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reply to post by kat2684
About a year ago I developed what I called an allergy to alcohol. That is to say that after the first swallow of any alcoholic beverage (I have tried them all) I get this awful ache like feeling in my neck, chest, back, and arms. It starts about a minute or so after the first swallow and then is gone in about 10 min or so. It is unpleasant enough that I don't take another drink. I researched any alcohol related allergies similar to this and the ONLY that I came up with over and over again is Hodgkins disease.
In about August I noticed a swollen lymph node in the posterior triangle region. I believe it's the cervical chain. It just kind of popped up. I had not been sick with anything since the summer of 2006. The ent said it's about 11mm and described it as firm, rubbery, and moveable and that I shouldn't worry about since it is not painful. Does anyone know or has anyone ever heard of alcohol pain being caused by anything other than Hodgkins?
Ant advice would be greatly appreciated. Thank you Rachel
Originally posted by kat2684
reply to post by UmbraSumus
This is exactly what I go through....I had been digging with no definitive answer.
I have never heard of it as a side effect of Hodgkins....thats interesting