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When can I drink alcohol after a colonoscopy
A 40-year-old member asked:
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Yes, within limits: It should not matter as long as it is moderate use of alcohol. Excessive drinking causes colon cancer, so watch out!
A 53-year-old female asked:
30 years experience Pediatrics
Yes.: A drink or two should be of no consequence. Were you contemplating a drinking "binge?"
A 24-year-old female asked:
28 years experience Breast Surgery
Wait a day: Most people have some level of sedation with their colonoscopy and it would not be ideal to mix alcohol with these medications. The bowel prep also c ... Read More
17 years experience Surgical Oncology
The following day: The next day is probably safe. You want to be hydrated and to have the anesthetics gone from your body.
A male asked:
33 years experience Pediatrics
No: Alcohol is toxic to living tissues (we humans happen to be a complex glob of living tissues), so avoid "moderate drinking." Moderate drinking is too m ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
55 years experience Psychiatry
Alcohol Abuse: Your Health is Precious!
It is not clear if you gave history of Alcohol use to Gastro-entomologist and discussed need for endoscopy and colonoscopy.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
39 years experience General Surgery
Once healed: And not using pain medication, when healed & pain free, when ok by your surgeon & then in moderation.
A 35-year-old member asked:
50 years experience Pediatrics
Yes. : Yes.
A 37-year-old female asked:
A Verified Doctor answered
Yes: Your prior question was about having a small brandy, which should be ok as long as you are completely recovered from the sedation.
A 36-year-old member asked:
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Moderation: Assuming that you do not develop chronic hepatitis. You should have your liver profile in blood checked by your physician before you decide to drink a ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
24 years experience Family Medicine
No: Both can can increase the risk of liver injury, combining them can increase the risk.
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