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Why does my wife wheeze after having wine?
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In brief: Could be...
...Sensitivity to sulphites in wine, reflux-induced wheezing (alcohol worsens heartburn), or an allergy to a wine component.

In brief: Could be...
...Sensitivity to sulphites in wine, reflux-induced wheezing (alcohol worsens heartburn), or an allergy to a wine component.
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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Dr. Michio Abe
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Grape allergy/Asian
It's possible to have allergic reactions from drinking wine.
The alcohol is not typically the reason for these reactions. Grapes in wine may be the cause. in asian people, a deficiency of the enzyme, aldehyde dehydrogenase, can result in flushing with some wheezing, after drinking alcohol.

In brief: Grape allergy/Asian
It's possible to have allergic reactions from drinking wine.
The alcohol is not typically the reason for these reactions. Grapes in wine may be the cause. in asian people, a deficiency of the enzyme, aldehyde dehydrogenase, can result in flushing with some wheezing, after drinking alcohol.
Dr. Michio Abe
Dr. Michio Abe
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine
In brief: Sulfites/nitrites
Either/ both.

In brief: Sulfites/nitrites
Either/ both.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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