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Will drinking alcohol affect blood test results?

Will drinking alcohol affect blood test results?

Yes for some tests: Also it will depend on for what length of time and how much you are drinking. A blood alcohol level will show alcohol content of blood recently consumed. But a complete blood count will have indicators of changes in red blood cells as a result of chronic alcohol use. Chronic alcohol use: ggt, liver function tests, vitamin b12, folic acid, thiamine levels can be affected. Read more

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Could routine blood test results affected by drinking alcohol the night before?

Could routine blood test results affected by drinking alcohol the night before?

Yes: Drinking the night before will affect liver enzyme levels and depending on the amount dehydration induced, can affect other lab results too. Read more

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Will alcohol consumption show up in my liver panel blood test results?

Will alcohol consumption show up in my liver panel blood test results?

Yes: Depending on the amount and chronicity of alcohol intake, there may be elevation of alt, ggt, cdt, and hdl, . Read more

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Does nutri thyroid affect blood test results?

Does nutri thyroid affect blood test results?

It's bullshit: Hi. Nutri Thyroid is utter bullshit, and you're throwing your money away on snake oil. That snake oil does nothing for a healthy thyroid that good old (cheap) iodized salt won't do. And you're making the snake oil peddlers rich. May I suggest you stop throwing that money away, and instead give it to some group that will do some good in the world?! Read more

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Will a rai uptake affect blood test results? If so, how long should you wait before having one?

Will a rai uptake affect blood test results? If so, how long should you wait before having one?

No: Apart from tsh, t3, (liothyronine) T4 it may not affect other blood test results. If you want to get thyroid tests, then wait for 3 weeks and it should have no effect then. Read more

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Does cannabis affect blood test results for autoimmune disease?

Does cannabis affect blood test results for autoimmune disease?

Research Tentative: Currently, evidence supports cannabis and its active ingredients as immune-modulating agents, affecting T-cells, B-cells, monocytes, and microglia cells, causing an overall reduction in pro-inflammatory cytokine expression and an increase in anti-inflammatory cytokines. Due to the supporting evidence of cannabinoids as an immune-modulating agent, research focusing on cannabinoids and autoimmunity Read more

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I regularly donate blood every 2 months. Would this affect blood test results and so which ones? CBC? LFT? CMP? Tbili?

I regularly donate blood every 2 months. Would this affect blood test results and so which ones? CBC? LFT? CMP? Tbili?

Iron: Serum iron and ferritin levels are likely to be affected before any other test results. Do not wait for hemoglobin to drop. If you donate blood regularly, it would be a good idea to take oral iron supplements. Read more

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What to do if I had blood test results back, but I don't understand some of the abbreviation on it, could someone help me pls?

What to do if I had blood test results back, but I don't understand some of the abbreviation on it, could someone help me pls?

What are they?: Best to write back and in your question give the abbreviations. You could also call the radiology center where it was done and ask them Read more

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How can my blood test results look?

How can my blood test results look?

Depends: It depends on the particular blood test and the illness you may have. Your question is too vague for a meaningful answer. Read more

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How can I get my blood test results?

How can I get my blood test results?

Call your doctor: The doctor that ordered the test will have a report. You can request a copy of your results from them. Read more

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How can I read these blood test results?

How can I read these blood test results?

Well: Us medical folks go to school to learn how to interpret test results. Don't know how much of a crash course can be provided in 400 characters or less. Consider reviewing the results with your medical provider. Take care. Read more

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Can you help me understand my blood test results please?

Can you help me understand my blood test results please?

Incomplete info: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, it may be possible to provide an opinion if you were to list the results. Read more

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What to do if I have blood test results, really need help.?

What to do if I have blood test results, really need help.?

We'd love to help: First though we need to know what results you got, what your general health status is, and -- especially -- what your personal physician has told you. Please get back to us. Read more

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Blood test results showing low mchc?

Blood test results showing low mchc?

Low iron: If the MCHC level is below 28%, this is considered too low. The MCHC level can be too low because of blood loss over time, or too little iron in the body. Read more

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What does blood test results of 510 PLT mean?

Clotting Factors: This is your platelet count which is the part of the blood that is responsible for clotting and healing wounds. I would probably have it rechecked in a few weeks to make sure it wasn't a lab error and if not you many need additional testing. Read more

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Will blood test results come back all at once?

Not necessarily: Different tests take different amount of time for completion and the results may come back piecemeal. Read more