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Can I Die From Drinking 3 Beers If My Liver Is Sick From Mono
Alcohol: Drinking more than 2 drinks in men and 1 drink in women per day is not recommended. ...Read more
This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more
Had mono w/ high liver enzymes. Got better and went to college. Still have high liver enzymes. I still drink almost every weekend is that safe?
Had mono over the summer. Spleen was swollen & high liver enzymes. Im in college and a few days after drinking it feels like my spleen hurts. Ideas?
Mono: Spleen in involvement usually resolves after 4-6 weeks, also drinking should not affect your spleen. Perhaps your stomach is what may be hurting? It is in the same area of your abdomen. ...Read more
I drink 1-4 beers 3-4 times a week after work or after a stressful day to relax and may over indulge once a month. How badly am i damaging my liver?
Impossible to say: Liver damage in response to alcohol consumption varies a lot from person to person--everyone is different. In addition to liver damage, brain damage and damage to other organs and some cancers can also increase in heavy drinkers. Obviously, you want excellent health and you enjoy alcohol. But, there are risks--and they can be devastating or fatal--with more than light to moderately light use. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Go ahead: The fact that you're willing to drink only minimally-alcoholic drinks tells me that you're not a problem drinker and that your fatty liver may have a different cause. I trust hepatitis c and wilson's have been ruled out. The most common cause of fatty liver nowadays is lack of sufficient exercise for your body's genetic need. Why drink near-beer when you could be hitting the gym like a maniac? ...Read more
Is drinking 4-5 pints of beer once per month going to damage the liver badly? I enjoy it, better than every day / weekend right?
Depends: If there is a family history of alcohol problems, you're more at risk to drink too much. Ask your pcp if there's any reason for you to be concerned with your pattern of drinking. Liver function tests are a clue. Get checked if you're concerned. Also there are many self-tests online to see if you're drinking too much. Be careful mixing alcohol with any meds. Hope this helps. ...Read more
I usually drink one beer a night and if i don't have beer i don't drink anything at all. What effect will this have on my liver?
None: One beer a night presents no significant issues. ...Read more
Whats the chance of damage to liver or other parts of body drinking 10.2 units of alcohol in one sitting once per month? Enjoy a few beers now n again
Bang Bang Yer Dead: Oh, probably like banging your thumb with a hammer once a month with occasional hits in-between.Time to heal, then damage, heal,damage,etc.And what's this 10.2 "units?"Milligrams of alcohol? \Ounces?Glasses? Buckets?Probably a bigger danger is that you ever-so-slowly increase your frequency and/or amounts. Plus, so-called "binge drinking.Check-out"The Perils of Binge Drinking"(at readersdigest.ca) ...Read more
If I drank two beers right now, how long til I can SAFELY Drink two more. If I didnt want to. Mess up my liver.
Moderation: As defined by National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, for men, it is defined as no more than 4 drinks on any single day and no more than 14 drinks per week. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration defines heavy drinking as drinking 5 or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days. ...Read more
If you was drinking 6-8 beers a day then went to 6-8 beers once a week would your liver repair compared to what it could when drinking everyday?
It probably would to: an extent,but 6-8 beers once a week could still be damaging to the liver. You need to taper down and stop completely for the liver to heal. ...Read more
Healing needed: Your liver (and probably you) have been through a major trauma. Your liver specifically needs to heal, and will show enzyme abnormalities for some time. Alcohol is a toxin to your liver. Your own doctors -- who know your case, how your liver got injured, and the unique factors that can slow or speed your personal healing -- are the best ones to answer any questions about ingesting alcohol. ...Read more
Unlikely: unless the once or twice a week has you consuming a sixpack plus? also, this is assuming that you have no underlying liver disease. ...Read more
Absolutely: 5 quarts is way too much and may suggest alcoholism. Can cause cirrhosis and liver failure if not stopped. Liver failure can result in multi-organ failure and death. He should see a physician to see what damage has already been done if this has been happening for some time. 12 step programs help if difficulty stopping. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is 2-5 lite beers every single day that bad for my liver or overall health? I do also drink at least a gallon of water a day and zero caffene
Hi, i'm 151 lb male. I have been drinking 10 beers(14 units of alcohol) once a week and nothing more for rest of the week, is that will damage liver?
Yes it can: Yes, this is binge drinking -- a form of alcohol abuse, which can damage your liver. See your doctor about this. Not only liver damage is possible, though -- it's also neurotoxic, and can increase your risk for heart disease later in life. http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/259560.php findings with binge drinking were similar to damage caused by hypertension and high cholesterol. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Used to drink 9 beers per night for 6 years or so but have quit drinking. Enzymes we normal but liver slightly enlarged dr not concerned should I be?
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