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Alcohol Before Fasting Blood Test
Interesting question: Alcohol consumption before having a blood test for serum creatinine should not affect the results. Depending on the amount of alcohol consumed, the glucose load may increase the serum glucose measurement. If this is quite high, it may also increase the potassium measurement. ...Read more
Alcohol test after blood donation. Does, alcohol test by exhalation valid, 7 hours after donating blood?
Likely : Concentration in serum. Red cells are incidental. ...Read more
Drinking alcohol: on a daily basis will affect the cholesterol profile, but it should not cause significant change if you drink once 2 days prior. The key is the continuous chronic nature of drinking. 1 glass of red/white wine daily may increase your good cholesterol (HDL) slightly while keeping your triglycerides and bad cholesterol a little lower. Chronic beer and liquor use will increase the total by a lot. ...Read more
I am pcos pregnant woman did gestational diabetes test (glucose after 1 hr) & fasting glucose test after fasting for 13 hrs,will this affect result?
Fasting: Depends on what's being measured but nothing after midnight for 8 am lab draw is adequate. Make sure you drink plenty of water. ...Read more
Random blood sugar test result 375mg/dL repeat test done Fasting Plasma Glucose result 228mg/dL. Am I diabetic?
Yes!: You are def a diabetic. Get a glucose meter and check some fingersticks. Completely NL in the AM fasting is 70-100. 101-125 is borderline, >125 is diabetes. Go see a diabetes doc and get an A1C test. Normal is up to 5.7. Pre-diabetic is 5.7 - 6.4. Diabetes is >6.4. Check out this link from the NIH: http://diabetes.niddk.nih.gov/dm/pubs/A1CTest/A1C_Test_DM_508.pdf. You need diabetic tx! ...Read more
Hi. Can drinking alcohol around 48-72 hrs before a blood test show low white blood count only by 0.5. Thanks. ?
No: A significantly low white count would not be expected a day or two after drinking alcohol. Prolonged heavy drinking for years can cause an effect on the bone marrow and lower the white count.is significantly low white count needs a evaluation by hematologist a blood specialist ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Frequently urine causes .?. I m taking "amcard AT" 0.25mg and blood glucose fasting 85 , blood glucose PP 102.(glucose test took on march 2014)
NO: It will change the results. Fasting means fasting. Rinse your mouth out if you're dry. ...Read more
U r not: Diabetic.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is it okay to drink before 12hr fasting?My test includes blood sugar, lipid profiles and serum creatinine.Coz last test i feel so thirsty.
Im going to a party next monday but have a fasting blood test at 9:50 am the next day. Can i still go to the party and drink alcohol?
You may have to...: ...deal with the consequences (insurance, work, recommendation for further testing, medical uncertainty) if your next-day lab results prove abnormal. It's your decision whether to take that chance and enjoy alcohol at your party, or reduce the risk and enjoy a non-alcoholic beverage instead. ...Read more
Alcohol metabolism: Alcohol has a linear (mostly) metabolism curve. This means that the length of time depends entirely on how much alcohol was consumed. Estimates from cultural experience may or may not apply in your case to the minute, but have been through the courts on many a case of suspected DUI. ...Read more
Have to say love good food and alcohol too,I'm well nourished by my blood test and love my booze too,i got abnormal lived result,not good sober 24/7?
Liver result: Hi there, You need to send us the liver results. We can tell from the pattern of ggt to alt/ast whether the culprit is alchohol, your gallbladder, your liver etc. The culprit is not always alcohol. Lipids are also a huge concern, as are drugs and autoimmune diseases amongst others. Please arrange a consult/appt with us and we can be more specefic as to why the liver result is abnormal. ...Read more
I drank alcohol last night . And I have a blood test today what can I do for it not to show in my results?
Depends: Entirely depends on how much you drank and how many hours between your blood test and your last drink. You need about 1-1.5 hours to burn off a standard drink. Though most routine screening blood tests do not check for an alcohol level. Unless it is for prior drinking... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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