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Can alcohol affect the healing of surgery for detached retina?

Can alcohol affect the healing of surgery for detached retina?

Yes: Retinal detachment is a very serious condition and surgery to repair it requires that you take very good care of yourself while it heals. Both smoking and alcohol have been demonstrated to increase the risk for retinal damage in patients with other risk factors. I suggest you avoid both while recovering and until your retinal surgeon gives the OK. ...Read more

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Will alcohol slow down recovery on oral laser surgery?

Will alcohol slow down recovery on oral laser surgery?

It will: No alcohol for 48 hours, as it could delay the healing process. If you are taken antibiotics or analgesics to decrease the risk of infection and reduce pain, avoid alcohol intake. Rec.: consult with your surgeon for more information. ...Read more

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Alcohol injections or surgery for Morton's neuroma.  Sclerosing alcohol injections are an increasingly available treatment alternative if the above management approaches fail. Dilute alcohol (4%) is injected directly into the area of the neuroma, causing

Alcohol injections or surgery for Morton's neuroma.  Sclerosing alcohol injections are an increasingly available treatment alternative if the above management approaches fail. Dilute alcohol (4%) is injected directly into the area of the neuroma, causing

Alcohol: These injections are very effective as dr kass stated. I have used them and they are an excellent alternative to traditional open surgery . This allows patients to not miss work , no bandaging , less pain, etc. See your podiatrist for assistance ...Read more

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Will drinking alcohol slow down my wound healing?

Will drinking alcohol slow down my wound healing?

Yes, but: A lot depends on how much alcohol you intend to drink. Alcohol is direct toxin and slows down white cells, so in large amounts, yes, it is not good for wound healing. ...Read more

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Does alcohol slow down the healing process of broken bones?

Does alcohol slow down the healing process of broken bones?

See below: Yes chronic and heavy drinking disrupts the normal balance between bone formation by osteoblasts and the removal of old bone by osteoclasts. Alcohol has an adverse effect on osteoblast activity, thus suppressing new bone formation. "the empty space created by normal bone-removing activity is inadequately filled by newly formed bone, " chakkalakal explains in a press release issued by the university. "t. ...Read more

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Does drinking alcohol slow wound healing?

Does drinking alcohol slow wound healing?

Not in moderation: Minimal intake will have no effect an alcoholic will drink instead of eating then will have protein and other nutrition deficiencies that have a very negative effect on healing. ...Read more

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I had surgery for bad absess on my buttocks it healing slow and im still on meds 6months after surgery?

I had surgery for bad absess on my buttocks it healing slow and im still on meds 6months after surgery?

A pilonidal cyst?: abscess in the buttocks does not take six month to heal, you might be having infected pilonidal cyst, it can take that long to heal. you need to see a surgeon or a wound specialist for your problem. location of the wound ,the depth, the stage of healing, the kind of bacteria involves, history of diabetes or not, all are factors that affect the wound healing. ...Read more

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Does heavy alcohol consumption slow wound healing?

Does heavy alcohol consumption slow wound healing?

Yes: It depends a little on what you define as "heavy" consumption. It is known that alcoholics have certain nutritional deficiencies that could impair wound healing potential. ...Read more

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