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High Mcv Blood Test And Drinking Alcohol Night Before
Try not to: It wll likely raise your triglycerides.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
Morning blood test show sodium normal, pm blood tests sodium low 130. No excessive drinking & urine volume low until early am bladder is full. Ideas?
Probably normal: Officially normal sodium (Na) is 135-145 mEq/L. "Low 130s" implies your might be something like 131-134, right? Exact Na level varies pretty widely over the course of the day, and this amount of variation probably is entirely normal. If you have no other evidence of heart, kidney, or liver disease, this probably is nothing to worry about. If you do have such problems, discuss with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
Could drinking too much alcohol and throwing up four times cause creatine blood test to be elevated three days later?
Yes: You may be dehydrated..assuming you have no kidney disease previously ...Read more
Could drinking the day of a blood test cause slightly elevated lipase levels? Do not drink heavily and never had acute pancreatitis.
I think so: I think that if you've never had this problem before, and you had been drinking that same day before the test, then it's certainly possible the alcohol caused an acutely elevated lipase level. If you drink on a daily basis, though, it's also possible that irbid always a little elevated. Maybe repeat the lipase lab when not drinking to check, ok? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
I drank alcohol heavily for several weeks before my labs. My ferritin level was 608. Could the high level of alcohol consumption cause this problem?
Will alcohol 24 hrs before a blood test show low hemogoblin levels? Male 23yo 56kg. Not too much protein in diet. Thanks.
If anemic: If a person is anemic, his hemoglobin test result will be low, regardless of whether or not he drank alcoholic drinks the day before. Likewise, if he is not anemic, his hemoglobin result will not be low, regardless of the alcoholic drinks he had the day before. ...Read more
Limit Amount: Depending on the amount consumed alcohol can increase blood sugar and worsen lipid / lipoprotein problems. If possible, abstain from alcohol for several weeks and recheck you laboratory tests. Alternatively, cut your intake by half and check laboratory tests. This approach will indicate the degree to which alcohol is impacting these values. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm having my bmp (sma7) retested due to low sodium and elevated creatinine i drank an"emergency c" drink at 4:40am and a glass of water. This ok?
Yes: That should not have an appreciable effect on the results. ...Read more
Drink caffeine in morning, had fasting blood tests (no caff) 106 on blood sugar, normally lower. Could the lack of caff that morn affect glucose?
Elevated glucose: Caffeine can increase glucose levels. Is your diabetes diet controlled or on medication? It is not uncommon to have some variation in blood glucose (you did not indicate your baseline). Monitor your diet/AM fasting glucose . Over time some diet controlled diabetics need medication and those on meds need readjusting. Also infections can increase glucose.106 is not bad. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor 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.
I drink a glass of wine each day. Latest blood test shows increased fat deposits in liver. Should i stop drinking wine?
Fatty liver: Fatty liver is common in america, and is typically associated with alcohol ingestion, obesity, high cholesterol/triglycerides, and diabetes, among others. The more of these risk factors, the greater the risk of having fatty liver. When your liver tests in blood elevate in the setting of fatty liver, then the condition is of even greater clinical concern. Absolutely cut out alcohol! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had one beer can and lots of peanuts 10 hours before a blood test. My triglyceride and ALT and AST where high. Could those be related?
See below: 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, High triglycerides can not be blamed on what you are 10 hours before the test. How high are your ALT and AST, once again just one beer is not the likely culprit. It would be prudent to discuss it with the doctor who ordered the tests. ...Read more
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