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I can't find an answer on how long to wait after a Gastric Sleeve to have a drink. I've seen answers from one month to six months to never. I will speak to my nutritionist tomorrow, but I was looking for a quicker answer because of a work event this evening.

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Your doctor or nut will most likely tell you never. But there are several people on this site that have had alcohol with no ill effects. I myself have had a small amount at 2 months out and was fine. I think its a very individual thing.

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My doctor said never but I've had a few sips at 6 months post op with no issues.

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I'm too late to comment before your event tonight but wanted to share anyway. I've had drinks periodically since month one post surgery. And I've had no issues. I enjoy imbibing every once in awhile.

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Um you can go to an event without drinking... You could be pregnant or allergic or just healthy...

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On 08/02/2019 at 02:57, rs said:

I'm too late to comment before your event tonight but wanted to share anyway. I've had drinks periodically since month one post surgery. And I've had no issues. I enjoy imbibing every once in awhile.

I’m 10 days away from bypass but at some point in the future would like to have some wine. What type of alcohol did you have?

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4 hours ago, Mikeyy said:

Um you can go to an event without drinking... You could be pregnant or allergic or just healthy...

I know that. That's what I usually do, but we were toasting the healthy birth of a Coworker's early baby, and I thought that I may want to have a glass of wine. I didn't. I'll wait a few more months.

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I’m 10 days away from bypass but at some point in the future would like to have some wine. What type of alcohol did you have?
Vodka based cocktails such as vodka and cranberry.

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