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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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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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I get a stuffy nose when I drink beer and my fingers swell up on occasion.Could this be an allergic reaction?

I get a stuffy nose when I drink beer and my fingers swell up on occasion.Could this be an allergic reaction?

Could be: See an allergist to discuss the complete circumstances during several episodes. Other factors could be involved. ...Read more

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No fever, cough white/yellow/brownish phlegm. Started 2 day ago. I do smoke, drink diet coke, stuffy nose. I Do have MG. & also under stress! Need Dr?

No fever, cough white/yellow/brownish phlegm. Started 2 day ago. I do smoke, drink diet coke, stuffy nose. I Do have MG. & also under stress! Need Dr?

Probably: Anyone with MG can have it worsen quickly with seemingly normal "hiccups" of life. This can lead to a lengthy hospitalization. In general, any abnormality in the usual health of someone with MG should prompt a doctor visit. ...Read more

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My 5.5 yr old son is running a fever (feverscan forehead) he's not eating or drinking. He's cold but burning up. Stuffy nose achy says his eyes burn?

My 5.5 yr old son is running a fever (feverscan forehead) he's not eating or drinking. He's cold but burning up. Stuffy nose achy says his eyes burn?

His symptoms are: Typical for a viral infection.Follow up with his pediatrician for any worsening of symptoms. Take care! http://www.M.Webmd.Com/cold-and-flu/flu-guide/children-and-flu-influenza. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Loury
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Congestion (Definition)

Congestion refers to any situation of "backup of fluid." Congestion may refer to the sinuses being backed up with mucus, while pulmonary congestion refers to a backup of fluid into the lungs due to ...Read more


Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Nasal (Definition)

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