A female asked:
should liver transplant patients eat unfiltered food or drink. i.e.. honey, apple cider vinegar?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Seth Narins answered
22 years experience Transplant Surgery
Infection Risk: Due to the need for immunosuppression, transplant recipients are at increased risk of foodborne infections. Though bacteria cannot survive in honey, yeast can, so a transplant recipient should only consume honey from a trusted source with no particulate matter in it. Apple cider vinegar could also be contaminated with bacteria or yeast and may interact with other medications.
Answered on May 13, 2020
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