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Is It Safe To Drink Alcohol After Abdominal Laparoscopy Surgery
Alcohol is available in many beverages, from beer and wine to the more potent distilled spirits, such as gin, rye, and whiskey. There appear to be at least small health benefits of small amounts of alcohol use (fewer than five drinks per week), especially of red wine Excessive alcohol use can lead to addiction and severe social and physical complications. Excess long term alcohol use is the most common cause of cirrhosis of the ...Read more
Is it safe to drink alcohol after recently having had surgery for a spleen injury sustained in a car accident?
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I know about foods, exercise and travel, but how soon after tonsil removal surgery is it safe to drink alcohol? And also to be kissing/intimate?
How long after discontinuing motrin 400mg (for surgery) is it safe to drink alcohol? I take painkillers about once every 2 years.
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.
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Can I drink alcohol after 1 week of stye surgery? And do I still keep on applying warm compress im on my 3rd day now
I just got surgery a week ago for a herniated disc. How long after a surgery like that are you alowed to drink alcohol?
No alcohol for 1 yr: Unfortunately with weight loss surgery, you become very sensitive to alcohol. It is due to the fact that your body surface area is much smaller plus your liver becomes much more sensitive to alcohol. So any kind of alcohol intake can be dangerous. I usually recommend that the patient wait at least 1 year before drinking any alcohol. Also alcohol has a lot of empty calories. ...Read more
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
What will happen if you drink alcohol after gallbladder surgery? I have a party coming up and after reading from others I am really scared what happen
Depends: Don't drink alcohol until your wound has healed and you are fully off of narcotics and muscle relaxants. These meds are not to be taken with alcohol. And as always....Moderation is the key. One glass of wine after a month may be okay but several drinks is usually not a good idea. Speak to your md for detailed info regarding your specific case. ...Read more
Alcohol: With liver involvement, hopefully never.Get a more detailed answer ›
Can I drink alcohol 10 hours after taking one 10-325mg Percocet? It was rx'd for recent surgery, but I only take it in the AM for PT.
Alcohol is a poison and it never did any body any good. Stay 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. 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. ...Read more
Hi doctor I did a Hydrocele surgery 12 days ago when I can take a shower and when I can do Masturbation and drink alcohol I finished my medikal thx?
No fixed advice, but: For an average healthy 22- y-o man, an uneventful hydrocelectomy alone and its incision should heal well and should pose no additional risk to what you may plan to do as described. Nonetheless, without a direct look and awareness about how surgery was done and how your general health composure, it is hard to give 100% guaranty; one has to exercise commonsense for daily living; be conservative! ...Read more
Sleeve: You should stay away from alcohol at least 6 months after weight loss surgery for several reasons. Alcohol irritates the stomach whih may be detrimental in a recent gastric surgery. It promotes reflux which is more common after a sleeve. It has significant ammount of calories which will interfere with your weight loss. You can not predict how tou will react to alcohol after surgery. Recs may vary. ...Read more
Laparoscopy involves placement of a small camera-scope into the abdominal cavity, most often at the belly button. This allows us to see and surgically rx many abdominal and pelvic diseases. This is combined with distinction of the abd cavity with co2 gas to create more space to work. This usually requires a general anesthetic, yet most people can go ...Read more
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