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Dr. Angelina Postoev
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Phlegm (Definition)

Phlegm is the thick, sticky mucus secreted by the surface of the respiratory tract during a cold or other respiratory infection. The respiratory tract includes the nose and sinuses, throat, voice box, bronchi, and lungs. Phlegm is mucus that may contain bacteria, viruses, respiratory surface cells, and inflammatory cells. Normal mucus is not phlegm, but a protective layer secreted ...Read more


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Does drinking beer cause anus to itch? Because of the yeast? For the last 8 months my anus has been itching I do not know what it is...Sometimes I drink a lot of beer....I have messed with coke here and there and meth too...Its not burning or nothing jus

Does drinking beer cause anus to itch? Because of the yeast? For the last 8 months my anus has been itching I do not know what it is...Sometimes I drink a lot of beer....I have messed with coke here and there and meth too...Its not burning or nothing jus

Risk: Risk factors: abuse of methamphetamines, Cocaine and alcohol. You are emotionally stressed to the point that you vomit.
Question 1. Do you self administer methamphetamines rectal suppositories in your anus?
Question 2. Do you have unprotected anal sex?
Question 3: is your hygiene poor (as is seen with many methamphetamine abusers/ addicts)?
Depending on the answers to these questions, those could be issues related to your anal itching.
You may have a sexually transmitted disease involving your anus.
Both Cocaine and methamphetamine can lead to intense itching.
Hemorrhoids can cause anal itching.
You may have parasitic worms causing your anal itching.
Anal itching is called "pruritus ani". You live a high risk life style. I suggest that you see your doctor for a comprehensive physical examination. Most strongly recommend that you adopt a healthier lifestyle. ...Read more

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Please tell me can drinking beer once or twice a week cause liver problem?

Please tell me can drinking beer once or twice a week cause liver problem?

Unlikely: Unless the once or twice a week has you consuming a sixpack plus? Also, this is assuming that you have no underlying liver disease. ...Read more

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What to do if I have hyperpigmentation on both earlobes and they are dark. Can weed /drinking beer cause/worse hyperpigmentation?

What to do if I have hyperpigmentation on both earlobes and they are dark. Can weed /drinking beer cause/worse hyperpigmentation?

Do you smoke cigs?: Tobacco smoking is associated with hyperpigmentation in some people (smokers' melanosis). It is often on the lips and below the mouth, but it can be other places. It will go away in most people if they quit. I am not aware of any reports of this occurring with just marijuana or with drinking beer or any other alcoholic beverage. Iron overload (hemachromatosis)can do this but not just earlobe. See md. ...Read more

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Why Drinking beer causes redness on all over my body?

Why Drinking beer causes redness on all over my body?

Possible allergy: While alcohol does cause dilation of blood vessels, there is a possibility of allergy to one or more beer ingredients, especially grains, modified grain proteins, hops, yeast, molds or barleys. Avoid ingesting a known allergen. The reaction can be serious. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with high alp. Could it be caused by drinking beer?

I was diagnosed with high alp. Could it be caused by drinking beer?

Yes if you drink lot: High alkaline phosphate may be related to drinking beeer if you drink a lot that can cause toxicity to the liverl. The causes of elevated alp are
1liver conditions like infections, blockagefrom a gallstone or tumor, inflammation from medicines, drinking excessivelycausing liver damage
2bone diseases
3 growth sports in children
4 kidney disease, deficiency of vit d, pregnany, . ...Read more

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Does drinking beer while on antidepressants cause a deeper depression?

Does drinking beer while on antidepressants cause a deeper depression?

Yes!: Alcohol is a depressant on the nervous system, and the more heavily you drink the greater the risk of deepening the depression. Medication can both interact in dangerous ways with alcohol and alter the "high" you get from drinking, which can encourage greater consumption.. . Which, of course, can increase the risk of deeper depression. Not a good idea! ...Read more

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Will drinking beer cause a yeast infection?

Will drinking beer cause a yeast infection?

No.: No. I don't know of any reason why consuming beer would cause the fungal infection, candidiasis. ...Read more

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I'm having mild mvp with mild regurgitation. Does smoking and drinking beer causes any problems in me.. ..?

I'm having mild mvp with mild regurgitation. Does smoking and drinking beer causes any problems in me.. ..?

Yes: Smoking and excessive alcohol consumption have adverse effects on anyone including individuals with mitral valve prolapse. You're not particularly at higher risk because of the mitral valve prolapse though. ...Read more

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Can drinking beer every day cause over all body pain in mussels and joints?

Can drinking beer every day cause over all body pain in mussels and joints?

Yes, liver damage: You will have to do a blood test to make sure that there are not any problems with the liver (cirrhosis), connective tissue, arthritis. ...Read more

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What could cause a pounding heart after drinking beer?

