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can stress alter your labs

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
ECG : Twaves are very nonspecific, talk to your doc for perspective.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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No: Stress will not effect standard blood tests.
Dr. Zahid Niazi
39 years experience Cosmetic Surgery
Maybe if diabetic: Stress may impair the control of sugar so diabetics with an infection can have poor control. Routine labs are unlikely to be affected.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Stressed: If you have been stressed for 7 months please try and enjoy XMAS and New Year and then set up an appointment with a Psychologist. You will be guided i ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Timothy Puri
11 years experience Internal Medicine
Unlikely: If you didnt receive any contrast, it is unlikely that your creatinine would be affected by the stress test. There is definitely some normal variation ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
20 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
None: If you started bleeding on the day your menses was due and only bled for 5 days total, that is normal and no reason to be stressed. Labs are not neces ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Performance anxiety?: You may have some concerns about your performance, that manifest in shaking hands. Using any stimulants can make this worse -- so if drinking coffee, ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Hasan Khondker
13 years experience Internal Medicine
Have her see a : therapist or psychiatrist if this is affecting her ability to live her day to day life
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Terry Simpson
35 years experience General Surgery
Stress: Easy to get a colonoscopy and rule out but it sounds a lot like stress to me. Still - check w your doctor.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
SO?????: So see your cardiologist. Go now. Do not delay. STOP SMOKING NOW. Whatever it takes. Go to hypnosis every day for 2 or 3 weeks. Your Dr will help you.

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