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A 30-year-old male asked:

Went to er been having fevers around 102 said prob viral, blood test showed my blood sugar was 170 only thing i had in hours was a gatorade scared?

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Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Repeat test: Sorry you're sick! Any interpretation of that result depends on how soon after the gatorade the test was taken, Also, no one diagnoses a disease on the basis of one test (in most cases). The test should be repeated when you are better. Also, being sick can effect it and everything may be fine later, unless the docs told you something else that makes them worried. Follow-up with your doc.

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