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how long should you stop drinking alcohol before a colonoscopy

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Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience Addiction Medicine
Am concerned about: anybody who asks about whether they can or cannot drink with some procedure or with drug X, because that is a red flag that drinking alcohol is too im ... Read More

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Variable: There is not a simple answer for this question. Many people with alcoholism have been -using alcohol to self medicate anxiety, depression or other co ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Cohen
27 years experience Family Medicine
Discuss with doctor.: Campral is one of the latest agents in the battle against alcoholism/abuse; and can be effective if used correctly. Please discuss this with your phy ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Grindstaff
37 years experience Addiction Medicine
Unknown: although most alcohol is metabolized at an average rate of 1oz of alcohol per hour it depends on how much and when you last drank.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
triglycerides: Triglyceride levels will come down somewhat soon after ceasing alcohol drinking. Depending on the length of time you've been drinking and the other da ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Reynolds
32 years experience Psychiatry
UA: Ua stands for a urinalysis which does not routinely screen for drugs and alcohol. A uds would be ordered to check the urine for substances or their m ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Feras Abdul khalek
13 years experience Hematology and Oncology
See below : Excessive alcohol intake can cause liver disease which can cause macrocytic anemia. Also people people who drink lots of alcohol could have nutrient a ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Alcohol: Rehab programs & aa meetings, as well as deterrants prescribed by your doctor, such as Antabuse (disulfiram) or campral, and detox if warranted. Glad ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
That depends: On what your caloric intake from alcohol was.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Benz
46 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Depends: Alcohol effects the liver more than the kidneys. Generally if one stays well hydrated there is no clinical effect on the kidneys.

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