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Last night I drink wine, about 8-10glasses and today I have chest pain and I breathe heavly, is this a side effect of alchool?

Last night I drink wine, about 8-10glasses and today I have chest pain and I breathe heavly, is this a side effect of alchool?

Alcohol: I would suggest that the pain is probably coming from your stomach due to the excess alcohol consumed I would give your stomach arrest today try and eat bland foods and lots of liquids and it should settle down ...Read more

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Red wine is giving me chest pains and joint pain - is this normal for red wine? I have stopped drinking it for a couple of weeks and the pain is gone

Red wine is giving me chest pains and joint pain - is this normal for red wine? I have stopped drinking it for a couple of weeks and the pain is gone

Amount?: The proof that it is red wine that causes your symptoms does not come by stopping it and observing that the symptoms are gone. (they would likely resolve anyway). It is stronger evidence if you restart red wine and see immediate return. The amount that you are drinking may also be a factor. ...Read more

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I rarely drink, one to four glasses of wine per month. I get squeezing chest pain after a half glass. Allergy? Goes away after few hours.

I rarely drink, one to four glasses of wine per month. I get squeezing chest pain after a half glass. Allergy? Goes away after few hours.

Possible: Is there a difference between red or white wine. Also, do you notice a difference with eating or not. You could have food allergy, but wine is an alcohol and that can make you more prone to reflux. ...Read more

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Is it okay to drink wine while breast feeding my child is 3 weeks old im breast feeding

Is it okay to drink wine while breast feeding my child is 3 weeks old im breast feeding

One opinion: It depends on how much wine. If you feel high or giddy it is likely too much for the baby. One small glass of wine might even be good for you and the baby. I think it depends, but everyone seems to agree it is less of a concern than during early pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is wine ok to drink while breast feeding and if so how much can you intake?

Is wine ok to drink while breast feeding and if so how much can you intake?

Hard to comment: There are arguments back and forth about the safety of alcohol consumption during breastfeeding there are some basic facts. Alcohol will pass through the breast milk and it lingers in the milk after it is made. Alcohol converts to byproducts that are toxic to the developing brain. There is no level of alcohol exposure that is considered safe to a developing infant. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer, been eating healthy, can I still drink wine or wine coolers?

Diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer, been eating healthy, can I still drink wine or wine coolers?

In moderation: Taking one drink a day is relatively harmless. Excess (2 or more drinks) are harmful. So avoid alcohol if possible; take only one glass of wine if you have the urge or need to have it to relax you (which some people find relaxing) ...Read more

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Can you be allergic to alcohol? When I drink my chest feels super heavy and it hurts- what could this mean?

Can you be allergic to alcohol? When I drink my chest feels super heavy and it hurts- what could this mean?

May be: There are genetic variations in how people metabolize alcohol. Certain people of asian origin are considered slow acetylators and may have exaggerated side effects from alcohol. I am not sure if that is the case with you, but it is something that might be worth looking into. ...Read more

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Hi, monday morning I was sick about 5 times quite heavily, now I have a really bad pain in my chest, when I lie down, when I drink/eat It's painful?

You probably have: A tear at your stomach/esophagus junction from vomiting forcefully, called a Mallory-Weiss tear, and that is what is causing pain. Take some zantac (ranitidine) to cut down on acid secretion, and it will heal faster. If not better in a week, see a Dr. ...Read more

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I have heavy chest pain, when I take a deep berth it feels like stabbing pains especially when I swallow food or any drink.?

I have heavy chest pain, when I take a deep berth it feels like stabbing pains especially when I swallow food or any drink.?

Merits evaluation: The sharp pain with taking a deep breath suggests possible pleurisy (inflammation of the outer lining of the lung). The heaviness can be due to a large number of problems, including infection. Your symptoms merit a visit to your doctor for a careful evaluation. ...Read more

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I have asthma which isn't so bad but whenever I drink alcohol my chest feels heavy so my? Is can asthma have something to do with this and why and how

I have asthma which isn't so bad but whenever I drink alcohol my chest feels heavy so my? Is can asthma have something to do with this and why and how

Alcohol: Alcohol affects every part of the body, from brain, to liver, heart, kidneys, blood, skin, only to mention a few. Also, alcohol interferes with your asthma medications & make it difficult to control the attacks. ...Read more

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I'm 25 years old, drink about a 6 pack a day, smoker, not over weight and active. I have small... Tiny chest pains, should I worry about a heart attack?

I'm 25 years old, drink about a 6 pack a day, smoker, not over weight and active. I have small... Tiny chest pains, should I worry about a heart attack?

Smoking: As a smoker you are at higher risk than non smoker even in your age bracket. In a study done in patients in thir twenties who had heart attacks, the unifying risk factor was smoking. Have it checked out with your physician even discuss smoking cessation at the same time. ...Read more

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I've been drinking regularly / heavily for 6 months and have been getting drunk much quicker recently, especially on white wine. Should I be worried?

Yes: Drinking heavily is worrisome regardless of what you are drinking or how fast it gets you drunk. MODERATE alcohol consumption is considered to be 1 drink per day for young, healthy women. Anything over that is unhealthy and could lead to multiple health problems including alcoholism. 85% of alcoholics die from manifestations of their disease. Get help now!!! ...Read more

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Hi Dr. I've quite worried about getting delirium termens after drinking heavily and constantly for a week. Approximately 2 bottles of wine daily as we?

