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how long after gallbladder surgery can I drink alcohol

A 39-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 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Depends: How long ago was the surgery? Alcohol drinking in moderation may be alright if you have had several days to heal first. Do not combine alcohol and pai ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
39 years experience General Surgery
YES: ..As long as your liver if healthy. If you have cirrhosis you should avoid all alcohol intake.
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Dr. Craig Carter
39 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Yes: No long explanation. Enjoy.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
May be: Something else such as gastritis, reflux esophagitis, stomach ulcer, etc. See your doctor for an evaluation.
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A male asked:
Dr. James Rotchford
40 years experience Addiction Medicine
Most likely: I'm not aware of any medical condition associated with having a gall bladder removed that precludes one from drinking alcohol. There are a lot of med ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
After: You have healed for several days, after you are eating well without nausea or pain, after you have stopped taking pain medications, ; after approved b ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Not yet: Would recommend against alcohol since the cause for your abdominal pain could not be found and alcohol can definitely worsen some of the possible caus ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
It could be: from alcohol, or other causes. Testing and exam with your doctor would be the best path to answers. Ultrasound of the gallbladder and blood tests coul ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Alcohol consumption: In moderate amounts should not interfere with healing or digestion after gallbladder surgery. If you have other GI problems such as excess acid, gerd ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ramin AmirNovin
20 years experience Neurosurgery
Depends: Don't drink alcohol until your wound has healed and you are fully off of narcotics and muscle relaxants. These meds are not to be taken with alcohol. ... Read More

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