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Drinking Alcohol Before Getting An Ekg Test
Alcohol is available in many beverages, from beer and wine to the more potent distilled spirits, such as gin, rye, and whiskey. There appear to be at least small health benefits of small amounts of alcohol use (fewer than five drinks per week), especially of red wine Excessive alcohol use can lead to addiction and severe social and physical complications. Excess long term alcohol use is the most common cause of cirrhosis of the ...Read more
I'm having a urodynamic testing done monday, doing a urine/drinking log for 3 days, can I drink alcohol; a beer or glass of wine tonight?
While getting a colonoscopy, can doctors tell if you've been smoking marijuana or drinking alcohol a couple days prior?
Timing/volume: The 1/2 life or time required for 1/2 the alcohol to leave a normal system is about 4 hours. By 8 hrs 3/4 is gone, 12 hrs 7/8 is gone, etc.. The larger the volume or strength consumed the more likely it would be detected by a test if it were done. Any past damage to the liver would decrease the amount eliminated/hr. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes within reason. : The caffeine does not affect the nuclear tracer or the dobutamine. However, most protocols want you to have not eaten or drank for 8 hours. Additionally, in my lab we withhold caffeine from all stress test patients because some of them will need to be converted to other types of stress that can be affected by caffeine. This way all options are available while the patient is present. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If you get drunk one night 3 months before a hair alcohol test, will it test positive or negative?
Heart palpitations happening for over an hour on and off. Negative echo and stress test. All normal a month ago. Ekg fine. Elevated heart rate, did drink alcohol last night. Getting worried?
I've got a glucose blood test tomorrow morning and have to fast 10 hours before and was wondering whether you can drink water?
Try not to: It wll likely raise your triglycerides.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is going 10 days free from alcohol is a good sign that i don't have a drinking problem or not? (i was drinking every 3 or 4 days drinks)
Alcohol problem?: Congratulations on not drinking alcohol for 10 days if you think you have a problem. However, abstaining from alcohol does not necessarily mean you are free from alcohol dependence. Many an AA member has 'fallen off the wagon' after a much longer time sober. A more detailed history is needed to assess your risk properly. Talk to your doctor. See: http://www.helpguide.org/articles/addiction/alcoholism-and-alcohol-abuse.htm I hope this helps. Best wishes. ...Read more
Am having an echo stress test tomorrow after 3 day of hospital admission, should I stop metformin , and sexual activity with Cialis and why?
Yes and no.: Obviously, somebody is concerned that you could have some kind of cardiac problem. There is typically no need to stop taking metformin for an echocardiogram, but i would suggest you avoid taking Cialis until you know the results of your stress test. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Electrocardiogram (ecg, ekg) is a print-out of the electrical forces detected by electrodes on the chest wall, as electricity travels through the heart with each heart beat. The electrodes are placed in different positions, and each position "sees" the electrical activity of the heart from its own vantage point. Abnormalities in signal detected at chest surface ...Read more
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