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Is Drinking Blood Unhealthy Honest Question
Personal preference.: Drinking human blood is a definite no no for many reasons not necessarily stated here, but obvious! animal blood such as that of a cow/steer is just like any other animal organ rich in protein and other nutrients and really no different than eating steak. It's a personal preference. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Risks like raw meat: If we set aside the cultural/psychological "ick" factor, drinking blood is similar to eating raw meat: it can contain bacteria, viruses and other infections which may not be destroyed by stomach acid, and it can upset your digestive system. Infections from drinking somenone else's blood include anything from "food poisoning" to life-threatening and incurable diseases, such as hiv. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I understand that drinking blood can be seriously unhealthy, but is the human digestive system capable of digesting blood?
Yes if not too much: Small amounts of blood are digested. Large amounts, such as would be there if you were bleeding internally, are passed in your bms. A large amount of blood can make your bms black and tarry, but other things that are not serious can also cause black bms. They can be tested for blood. If you are bleeding into your digestive system, get checked. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have high ALT (138) in bloods always tired I am a non smoker and drink very little my question is what could it be?
High liver enzyme: High liver enzymes indicate damage to liver is happening. Your level of elevation is mild, but should be looked into for underlying cause. Meds like tylenol or atorvastatin, infection w/ hepatitis b/c, obstruction from gallstones or tumor, infiltration w/ fat if overweight, are some of possible causes. Make an appt w/ md for testing for infections, possibly ultrasound. Lose weight if needed. ...Read more
It can be fatal.: It can be fatal. It can cause severe liver disease and neurologic and cardiac issues. ...Read more
No.: We eat way too much protein already in America. You don't want to gain fat but muscle. To gain muscle you need to lift weights, a lot! Otherwise, weight lifting helps your muscles look great, and the definition is much easier to see, when you don't have much body fat. So go to the gym. Avoid protein supplements, too. Read A. Schwarzenegger's book "Weight Training for Athletes" -- Great advice ...Read more
I have to go for a medical how long does alcochol stay in the blood i drink about 6 pints a night 5 days a week?
One to two days...: Depending on the test used in blood or urine as well as the amount of alcohol you usually drink the longer it stays.Most of the time after the second day it should not be detected, but depending on age, gender,medical conditions the time it can vary between person to person. You might have heard this but I have to add this amount of alcohol is significant to cause liver damage.Discuss with your dr ...Read more
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