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does coffee affect blood hcg test

A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Time to see a doctor: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without a more detailed history, physical examination, and may be lab tests. Aversion to usual food ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Unclear question: If you want to know if you are pregnant, you may get blood HCG test after you miss your period, after having unprotected sex.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Why did you take: Hcg injection? The half life of HCG is from 0.5 to 4 days, depending on the level. Your blood levels of HCG would depend on the dose of hcg, and any s ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amy Deeken
19 years experience Pathology
8-9 days : The earliest pregnancy test you can take is a quantitative blood test. It can detect HCG 8-9 days after fertilization of the egg. If it shows a leve ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
NO: NO.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Blood sugar: Caffeine intake can affect blood sugar results. It may also affect the level of some drugs related to caffeine.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
No: The pregnancy test detects presence of human horionic gonadotropin (hcg), which is a hormone and is not affected by the presence of blood. Excessive a ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
That depends on: What type of blood test it is.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Yes: Eating before having blood drawn affects the results of glucose, and lipids among other analytes.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience Endocrinology
It's bullshit: Hi. Nutri Thyroid is utter bullshit, and you're throwing your money away on snake oil. That snake oil does nothing for a healthy thyroid that good old ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evan Altman
18 years experience Psychiatry
Yes for some tests: Also it will depend on for what length of time and how much you are drinking. A blood alcohol level will show alcohol content of blood recently consum ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lester Thompson
32 years experience Pathology
Decreases: In general, Ibuprofen acts as an antiinflammatory agent, and since c-reactive protein is increased when there is inflammation, there should be a dampe ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Beene
31 years experience Hospital-based practice
No: NO. Hypoglycemia can be associated with severe cirrhosis but this is usually in cases that are near end-stage
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
No: No.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Treacy
34 years experience Gynecology
Not really: Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) doesn't really affect blood chemistry. It does significantly affect hormone levels which is how it works.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: A serum b (betta) hcg.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barton Cook
30 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
A little: Caffeine can cause a small but detectable rise in blood glucose, particularly if you have diabetes.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Unclear question: Blood contamination of urine used for pregnancy test may produce unreliable result.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tonga Nfor
15 years experience Cardiology
BP and pregnancy: Adequate blood pressure is important for a healthy pregnancy for both baby and mother. Very high BP can cause serious problems to fetal development, p ... Read More
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Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
No.: Hemoglobin concentration will have no effect on HCG or serum pregnancy test.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Kurtz
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) will not effect it.
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michio Abe
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Triglycerides: Yes, it can affect your total cholesterol. It's because eating prior to blood draw can increase the level of your triglycerides which in turn can affe ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terri Washington
15 years experience Endocrinology
Yes: Could depending on the test, if is blood sugar or chol then coffee could make an impact.
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
?: you didn't specify what test you referring to, at any rate I don't believe it would affect testing for auto immune problems

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