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Purple Nose Due To Alcohol
No: Do not worry--it may cause a little burning feeling for a brief period of time. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have red/ purple dots on feet and ankles, have been drinking a lot of soda, and drank alcohol the other day, they showed up around that time.?
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
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 pimple on my nose, popped it with a needle, burned the needle and put it in alcohol, some black stuff from the needle got in the pimple should?
How is it now?: The black smoke residue from burning is not dangerous. I hoe I have understood your question. ...Read more
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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