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Can driniking alcohol while you have a cold make it worse?

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βˆ™ 2008-02-12 14:56:30

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It depends. One or two beers or small glasses of wine won't hurt and in fact may have a slight benefit since you'll be more relaxed. More than that starts causing harm.

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