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Is It Safe To Eat Or Drink Before Esophageal Manometry
Generally yes but: However, there are some people that have milk allergy, or react to the fat content in milk (regular is 4%, 2%, 1%, skim 0%, also available. Lactose intolerance. Also each one's GI tract and function is very unique, like personalities (many specialists well versed in this field consider the gut one's inner personality). The chief of GI at jhh, where i did residency, became a psychiatrist. ...Read more
Is it harmful to drink water after a meal? Is it more apprpriate for digestion to drink water only either before or during a meal?
Food Myths: It is harmful not to drink water. When you drink water is much less important. Medicine has no rules or guidelines on when to drink water. Any guidelines are not coming from medicine. ...Read more
Yes: As long as the candy is being consumed during the prep time, that should be fine. ...Read more
Is drinking water after dinner a safe . Or is it harmful to stomach/digestion .
I tend to drink 1 litre of warm water after my dinner . Is it safe .
Cardiac cath: One drink the nite before should be fine but not within 12 hours of the procedure however. ...Read more
It is recommended not to eat anything 3 hours before going to bed to reduce acid reflux symptoms. How about drinking? Should that also be cut off ?
So is it not safe to drink alcohol even if it is a beer or 2 the same day you have an upper endoscopy and colonoscopy performed? I had sedation today?
Alcohol Abuse: Your Health is Precious! It is not clear if you gave history of Alcohol use to Gastro-entomologist and discussed need for endoscopy and colonoscopy. Using Alcohol with Medications used for sedation can cause more side effects. If you have Alcohol induced Gastritis, Pancreatitis or Hepatitis, please do not use Alcohol. See Psychiatrist for Therapy for alcohol need, judgement and AA meetings. ...Read more
Is it safe to drink an 8 oz glass of prune juice every morning? And is it safe or can it cause electrolyte disturbances?
It is safe: It is safe and will not cause any problems. ...Read more
Yes: This will not effect the success of the vaccine. ...Read more
No: The acidity of milk is low.Get a more detailed answer ›
If you have GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) is it wise to drink honey and warm milk together?
Of course. But Why?: Gastric=stomach & upper 2/3 lined with cells which secrete hydrochloric acid (inhibits bacterial growth) under brain control. With healthy subconscious control of esophagus, bottom of esophagus only relaxes as solid/liquid is pushed down. If stomach contents repeatedly pushed back up, esp. When lots of acid present, then esophagus damaged over time; can eventually promote esophagus cancer. ...Read more
Is Zantac (ranitidine) 150 a bandaid solution or could it really help? Should I take it before I drink coffee or alcohol or is it meant to be taken regularly?
Here's the diet.: Eat only meats, fish, and poultry and eggs that are fully cooked. Avoid unpasteurized dairy products and fruit/vegetable juices. Wash fresh fruits and vegetables under running water before eating. Avoid raw sprouts. So to answer your question.....Only if fully cooked. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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