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Is it fine to drink 2 glasses of wine per evening without doing any liver damage?

Is it fine to drink 2 glasses of wine per evening without doing any liver damage?

Depends.: It depends on your your sex, type of drink ( different drinks has different concentration of alcohol) and pre-existing liver problem. For female more than 2 drinks can cause liver damage in the long run. It may happen even with lower amount of drink if there is pre-existing liver problem. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink alcohol moderately (for ex: 2or 3 glasses of wine on a saturday night) with pkd?

Is it safe to drink alcohol moderately (for ex: 2or 3 glasses of wine on a saturday night) with pkd?

May raise uric acid : Alcohol interferes with the elimination of uric acid which will probably already be elevated with pkd. This maylead to an increased chance of experiencing a epidose of gout. Occasional consuption should not be a problem, but you will need to be well hydrated to help eliminate uric acid. ...Read more

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Is it bad to drink 2 glasses of water at night? Wife says it will overload the kidneys n must avoid drinking too much water at night

Is it bad to drink 2 glasses of water at night? Wife says it will overload the kidneys n must avoid drinking too much water at night

Water and kidneys: If your kidneys are healthy the 2 glasses of water taken at night will not harm them, although you may find that you will need to get up before morning to urinate. Your kidneys work 24/7 and to them there is no difference between 2 glasses of water at night or 2 glasses of water at any other time. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have alcoholic fatty liver at age of 19, drinking since 2 years large amounts (4 liters of beer/0.3-0.5l of vodka) once a week?

Is it possible to have alcoholic fatty liver at age of 19, drinking since 2 years large amounts (4 liters of beer/0.3-0.5l of vodka) once a week?

Watch for cirrhosis: Alcoholic hepatitis would be more the concern. Your liver is an amazing organ in that it has the ability to regenerate. However, organs have finite reserves and once you have cirrhosis, there are too many complications to mention. Seek help such as aa or tell a friend. Otherwise life will be short and full of medical complications at a young age. ...Read more

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Most evenings I enjoy 8-16 Oz and sometimes 20 ounces of wine. Is this enough to damage my liver or health?

Most evenings I enjoy 8-16 Oz and sometimes 20 ounces of wine. Is this enough to damage my liver or health?

Yes: CirrhosisDriver: wine may decrease CVDs events slightly, in some cultures (e.g. France), these are observational (not double-blind, prospective, placebo-controlled trials) studies and the quantities which seem to correlate with benefit are up to only about 4 oz/day. ...Read more

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Is it alright to drink small amounts (i.E. 2-3 glasses of wine) after kidney removal surgery?

Is it alright to drink small amounts (i.E. 2-3 glasses of wine) after kidney removal surgery?

Yes: But i would be cautious about drinking that much on a daily basis for other reasons, especially if you are a woman. Your liver takes a hit every time you drink, and also alcohol is a high calorie source with no nutritional value. I would drink no more than one glass of wine daily if you are a woman, two if you are a man, to get the cardiovascular benefit of red wine but avoid the risks. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink alcohol 9 months after a kidney transplant? (let's say 2 drinks on the weekends)? What are the risks?

Is it safe to drink alcohol 9 months after a kidney transplant? (let's say 2 drinks on the weekends)? What are the risks?

Usually safe: For a non alcoholic, "2 drinks on weekend" should not be harmful. For an alcoholic, one drink is too many. This assumes there is no liver disease. I would address your specific circumstances with your transplant team who know you the best. ...Read more

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I will drink 360 ml of brandy 6 glasses once a week . Is this moderate or high level of drinking that cause health problems ?

I will drink  360 ml of brandy  6 glasses once a week . Is this moderate or high level  of drinking that cause health problems  ?

High: You do not want to put that level of stress on your liver or the rest of your system. Try one glass a night. Those are each big drinks, 60 ml. Lighten up. Smaller glass. You are smart. Don't set yourself up for liver cirrhosis or heart arrhythmias. You're young. Enjoy your life without injuring yourself. You can do it! ...Read more

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Is Redbush tea ok with reflux. I'm at the stage of not knowing what to drink?

Is Redbush tea ok with reflux. I'm at the stage of not knowing what to drink?

