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.

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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...

Is it normal to bleed from my nose when drinking beer?

Beer can . ...Be a causal factor in nose bleeds given the many potential cardiovascular effects of beer. Regular alcohol consumption may reduce platelet function; beer acts as a diuretic to dry out the nose; & hemodynamic changes such as vasodilatation (increased blood flow to the nose) and changes in blood pressure occur with alcohol as well. All of these factors can contribute to nosebleeds. See an ent. Read more...

After drinking beer I have red rashes in my skin?

Acetaldehyde. Sounds like you may lack one of the enzymes involved in the processing of alcohol. This leads to an excess of acetaldehyde which causes flushing. This is often seen in those of asian descent. Could also be related to an allergy, but less likely. Read more...

Is it possible that a doc prescribes drinking beer to a patient who bled from nose on a hot day.?

Beer Nosebleed. Nope, beer is not helpful in treating nosebleeds. Likely, you'll continue to have a bleeding nose, but you'll not worry about it much. Try using saline nose spray to keep you nose moist. Get an exam of your nose from an ear, nose and throat surgeon. Read more...