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How Long Untik I Can Drink After Mono
You decide: Your liver is important to you. It breaks down toxic byproducts of your metabolism and directly influences things like your ability to clot.Mono and several other viral diseased cause liver inflammation, which impairs its ability to function at the cellular level. Most have outward symptoms of mono for about 3 weeks, but the liver inflammation can last for 3 months or more.Alcohol is a toxin.... ...Read more
How long should I wait after recovering from mono before drinking alcohol? I have been over it for a couple months now, if not a little more.
How much alcohol?: And was your liver affected? If you had mono hepatitis, you need to talk to your doctor and make sure your enzyme levels are completely normal. Truly social drinking (less than 2 drinks, a couple times a week at most) should not be a problem, but regular or heavier drinking may well be. Your own physician is the best person to answer this question, but my? Is if alcohol is problem for you? ...Read more
Yawning all day long, feeling tired. Been going on for 6 months. Mono came back negative. I drink lots of water, active, and eats fairly heathy. Help!
Chronic fatigue: This is one of the most frequent complaints doctors hear. The first thing to exclude is depression, but you may have some form of sleep disturbance like apnea, may have a mononucleosis-like syndrome (Toxoplasmosis, CMV, etc.). You indicate that you are HIV infected but do not give your CD4 count or viral load. You should discuss this at length with your treating doctor. Good luck and best wishes. ...Read more
For ever.: You have no need to smoke, ever. It's bad for you before, during, or after mono/strep/tonsillitis. If you have stopped for more than three days because of your illness, the physical addiction is already broken and any cravings you feel are just habit. Stay a non-smoker, for the rest of your life. ...Read more
Hard to say: Mono has a variable effect on patients with some quite impaired and some with a light case. It has the tendency in most to cause inflammation of the liver, which will self heal over time but to your question. The liver must detoxify the alcohol you consume. In some patients it takes months before their liver heals. You might want to try it slow for a while. ...Read more
A friend was tested positive for mono this today after I accidentally took 1 sip of her drink I have never had it is there a good chance I have it now?
Liver toxicity: Since mono causes a mild inflamation of your liver, it is not able to efficiently deal with some of your toxic ingestions, ie.Alcohol, without incurring some additional liver injury. A single drink once in a while would not kill you, but you need to treat your liver with kindness during that illness. ...Read more
My roommate who has mono drank from my drink thinking it was hers and I drank after her. What should I do?
So the bf shared a drink with someone who has mono and then I got with him afterwards does this mean I will have mono?
Alcohol: Drinking more than 2 drinks in men and 1 drink in women per day is not recommended. ...Read more
? timing issue?: Since mono often produces liver inflammation it is wise to avoid alcohol consumption while symptomatic. Since alcohol is broken down by the liver, the illness can intensify the risk of liver injury by alcohol. Most adults are symptomatic for 3-4 wks, while a few remain so for 3 months. Avoiding alcohol until you are well past the symptomatic stage is recommended. ...Read more
Hard to say: Mono often causes liver inflammation and that is where the toxins in alcohol must be broken down. If you drink while the liver is already compromised, you increase the chance of liver injury. Light drinking might not stir up a big problem, but keeping that in mind could help you avoid some harsh consequences. ...Read more
Mono: Mono causes you to feel weak all by itself. It tends to make people tired and fatigued. Alcohol is a suppressant and causes drowsiness, slowed responses. Together, the effects will likely be exacerbated or made worse. I wouldn't recommend mixing the two, it could result in a very long rip van winkle-like nap. ...Read more
Unlikely prevention: Mononucleosis is caused by the epstein-barr virus (ebv). The trouble with killing ebv is that it is not alive to begin with. The virus takes over cells, reproduces and infects others. Ebv is spread by saliva or blood. If anything, alcohol consumption might lower your immune response and allow ebv to have a greater chance to spread. To avoid mono, don't kiss people suspected of having it. ...Read more
Can affect your liver and cause inflammation of that organ as well as the other glands that are affected. alcohol also can cause liver irritation so it should be restarted carefully
if you didn't experience any abdominal pain or have blood tests showing your liver was irritated, would wait until you feel perfectly normal for at least 2 weeks. May want to check with your doctor Moderation is key ...Read more
Avoid acidic foods: Alleviate the pain by avoiding spicy or acidic foods, applying ice, and using over-the-counter remedies that contain numbing agents such as phenol and menthol to reduce cracking and soften scabs. Abreva helps speed healing and minimize pain. Your doctor may prescribe zovirax, Famvir or valtrex (valacyclovir). These medications are more effective when started within the first 48 hours of the outbreak. ...Read more
Teas: Tea is mainly water, and has very little nutritional value. Infectious mononucleosis can cause a hepatitis which can cause all sorts of problems. As long as there is no evidence of liver damage by the virus then the tea shouldn't be harmful, but remember that you still need nourishment and tea isn't that nourishing to a sick person. ...Read more
Hi I was diagnosed with mono 3 weeks ago and am feeling a lot better. I am wondering when its okay to drink alcohol in moderation safely again?
Mono: I would wait at least 3-4 weeks, but your doctor may have other ideas ...Read more
I had mild acute pancreatitis almost 4 months ago, the doctors thought that it was caused by the same virus that causes mono, is it safe to drink now?
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