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2days back i underwent wisdom tooth extraction. There been a slight pain. Can i intake alcohol today? Any side effects?
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Dr. M. R. Pujari
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Hi..it's better to avoid alcohol for next four more days for better healing. Regards
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Dr. Bianca Nazareth Arya
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Are you on antibiotics ? If yes then certain medications interact with alcohol and hence it is best avoided. Also alcohol interferes with the healing potential of the body and hence to be on the safe side we would recommend staying away from ingesting it for a few days at least.
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Dr. Rashmi Punhani
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Hi there ...its always better to avoid alcohal and smoking for 5-7 days post extraction to heal the tissues... Take care ..!!
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