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Can hiv+ person drink alcohol?
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Dr. Booth Wainscoat
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Maybe
It depends on the degree to which a persons immune system is suppressed & if active liver disease is present (ie.
Active hepatits b or c). It also depends on if the hiv+ person is taking HIV medication. Many HIV medicines interact with the liver & excessive drinking could interfer with these therapies. Always report your drinking habits with your doctor. Excessive alcohol intake is never healthy.

In brief: Maybe
It depends on the degree to which a persons immune system is suppressed & if active liver disease is present (ie.
Active hepatits b or c). It also depends on if the hiv+ person is taking HIV medication. Many HIV medicines interact with the liver & excessive drinking could interfer with these therapies. Always report your drinking habits with your doctor. Excessive alcohol intake is never healthy.
Dr. Booth Wainscoat
Dr. Booth Wainscoat
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
In brief: Alcohol
Same as that HIV negative, but in moderation.

In brief: Alcohol
Same as that HIV negative, but in moderation.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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