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When I Drink Dry Red Wine My Eyes Are Itchy How Come
blood vessels dilate: Does this happen with all alcohol or just red wine? Many individuals will have histamine release due to alcohol exposure which results in the flushing. If symptoms are directly related to red wine, the culprit may be the tannins or the sulfates in the wine. Try wine low in tannins or organic sulfate free wine. ...Read more
Why I get itchy hives after drinking certain alcoholic beverages i.E. Beer, some red wine etc but ok with others?
Tough question : Because wine & beer don't share common ingredients other than alcohol & you tolerate other alcoholic beverages. You might have 2 allergies - hops & something else in wine. Try michelob - supposedly made with rice hops. Is there a pattern to your wine hives - grape variety, region of origin, etc. Or be the designated driver. You may not be the life of the party but you will help save lives. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
After i drink several glasses of red wine, my right calf swells up, my leg aches, and i get an itchy rash behind my knee. Whats going on?
Reaction to sulfites: Is possible. Sometimes, more expensive red wines can contain sulfites. I don't know why your left calf will be spared though. Stick with cheap white wine. ...Read more
Why do my cheeks get red and hot, and my eyes burn, when I drink red wine? This never use to happen to me. Barely started happening recently.
Rosacea?: You may be developing rosacea, a skin disease of unknown cause. It affects about 16 million people and often affects middle aged females of fair complexion. Many triggering factors are known including red wine. I recommend the website, www.rosacea.org, which is a national organization devoted exclusively to people affected with rosacea. Also, a dermatologist is an excellent physcian to evaluate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have really dry eyes. I drink a lot of water and i wear daily contact lenses most days. My eyes are constantly dry and itchy. Why?
Use artificial tears: It is common for contact lens wearers to complain of dry eyes. To improve your symptoms: use artificial tears to lubricate your eyes a few times a day, take breaks from reading and increase blinking, don't wear your contacts in dry environments (airplane), avoid sleeping or napping in your lenses. If the symptoms persist consider changing your contacts to a more oxygen permeable material. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there any recommendation for extra dry itchy skin around eyes and face and to reduce redness, blemish on face, Tia Doctor..
Accidentally rubbed pre cum on my right eye, week fter got very itchy right eye with redness sometimes dry eye or yllow discharge, what does it means?
STD: Both chlamydia and gonorhea can cause that. ...Read more
It very well may be: BUT there are serious cautions. If you really kept it to 4-5 ounces and didn't go on to gradually drink more and more, it would probably be fine....even good! But we (doctors) see SO MANY people not be able to keep to this modest amount. There is some evidence that red wine is superior to other forms of alcohol but this evidence is weak. A MODEST daily amount is not harmful; it may well be helpful ...Read more
Be careful: If someone has active hepatitis b infection, they are at risk for liver cancer even if they do not have cirrhosis. Alcohol may increase the risk of developing liver cancer, cirrhosis, and liver failure. It is probably safest to eliminate alcohol (maybe a glass of wine on your birthday). ...Read more
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