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Sullivan City, TX
A 21-year-old male asked:

Agood way to cleanse the liver i take pain meds cuz i was in a accident n i had back surgery an i drin protien shakes cuz i workot to get strongerhelp?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Whoa: You don't need to "cleanse your liver". Anybody telling you otherwise is trying to sell you something or get you to do something weird that may end you up in the intensive care unit. I am very glad you are staying physically fit, and i'd urge you to get with (1) a competent pain-management physician to keep your meds optimized; (2) an evidence-based holistic practitioner.
Dr. Elizabeth Trinidad
Neurosurgery 28 years experience
Lay off shakes : The liver can only process so much tylenol and ibuprofen check with your doctor about dosing and content of your shakes.

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