A 37-year-old member asked:
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post surgery, would i be ok to drink alcohol this time and dance?

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Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: upon what kind and how long since Ask again Dr Z
Answered on May 27, 2017

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