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Doctor insights on: Drinking Achol After Appedix Surgery

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When after surgery do I have to wait to drink?

When after surgery do I have to wait to drink?

DEPENDS: If you've had gastric surgery, especially with resection and anastomosis, you may be keep off fluids for 2-3 days. We usually allow ice and popsicles. Otherwise, as soon as your alert enough to not choke, you should be able to at least enjoy sips of water and other clear liquids. But, as always, you need to clarify your restrictions with your surgeon. ...Read more

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Above my bellybutton the pain after incarcerated abd wall surgery when ever I eat or drink. Very painful?

Above my bellybutton the pain after incarcerated abd wall surgery when ever I eat or drink. Very painful?

Call surgeon: Pain after a surgery, especially in the area of the surgery, needs to be addressed to the surgeon as they need to know and will be the best ones to help you. ...Read more

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I had surgery once before for gyno. And it's been four years and it's been growing back. How do I stop it? I don't smoke, drink, orsmoke weed?

I had surgery once before for gyno. And it's been four years and it's been growing back. How do I stop it? I don't smoke, drink, orsmoke weed?

????: You had surgery before "for gyno" -- and "it's been growing back"? I'm not sure what's growing back. . . But you could follow-up with the physician who previously worked with you. Ask what s/he advises about your situation. Or, you could see another "gyno" for a second opinion if you like. Good luck. ...Read more

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Does drinking and smoking slow down recovery from surgery?

Does drinking and smoking slow down recovery from surgery?

Drinking and smoking: Yes
drinking can alter the way your drugs are metabolized and smoking can directly slow down the healing process from surgery or any other trauma that your body receives. ...Read more

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Is it safe for me to drink 2 months after a hemicolectemy surgery?

Is it safe for me to drink 2 months after a hemicolectemy surgery?

Moderation: If your operation was uncomplicated, then a small amount of alcohol should not be a problem, provided you drink responsibly. However, if you are having surgical complications, the answer may be different and you should discuss this issue with your doctor. ...Read more

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Can I drink alcohal after gama knife surgery how many time it takes to destroy the tumor?

Can I drink alcohal after gama knife surgery how many time it takes to destroy the tumor?

Gamma knife almost: Always means a single session... The action may take weeks to months to assess regression and assess for other lesions. I would be very cautious about alcohol and not grant permision unless it is granted by your neurosurgeon and radiation oncologist. ...Read more

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Am having a surgery for the first time in my life and am a coffee drinker I drink 4 to 5 cups a day should I stop drink cafe?

Am having a surgery for the first time in my life and am a coffee drinker I drink 4 to 5 cups a day should I stop drink cafe?

Need more info: It all depends on the type of surgery you are going to have. On the average one or two cups of coffee a day should have not affect on you unless you are having heart surgery. Four or more cups of coffee is too much. Tell your surgeon that you are a coffee drinker and make him/her aware of this fact well before the surgery. ...Read more

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Is it generally no issue to drink coffee while I am healing from my surgery?

Is it generally no issue to drink coffee while I am healing from my surgery?

What type of surgery: It all depends on what surgery you have had performed. It's tough to answer without knowing. ...Read more

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Is it okay to drink alcohol before surgery?

Is it okay to drink alcohol before surgery?

No!: It is never ok to drink alcohol before surgery no matter how nervous you may legitimately feel. Alcohol makes the platelets less effective so you are more likely to bleed for a longer period during surgery. This raises the risk of complications. Also, alcohol can mess up your chemistry (electrolytes) which can cause problems with anesthesia & breathing support also increasing complications ...Read more

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Can I drink milk after oral surgery?

NO risk: There really is no associated risk with milk after oral surgery. Just don't get it too hot, which unless you are having hot chocolate you wouldn't do anyway! ...Read more

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Can you drink the night before you have lasik surgery?

Can you drink the night before you have lasik surgery?

In moderation: A patient drank so much (it was her anniversary) she felt woozy and thought there was an earthquake. ...Read more

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I'm trying to gain weight after gallbladder surgery how many ensure plus do I need to drink. A day to gain my weight back?

Hmmmm: If you are healthy, after routine gallbladder surgery you should not need to take supplemental nutrition, just eat normally like you would well be fine. ...Read more

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If you had a surgical abortion last month and plan to have another abortion will it be safer to drink the obortion pill or to have the surgery?

