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Alcohol consumption while recovering from surgery - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Smoking and Alcohol Addiction
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions
User :   hello
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   can you tell me how long you have to wait before consuming alcohol after surgery?
User :   or what happens if you do consume it the day after?
Doctor :   there are so many surgery after which you should avoid it
User :   he drank after a very small inscision in his neck
Doctor :   small incision for what
User :   to remove a very small growth out of his neck
Doctor :   his age
User :   25
Doctor :   if he as already taken fine
Doctor :   but it is always better to avoid for atleast 1 week
User :   so he should be ok? he is drunk
Doctor :   because it hinders the healing process

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