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why is it bad to drink before a papsmear

A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
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 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
No: This won't happen. Good luck with your test.
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A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
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
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marina Landa
31 years experience in Pathology
No: Drink responsibly.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
35 years experience in Podiatry
Try it...: Nobody really needs it. If you want to try it, go ahead. Experiment with different flavors, cream, sugar, etc. Until you find what you like.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Depends on the test: Some tests are best done in fasting state, e.g., glucose, lipid. For most tests it does not matter.
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A male asked:
Dr. Moshe Lewis
24 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Not necessarily: However, some people may find that they do not have as much energy afterwards to do as thorough a workout as they would normally do. This depends on t ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Regina Hampton
22 years experience in Breast Surgery
Breast pain: A fibroadenoma is a benign mass. You have fibrocystic changes which is why your clinician told you to avoid cola and other caffeine containing foods ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Alcohol: Not good idea to mix alcohol with anything.
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Dr. Elton Behner
36 years experience in Dentistry
It is possible: to over bathe causing skin problems such as dryness and cracking. Daily bathing should not be a concern. If you bathe after school and then participat ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hasan Khondker
12 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes it can be: especially if it is causing you to gain excess weight
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lisa Piccione
20 years experience in Family Medicine
Tremendous risk: Although you are young, oral cancer does not discriminate. Oral sores that do not heal within 10days absolutely need to be evaluated by an ent. In ad ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Chevlen
46 years experience in Medical Oncology
Safe: Yes, there is no hazard to eating after colonoscopy.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Marlin
48 years experience in Neurosurgery
Best not too: Wait until your symptom free for a day at least. Need peace, quiet and rest.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Diarrhea after eatin: No it is not normal and you should see your doctor, to find out the cause of your symptoms.
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A male asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
36 years experience in Internal Medicine
A not uncommon: reflex. Think of the GI tract, starting from the mouth to the exit end. When you start to eat( even in anticipation of eating/smelling food), the enti ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terri Silverman
40 years experience in Dentistry
Not a good idea: If you are going to sleep right after eating you will run the risk of teeth and gum problems. You have to make sure you floss completely, and brush v ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
No: Not for a 17 year old.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Hanna
34 years experience in Family Medicine
Reflux: The stomach has to empty to accept the larger volume of an alcoholic beverage of a lower proof of beer. If by "good meal", you mean large, or full of ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Kurtz
33 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Normal for pregnancy: Oh, the joys of pregnancy! Pregnancy does all sorts of things to you. Having altered sense of smell or taste is very common. There is nothing you can ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes.: That is definitely not healthy.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience in Internal Medicine
Unfortunately : Unfortunately i think you know the best answer to this. Wine, particularly red wine, can be a trigger for migraines. Nobody knows why this happens, b ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Kyle
17 years experience in Urology
No: Other than the fact you need to be aware that alcohol is a diuretic and may make you need to go to the bathroom more often.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Depends: Depends of the cause of the pain. Milk can under some circumstances diminish the gastric acidity transiently and if the pain is caused by acid irrita ... Read More
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