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Why Do My Feet Swell After Drinking Alcohol
After a night of drinking alcohol the next day my feet swell for 24hrs then goes back to normal?? Also get night sweats and lack of sleep since uni
Message in a bottle: Your feet are telling you to stay away from alcohol - or make it minimal - before they are damaged badly enough to fail to recover in 1 day. Your inability to process the big change in blood sugar needs an eval. See your Dr. For exam and glucose testing. Avoid diabetes if you can, treat it if you must. Best! ...Read more
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
My legs and feet swell often. It is pitting edema. Especially after drinking alcohol. My liver enzymes, bun/creatine, echo normal. What could it be?
Alcohol can: Function as a vasodilator......Allowing blood vessels to become more engorged and hence more blood flow....Swelling of the feet which area city dependent of or the majority of the feet. ...Read more
I recently notice I have these strange redish pink lines on my lower leg, close to my ankles. And when I drink alcohol my feet swell. Are they related?
Alcohol: Can cause swelling in feet as it acts as a vasodilator (opens up blood vessels) the streaks I can't comment on without seeing them. ...Read more
Gout: Drinking alcohol increases the incidence of gout flare ups which causes severe foot pain. You can confirm the diagnosis of gout by having your serum uric level checked. If elevated, gout has been confirmed and you may benefit from medicines that lower uric acid levels. Either way, you should avoid excessive alcohol consumption. ...Read more
For the past month or so, my feet get swollen after drinking alcohol. It only takes 2 or 3 glasses of wine. I'm on vitamin b12. Any correlation?
Does hot feet and tingling of the feet after drinking alcohol mean alcohol allergy if not what causes it?
I get acute severe edema of the hands, feet and face along with a tingling, burning pain within moments of eating certain foods and drinking alcohol?
See an allergist: These symptoms need to be investigated, consult an allergist for testing and proper diagnosis. They may or may not be related to food intake. ...Read more
Constant burning tingling feet for years, no relief, mainly in heel area, worse during rest, with hot weather and drinking alcohol. Ideas? Treatment?
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
I have neuropathy in my feet caused by alcohol. I have some numbness and not much pain. What is my prognosis/timeframe for recovery? Quit drinking.
I feel nauseas, can't be standing on my feet, also thirsty all the time and me head aches. I don't drink alcohol and I didn't have greasy food. Help!
I feel nauseas: See your internist for blood tests and exam. ...Read more
When I drink alcohol my feet get swollen and red. Never did it until I had a crushing injury and fracture of right foot 6 yrs ago.
Alcohol swelling: Beer contains salt which can cause swelling of the preipheral tissues. ...Read more
My lips swell up after drinking alcohol and big blisters that ooze and can be popped appear in my mouth?
That's not good: If the symptoms don't resolve quickly this time, or if they spread, one can see his primary care doctor. Avoid alcoholic drinks, and watch to see if any such reactions happen over the next year. The doctor can evaluate any such reactions. If none occur over the next year, one should check with the doctor before thinking about trying any alcoholic drinks again. Alcohol is not necessary for life. ...Read more
R Eyelid swells & not itchy. Dr said looks allergy but would be in both eyes. Happens after drinking alcohol or stress/anxiety. Stumped on what causes?
Alcohol flush syn: I found the following explanation in Wikipedia: "Alcohol flush reaction is a condition in which an individual develops flushes or blotches associated with erythema on the face, neck, shoulders, and, in some cases, the entire body after consuming alcoholic beverages. The reaction is the result of an accumulation of acetaldehyde, a metabolic byproduct of the catabolic metabolism of alcohol". ...Read more
Just theory; see MD: Are you a frequent drinker? Heavy drinker? Binge drink? Eat poorly? Were you immobile for a long time? Pain under the rib cage makes me think either acute alcohol-induced hepatitis, chronic fatty liver or possible PE (pulmonary embolus). Foot swelling is consistent with venous insufficiency, hypoalbuminuria (unhappy liver/malnutrition) & maybe even DVT (deep venous thrombosis; a risk for PE). ...Read more
I drink 3 liters of water a day. But if I drink even 1 wine cooler my hands face and feet swell right up. Why?
You may: Be allergic to something in the wine cooler. Some have sulfites..... ...Read more
Difficulty leeping when I should but am always tired lately. I know I don't drink enough, in PM pee 3-4 times before sleep eyebrows thin feet swell?
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
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