Side effects of drinking after EVLA?

Endovenous Laser Ablation . 5 answers . 3 years ago

What are the side effects of drinking alcohol after my evla?

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2 years ago by General Vascular Surgery Group (View Profile)

A small of drinking 1 drink after the procedure should not be a problem.
If you're taking antiinflammatory medications however alcohol is usually contraindicated.

Michael D. Ingegno, MD

2 years ago by General Vascular Surgery Group (View Profile)

A small of drinking 1 drink after the procedure should not be a problem.
If you're taking antiinflammatory medications however alcohol is usually contraindicated.

Michael D. Ingegno, MD


2 years ago by Vein Specialties of St. Louis (View Profile)

Good question. I usually recommend my patients abstain for several days before and after, longer if they consume more than a social drink. It can cause more bruising than normal. That said, I do allow my patients to have a glass of wine or beer after their procedures if they wish.

Norman N. Bein MD FACS RVT

2 years ago by Vein Specialties of St. Louis (View Profile)

Good question. I usually recommend my patients abstain for several days before and after, longer if they consume more than a social drink. It can cause more bruising than normal. That said, I do allow my patients to have a glass of wine or beer after their procedures if they wish.

Norman N. Bein MD FACS RVT


2 years ago by Angelo N. Makris MD (View Profile)

Alcohol is a diuretic and should be avoided after evla because it is important to stay well hydrated. This will minimize the risk of phlebitis and DVT after evla. In addition, if you receive sedation for the procedure, alcohol would be contraindicated in the immediate post procedure period.

2 years ago by Angelo N. Makris MD (View Profile)

Alcohol is a diuretic and should be avoided after evla because it is important to stay well hydrated. This will minimize the risk of phlebitis and DVT after evla. In addition, if you receive sedation for the procedure, alcohol would be contraindicated in the immediate post procedure period.


2 years ago by Heart and Vein Center (View Profile)

I am not aware of any contraindications of consuming alcohol after that procedure. Do not abuse, please.

Dr Farhy

2 years ago by Heart and Vein Center (View Profile)

I am not aware of any contraindications of consuming alcohol after that procedure. Do not abuse, please.

Dr Farhy


3 years ago by Vanish Vein and Laser Center (View Profile)

There should not be any side effects with alcohol from endovenous ablation. If sedation is given, then I do not think that it would be wise to drink alcohol until the sedation is out of your system. Also, tumescent anesthesia has epinephrine and lidocaine in it, and although it should not interfere with alcohol, it would be prudent to wait 24 hours after the tumescence before drinking alcohol.

3 years ago by Vanish Vein and Laser Center (View Profile)

There should not be any side effects with alcohol from endovenous ablation. If sedation is given, then I do not think that it would be wise to drink alcohol until the sedation is out of your system. Also, tumescent anesthesia has epinephrine and lidocaine in it, and although it should not interfere with alcohol, it would be prudent to wait 24 hours after the tumescence before drinking alcohol.


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