Drinking after hernia surgery

Patient : Can u drink a beer 4 days after a hernia surgery?
Doctor :   It is ill-advised to drink alcohol while taking medication prescribed by your doctor. I am sure you have been prescribed painkillers to help with recovery following your surgery. You should not consume any alcohol while taking these medications as they could interact negatively.

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