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does marijuana affect cholesterol test

A 87-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Black tea/ cholester: i usually tell people just to have water ( 8 to 16 oz) so they are hydrated before a cholesterol exam, There seems to be some mild evidence that chro ... Read More

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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
No: Your total cholesterol is about 99 mg/dL which is okay. Please note that US does not follow metric measures and units of measure in US are different f ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vishnu Gaiha
51 years experience Cardiology
Cholesterol test: You can drink water before the test.
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
12 hours: It is good to fast for 12 hours before the test. If she is on medication, she should take the medication and drink water as needed.
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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
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
Should not: Shouldn't be a problem with getting good results on a TB test. If you have any other questions that you'd like to pose or have a 1-1 private consulta ... Read More
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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Smoking: Susceptibility to respiratory tract infection, precursor to other habits, bad smell, compromising immune system, all but a few of the many negative ef ... Read More
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Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Research Tentative: Currently, evidence supports cannabis and its active ingredients as immune-modulating agents, affecting T-cells, B-cells, monocytes, and microglia cel ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
No: Only if you forget and don't show up to get it read 48 to 72 hours after placement on your forearm.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
No.: Marijuana has no effect on antibody tests.
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 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Satinover
38 years experience Psychiatry
Food craving: Thc, the active ingredient in cannabis, is well-known to increase food cravings. Many people eat a lot--especially junk food that lies ready at hand a ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
THC: Thc is not known to affect liver functions.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Stupple
8 years experience General Practice
No: Cholesterol and triglycerides normally rises significantly during pregnancy, benefitting mother and fetus. Even mothers with high cholesterol are advi ... Read More
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not likely: Short-term chronic marijuana use does not have a substantial adverse effect on b or t cells of young healthy adults. Igg levels were not affected. B ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Levin
40 years experience Psychiatry
Unknown: As far as i know their is no conclusive proof. I believe their is some studies that indicate that chronic use may decrease sperm count. I suggest you ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Alcohol: Alcohol doesn't show on a cholesterol test.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Goodman
53 years experience Cardiology
No: No relationship.
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Dr. Abby Caplin
39 years experience Integrative Medicine
Yes: Here's a link that tells you all about how smoking affects the heart and blood vessels: http://www.Nhlbi.Nih.Gov/health/health-topics/topics/smo/prin ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Wasser
34 years experience Addiction Medicine
No: Unless you get the munchies for iron containing vitamins.
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A female asked:
Dr. Vaidehi Patel
11 years experience Internal Medicine
No: No it does not have any relationship.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Yes: There are some reports that marijuana use is associated with aggravation of hemorrhoids. See your local doctor for assessment.
A member asked:
Dr. James Krick
35 years experience Urology
STD: No. It has no effect on any current std tests.

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