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No Amount Of Alcohol Is Safe

Alcohol can cause unusual heart rhythms, high blood pressure, and damage to the heart muscle. However, drinking less, or no, alcohol will help your immune system function, as usual, leaving the person healthy and fit.

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Can a single glass of wine 58 hours prior a CDT test affect the result?

Query: Hello doctor, I have abstained from alcohol for four months, following a history of occasional binge drinking. My CDT levels have been consistently negative in bi-weekly tests. However, I recently consumed one glass of wine, approximately 20 grams of alcohol, 58 hours before my upcoming test. I am c...  Read Full »

Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. Typically, it takes more than 100 grams of alcohol to produce a CDT (carbohydrate-deficient transferrin) result of three percent. If you have consumed around 60 mg, it would result in 1.7 percent CDT, which is relative...  Read Full »

Are there any harmful interactions between NSAIDs, multivitamins, and alcohol?

Query: Hi doctor,I am considering taking the following supplements, medications, and substances (not always the same day, but at different times and circumstances. For instance, I certainly would not be taking Nurofen or antacids daily but only when needed). I would like to know if there are any interactio...  Read Full »

Dr. Basuki Nath Bhagat

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. Ibuprofen is NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug) that comes under propionic acid derivatives. The side effects are milder, better tolerated, and their incidence is lower. Common side effects include gastric discomfort, nausea, an...  Read Full »

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