What could cause a pounding heart after drinking beer?

Palpitations?: Some individuals could be alcohol intolerant and their blood pressure can drop as a direct reaction to drinking. Alcohol can also contribute to arrthymias in susceptible individuals possibly related to depletion of magnesium. If this occurs frequently or if your heart rate or rhythm actually changes with alcohol ingestion, you should see your physician. ...Read more

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What can snoting ritalin and drinking beer often do to a baby well a women is pregnant can this cause autism she was snoting ritalin every weekend and not sure how much she drank but people told me she was drinking was just woudering if this is why my son

What can snoting ritalin and drinking beer often do to a baby well a women is pregnant can this cause autism she was snoting ritalin every weekend and not sure how much she drank but people told me she was drinking was just woudering if this is why my son

Children with FASD's: Can have other neurodevelopmental or genetic disorders. Also, alcohol can cause abnormal fetal brain development. When frontal lobes are damaged, deficits in executive functions (the ceo of the brain) can cause behaviors that look autistic in young kids. If < 3, he needs to be assessed by your stare's early intervention program; 3-5, call child find of your public school district. See below. ...Read more

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Left foot is always mildly swollen but swells up a lot when drinking beer. What could be the cause? Liver and kidney blood tests were fine.

Left foot is always mildly swollen but swells up a lot when drinking beer. What could be the cause? Liver and kidney blood tests were fine.

Dilation of veins: Most likely you are fine and the swelling is just due to dilation of the veins in the leg and is caused by alcohol. But if its painful, you drink more than 5 drinks/day, you have protein in your urine (your doc may have checked a urinalysis) or you have had any injuries to your left leg then you may need to be seen and have someone look a little deeper. ...Read more

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How unhealthy is drinking beer daily?

Beer: Depends on quantity & duration. Long-term use in excess has physiological, emotional & social consequences. ...Read more

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Is drinking beer dangerous to your health?

Is drinking beer dangerous to your health?

Rational drinking: If you are not an alcohol dependant person, rational drinking entails not going over 30-50 grams of alcohol daily (one or two beers).
People who drink beer heavily get more calories, excess fluid (might affect kidneys and heart), drinking more that two beers per hour might impair your performance, including driving, and continued drinking can cause alcohol dependence, as any other alcoholic drink. ...Read more

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Drinking beer or wine is good?

Drinking beer or wine is good?

Not especially: Used moderately, drinking some beer or wine can be enjoyable and not dangerous to you. Still, it isn't particularly "good." some studies praise the polyphenols and flavonoids (cancer fighters) in red wine. Actually though, hot cocoa contains much more of those. Cocoa is healthier than milk chocolate, because it's minus the extra saturated fat. ...Read more

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Should I be running after drinking beer?

Should I be running after drinking beer?

Not a great idea.: It is best to exercise alcohol - free. ...Read more

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Is drinking beer kingfisher good for health?

Is drinking beer kingfisher good for health?

Beer: is it healthy?: No. Is it bad, not necessarily. But, beer and other forms of alcohol do not have any nutritional value. They are excess and unneeded calories and are often carbohydrates...The most dangerous calories in general for causing disease such as obesity and diabetes. ...Read more

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Why might someone get a headache from drinking beer?

Why might someone get a headache from drinking beer?

Alcohol effects: Beer contains alcohol and that can cause a headache as the alcohol can cause blood vessels in and around the brain to constrict and can result in a headache ...Read more

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Can drinking beer give any rashes?

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Can drinking beer give any rashes?

Beer rash: If allergic to ingredients in the beer, yes. ...Read more

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Does drinking beer enhance milk supply?

Does drinking beer enhance milk supply?

Yes: It is the hops and barley that stimulates milk production. Non-alcoholic beer works as well. If you want a regular beer with alcohol then drink no more than one a day and be sure it is not dark beer (higher alcohol content). Mother's milk tea also increase breast milk supply. Of course drinking a beer or any alcohol is not recommended if there is a previous history of alcohol problems. ...Read more

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Does drinking beer alleviate back pain?

Does drinking beer alleviate back pain?

Only temporarily: Alcohol has muscle relaxing properties but it has activations too. The rebound from alcohol makes pain worse and leads to it being one of the most addictive sedatives and one of the most toxic to the liver. Drinking beer for pain relief often ends up in problem drinking or worse, alcohol dependence with all the extra health and personal complications. See a doctor for diagnosis and safe treatment. ...Read more

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Why does my head hurt while drinking beer?

Why does my head hurt while drinking beer?

Alcohol: Symptoms of alcohol intolerance may include: headache, flushing, hives, nasal congestion, GI upset, nausea/vomiting ; low blood pressure.
You could be allergic to alcohol or it's ingredients such as yeast, grains, sulfites, histamines ; other chemicals. ...Read more

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Does drinking beer affect xanax (alprazolam)?

