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Why Does My Right Side Hurt After Drinking Alcohol
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
Hard to say: but the fact that you have kept drinking despite the fact that your back hurts when you drink tells me that I should be concerned that you may have an alcohol problem. It could be inflammation of your pancreas, stomach, duodenum or a problem with your gallbladder. I strongly suggest STOPPING drinking until you get a diagnosis, and see your doctor for a full evaluation. ...Read more
Interesting question: with tons of possible answers. If somethings affecting your wrist and u drink it could be a fluid issue from swelling or other foods it could be that when you drink pay less attention and aggravate it it hurts more the next day Who could be muscular and electrolyte based. The main issue is wrist pain and it sounds like that should be evaluated. Drinking alcohol may just highlight something. ...Read more
See prior answer: I imagine you are talking about feeling "sore" - bruised refers to hematomas under the skin (black and blue marks) and aren't something you would feel - you are talking about feeling pain. Alcohol can cause gastritis, but this is usually an abdominal pain and not a pain in the "torso." am not sure what you mean by torso since it is more of a term in the art world than a medical one. ...Read more
Lots of causes: Assuming you mean drinking alcohol, can be reflux into esophagus, inflammation of esophagus, inflammation of stomach, ulcers, less likely pancreatic issues. If you are eating pizza with your beer, could be gallbladder issues as well. Could even be celiac sprue (gluten/wheat/rye/barley intolerance)other causes as well. See your doc, find out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why does alcohol burn when it goes down my throt. And why does my stomach hurt after a little wine.
Maybe it was due to: caffeine? Some people have adverse reactions to artificial sweeteners in sodas? I a m not sure. Regularly drinking soda has been linked to Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, Diabetes, heart disease & metabolic syndrome. Other possible risks include: increased weight, decreased bone mineral density (BMD) obesity, erosion of tooth enamel, caries, mineral depletion & dehydration. Increased caffeine ...Read more
Quit drinking!!: I think your lt arm is telling you to quit drinking. There is no medical reason, that i can think off, to explain this phenomenon. But heed your good left arm, and quit before other parts of your body start rebelling against you as well. Good luck. ...Read more
Risk of arthritis!: Soda consumption is associated with increased risk of diabetes & heart disease, but a study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition (7/2014) found that sugary sodas when consumed regularly can increase by 63% the risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis. More likely than not however your situational back pain reflects referred discomfort from a distended gut due to the fizz in soda. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I drank unsweetened tea this afternoon and now my right side hurts. Especially when I push lightly on it. Why does my side hurt?
Tea: It is unlikely that the tea caused your abdominal discomfort. Right sided abdominal discomfort with associated tenderness can be due to gaseous distension, inflammation of appendix,gall bladder or right ovarian problems. More information is needed, but have your physician examine you if these symptoms persist. ...Read more
Pelvic pain: Pelvic pain is complex as there are several organs in the pelvis. The ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix, bladder, appendix, intestines, colon and rectum can all be the source. Pelvic pain requires and examination to help organize the evaluation. Since this seems to be related to drinking alcohol it sounds like a digestive issue. Consider seeing a gastroenterologist. ...Read more
Several possibilites: Your body objects to processing alcohol. Pain is meant to tell us something is amiss. This could be expressed as referred pain from your stomach, liver and/or kidneys. Worth a visit to your doc to get lab work (liver function), physical exam and discuss any other symptoms going on. More diagnostic info is needed to be able to comment in any more detail. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Inflammation: You need to stop drinking alcohol. Many medical conditions are related to alcohol- including but not limited to - gastritis ( inflammation of the stomach lining), pancreatitis- these 2 could be the answer in your case. Alcohol also is related to liver cirrhosis/failure, increase risk for certain cancers, risk for obesity/diabetes, poison your bone marrow etc. Stop drinking alcohol and see md. ...Read more
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