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Dr. Gregg Albers
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Alcohol Consumption (Definition)

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


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Can I drink alcohol after recovery from hepatitis right away ?

Can I drink alcohol after recovery from hepatitis right away ?

Shouldn't. : Would be best to wait and allow your liver to fully recover. ...Read more

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Can I drink alcohol after recovery from acute alcoholic pancreatic attack after 10 months?

Can  I  drink alcohol  after  recovery  from  acute  alcoholic  pancreatic  attack  after  10  months?

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

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My ankle was broken a few years ago, now why does it swells evertime i drink alcohol after a few years of recovery?

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

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Can i drink alcohol after a splenectomy?

Can i drink alcohol after a splenectomy?

Yes: You may drink alcohol as long as you are no longer taking pain medications. The spleen plays no role in alcohol metabolism. ...Read more

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Can i drink alcohol after being lightly sedated?

Can i drink alcohol after being lightly sedated?

Bad idea: Not generally a good idea. You are mostly probably dehydrated in preparation for your procedure . Alcohol will will dehydrate you more. Alcohol also potentiates sedatives which remain in your system. ...Read more

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Can i drink alcohol after 24 hours of taking lorazepam .25 mg?

Can i drink alcohol after 24 hours of taking lorazepam .25 mg?

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

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Can i drink alcohol after a colonoscopy?

Yes, within limits: It should not matter as long as it is moderate use of alcohol. Excessive drinking causes colon cancer, so watch out! ...Read more

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Can i drink alcohol after taking fluconozol 150 mg tablet ?

Can i drink alcohol after taking fluconozol 150 mg tablet ?

No: Both can can increase the risk of liver injury, combining them can increase the risk. ...Read more

Dr. Jay Park
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Hepatitis (Definition)

Hepatitis is an inflammatory condition of the liver. Almost all cases are caused by viruses, including most commonly hepatitis a, hepatitis b, and hepatitis c, or by toxins (eg alcohol). The liver swells, it doesn't work properly leading to a failure to detoxify some biochemical substances, and a failure to excrete bilirubin, leading to jaundice. Some cases are fatal, ...Read more