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Drinking Diluted Red Juice Before Capsule Endoscopy
Not specifically: There is no specific interaction between peptobismal and wine. If you are taking the pepto because your stomach is upset you should not be drinking wine (or eating spicy food, chocolate or acidic things including coffee). Alcohol can cause stomach irritation, and the general advice is "If it hurts don't do it". ...Read more
Capsule endoscopy uses a small fiberoptic camera inside of a pill to take pictures of the lining of your intestines. It is designed to evaluate the parts of the small bowel that cannot be readily seen with standard endoscopes (upper or lower). Your doctor may want to detect a source of inflammation or bleeding that would not otherwise be seen. Images are sent to a ...Read more
My baby's pediatrician said she can drink diluted juice @ 8 weeks. 10ml of fresh orange or apple diluted with 5ml water. Isn't this too early?
No but you shouldn't: In other countries fruit juices are introduced very early. There is, however, no good reason to give a baby juice. It is just sweetened water with no nutritional value. You are teaching your baby to want sugar; not a good idea. Young infants do fine with just breast milk (or formula) and water. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Does unfiltered apple cider vinegar taken daily(tablespoon diluted in glass of water with tsp. of raw honey) interfere w heart or blood thinner meds?
Am I able to consume clear protein drinks (containing no juice, fibre or carbs) the day before my colonoscopy? Also, is red cranberry juice ok? Thanks
FOLLOW THE: INSTRUCTIONS....do not "improvise"!!! and Cranberry juice is a DEFINITE NO NO (Coloring can alter the appearance of the bowel lining!) Your so called "Protein Drinks" probably have a RESIDUAL (matter which also may obscure the details of the lining or hide very small polyps!!!) Good Luck and BE WELL! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more
Is it safe to drink 2 tablespoons of Bragg Organic Raw Apple Cider Vinegar diluted in 6-8 oz water while breastfeeding?
I drank cup of aloe vera juice(13% juice)and breastfed baby after an hour.30minutes after breastfeeding he is fine.it means juice didnt affect him?
May be too soon,: Aloe vera juice is present in breast milk and can cause vomiting or diarrhea in the baby. There is no online source that states how much is a problem or how soon or how long the effect lasts. Consider calling poison control and asking those experts, who have access to more specific information. Never take any supplement or over the counter medicine or any medicine or drug not approved by your doc ...Read more
If Tart Cherry Juice is good for Gout then would Hard Tart Cherry Cider be a choice to drink rather than take up drinking beer again. ?? Red Wine ??
I drink 8 oz of grapefruit juice every day. Will this destroy the enamel on my teeth? If so, should I stop drinking this juice?
Not recommended: Acidic drinks erode and soften tooth enamel. Drinking something acidic, like grapefruit juice, then rinse your mouth and wait 30 minutes before brushing your teeth, since you can actually brush the acidity deeper into your teeth and get cavities. Moderation is the key. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Is it safe to drink 2 tablespoons of Heinz Organic Raw Apple Cider Vinegar diluted in 6-8 oz water while breastfeeding even if it says UNPASTEURIZED?
Why risk it?: There really is no proven benefit to drinking apple cider vinegar, pasteurized or not, so why risk it while breast-feeding? I would recommend avoiding it. Hope this helps. ...Read more
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I'm taking linzess 145 mcg once a day in the morning before eating. Is it ok to drink warm prune juice?
Drug interaction: There is really no evidence to say prune juice should not be taken with linzess, so I think it is okay ...Read more
After drink 50oz of Tomato juice stool color is redish (no blood). Sometimes if i drink 1.5 bottles of wine my stool is stained wine color. Normal?
Yes: Food pigments can make it to the stool. ...Read more
Is it safe to drink kefir milk, kombucha tea or apple cider vinegar with Barrett's esophegus and endoscopy also showed mild reflux ?
Sure: These are innocuous things for which pop health claims are made. ...Read more
Maybe not: There may be concerns regarding harmful bacteria of unpasteurized foods and safety for pregnant women. Food-borne illnesses can be carried in unpasteurized juices. It's possible the acetic acid in vinegar may protect against this but there is little evidence for this. So why take a chance! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I accidentally drank red jello juice day before procedure. Did I taint II for colonoscopy procedure?
Ultrasound and fluid: The goal for a kidney ultrasoun is to have the bladder full and then do a post voiding image. Does not matter what fluid you use. Would avoid caffeine or alcohol because of the diuretic effect since you may be holding your urine until the appropriate time of the test. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can Detox Drink containting Cinammon, Lemon, Apple Vinegar, Honey daily has positive or negative effects on Dry eyes pateint?
No effect expected: A drink with cinnamon, lemon, apple vinegar, and honey can have a positive or a negative effect on one's eyes (anything is possible), but the drink will most likely have no effect. "Detox" is a word added to help sell products, and has no meaning in "Detox Drink". In medicine, detox relates to getting off abused drugs or alcohol. Be sure one has a healthy, balanced diet containing many nutrients. ...Read more
Is it true drinking a combination of lemon juice, ginger juice, garlic juice & apple vinegar, mix with honey will avoid bypass or angioplasty?
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