read more

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I had a bug bite and thought it was a mosquito bite. I put on some rubbing alcohol and tea tree oil on it and in the morning it was purple. Am I ok??

I had a bug bite and thought it was a mosquito bite. I put on some rubbing alcohol and tea tree oil on it and in the morning it was purple. Am I ok??

See your MD: Hard to say for sure, but you may have bruised the area by scratching or rubbing. Have your doctor see you if not resolved one day. As long as you do not have any breathing problem or allergic findings, thee should be no problem. ...Read more

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Why does my nose bleed after a night of drinking alcohol?

Why does my nose bleed after a night of drinking alcohol?

Nosebleed: One possibility is that during the alcohol binge you got into a fight, and someone punched you in the nose. Alcohol can also act like a blood thinner, causing your platelets to be less "sticky" and not clot well. This is apparently more common in male drinkers than women. If you drink often, you may even have less platelets, period. Http://pubs. Niaaa. Nih. Gov/publications/arh21-1/42.pdf. ...Read more

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Hi! My Nose is very plugged due the pollen allergy. I just wondered if it is safe to put 32 - 40% alcohol liquor into my nose with out making damage?

Hi! My Nose is very plugged due the pollen allergy. I just wondered if it is safe to put 32 - 40% alcohol liquor into my nose with out making damage?

Ethanol and the nose: Ethanol is a toxic substance. Alcohol in drinks is very damaging to all parts of the human body, causing cancer, fatal liver disease, brain damage and death. The nasal mucosa is very delicate tissue and also absorbs drugs rapidly and well. You might lose your sense of smell and you would have severe nasal burning, as well as probably get intoxicated, perhaps die. DON'T EVER do this. NOT SAFE! ...Read more

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I've had this sore near my nose for a while, I used alcohol swabs and its going down and so are my daily headaches, any connection or is it coincidence?

I've had this sore near my nose for a while, I used alcohol swabs and its going down and so are my daily headaches, any connection or is it coincidence?

Probably coincidence: And your sore is "going down", BUT you are 55 so not too young for skin cancers, especially if you have been out in the sun a lot during your life. If the sore does not go completely away, you should be checked by a dermatologist. If the headaches return and continue you should be checked by a generalist. ...Read more

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I have veins on my nose getting red I drink a lot of alcohol what can I do to help thanks?

Stop drinking. .: Stop drinking so much. The veins on your nose are small things compared with your liver and overall health! ...Read more

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I used to drink alcohol but I stopped now I have been feeling weak and bleeding from my nose what could be the problem?

I used to drink alcohol but I stopped now I have been feeling weak and bleeding from my nose what could be the problem?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor. ...Read more