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Will Drinking Alcoholic Beverages Affect Sarcoidosis
YES: Alcohol affects everything. It is a toxin. You have t decide if it is worth the risk and this will be determined by the severity of your disease. It will also affect the metabolism and affect of any medications you may be taking. Safest course is to not drink it. The more severe your sarcoid or more meds you take the greater your risk. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Risky/dangerous: A total of 886 drugs (5667 brand and generic names) are known to interact with alcohol (contained in alcoholic beverages) (ethanol). 130 major drug interactions, 722 moderate drug interactions, 34 minor drug interactions. Ask your prescriber and/or pharmacist about your specific medications. ...Read more
How long after having wisdom teeth pulled do you have to wait before you drinking alcoholic beverages?
What part of ANS would be affected if one gets tachycardia after eating and drinking alcoholic beverages (wine coolers)? Is that a sign of dysfunction?
May be normal: To some degree, it is normal to get some increase in heart rate after eating & drinking (esp high sugar foods like alcohol) as digestion naturally increases the work of the heart/Increased blood flows to the stomach to aid digestion. The vagus nerve interfaces with the autonomic, parasympathetic control of heart rate, and may impact this response. If this is only/main symptom, not dysfunction. ...Read more
Bigger question?: What other meds are you taking now that's not on the profile. This can impact whether or not you can take alcohol or not. If you are still on pain meds, muscle relaxants, etc. Then it's not advisable to do so. Check with your surgeon for the best answer, so they can document your request in your chart. We can't advise or treat, but your doctor can. This would be best! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I never understand: why people who ask if it's ok to drink never say HOW MUCH they are drinking HOW OFTEN. I guess I actually do understand - it is because they are drinking too much, too often. If you are talking about 1-2 social drinks on an occasion after taking your supplement (what kind, for what purpose?) it probably doesn't matter, but if you are getting drunk, then DON'T. ...Read more
I have only had 4 alcoholic beverages in my life. With every sip i get a burning tingle in my rectal area. Is that normal? Is it because i don't drink
not common: The nerves of the digestive system are complex and not well understood. It is possible that there is some connection between alcohol contact in the mouth and rectal sensation. It could also be that your own emotional response to drinking is driving neurological response at the rectum. Perhaps the easy thing to do is stop drinking. Maybe one day we will understand this better. ...Read more
You will get sick: Drinking alcohol while taking Metronidazole can cause violent nausea, vomiting and other unpleasant symptoms of being ill. Asking this question makes me wonder if you are not an alcoholic. A normal drinker can easily follow the doctor's advice not to drink while on metronidazole. ...Read more
Abuse or at risk: In men less than age 65 more than 3 drinks in 1 day or 14 in a week is considered abuse and at risk. We do not use clinical. However we use abuse or dependency both are present > 1 year but abuse has 1 criteria , dependency 3 or more they are at risk and abuse. Have them talk to their doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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