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I got spleen removed due to sports injury, can I still consume alcohol?

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In brief: Splenectomy

should not affect alcohol metabolism. It does, however, affect your ability to fight certain infections and cause elevated platelet counts.
So you should consult your doctor about prevention against diseases that your splenectomy can predispose you to.

In brief: Splenectomy

should not affect alcohol metabolism. It does, however, affect your ability to fight certain infections and cause elevated platelet counts.
So you should consult your doctor about prevention against diseases that your splenectomy can predispose you to.
Dr. Robert Uyeda
Dr. Robert Uyeda
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Sure

Use it wisely and in moderation.

In brief: Sure

Use it wisely and in moderation.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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