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A 25-year-old female asked:

my doctor wants me to complete a 24 hour urine test (cortisol) because he suspects i might have cushings. if i drink any alcohol will it ruin the test?

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Dr. Yun Tran
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Family Medicine 16 years experience
Avoid it: Best to avoid alcohol before any test. Chronic alcoholism can show up like Cushing's, too.

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