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drinking alcohol after laparoscopic pyeloplasty surgery

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Dr. Gregory Surfield
20 years experience Plastic Surgery
Unlikely: Swelling after nasal surgery could last up to a year.

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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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It's bad post-op: Alcohol impairs the bodies immune system, including the white cells that eat up germs and those that make antibodies, as well as the cells (fibroblast ... Read More
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Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
55 years experience Internal Medicine
It depends: On whether you will be taken anticoagulants. Those drugs do not mix with alcohol.
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Not directly: But depends on how much. Alcohol in large amounts can impair wound healing and depress your immune system. Ask your heart surgeon for specific amoun ... Read More
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Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Alcohol: Should have no significant effect on valve repair. Drinking 1-2 drinks per day for a male seems to help prevent early mortality.
Dr. Ravinder Nagpaul
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes you may: But in a controlled and modest way
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathleen Hands
67 years experience Endocrinology
Should be normal: You can go back to eating and drinking what you like as soon as you are able. There is no restriction because of your thyroid surgery, only what compl ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Whitfield
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Eyelid surgery: It is important that you follow your surgeons direction regarding medications and habits like smoking prior to surgery and after surgery. Typically on ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Hanna
35 years experience Family Medicine
Be Evaluated: Impossible to determine without further study. But if any new problems with balance, coordination, or thought process, please be evaluated immediatel ... Read More
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Dr. Crystal Twynham
33 years experience General Surgery
A couple drinks OK: Excessive drinking can affect your liver's function ... Which might cause more bruising, but in general won't have any effect. A couple of drinks is ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Farouk Tootla
51 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Yes: at this stage you should be back to normal and there should be no dietary resrictions
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Dr. Patrick Connerly
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3d: Usually 72 hours to let all the anesthetic get out of your system
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Dr. Stuart Wasser
35 years experience Addiction Medicine
Just stop: You may have withdrawal symptoms which can only be handled medically but for that, you will need a medical evaluation. This can be done inpatient or ... Read More

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