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A 60-year-old female asked:

Do you have to fast before liver bio with ultra sound guided?

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Dr. Danny Proffitt
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Most likely: Any time there is a procedure, it usually good to have an empty stomach. If you become "sick", it is best to vomit without food in the stomach to avoid aspiration. Sometimes the proceduralist will allow a small amount of liquids. If you were to have a complication, it is best to have an empty stomach to avoid these and many other complications. If in doubt, call the doctor or place you go.

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