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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Faustino
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Dont worry: Actually alcohol in moderation defined as 2 drinks or less a day is healthy for the heart. However, binge drinking can be as dangerous as well. This ... Read More
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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brad Eilerman
19 years experience Endocrinology
Usually okay: Get clearance from your cardiologist, but it is usually not a problem.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Norman Chideckel
41 years experience Vascular Surgery
Minimal: Minimally invasive but everything has potential risks ask your doctor to discuss prior to the procedure.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Very high: Greater than 95% with favorable coronary anatomy.
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Not recommended.: Acute alcoholic pancreatitis is a very serious disease, which can even be fatal in many instances. The fact that you have recovered from your previou ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fenster
30 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Once you have recovered from coronary artery bypass surgery (CABG) moderate alcohol use can be part of a healthful diet. Of all the forms of alcohol e ... Read More
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A 62-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nassir Azimi
22 years experience Interventional Cardiology
Long before: Alcohol is a toxin to the heart and more than two drinks a day has been associated with arrhythmias and heavy drinking can lead to weakening of the he ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kent Willyard
22 years experience Family Medicine
Calories, ulcers: Alcohol contains lots of calories and is not nutritional. After surgery, alcohol enters the bloodstream more quickly than before surgery. The intoxica ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Irv Loh
Dr. Irv Loh answered
48 years experience Cardiology
Not necessarily: In general, up to modest use of alcohol should be ok unless you have exaggerated BP or arrhythmia responses or alcohol related heart muscle problem, t ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Mott
28 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Yes knock it off: If the scar on the front of your chest doesnt convince you to stop smoking nothing will. Smoking will continue to damage your heart arteries and will ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience Addiction Medicine
Better off not: How much alcohol are we talking about? If "social" drinking - one or two literally - then it should not make a difference. However, alcohol impairs ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Not a recommendation! concerns are calories, dizziness, pain meds and reactions. Worth a talk with the surgeon to have full opinion!
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
24 years experience Pediatrics
Alcohol breast feeds: It will depend on how much you drink, your weight and more. Adult metabolism of alcohol is approximately 1 ounce in 3 hours, so mothers who ingest al ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sure: There should not be a problem with using alcohol after a leep, unless you had a general anesthesia for the procedure. Then you should probably abstai ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
39 years experience General Surgery
Yes, if....: You're not actively pregnant again, or trying to get pregnant. Good luck.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vicken Pamoukian
24 years experience General Surgery
Yes: You can start with gentle excercize after 2 weeks and normal rouotine excercize after 6 weeks. It all depends on your recovery from the surgery.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
In moderation: Small amounts of alcohol is probably alright as long as you do not have an underlying liver disease or jaundice. Please do not mix pain pills and alco ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Bariatric surgery: Any diet or other questions concerning your bariatric surgery should be thoroughly discussed with the surgeon and the staff.
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A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Anti platelet Rx: We use dual antiplatelet therapy for at least 6 months to minimize stents occluding after placement. Usually either aspirin or plavix (clopidogrel) i ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Lloyd
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Mixing drugs: The sedation or anesthesia can involve powerful medications, most do not mix well with alcohol. Ask you doctor- some use low doses and less restricti ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ajluni
34 years experience Cardiology
Smoking in CAD: Secondary prevention guidelines emphasize smoking cessation for good reason. One's chance of a future cardiac event is worsened by continuing to smok ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Likely : Concentration in serum. Red cells are incidental.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Sorry...: ...you've provided insufficient information regarding your liver and GI status to answer your question. However, congratulations on choosing a healthi ... Read More
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