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Doctor insights on: Swollen Arm Caused By Alcohol Drinking

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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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I found a swollen lymph node under my armpit, it's not painful unless I drink alcohol. My skin is itchier, I'm so tired all the time. I have a weird?

I found a swollen lymph node under my armpit, it's not painful unless I drink alcohol. My skin is itchier, I'm so tired all the time. I have a weird?

See doctor: You need to be seen by your pcp for exam and evaluation of? Lymph node, ? dry itchy skin and fatigue. Be honest about all meds you take (prescribed/OTC, including any birth control), alcohol/drug/tobacco use and sexual activity. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Can excessive alcohol drinking cause fainting?

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Can excessive alcohol drinking cause fainting?

Yes: Excessive alcohol can cause a myriad of symptoms, and unsteadiness and loss of consciousness is not uncommon. ...Read more

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Does alcohol drinking cause an enlarged liver?

Does alcohol drinking cause an enlarged liver?

Yes: Dr ali is correct. In some folks, acute alcohol. Ingestion can temporarily enlarge the liver. This is not usually permanent or dangerous. But drinking to excess is of course a serious problem. See your doctor if you believe your liver is damaged or you have a drinking problem. ...Read more

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Can excessive alcohol drinking cause erection problems?

Can excessive alcohol drinking cause erection problems?

Yes!!: Oh yes, on many levels. I've never met an alcoholic with a good sex life. Ever. ...Read more

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Could heavy alcohol drinking cause you to become epileptic?

Could heavy alcohol drinking cause you to become epileptic?

Withdrawal: Alcohol withdrawal causes seizures but does not preclude you will develop epilepsy, it could however cause the kindling phenomenon which can cause more severe withdrawal and subsequent seizures. ...Read more

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Does frequent alcohol drinking cause blood in stools?

Does frequent alcohol drinking cause blood in stools?

Alcohol and blood: Alcohol is actually classified as a poison. It is a toxic substance so therefore large quantities of it can be very much a gastric irritant. That is it can cause bleeding.

Otherwise there are many causes for blood in one's stool.
Ones should never presume it's one thing or another. ...Read more

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What causes easy skin bruising: can alcohol drinking increase skin bruising?

What causes easy skin bruising: can alcohol drinking increase skin bruising?

Yes: If your liver is starting to fail, you will stop making clotting factors and start to have easy bruising. ...Read more

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How does alcohol use increase risk of cancer? I thought only carcinogens cause cancer. Can moderate alcohol use cause this? Or is it only heavy drinking?

How does alcohol use increase risk of cancer? I thought only carcinogens cause cancer. Can moderate alcohol use cause this? Or is it only heavy drinking?

Metabolites: There's talk of acetaldehyde, an alcohol metabolite, actually damaging DNA. If so, it's weak. You decision to have an occasional drink doesn't need to be governed by cancerphobia; no risk has been shown. You can't avoid all carcinogens. Abuse of alcohol is a possible promoter because it kills cells off that need to be replenished -- this is how ANYTHING can be "shown to cause cancer." ...Read more

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If alcohol drinking leads to oral cancer, then does this mean that using mouth wash also may cause cancer?

If alcohol drinking leads to oral cancer, then does this mean that using mouth wash also may cause cancer?

Good question: Alcohol, by itself, is not nearly as strong a risk factor for oral cancer as alcohol and smoking. Inflammation of the oral cavity can increase the risk of oral cancer. Most alcohol based mouth rinses are formulated not to irritate and therefore have significantly less of a carcinogenic effect. ...Read more

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What causes my feet to become swollen whenever I drink alcohol?

What causes my feet to become swollen whenever I drink alcohol?

Hard to say: Without a full history and examining you. Alcohol can cause damage to many organ systems that can explain the development of edema, but it doesn't usually happen JUST when you drink. Liver damage, heart damage and kidney damage can all result in edema. You need to see your health care provider for a complete evaluation, and also look into whether alcohol is causing you OTHER harms as well. ...Read more

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What can cause a swollen arm?

