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A 41-year-old member asked:

What will happen if you drink alcohol in less than the recommended 24 hours after general anesthesia?

1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ronald Herring
Anesthesiology 19 years experience
Alcohol + anesthesia: The answer ranges from nothing to profoundly disabling depending on exactly what drugs were given and in what amounts. It also depends on whether its the first hour after anesthesia or the 23rd hour. Lets just say its a bad ide.
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