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A 32-year-old member asked:

If i consume alcohol and need to take a high blood pressure test in a couple days, will drinking show up on the test?

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Dr. Ernest Fischer
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 13 years experience
No: Alcohol should be out of the system in a few days. The standard urine test looking for complications of blood pressure does not test for alcohol. Alcohol will increase your pressure a few points though.
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