What can cause a swollen arm?

Varies: A lot of potential causes- blood clot, infection, inflammation, infection, arthritis, Tendonitis, overuse to name a few; don't hesitate to be seen for it. ...Read more

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What could cause a swollen arm and red marks?

What could cause a swollen arm and red marks?

Infection allergy: The things you have to be concerned with include an infection, an allergic reaction, blood flow obstruction, a mass growing blocking blood flow, insect or animal bites releasing toxins. If its red and swollen then get it checked out fast. Don't wait. ...Read more

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Can you have liver cirrosis if sgpt, sgot, gamma GT and alkaline are normal. No alcohol drinking, no hepatitis b or c? Do cirosis cause macrocanemia?

Can you have liver cirrosis if sgpt, sgot, gamma GT and alkaline are normal. No alcohol drinking, no hepatitis b or c? Do cirosis cause macrocanemia?

Yes: In fact, alcoholics who sober up may still be dying of cirrhosis with normal transaminases. You've got a right to know what's going on with your liver, and if you do not trust your personal physician, consider a specialist consult. ...Read more

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How will my alcohol drinking affect my progress at the gym?

How will my alcohol drinking affect my progress at the gym?

It depends: It is better to go to gym before you go out to have drink (s) with friends.
Even it depends on the amount, frequency, the level of your tolerance and many other variables it may slow down your progress at the gym. Drinking alcohol would make it more difficult to maintain the same speed, aerobic routine or weigh lifting. Also that could affect your breathing and heart rate. ...Read more

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Are people considering lowering alcohol drinking age to 18?

Are people considering lowering alcohol drinking age to 18?

No: Officially not in the usa, but there are apparently exceptions: http://www2.Potsdam. Edu/hansondj/legaldrinkingage. Html in other parts of the world, the legal drinking age may be 18 or younger. ...Read more

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When you become abstinent from years of alcohol drinking do you unrepress your emotions?

Not necessarily: But it won't happen without stopping the alcohol and there are other health benefits as well. ...Read more

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How long after heavy alcohol drinking can they get liver disease and what are warning signs?

How long after heavy alcohol drinking can they get liver disease and what are warning signs?

Depends on: How much alcohol per year and what other damage the liver has sustained. First sign is abnormal liver function tests in blood. By the time you get symptoms, liver damage would be advance. If you suspect you have liver damage, get a blood test at your doctor's office. ...Read more

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I'm taking amiodarone with alcohol drinking? Is it okay?

Careful: Amiodarone can be toxic to the liver, as can alcohol. It is not a good mix. Further, amiodarone may be prescribed for atrial fibrillation, where alcohol may lead to atrial fibrillation; working against each other, so to say. ...Read more

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Can regular blood tests pick up on alcohol drinking?

Can regular blood tests pick up on alcohol drinking?

Depends on the test: There are lab tests that can detect alcohol intake, one being test for carbohydrate deficient transferrin, others being elevations in liver enzymes and hdl. These are in addition to direct measurement of alcohol in blood. ...Read more

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Is there a relation between heavy alcohol drinking and lung cancer?

Is there a relation between heavy alcohol drinking and lung cancer?

Yes, kinda: Kinda. Heavy alcohol drinkers often ate heavy smokers, and/or don't take good care of themselves, have other illnesses or diseases that weaken immunity to infection, inflammation, and tumors. ...Read more

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Sir this question fro my friend sheena her husbend can't share with sex with out alcohol drinking what is the reason?

Sir this question fro my friend sheena her husbend can't share with sex with out alcohol drinking what is the reason?

Control Alcohol: I would be concerned about your friends husbands alcohol use. Perhaps he is drinking too much. I would advise you tell your friend that she and her husband should have a frank discussion about his alcohol use. There should many counselors available in your area to help with alcohol abuse. ...Read more