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Why do I vomit/get nauseous after drinking the tiniest bit of alcohol?

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  • Posted By: Ejw333
  • June 6, 2013
  • 09:00 PM

Whenever I drink alcohol, even if I only have one sip, I wake up in the morning nauseous and vomiting. At first I thought this was because I was severely dehydrated (as hangovers are mainly caused by not having enough water in your blood stream). I was wrong though, as the next time I drank alcohol (not even enough to get me tipsy) while extremely hydrated I ended up still very nauseous. I have also ruled out the possibility of me being allergic to alcohol, since "alcohol intolerance" has symptoms such as skin flushing/rash and nasal congestion. Does anyone know what is wrong with me and what I can do to fix it?

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