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Why does chest pain after drinking alcohol?

hi, I am 22 years old, whenever I drink any amount of alcohol I suffer a tight chest and build up of mucus as well as acid reflux the morning and day after, do you know what the problem is?
Asked On : Sat, 27 Feb 2010
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  Anonymous's Response
For goodness sake! You seem to have come up with a surprisingly specific diagnosis after being given such little information. You must be a doctor!

I have had tight chest pain after drinking my own home brewed wine. A symptom of which I do not suffer from when drinking wine from the liquor store. I suspect it could be due to the presence of aldehydes in the wine itself, although of this I cannot be absolutley sure. I know for a fact that some unfortunate people posess a genetic defect which means that their body cannot break down aldehydes as effeciently as other people (about 40% of asian people posess this defect,) and that this makes drinking alcolhol very unpleasent. I am wondering if aldehydes could be the culprit of *my* symptoms.
Answered: Wed, 2 Jun 2010
  Anonymous's Response

You seem to be having severe form of alcohol induced gastritis..Avoid acohol. Get a examinationand check up done to get releived of the gastritis.

Answered: Sat, 27 Feb 2010
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