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Doctor insights on: Aneurysm And Alcohol

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Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
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Aneurysm (Definition)

An aneurysm is a condition where there is weakness in the wall of a blood vessel. A clot can form in the vessel as the vessel widens or expands. An artery with an aneurysm can ...Read more


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I recently had aneurysm coiled in brain. About 7 weeks ago. A few days ago i drank quite a lot of alcohol now pain and throbbing in head. Worry?

I recently had aneurysm coiled in brain. About 7 weeks ago. A few days ago i drank quite a lot of alcohol now pain and throbbing in head. Worry?

Probably not: If the aneurysm has been completely coiled and obliterated, the symptoms your are experiencing are more likely to be from the alcohol itself rather than the aneurysm. If it does not improve, if it worsens, if there are neurologic symptoms, you should seek medical attention. ...Read more

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I had aneurysm coiled 7 weeks ago. Drank alcohol few days ago. Pain and pressure now present that wasnt before. Worry?

I had aneurysm coiled 7 weeks ago. Drank alcohol few days ago. Pain and pressure now present that wasnt before.  Worry?

Should be ok: Remember to stay well hydrated after any surgery, especially any endovascular one. Alcohol can make you dehydrated so drinking water may help make you feel better. I would avoid having more than one small drink for a few weeks more. ...Read more

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Would consuming alcohol on day 1 effect working out on day 2? For l seem to have less energy during workout when I have drinks up to 24 hours prior.

Would consuming alcohol on day 1 effect working out on day 2? For l seem to have less energy during workout when I have drinks up to 24 hours prior.

Alcohol = a toxin: No matter how enjoyable even moderate alcohol drinking may be, the fact remains that it is a toxin for your body -- especially liver and brain. Essentially you're asking your body to process a poison. So, your body will be less efficient both during intoxication and until all traces of alcohol have been processed. Remember that hangover is multifaceted. Be well. ...Read more

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The baby is 8 months old l i'm still lactating can I consume alcohol o ccasionally.

See below: Yes. But in moderation. The alcohol is secreted into the breast milk and thus can be transferred to the child. Use common sense. ...Read more

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My son is almost 16 yrs old...I dont have any idea if he drinks alcohol yet...he has an SGPT result of 305 U/L...can you help me interpret the result?

My son is almost 16 yrs old...I dont have any idea if he drinks alcohol yet...he has an SGPT result of 305 U/L...can you help me interpret the result?

Blood test: The blood test is abnormal. This could be due to chronic liver disease due to years of alcohol use, but there are other non liver reasons too. Talk to your doctor. Could be many other things besides alcohol. Needs evaluation. ...Read more

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Could Phenethyl alcohol be natural?

Could Phenethyl alcohol be natural?

Yes and No: Phenethyl alcohol is found in certain plants, so it is natural in that setting. Like many compounds, scientists may have the ability to create it in a lab (it would not be natural in that setting). Likewise, this or similar compounds in a plant in your yard would be natural, but having a bottle of the compound sitting on your table would be unnatural. It all depends on the details. ...Read more