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Can You Drink Alcohol After Brain Tumor Surgery
Maybe: I can't answer that question without knowing more about your history and why you had surgery. I would ask your surgeon that question. ...Read more
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
Alcohol: With liver involvement, hopefully never.Get a more detailed answer ›
Better off not: How much alcohol are we talking about? If "social" drinking - one or two literally - then it should not make a difference. However, alcohol impairs both healing and blood clotting, and if you are also taking Ibuprofen increases the chance of stomach or upper intestinal inflammation as well. I recommend little or no alcohol until healing is complete. ...Read more
See below: I can't answer that question without knowing more about your history and why you had surgery. I would ask your surgeon that question. ...Read more
Unrelated: Symptoms from an incisional hernia may be swelling, pressure, discomfort, pain. If the hernia causes marked pain with nausea and vomiting then the hernia needs to be evaluated by a doctor or emergency room urgently. Drinking alcohol in a smart and moderate amount would have no affect on a hernia condition. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you drink alcohol if you had mitral valve repair open heart surgery... Will alcohol cause any damage to heart if had surgery in the past?
No: But don't get drunk.........You have follow some commands while inside machine. ...Read more
Would smoking cannabis or drinking alcohol with a brain tumor cause it to have potentially harmful or adverse effects on the person;make tumor worse?
Probably not.: Those substances have little in common other than being considered 'bad' by some people. Medical cannabis is thought to be very helpful for cancer patients in many ways. I've not heard of alcohol's benefits, if any, but no problems either. Relax. Consider asking the oncologist involved for an opinion. Best! ...Read more
Is it good to drink 2 to 3 glasses of water or more 5 hours before mri/mra with contrast?Does it increases or decreases size of brain aneurysm if foud
Can i drink alcohol 7 or more days after a tooth extraction?I heard that alcohol could disrupt the blood clotting process?
Yes: Drinking of alcohol has a small effect on your blood clotting ability. Alcohol and pain medication(narcotics) should not be taken at the same time. Alcohol may influence any pre-medication or sedation given before and during the surgery. Therefore, it is best to wait for a few days and till after you are off any pain meds. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long period is enough to being detect a cerebral edema or any other hurts to the brain from water intoxication in MRI scan ? I have bad headach
This is a general term. Tumor just means lump or mass, but is often used to describe cancer. A surgery to remove a tumor can be quite simple like removing a lipoma which is superficial all the way to a very complex surgery like the whipple which is used to remove tumors in the pancreas. Usually the mass and a margin of ...Read more
"tumor" literally translates as "mass", so even a fresh bruise could be called a "tumor". Doctors use the term "neoplasm" (tranlates literally as new growth) to describe tumors that are abnormal growths of cells. These may be benign or malignant; "malignant" = cancer. In everyday usage, we use "tumor" ...Read more
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