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Can I Drink Alcohol After Recovery From Hepatitis
Alcohol is available in many beverages, from beer and wine to the more potent distilled spirits, such as gin, rye, and whiskey. There appear to be at least small health benefits of small amounts of alcohol use (fewer than five drinks per week), especially of red wine Excessive alcohol use can lead to addiction and severe social and physical complications. Excess long term alcohol use is the most common cause of cirrhosis of the ...Read more
Shouldn't. : Would be best to wait and allow your liver to fully recover. ...Read more
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Not recommended.: Acute alcoholic pancreatitis is a very serious disease, which can even be fatal in many instances. The fact that you have recovered from your previous episode does not mean you are not at risk of developing it again, and a repeat episode could be worse. Although you might get away with it, the potential risks if you don't are so severe that I would recommend not drinking again. Good luck. ...Read more
My ankle was broken a few years ago, now why does it swells evertime i drink alcohol after a few years of recovery?
Comorbidities: How much alcohol are we talking about? One liter of bourbon is much different than a glass of wine. There may have been some other problem in your body incurred when you broke your ankle. Perhaps something along the lines of a disruption of circulation. The alcohol may be disrupting your body's ability control fluids and via gravity the fluids are accumulating in this ankle. ...Read more
Generally No: Alchohol and most medications tax you liver and it is best to avoid alcohol consumption especially for short-term medication use. You doctor or pharmacist might give you a different answer but you will probably feel better quicker by avoiding alcohol until you complete the azythromycin. ...Read more
Informational: Assuming you do not have an alcohol problem, are on any other medications, or have any medical/psychiatric issue precluding the safe ingestion of alcohol? If you ingest .25 mg of Lorazepam with a 1/2 life of 14 hours, in one day you would have about .0625 mg of Lorazepam in your system (or about 1/8 of a 0.5 mg tab, which is not very much. It is always best to ask the prescribing physician. ...Read more
Single dose of what?: I say over and over and over on these threads that anytime someone asks me "how soon can I drink after surgery, or with this medication or whatever" I worry there is an alcohol problem. Most people who are having surgery, or taking a medication for a problem, DO NOT WORRY about whether they can drink on it, and if so, how soon. When people worry about that, I worry about them. Think about it. ...Read more
Tonsillectomy postop: Hello, i recommend a return to alcoholic beverages after the tonsil fossas have fully healed. 2 weeks is the recommended timeframe in my practice. ...Read more
How soon can I drink alcohol after a cortisone shot? How soon can I drink alcohol after a cortisone shot?
You can as long as: You can as long as you do not drink too much and are not taking any prescription pain killers. ...Read more
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