If you had a surgical abortion last month and plan to have another abortion will it be safer to drink the obortion pill or to have the surgery?

I would encourage : You to use a reliable form of birth control... Consider an iud or a Progesterone implant (implanon)... Medical abs do not require anesthesia or instrumentation and are safe if proper instruction is followed. Talk to your local planned parenthood to get information. ...Read more

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Is it okay to drink alcohol 36 hours before surgery?

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Is it okay to drink alcohol 36 hours before surgery?

Alcohol/surgery: Get clearance from the surgeon first, since that depends on the type & length of the surgery. ...Read more

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How soon can I drink beer after I had surgery?

How soon can I drink beer after I had surgery?

It depends: It depends on what the surgery was for, medications you're taking, other illnesses you may have, and whether alcohol itself could further worsen those illnesses. Please discuss this with your own doctors, who know these things and you. ...Read more

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When can you drink out of a straw after a week of dental surgery?

When can you drink out of a straw after a week of dental surgery?

Post op: Generally speaking, yes. But best to ask the dentist who actually treated you. You did not mention what type of dental surgery you had which may affect what to avoid one week post op. ...Read more

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What happens if you drink alcohol 24 hours prior to having surgery?

What happens if you drink alcohol 24 hours prior to having surgery?

No added risk: As long as it was in moderation and you do not abuse alcohol regularly you are fine. However, if you routinely use a lot of alcohol please tell your surgeon and anesthesiologist so that they can watch for and treat early any signs of withdrawal which can be very dangerous. ...Read more

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What should I eat / drink to make sure my spine surgery goes as smoothly as possible?

Varies: It varies tremendously based upon the nature of the surgery being done. Some surgeries on the spine have no real dietary restrictions and others have strict requirements. You wou, d certainly want to avoid foods which could potentially cause you nausea. Nicotine and antiinflammatories can potentially delay healing. Thank you for the question. ...Read more

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Recently had gastric sleeve surgery. Can only drink mere ounces. Is there alternative prep?

Recently had gastric sleeve surgery. Can only drink mere ounces. Is there alternative prep?

No...: That is what the surgery is meant to do......it is doing it. Seems you should have been told about it. ...Read more

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What will happen if you drink 2 beers at 10pm, the same day you had a gallbladder removal surgery at 9am?

What will happen if you drink 2 beers at 10pm, the same day you had a gallbladder removal surgery at 9am?

Probably nothing: Unless you are crossing the international date line, you are asking about an 11-hour time period between the two beers and the surgery...plenty of time to equlibrate the alcohol and water. Hope it was 4% or lower beer. ...Read more

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In 5 hours am having septoplasty and turnibate reduction. I got so thirty. I just drink water. Will this complicate surgery?

In 5 hours am having septoplasty and turnibate reduction. I got so thirty.  I just drink water. Will this complicate surgery?

Should not: Patients are asked to not drink or eat for a period before surgery to avoid having a full stomach prior to inserting an airway. Just make sure you tell the anesthesiologist what you have eaten or drank in the last 8 hours prior to your surgery. ...Read more

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Need something to get her boobs bigger besides surgery. I reaaaaallllyyyyyy want bigger boobs. Like is there a food or drink?

Need something to get her boobs bigger besides surgery. I reaaaaallllyyyyyy want bigger boobs. Like is there a food or drink?

No: There is no safe way to grow or reduce breasts... Whether with supplements or medications. Augmentation with a plastic surgeon is the only safe way. ...Read more

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After having surgery to get a cyst out of my head I cant taste any type of food or drink. Also, it makes me sick whenever I eat. What do I do to fix it?

After having surgery to get a cyst out of my head I cant taste any type of food or drink. Also, it makes me sick whenever I eat. What do I do to fix it?

Could be serious: Did you have surgery involving the brain? If so you may have normal post-operative swelling causing these symptoms. But any complications of brain surgery are potentially very serious and life-threatening and you should let your surgeon know right away or go to an ER to check if these symptoms are normal after your particular surgery. ...Read more

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Can someone who had brain surgery drink?

Can someone who had brain surgery drink?

Not Recomended: If you are asking about the intake of alcoholic beverages, the answer is generally no. Patients may be at increased risk for seizure around the time of brain surgery. Alcohol lowers the seizure threshold and may contribute to a post-operative seizure. Consult your doctor about your risk for seizure and a reasonable plan to enjoy a small amount of alcoholic beverages after surgical recovery. ...Read more