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Is it possible to drink alcohol after having an epidural bleed

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Dr. Robert Spetzler
49 years experience Neurosurgery
Yes: Yes, in moderation.

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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Front
26 years experience Clinical Psychology
See your doctor: First, stop drinking immediately. Not sure where you are bleeding but regardless of where, consult your doctor and be completely honest about how oft ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Garza
8 years experience Pharmacology
See Dr!: It is diffcult to answer without more information. A trip to your family doc is a must. Good luck!
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. TRUC DAO
Dr. TRUC DAO answered
36 years experience Psychiatry
Alcohol int bleeding: Alcohol use is one of main cause of stomach ulcer. Ulcer can bleed to death. Alcohol also lengthen the bleeding time (longer time to stop bleeding by ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
That would require: A thorough medical assessment to answer your question. Bleeding when having sex (or after sex ) is not normal and warrants medical evaluation.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Spetzler
49 years experience Neurosurgery
No: Alcohol when consumed in moderation is fine after a brain bleed. Excessive alcohol intake can affect your liver and cause problems with forming clots.
A female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Sorry about: Your recent loss. Whether or not you drink tonight is a personal choice and has little or nothing to do with your recent experience. Please understand ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience Addiction Medicine
See your doctor: Alcohol has many significant effects on increasing the potential for clotting disorders, ranging from unusual sensitivity to platelet function, to liv ... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
39 years experience General Surgery
Yes...but not likely: You should really be examined. It's not normal to have rectal bleeding, especially at 33. Cancer is a remote possibility. More likely would be benign ... Read More
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