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Why No Alcohol After Colonoscopy
Not uncommon : The prep can disrupt the normal flow of food and waste though the gastrointestinal tract. Try to resume as normal a diet as you can to replace the empty intestines. Until the bowels start functioning again, you may loose your appetite. Try some high fiber foods and even some Miralax (polyethylene glycol) if you need to get going again. ...Read more
Not sure why my stomach burns when drinking alcohol? Normal abdom US, endoscopy. Even had pancreatic bloodwork done the day after drinking - normal.
Alcohol Gastritis: I understand your concern about ‘stomach burning when drinking Alcohol” Alcohol can cause hyperacidity and Gastritis which can lead to ulceration of the stomach lining. These cause stomach burning. See a Psychiatrist for Therapy for use of alcohol due to stresses such as marriage, relationships, separation, parenting, work and finances. Become Captain over use of Alcohol. Attend AA Meetings. ...Read more
Alcohol: If you have been a really heavy drinker in the past, your liver may be giving out. If you have never had much to drink - then this may be beyond your tolerance level. Regardless- listen to your body. When you pass out , you have poisoned your brain cells. ...Read more
Depends on the: Test concerned. Blood alcohol will dissipate in about 24 hours or less. Other changes in blood components, e.g. Carbohydrate deficient transferrin may be abnormal for up to two weeks, particularly after drinking for a few days. Ggt and other liver enzymes may be elevated, even after one drinking episode, for 2-3 days. ...Read more
Why does gastritis takes long to heal? Have it since March. No h pylori, nsaids and no alcohol. Bland diet.
Gastritis: Gastritis is usually diagnosed based on symptoms, and if the symptoms resolve with acid blockers. If not resolving, you may be advised to have an upper endoscopy to take a look at the gastric mucosa and upper GI tract, and verify that this is, in fact, the correct diagnsis. You should definitely discuss with your provider. ...Read more
How long after last consuming alcohol do you have to wait before taking tylenol (acetaminophen)? The alcohol consumed was 3 standard drinks, 24 hours ago.
You are clear to use: The alcohol is broken down in the liver using the same toxin removal system as the acetaminophen. If used at the same time their is some chance of a toxic effect on the delicate liver cells. Since the half life of alcohol is a couple of hours, the material is long gone and you can use the medication without any problem. ...Read more
Alcohol breast feeds: It will depend on how much you drink, your weight and more. Adult metabolism of alcohol is approximately 1 ounce in 3 hours, so mothers who ingest alcohol in moderate amounts can generally return to breastfeeding as soon as they feel neurologically normal. Chronic or heavy consumers of alcohol should not breastfeed. ...Read more
How many days before a colonoscopy should i stop drinking alcohol? Should i stop just during the bowel prep and the day of the procedure?
Agree with below: not a question that most social-only drinkers would ask. Daily alcohol consumption can make sedating you more difficult as your liver is revved up. Would try to stay away for at least 5-7 days if you're drinking more than 2drinks/day or 14/week. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I don't know the reason of my jaundice but i used to drink daily 300 ml alcohol before jaundice, can I drink now after 5 months? My reports r normal
Ask your Doctor: You have to ask your doctor as to what was the cause of your jaundice and what your liver functions are you apparently had a drinking problem and if you have not had a drink for five months i will suggest you dont start drinking again but discuss it with your doctor who knows your case but take my advice and refrain. ...Read more
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