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when is it safe to drink alcohol after gallbladder surgery

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 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 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 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
See below: Would wait several days to a week or so. Wait until pains are resolved, you are eating normally, and no longer using pain medications. May also want t ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
54 years experience Psychiatry
Alcohol Dependence: If you do not have pain, not using pain medications, eating normally, walking normally, and have seen Surgeon for follow up after gall bladder surgery ... 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 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 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Yes: Remember, all things in moderation
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
46 years experience Internal Medicine
In moderation: Keep it to no more than 1 drink per day. The spleen plays no part in metabolism of alcohol in the body. Thanks for trusting HealthTap!
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fenster
30 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Once you have recovered from coronary artery bypass surgery (CABG) moderate alcohol use can be part of a healthful diet. Of all the forms of alcohol e ... Read More
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