Hi Dr. I've quite worried about getting delirium termens after drinking heavily and constantly for a week. Approximately 2 bottles of wine daily as we?

Alcohol Intoxication: I understand your distress.

Your Health is PRECIOUS!
Continuous intake of 2 bottles of wine daily has likely caused decreased awareness, decreased ability to focus, effect on orientation to time and place, effect on memory, altered perceptions, and lack of control on emotions, balance and coordination.
It is possible to have Delirium or Withdrawal Delirium.
Go to ER for Diagnosis and Treatment. ...Read more

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Is drinking wine bad for weight loss?

Is drinking wine bad for weight loss?

How much wine?: If you drink wine very day, the calories can certainly add up. Red wine has about 150 calories a glass, and white has around 84. Here's a site where you can check further: http://caloriecount. About. Com/calories-wine-ic1410 if you drank only 2 glasses of red wine a night, that's 300 extra calories a day. A pound of fat = 3500 calories, so you'd gain a pound about every 11 days at that rate. ...Read more

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Can I drinking a glass of wine everyday will help me gain weight?

Can I drinking a glass of wine everyday will help me gain weight?

Adds calories: Drinking a glass of wine daily will add 100-300 calories to your daily caloric intake (depending on how big your glass is). This could contribute to weight gain. ...Read more

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Can I lose weight from just drinking wine and smoking ciggs?

Can I lose weight from just drinking wine and smoking ciggs?

Not healthily: If wine and cigarettes are your only diet, count on liver disease and a whole lot more as time draws on. You may lost weight or not -- wine has a lot of calories. ...Read more

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I drink 1 bottle of red wine / night. I don't get hangovers and I get up @ 5:30/6 am and go to bed @ 10pm. My weight is fine. Maybe for me, personally, that's okay?

I drink 1 bottle of red wine / night. I don't get hangovers and I get up @ 5:30/6 am and go to bed @ 10pm. My weight is fine. Maybe for me, personally, that's okay?

Incorrect.: That much wine, every day, will certainly lead to cirrhosis, liver failure and perhaps even liver cancer. Wine does have health benefits, but you have to limit it to just 1.5 glasses daily at the most to get the benefits and minimize the risks. ...Read more

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Itchy arms, loss of hair, trouble swallowing food and rapid weight gain and pain under jawbone? I don't take drugs, drink a glass of wine maybe once a week. Cant see a doctor until 4-20. I'm going nuts! Arms will not stop itching! Feels like need

Hello,: Hello, I am wondering if this could be hypothyroidism. Some symptoms can inlcude: weight gain, hair loss, iincrease in tongue size and dry skin. Dry skin can be a source of itching. Other possible symptoms include: feeling tired and weak, feeling depressed or irritable, decreased sex drive, muscle cramps and pain, coarsening of hair, sensitivity to cold and constipation. If your skin feels dry, I suggest using a moisturing lotion. The way that hypothyroidism or other possible endocrine problems would be diagnosed is through specific lab tests. ...Read more

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Why after a night of drinking wine quite heavily do I hardly need to urinate the following day? Fine otherwise. Dehydration possible? Thank you.

Why after a night of drinking wine quite heavily do I hardly need to urinate the following day? Fine otherwise. Dehydration possible? Thank you.

Hormonal: Heavy alcohol intake can affect the hormone levels controlling fluid balance, particularly antidiuretic hormone (ADH). This will cause decreased urination over the next day or two. ...Read more

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I gym 5 days a week and have a healthy diet. I drink alcohol once a week when out with friends, usually a few bottles of wine. Will this affect my weight?

I gym 5 days a week and have a healthy diet. I drink alcohol once a week when out with friends, usually a few bottles of wine. Will this affect my weight?

Of course!: Alcohol is a hidden weight gain nightmare.! when we drink, we tend to eat things that are not so healthy! Try to have 1-2 glasses a wine when you are out and limit what you eat when you are out drinking! ...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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Feels bruised on right side, below ribs but above belly button. Hurts to move and touch when upright. Could heavy drinking for 2 weeks cause this?

Feels bruised on right side, below ribs but above belly button. Hurts to move and touch when upright. Could heavy drinking for 2 weeks cause this?

More info and eval.: Hi, is the pain in the right side or left side? Do you have any other symptoms like nausea, vomiting, change in ur stool, loss of appetite, heavy drinking definitely could cause inflammation of Pancreas and also Gastritis and ulcer in stomach, I suggest that you see ur MD ASAP. ...Read more

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After a heavy 2 weeks drinking. No appetite burning between ribs sunk eyes feeling unwell in my self. Others saying discolouring in skin.

After a heavy 2 weeks drinking. No appetite burning between ribs sunk eyes feeling unwell in my self. Others saying discolouring in skin.

See doctor /go to ER: You r heavy drinking seems to have effected your liver, you have developed jaundice which is showing on your skin and eyes and having loss of appetite. You see doctor soon or go ER for check up, blood test and treatment. Hope you will be better soon. ...Read more