A 22-year-old female asked:
Supposed to have a hormone panel done in am on cycle day 21. found out i have to work from 23-07 the night before. can i still get the them done?
1 doctor answer • 4 doctors weighed in
Emergency Medicine 18 years experience
Maybe: ask doctor.: Your sleep-wake cycle impacts many different hormones. If you are usually a night shift worker, and keep the same sleep-wake cycle every day, it's not an issue; if this shift isn't part of your usual routine it may well interfere with accurate test results. Please ask the doctor who ordered the test if a single night shift before the draw will impact the results enough to consider waiting.
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