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Can I really never drink alcohol after surgery?

Alcohol is not recommended after surgery. Surgery changes the way your body absorbs and processes alcohol. Alcohol contains calories that will work against your weight loss goal, and it may cause ulcers and dumping syndrome. Alcohol is also more addictive after surgery. One in five patients develops alcohol-use disorder within 7 years after surgery.

Learn more about alcohol and cross addiction after metabolic and bariatric surgery

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