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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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Is having chest and arm pain while drinking alcohol normal?

Is having chest and arm pain while drinking alcohol normal?

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

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Pain in glands under my jaw after drinking alcohol. Strong radiating pain in right arm. Slight numbness on right side from face to waist. Ms pain?

Pain in glands under my jaw after drinking alcohol. Strong radiating pain in right arm. Slight numbness on right side from face to waist. Ms pain?

DO YOU HAVE MS?: Not clear what is going on with you, but the arm pain and numbness could indicate peripheral nerve problems from neck or shoulder, and the extensive numbness might suggest spinal cord compression in neck. Although pain very frequent in ms, your description suggests a different etiology. See you doctor and explore causation. ...Read more

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Pain in glands under my jaw after drinking alcohol. Strong radiating pain in right arm. Slight numbness on right side from face to waist. Ms pain?

Pain in  glands under my jaw after drinking alcohol. Strong radiating pain in right arm. Slight numbness on right side from face to waist.   Ms pain?

Don't drink alcohol!: You already have a condition which has adverse effects on your nervous system, and you are adding a drug which has very well-known adverse effects on the nervous system as well. Talk to your neurologist. Alcohol should not be a regular part of your life. While an occasional drink may not cause any problems, multiple drinks or more regular drinking certainly CAN. ...Read more

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Why do I have rash on my stomach after drinking alcohol?

Why do I have rash on my stomach after drinking alcohol?

Hives?: Symptoms of alcohol intolerance may include: headache, flushing, hives, nasal congestion, GI upset, nausea/vomiting ; low blood pressure. You could be allergic to alcohol or it's ingredients such as yeast, grains, sulfites, histamines ; other chemicals. ...Read more

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Why do I get random rash/hives when drinking alcohol?

Why do I get random rash/hives when drinking alcohol?

Allergic reaction: Hives are a sign of allergic reaction to a substance ingested or inhaled usually. Alcohol contains many substances so it might be difficult to determine which component of the drink is causing the allergy. ...Read more

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Will drinking alcohol affect the healing of a petechiae rash on your face?

Will drinking alcohol affect the healing of a petechiae rash on your face?

It could: It could, especially if you drink too much. One or two standard size drinks is probably ok, but more could be a problem. Standard size is 12 oz beer, 4-6 oz wine or 1-1.5 oz liquor. ...Read more

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My husband has this rash on his arms, stomach and legs; is it possible that alcohol drinking could cause this?

My husband has this rash on his arms, stomach and legs; is it possible that alcohol drinking could cause this?

Rashes: Rashes can be caused by: medications, infections, alcohol, allergic reactions, chemicals, detergents, food, and others. To make a diagnosis the rash has to be seen by a dermatologist. ...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

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more


Dr. John Chiu
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Skin Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more