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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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If I got treated for a chlamedia and I drink alcohol 2 days after so I need to get checked again or does it effect me?

If I got treated for a chlamedia and I drink alcohol 2 days after so I need to get checked again or does it effect me?

Probably OK: Alcohol in moderation has no effect on chlamydia or its treatment, as long as a standard treatment is used, i.e. single dose azithromycin or doxycycline for 7 days. But check with the doctor or clinic where you were treated if you remain concerned. No sex for at least a week, and then only with treated or known uninfected partners. Good luck! ...Read more

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What happens if I get the CT contrast and I drink alcohol after that?

What happens if I get the CT contrast and I drink alcohol after that?

Nothing: I know of no interaction between ct contrast (either oral or iv) and alcohol. ...Read more

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Can I drink alcohol 50 hours after taking tinidazole 2g single dose? Likely to get side effects?

Can I drink alcohol 50 hours after taking tinidazole 2g single dose? Likely to get side effects?

Alcohol+Tinidazole: I would wait at least 72 hours, 84 hours would be better to be on the safe side after the last dose of Tinidazole before consuming alcohol or any product containing alcohol (cough medicines, mouthwash, etc) ...Read more

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When I drink alcohol, after about 2 hours, while still drinking. I get a headache at the top of my head and temples. It's only been happening for the?

When I drink alcohol, after about 2 hours, while still drinking. I get a headache at the top of my head and temples. It's only been happening for the?

2 hours?: You habitually drink for 2 hours straight? There's your problem. It's your body telling you it's time to quit. It's giving you good advice. Listen to it. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with small h hernia. Prescribed PPI. Will it go away? Can I drink alcohol? Will it get worse with time?

Diagnosed with small h hernia. Prescribed PPI. Will it go away? Can I drink alcohol? Will it get worse with time?

No alcohol: PPI will not make the hernia go away, it may temporarily relieve symptoms of heartburn.
Alcohol is a poison and it never did anybody any good, ever, It will only make matters worse for you.
If you are overweight, lose weight.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
Get HPV vaccine, ...Read more

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Can I drink alcohol on vesicare (solifenacin)? How sensitive is it to alcohol? I'm only on 5mg- will I get drunk faster? Or will constiption be worse?

Can I drink alcohol on vesicare (solifenacin)? How sensitive is it to alcohol? I'm only on 5mg- will I get drunk faster? Or will constiption be worse?

VesiCare (solifenacin): This medicine reduces muscle spasms in the bladder & urinary tract. Excess alcohol can have additive effect on stomach, liver & cardiovascular system. ...Read more

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Hello! I have 2 meningiomas, 13 mm & 15 mm. Doctors said to get MRI Scan done again in a year. Is it early enough? Can I drink alcohol? Thanks, Marina

Hello! I have 2 meningiomas, 13 mm & 15 mm. Doctors said to get MRI Scan done again in a year. Is it early enough? Can I drink alcohol? Thanks, Marina

1 year: Is probably fine. Meningiomas are relatively common benign tumors. They are generally very slow growing and often show no appreciable change over the course of years. If small and asymptomatic, no treatment is usually necessary. Drinking alcohol will have no effect on the meningiomas. ...Read more

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I am being treated for pelvic inflammatory disease and am taking doxycycl hyc 100mg twice a day for 10 days. Can I drink alcohol while being treated?

I am being treated for pelvic inflammatory disease and am taking doxycycl hyc 100mg twice a day for 10 days. Can I drink alcohol while being treated?

It should be OK: I don't think alcohol would interfere or affect the metabolism of your antibiotics.
To be safe, drink alcohol 1-2 hours apart from your antibiotics. ...Read more

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I take. Propranolol 60mg er. Synthroid 50 mcg. Wellbutrin (bupropion) 100 mg sr and. Zoloft. 75mg. Can I drink alcohol? If I get intoxicated what could happen?

I take. Propranolol 60mg er. Synthroid 50 mcg. Wellbutrin (bupropion) 100 mg sr and. Zoloft. 75mg. Can I drink alcohol? If I get intoxicated what could happen?

Yes in moderation: Antidepressants can make you more sensitive to alcohol; you can be intoxicated more quickly than usual. A 4 ounce glass of wine should be perfectly safe as long as you are not driving.
Risks of intoxicaton include liver disease, impaired motor skills, memory loss, loss of your cell phone and finding yourself in an unexpected relatonship. ...Read more

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Why do I get a headache everytime I drink alcohol?

