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Doctor insights on: What Does Wine Have To Do With Parasites

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1/2 glass wine, I slept and awoke nauseous, hot, and had BM. After bm,Cold sweat. Only 20 min, felt just like recent parasite and food poison. Food p?

1/2 glass wine, I slept and awoke nauseous, hot, and had BM. After bm,Cold sweat. Only 20 min, felt just like recent parasite and food poison. Food p?

Probable coincidence: If white wine goes bad, it turns to vinegar, which is an anti-microbial and would kill most of the bacteria that cause food poisoning. I believe it was a coincidence that you felt ill after 1/2 glass of wine. Perhaps it was something else you ate with the wine? Hope you are feeling better:) ...Read more

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My dr wants to repeat my liver inzimes test it was n the 120's the weekend b4. Test I had about 5 wine coolers Imnot a reg drinker but could that b y?

My dr wants to repeat my liver inzimes test it was n the 120's the weekend b4. Test I had about 5 wine coolers Imnot a reg drinker but could that b y?

It could be: Any exposure to things like alcoholic beverages, Tylenol (acetaminophen) and many supplements prior to testing can lead to elevated liver function tests. Your doctor is well on the right track by first repeating the testing. Try to minimize your exposure to the things above. Best of luck. ...Read more

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I s port wine stain genetic?

I s port wine stain genetic?

Mostly not: Most port wine stains are birth defects due to unique conditions of fetal development. A few uncommon ones do run in families. But most are isolated and cannot be passed on to the next generation. There is laser treatment which can attenuate them and sometimes practically eliminate them. ...Read more

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Which insect bites in the u.S. Have parasites like they do in africa?

Which insect bites in the u.S. Have parasites like they do in africa?

Parasites: Cockroaches frequently feed on human feces, and therefore they can disseminate cysts of enteric protozoans in the environment if such feces are contaminated (7, 16, 24, 25, 30, 31, 32). The important epidemiological role of cockroaches in transmission of intestinal entamoeba histolytica-associated amoebiasis was demonstrated in 1971 (25) and in giardiasis in 1981 (16). ...Read more

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Is wine good for you?

Is wine good for you?

Depends: So the controversy with alcohol is heart vs breast cancer. So for women no more than 1 glass (5oz) per day but if you have a strong risk for breast cancer than no more than three glasses per week since more than that has been associated with breast cancer. I usually tell patients to keep it to about 3 at the most 4 and that usually keeps everyone pretty happy. ...Read more

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Is wine good for you?

Is wine good for you?

Wine.: Wine in amounts up to one glass daily, especially red wine, has been shown to have heart benefits. The resveritrol found in red wine is particularly beneficial. However, more than 2.5 glasses/day for a man or 1.5 glasses/day for a woman can lead to cirrhosis. So enjoy, but be careful. ...Read more

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Whats kind of wine is healthy?

Whats kind of wine is healthy?

Small quantities: If you're going to drink wine, probably red is the healthiest because it has more antioxidants and resveratrol in it. A glass or 2 with dinner would be fine, but this isn't a recommendation to get drunk on it. :-) and remember, it has more calories in it than white wine also. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/red-wine/hb00089. ...Read more

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Is gallo cafe zinfandel a good wine?

Check: Wine connoisseur magazines ; websites. This question really has ranged outside of medicine. ...Read more

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Is wine o.K. With methylpredisolone?

Is wine o.K. With methylpredisolone?

not a problem: A little wine as part of your normal dietary intake is not a problem and it will not interact with Methylprednisolone in any problematic way. ...Read more

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I took 5 neurofen and some wine. Whats going to happen?

Poison Control: Call 1-800-222-1222 24 hours per day, 7 days per week to reach any poison control center in the United States. You will be connected with an expert who will direct you how to proceed. Please have all product information available when you call. ...Read more