Look at the label: Look at the label on what you are drinking. Spicy foods, caffeine and alcohol typically aggravate acid reflux. If the tea has caffeine in it, I would recommend an alternative. ...Read more

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Is kidney damage the same as kidney disease and am i ok to drink fruit tea?

Is kidney damage the same as kidney disease and am i ok to drink fruit tea?

About the same: Really just wordplay here. Any kidney disease can cause kidney damage. The question is, is it acute-reversible; or chronic results in permanent kidney damage. You need to discuss the dietary impact with your nephrologsit. ...Read more

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What is best way to enjoy whiskey& vodka safely without risk of gastritis, I drink below limits, eat before drinking. Anything else I can do ?

What is best way to enjoy whiskey& vodka safely without risk of gastritis, I drink below limits, eat before drinking. Anything else I can do ?

Antacid: You may try coating your esophagus and stomach with a barrier type antacid. Generally any type of alcohol exposure will cause some irritation. All the best and run this question by your doctor. All the best. ...Read more

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I drink a bottle of wine 14% nearly every night as if stuck to recommended units you may as well not drink,I'm not an alcoholic ,i feel fine so is ok?

I drink a bottle of wine 14% nearly every night as if stuck to recommended units you may as well not drink,I'm not an alcoholic ,i feel fine so is ok?

Problem drinking: If you are consuming 1 bottle of wine by yourself daily, you definitely meet the definition of problem drinking and likely are dependent on alcohol. The phrasing of your question suggests that 1) you are tolerant of alcohol and 2) someone is concerned about your drinking and the effects it has on you. Both are concerning for addiction. Please consider consulting with a physician in person for help ...Read more

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Can you drink any kind of alcohol beverage to maintain good health or is it limited to 1 glass of red wine?

Can you drink any kind of alcohol beverage to maintain good health or is it limited to 1 glass of red wine?

Little impact: This old story is typical of the problems that are caused by retrospective studies -- self-reports without the possibility of controlling for other variables. Different studies give very different results. The hoopla a few years ago about something magic in red wine itself turned out to be fueled by fraudulent research. Stay healthy by proven methods & make ur alcohol / wine decisions to please u. ...Read more

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Is it advisable to drink 8 litres of water per day.If so what are the benifits?

Is it advisable to drink 8 litres of water per day.If so what are the benifits?

NO- too much!: Experts advise drinking 1/2 -1 ounce of water per pound of weight each day (or 1-2 ounces per kg). Thus 8 litres would only be appropriate if you weigh at least 264 lbs (120 kg).You need to be at the higher end of this range if more active or in a hot environment.More may be harmful.See http://www.Webmd.Com/diet/features/water-for-weight-loss-diet for more on the hazards of too much see comment:. ...Read more

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Took 500mg of tylenol at 1pm Rarely take tylenol or drink alcohol but want to drink a few drinks at 7pm Liver enzymes normal 2 days ago. Will it be ok?

Took 500mg of tylenol at 1pm Rarely take tylenol or drink alcohol but want to drink a few drinks at 7pm Liver enzymes normal 2 days ago. Will it be ok?

No: Women are more susceptible to the toxic effects of Tylenol and alcohol. Alcohol is a poison and it never did any body any good, ever, so stay away from it. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink 2 glasses of wine with celebrex (celecoxib)?

Is it safe to drink 2 glasses of wine with celebrex (celecoxib)?

No.: Celebrex (celecoxib) is a cox-2 inhibitor; as such, it has a lower risk of gastric inflammation and erosion that plague its older brethren.. But adding any alcohol to the mix, and the risk of loss of the gut sparing potential of the celebrex (celecoxib). You then run the risk of gastritis, pain, indigestion, and bleeding in your stomach. Bad idea. ...Read more

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I am a very occasional drinker and i drank 375 ml of whiskey the other day all neat with no water. Is there any immediate liver harm in doing that?

I am a very occasional drinker and i drank 375 ml of whiskey the other day all neat with no water. Is there any immediate liver harm in doing that?

Not from 1 time: Doing this once is highly unlikely to cause any damage to your liver. Your liver is a robust organ that has substantial physiologic reserve. You drank the equivalent of 8.5 standard drinks in a day, which is technically a heavy drinking day. If you drank that much on a regular basis, you would put yourself at risk for liver damage and developing alcoholism. http://rethinkingdrinking.niaaa.nih.gov ...Read more

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