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A 35-year-old female asked:

Can rinsing \u0026#40;no swallowing even a drop\u0026#41; mouth out with plain water after drinking sugar solution affect results of 1 hour glucose tolerance test?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Sheree Cloer
21 years experience
Unlikely: Rinsing one's mouth with water after drinking glucose solution is unlikely to affect blood sugar level.
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