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can you drink alcohol after donating a kidney

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Singer
50 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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ask your oncologist: Even though ovarian cancers are not caused by hormones, i would still ask your oncologist.
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 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 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 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 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Alcohol affects the: Liver more than the kidneys. See your dr for a comprehensive evaluation including liver and kidney function before you indulge in your passion. Take c ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raynald Im
10 years experience Urgent Care
Kidney pain: No this is not normal. You should be evaluated by your doctor.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Miller
50 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Your body will detoxify the alcohol in your liver, but if you get dehydrated, the kidney function will decrease causing more kidney problems.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Veeraish Chauhan
13 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Usually: Upto 2 drinks a day for men, and one for women are considered ok, but this might not apply to everyone. This amount might not be safe in more advanced ... Read More
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Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: But would suggest not doing this for a couple of reasons. Alcohol in the blood stream inhibits several functions of the white blood cells which eat b ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Chauhan
21 years experience Urology
No: Unless alcohol interacts with any treatment for kidney cancer, alcohol itself doesn't affect this condition.

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