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Can i drink alcohol with only one kidney

A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Yes/no: Kidney function is not altered by alcohol and vice a versa. So moderate amount of alcohol drinking is acceptable but drink lots of water with it in o ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes.: Alcohol does not rely on your kidney for excretion and does not generally harm the kidney. You should be wary of many other medications including all ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Singer
51 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Yes: If yoiu are healthy after donating the kidney, you should not have a problem drinking alcohol. Alcohol is detoxified in the liver, so if you have a h ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
33 years experience Family Medicine
Alcohol: is very much a cause as it can lead to dehydration. Even though you think you are drinking plenty of fluids you are not. Do yourself a favor stop th ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Kidney pain: You may have a kidney stone and may need imaging like ultrasound or CT for diagnosis. Small stones are usually treated with hydration and pain medicat ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
No: Alcohol is toxic to living tissues (we humans happen to be a complex glob of living tissues). Even moderate drinking is too much alcohol. Also, a pers ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manan Shah
16 years experience Psychiatry
Seek urgent care!: Sounds quite concerning. Could be pancreatitis, kidney stones or something else in the back or abdomen. Not to mention one shouldn't be drinking alcoh ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jagwinder Sandhu
27 years experience Psychiatry
Sleep problem: You need to be assessed for causeof sleep problems and frequent use of sedatives can make you dependent on sedatives.
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A female asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
23 years experience Infectious Disease
To good health: If you are taking antibiotics for an infection -in your case azithromycin, you should really focus on getting well. Especially since you are still ear ... Read More

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