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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
Took 3 pregnancy test. All positive. After urine, red blood and some blood clots. Took another test after, still positive. Please help. First pregnant?
Had liver blood test before taking fluconazole 200mg for 1 week. After completing should I take another liver blood test.
No: No, that should not be necessary if you're done with treatment. ...Read more
Variable advice: There has been recent evidence that it doesn't greatly affect the result but i still don't recommend it. ...Read more
Do I need a blood test after 5 negative home pregnancy tests? most recent 28 days after missed period. Is urine test just as accurate as blood test?
Would having blood drawn one day for a test (CBC) and then having blood drawn again 10 days later (SYPH) effect the results of the later test at all?
No effect: Blood draws do not affect each other at all even when done all in one sitting. ...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
Yes: It is standard practice to test both rubella and HIV antibodies early in pregnancy. Typically one also gets an antigen test for hepatitis b, and a test for syphilis (sometimes an antibody test, and other times a different test is used). Additional tests such as a complete blood count, blood type, rh typing, urine analysis are standard as well. See your ob; they'll do the right tests. ...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
No: It will not affect your fasting lab results. All the best. ...Read more
Can I take metoprolol medication before a blood test for glucose?I was asked to fast for at least 8 hrs before the test & wonder if medication counts
Ok: You should be fine taking medications beforehand. ...Read more
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