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How Long Do I Fast For A Fasting Blood Test
In a way, yes: If you fast for longer than a day or so, it will alter some blood chemistries. Fasting tests are usually set for an overnight fast, or a 12 hour fast. Prolonged fasting is starvation and it affects the body metabolism. ...Read more
Eight to Twelve: Eight to twelve hours should suffice.Get a more detailed answer ›
Does a person need to fast for a bilirubin blood test, and for how many hours.? Will the results be more accurate if fasting for many hours?
I did fasting blood test at PCP for vit D and was low, took vit D &endo 12wks later took non fast test &it was normal. Should I redo a nonfast?
How is low glucose (31.9 fasting*12hours* blood test) treated? Is it a life long condition? Can it be cured? Best treatments to discuss with doctor?
Treat Low Glucose with Glucose! The duration depends on the cause; there are many! A glucose of 32 in a 23 year old is definitely not normal! First needs a thorough history and physical exam with a physician in a face to face visit.
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What's the minimum fasting period for glycemic blood test? I have hunger pains and I can't avoid to eat too long, maybe I can reach 7 hrs, enough? Thx
Can not fasting before a blood test show results of acute kidney failure & I'm scheduled for another test that I will fast for amen?
Even if I fast I suffer from bad flatulence. Fasting was for blood test. I thought gas was related to eating. I suspected malabsorption. Any ideas?
Gas=multiple factors: The gas you pass includes air you swallow when eating plus the gas generated by gut bacteria that live off undigested material. If you don't absorb some food material, it increases the buffet that feeds the gas producing germs. But they still produce gas from material we just didn't fully absorb. Many times it is the type of gut bacteria, not your diet, that makes you gassy. Probiotics may help ...Read more
Non fasting blood test: ALP 123, Potassium 5.2 and glucose 109. Is this normal non fast? Taking aspirin daily and nitrofurantoin 2-3 times a week.
I am a frequent smoker (every couple days), how long will it take to show up negative on a blood test? I have a fast met. I work out regularly, 175 6'1
Beating a test: Not one of the physicians here are interested in helping you beat a drug test. All of us would choose to support you in any attempt to never pick up another cigarette in your life. But please do not ask us to break our ethics by helping you choose disease over health. ...Read more
No fasting: Not requiredGet a more detailed answer ›
How long do you have to fast for a blood test checking for things that acutane effects like triglycerides and cholesterol?
Fast for 12 hours: Accutane is used to treat acne which is severe and unresponsive to conventional therapies. While it is quite effective, Accutane has numerous side effects. It has been shown to cause transient increases in cholesterol and triglyceride levels which in turn increases one's risk of heart disease, high blood pressure, and more. It is important to check these levels regularly following a 12 hour fast. ...Read more
Yes it will: To diagnose Hypothyroidism you do not have to fast, but if your blood was collected while fasting for some other reason it is ok/And will tell if you have Hypothyroidism as long as you are tested for it. You need T3T4FreeT4 and TSH level done on fasting or non fasting specimen ...Read more
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