Does drinking beer affect xanax (alprazolam)?

You bet it does: Using Alprazolam together with ethanol can increase nervous system side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. Some people may also experience impairment in thinking and judgment. You should avoid or limit the use of alcohol while being treated with alprazolam.
www. Drugs. Com/food-interactions/alprazolam, xanax.Html
comprehensive alcohol ; food interactions for xanax. ...Read more

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Can I take my allergy pill after drinking beer?

Can I take my allergy pill after drinking beer?

Yes: There should be no contraindication between taking an allergy pill and drinking alcoholic beverages or beer. Decongestants, like sudafed, or the "d" in many allergy pills can make you jittery and may interfere with sleep, which can be aggrevated by alchohol consumption, but there is no real contraindication to taking them together. ...Read more

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How can I release itchy on my skin after drinking beer?

How can I release itchy on my skin after drinking beer?

This is a bad sign.: Please do not drink if it is causing this reaction. ...Read more

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What diseases prevent you from drinking beer or alcohol?

What diseases prevent you from drinking beer or alcohol?

Driving: Not a disease, but alcohol is a drug that reduces reaction time and mental awareness. Personal and/or family history of alcohol dependence is a disease, but does not prevent drinking. There are many other conditions that should discourage alcohol use including concurrent use of many medications and over the counter products. If you drink drink responsibly. If in doubt don't drink at all ...Read more

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Will drinking beer affect me while I'm taking amoxicillin?

Will drinking beer affect me while I'm taking amoxicillin?

Not recommended: It is generally not recommended to drink alcoholic beverages while on antibiotics. Best to finish the full course before drinking alcohol. ...Read more

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Why am I having pain under right rib cage after drinking beer?

Sounds like your --: Liver is protesting to your drinking habits. Maybe you need to change the drink. If its happening with all types of beer, then get yourself checked by your pcp.
Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the half-life of Xanax (alprazolam) in terms of saftely drinking beer?

What is the half-life of Xanax (alprazolam) in terms of saftely drinking beer?

Xanax (alprazolam) and alcohol: It is no so much the half life that is problematic in mixing alcohol with sedatives it is the fact that these drugs are easily and rapidly stored in fat cells. Alcohol binges have unpredictable effects on fat cells and additive effect with xanax (alprazolam). So the term safely drinking beer with xanax (alprazolam) have high probability of causing destructive physiological and neurological consequences. ...Read more

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Do drinking beer effects your liver, my son-law drinks at least 5 qaurts a day?

Do drinking beer effects your liver, my son-law drinks at least 5 qaurts a day?

Absolutely: 5 quarts is way too much and may suggest alcoholism. Can cause cirrhosis and liver failure if not stopped. Liver failure can result in multi-organ failure and death. He should see a physician to see what damage has already been done if this has been happening for some time. 12 step programs help if difficulty stopping. ...Read more

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I'm going to be drinking beer tonight can I take Zantac (ranitidine) 150 while drinking?

I'm going to be drinking beer tonight can I take Zantac (ranitidine) 150 while drinking?

Yes: This is safe. It sounds as if beer gives you heartburn. If you must imbibe consider finding a different beverage that does not cause you problems. Remember to practice safe drinking habits :) ...Read more

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Been drinking beer and ensure plus, plus squats to gain weight. Will it work and how soon?

Been drinking beer and ensure plus, plus squats to gain weight. Will it work and how soon?

Diet and muscle mass: To gain weight you have to consume more calories than you are burning. Do this in a healthy way though. Don't choose junk or fast food. Keep a well balanced diet and make sure you are getting all the nutrients you need. Don't cut out exercise as it is very good for you. Weight lifting and other muscle building exercises can help you increase your body mass. ...Read more

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What is the half-life of Xanax (alprazolam) in terms of saftely drinking beer? I've heard anywhere from 8 to 24 hours.

More like 24 hours.: In a healthy individual, the anti-anxiety effect of xanax (alprazolam) is felt in 20 min., peaks in about an hour & lasts for 5 hrs. Xanax (alprazolam) half-life is 11-12 hours and several times the half-life is needed to eliminate the drug. Using xanax (alprazolam) with alc. As a rule is dangerous or even deadly for several reasons. Effects of alc. On the liver function is one and the synergistic effects on the brain is the other. ...Read more

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I would like to stop drinking beer but I'm afraid of the withdrawals. If I cut back slowly will it be safe. I don't have insurance.?

I would like to stop drinking beer but I'm afraid of the withdrawals. If I cut back slowly will it be safe. I don't have insurance.?

YES: If you can truly cut back slowly that would work but usually this is very difficult for someone to regulate when they are addicted to a substance. Don't forget aa it is free. ...Read more

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