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Doctor insights on: Cholelithiasis Alcohol Intake During Pregnancy

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Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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How does drug/alcohol use result in teen pregnancy?

How does drug/alcohol use result in teen pregnancy?

Alcohol and drugs: Disinhibit us humans. This means that we will do things when high that we would never do sober! ...Read more

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How does alcohol intake during your twenties contribute later to breast cancer?

How does alcohol intake during your twenties contribute later to breast cancer?

Unsettled : I am not persuaded there is a cause-and-effect relationship. Be this as it may, it is moot. Keep up breast cancer surveillance like anyone else. Look to the future, not the past. Leave others to make their own choices, and plan well for your own future. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How are gallstones monitored during pregnancy?

How are gallstones monitored during pregnancy?

Symptoms/ultrasound: Gallstones and diseased gallbladder are not uncommon during pregnancy. The goal is to stay well hydrated and avoid gallbladder attacks during your pregnancy. After the delivery, then proceed to laprascopic removal of your gallbladder. If your gallbladder does advance, it can be removed during pregnancy. The risk is a bit higher. ...Read more

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My water intake during pregnancy is usually very good, 8+ 8 oz a day. I fell short a little bit yesterday and today. Will that affect my baby?

My water intake during pregnancy is usually very good, 8+ 8 oz a day. I fell short a little bit yesterday and today. Will that affect my baby?

You are fine: If your intake fell to a point where it would affect the baby, you would have massive symptoms yourself such as light-headedness, thirst, dry mouth, etc. The system will steal stuff away from your body to give it to the baby first, so if you are low on something, you will deprive your body before the baby. Thanks for doing such a great and inexpensive thing for your baby - drinking water!!! ...Read more

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Please advise select-ob+dha tablets intake during prenatal ., i don't see any good info regarding this tablet. Is it safe during 10 weeks of pregnancy?

Please advise select-ob+dha  tablets intake during prenatal ., i don't see any good info regarding this tablet. Is it safe during 10 weeks of pregnancy?

Safe : Prenatal vitamins are designed for use during pregnancy. That is what they are for. The brand you chose is a popular one but any prenatal vitamin can be used during pregnancy. That is their purpose. ...Read more

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Does the intake of folic acid needs to be increased while taking sulfasalazine during a pregnancy?

Does the intake of folic acid needs to be increased while taking sulfasalazine during a pregnancy?

YES!!!: Sulfasalazine increases need for folic acid. Because Folic Acid is most important in the first weeks of pregnancy those on sulfasalazine should take at least 1000 mcg/day prior to getting pregnant. About 1/3 of people have difficulty converting Folic Acid to the active form, l-5-mthf, so to be safe it is be best to take the l-5-mthf form. See http://www.Naturalnews.Com/drugwatch_sulfasalazine.Html. ...Read more

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Can heavy daily alcohol use cause gallstones. Or damage to the gallbladder. Quit drinkin now gallbladder attacks afta fatty foods.did alcohol do this?

Can heavy daily alcohol use cause gallstones. Or damage to the gallbladder. Quit drinkin now gallbladder attacks afta fatty foods.did alcohol do this?

Yes : heavy alcohol use can damage your liver fist. The gallbladder is part of biliary system- same as liver. Alcohol can also trigger pancreatitis, that also can be triggered by gallstones. Fatty foods can trigger gallbladder pain. Basically, the point is that everything is related, and I highly recommend for you to stop drinking and eating fatty foods. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about alcohol intake in nonsmokers?

Can you tell me about alcohol intake in nonsmokers?

Don't understand ?: There is no difference in the amounts of alcohol that are considered unsafe whether you smoke or not. More than 2 standard drinks/day in men and more than 1/day in women put you at risk of health consequences, and in women, drinking more than 4 drinks on any one occasion is a marker for alcohol abuse/dependency. Smoking together with alcohol increases health risks, especially of various cancers. ...Read more

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Is your alcohol intake related to the health of your liver?

Is your alcohol intake related to the health of your liver?

Can be: Alcohol is a toxin for the liver. Heavy drinking sustained over time can lead to liver damage, including cirrhosis. ...Read more

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Does alcohol intake interfere with chemotherapy and other cancer therapy?

Does alcohol intake interfere with chemotherapy and other cancer therapy?

Yes!: Yes-- alcohol can cause life threatening side effects when combind with chemotherapy and other cancer treatements. Be sure and talk with your doctor to find out when it is safe to resume alcohol consumption, based on your overall health and the timing of your medications. ...Read more

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I have been told my mean corpuscular volume is high. I have moderated my alcohol intake and begun taking a multi-vitamin. What can it cause?

I have been told  my mean corpuscular volume is high.  I have moderated my alcohol intake and begun taking a multi-vitamin.  What can it cause?

Vitamin deficiency: Large (macrocytic) red blood cells usually result from a deficiency of vitamin B12 or Folic Acid (folate). If you are taking those and your macrocytes don't improve, you may not be able to absorb the vitamins from you GI tract. You may wish to see your doctor again or consult a hematologist if things don't improve. ...Read more

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Iam on janumet (sitagliptin and metformin) od in morning .I often take alcohol like 3or 4 drinks . Please let me know the exact gap between metformin and alcohol intake?

Iam on janumet (sitagliptin and metformin) od in morning .I often take alcohol like 3or 4 drinks . Please let me know the exact gap between metformin and alcohol intake?

A 2 hour gap should: Be ok . Remember that alcohol can raise your sugar level so balance the pros and cons of dietary restriction and freedom . Attain an a1c near 6 or 7 , as well as ideal body weight, good blood pressure and lipid control. Stay active and exercise on a regular basis . Have an ekg annually or whenever u have chest pain . Have fun! ...Read more

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Whats the maximum allowed alcohol intake for a psoriasis sufferer . (numbers please)?

Whats the maximum allowed alcohol intake for a psoriasis sufferer . (numbers please)?

It depends: If you're on Methotrexate or another medication that's rough on the liver, you should not drink. If you just have psoriasis and aren't on any special medication that requires you to restrict alcohol, drink sensibly. ...Read more

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Does alcohol intake affect the condition of my pancreas?

No,: But significant limitation or cessation of alcohol intake, particularly if in excess, can help limit or delay what damage may have already been done. Discuss w/your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Barry Rosen
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Gallstones (Definition)

Stone-like deposits of bile in the gallbladder that are made from accumulation of cholesterol or bilirubin. Most gallstones are asymptomatic, however complications of gallstones include inflammation of the gallbladder, and blockage of ...Read more


Ingestion (Definition)

Is the consumption of ...Read more