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Why is it bad to drink before a papsmear

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Happily, ovaries...: I'm happy to say that ovaries never need cleansing. For good health, avoid drinking sugar. A small amount of fruit juice is ok, but it's better to e... Read More

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
No: This won't happen. Good luck with your test.
Dr. Michael Hulse
Gynecology 27 years experience
No: Drinking would not effect a pap result in any way.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Depends on safety: A pap smear takes a sample of cells from the cervix. Cells there don't change quickly, so having an alcoholic drink makes no difference to the cervica... Read More
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Yes: If by one drink you mean a standard drink (5 oz. 12% wine, 1 1/2 oz of 40% liquor or 12 oz. Of 5% beer) it should cause no problems. However, having t... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
Several causes: that's why you need a good gynecologic evaluation, endometriosis can be the problem, pap smear is advisable as a routine test, but not the key, best w... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
No: It certainly won't hurt, but just like everything else in life... Do not overdo it.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raymond Schneider
Family Medicine 46 years experience
It depends: If you live here in arizona and work outdoors in the summer, the 3l may not be enough. Other areas of the country it might be a bit much. If you hav... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Milk: Milk is known to make mucus and is not recommended during a cold.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Ziring
Pediatric Gastroenterology 22 years experience
Hot and cold: No, it's not bad to drink hot and then cold beverages. Given your body temperature, and the indifference your stomach has to these temperatures, there... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leila Hashemi
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Berocca: Hi, Berocca contains Vitamin B group and C, they are water soluble vitamins so their excess can excreted from body, no side effect.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Badman
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
Probably not: I would first error on the side that there is nothing natural about a shot that gives you five hours of energy. Its essentially a caffeine shot. As ... Read More

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