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How long should I wait to drink alcohol after adenoma surgery

A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Alcohol: With liver involvement, hopefully never.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Moseri
43 years experience Addiction Medicine
Post surgery: Before your hangover starts. But tell your doctor you are a alcoholic, so he can put you on a detox protocol and prevent rum fits.
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Dr. Ellen Wenzel
13 years experience Podiatry
Talk to your Surgeon: Generally after surgery you should avoid alcohol while you are taking any medication that is processed through the liver. Therefore, the best answer t ... Read More
Dr. Darrell Latva
41 years experience Podiatry
DON'T COMBINE: If you're taking narcotic analgesics or antibiotics, don't use alcohol. Dr. Latva
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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Dr. George Deitrick
44 years experience General Surgery
About a week: I ask my patients to avoid alcohol for at least a week after gall bladder surgery. When your diet is back to normal, which usually is in a week or so ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Robertson
35 years experience General Surgery
Ask your surgeon.: Certainly not while you're still on pain medicine, but check with your surgeon.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience General Surgery
Be careful : Don't drink alcohol with narcotic pain medication. When no longer taking narcotics, ok to resume in moderation.
A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Never: Alcohol is a poison and it never did any body any good, ever, so stay away from it. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, w ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
No!: It is never ok to drink alcohol before surgery no matter how nervous you may legitimately feel. Alcohol makes the platelets less effective so you are ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Alcohol/surgery: Get clearance from the surgeon first, since that depends on the type & length of the surgery.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: upon what kind and how long since Ask again Dr Z
A female asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
28 years experience Pain Management
No problem: assuming you have no other contraindication to drinking alcohol, it should not be a problem at this point. Please drink responsibly
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