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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
If i had elevated liver enzymes and enlarged spleen due to mononucleosis, how long do I need to wait to drink alcohol?
How do you feel?: You'll know when you're ready because you'll feel fully recovered. I hope you're not in any hurry, and that for the rest of your life you'll drink sensibly. ...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
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
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