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A 37-year-old member asked:

Could i drink alcohol before a blood test?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Depends on what: test you are referring to.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Not a good idea: Alcohol intake will affect some lab results and may make interpretation of the results problematic.

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A 36-year-old member asked:

Does alcohol affect a blood test?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
That depends on: What type of blood test it is.
A 49-year-old member asked:

What happens if i drink alcohol before a blood test?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Bad idea: It would depend on the tests to be conducted. Some tests are affected by food and alcohol. Please discuss the matter with the doctor ordering the tests.
A 34-year-old member asked:

Can i drink alcohol before i fast for a blood test?

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Dr. Hermilando Payen
Pathology 56 years experience
Liver Function: The alcohol you drink could possibly affect the results of your liver function tests.
A 45-year-old member asked:

Is it okay to drink alcohol before blood test?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Charles Glassman
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
Blood test & alcohol: Not a good idea.
A 44-year-old member asked:

Can i drink alcohol if I have a blood test tomorrow?

1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 17 years experience
Best not to: It may skew some results.

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