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hello, can drinking loads of water before a blood test.. lower your progesterone levels..? thanks

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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Water: Surely if you drink loads of water you will have lots of water to urinate! I doubt it will have much/if any reason to think it would have a lower blood level. Please let me know what your doctor thinks.
Answered on Sep 13, 2016

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