Type of alcohol?: Your headache could be due to hard liquor drinks such as mixed drinks (other compounds in the drinks can contribute to headaches), red wine can cause headaches due to nitrates, or you may just have a sensitivity to alcohol in general. Why drink alcoholic drinks if they cause headaches anyway? ...Read more

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What affects will I get if I drink alcohol while taking the drug duromine?

What affects will I get if I drink alcohol while taking the drug duromine?

Unwise: Duromine or Phentermine is an appetite suppressant stimulant similar to amphetamine. Alcohol may increase med side effects such as rapid or irregular heart rate, blood pressure changes. Avoid alcohol while on this med. ...Read more

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Recently Why do I get a headache when I drink alcohol? Scared it's something majorly wrong

No: Some people are just sensitive to the diffusion effect or some can getr migraines from certain kinds of alcohol-for example I know someone whoo is allergic to hops and the clarifying chemical of some white wines and will get migraines if he consumes them ...Read more

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Every time I drink alcohol I get pains in my lower back I get these pains the day after I've been drinking what could be the cause of these pains?

Every time I drink alcohol I get pains in my lower back I get these pains the day after I've been drinking what could be the cause of these pains?

Seek urgent care!: Sounds quite concerning. Could be pancreatitis, kidney stones or something else in the back or abdomen. Not to mention one shouldn't be drinking alcohol when pregnant. Please seek urgent medical attention. ...Read more

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Whenever I drink alcohol, I get crippling pains in back, chest & shoulders. I feel unable due to intensity, after 20 mins it will pass suddenly What could cause this?

Whenever I drink alcohol, I get crippling pains in back, chest & shoulders. I feel unable due to intensity, after 20 mins it will pass suddenly What could cause this?

Need more info: Some people lack an enzyme that is involved in the metabolism of alcohol and there is accumulation of aldehyde, an intermediary product, that can cause the symptoms you described. Take this in the positive light and do not drink. Alcohol is a poison and it never did any body any good.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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I get a lump in my throat when I drink alcohol. What could be wrong?

Not sure.: I don't know what the physiology is. However if this consistently occurs, it may be sign not to drink alcohol. ...Read more

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If I drink alcohol on my meds will I get sick?

If I drink alcohol on my meds will I get sick?

Alcohol with meds.: Alcohol can make you sick if in high amount on empty stomach, regardless of what meds. U took. ...Read more

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Can you tell me reasons why I get pain when I drink alcohol?

Can you tell me reasons why I get pain when I drink alcohol?

Pain where??: If it is abdominal or back pain, it may be alcohol damaging and inflaming your pancreas, and abdominal pain may also come from alcohol-induced inflammation of your esophagus, stomach or duodenum, and can be associated with ulcers and gastritis. If it hurts when you drink, and yet you keep drinking, then alcohol is clearly a problem in your life. You need to stop drinking;find the cause of pain. ...Read more

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How come I get hives when I drink alcohol?

How come I get hives when I drink alcohol?

Alcohol: Some people can develop hives from alcoholic beverages, there is no answer to why that happens, but you need to avoid them. ...Read more

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I get itchy the day after I drink alcohol. Why is that?

Pruritus: Most likely due to dehydration and associated dry skin. alcohol can also induce flushing or itching due to histamine release, but this would occur closer to the time of ingestion. ...Read more

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Why does one side of my face get hot when I drink alcohol?

Alcohol Allergy: It sure sounds like you are one of the humans that are allergic to alcohol. I would advise that you avoid this. ...Read more

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How come everytime I drink alcohol I get a wierd wave of depression?

How come everytime I drink alcohol I get a wierd wave of depression?

It is a depressant.: Not everyone will get waves of depression, at least initially. Alcohol universally is seen as a depressant. The degree to which it is depressing varies but the fact that it is a depressant is clear. You may be at greater risk for serious depression that is clinical and could need intervention if you continue to drink alcohol in any form. ...Read more

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How come when I drink alcohol do my feet get hot and tingle?

Alcohol Allergy: It sounds like you have an allergy to ethanol (alcohol) and it would be wise not to drink. This is not normal and I am sorry to say there is little to tell you other than it may be best not to drink. ...Read more

Dry Socket (Definition)

Occurs when there is a complication in the healing after a tooth extraction. It is an inflammation of the bone where a tooth was removed and the blood clot was lost, exposing the bone. Produces a foul ...Read more