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Can alcohol lower blood platelet count?

Can alcohol  lower blood platelet count?

Low platlets: It can if you have liver disease from alcohol drinking. ...Read more

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Does hypoglycemia affect blood alcohol tests? or BAC?

Does hypoglycemia affect blood alcohol tests? or BAC?

No: NO. Hypoglycemia can be associated with severe cirrhosis but this is usually in cases that are near end-stage ...Read more

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When to donate blood after drinking alcohol or smoking marijuana??

When to donate blood after drinking alcohol or smoking marijuana??

When you're done: Once the high / buzz is done and you feel good, we would love to have your donation. It would be very illegal for us to look to see if thee is a bit of cannabis left in your blood. We appreciate the donation. ...Read more

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Can caffeine truly increase blood count?

Can caffeine truly increase blood count?

No: Caffeine does not affect blood counts, unless you take enough to cause dehydration, and even then it is not a real increase. ...Read more

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Does alcohol consumption slow your blood flow?

Does alcohol consumption slow your blood flow?

Alcohol and Blood: This is an excellent question. There are two answers that may sound like they contradict each other. Alcohol thins the blood. This means that it does not clot so easily and too much alcohol, affecting the liver, can lead to easily bruising and such. But, drinking alcohol is also dehydrating. You pee off more fluid than you consume...Which can make the blood thicker and thus lead to slowing.. ...Read more

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Does moderate alcohol consumption (2-3 glass of wine/day) help raise or lower blood pressure?

Does moderate alcohol consumption (2-3 glass of wine/day) help raise or lower blood pressure?

Find out 4 yourself.: It's a subjective thing. As a rule, 2 drinks or less may lower BP and more than that, may increase it. But people have varying responses to alcohol. Have your annual check up including blood pressure, blood test, ekg and when u reach 50, consider having a colonoscopy to screen for colon cancer or polyp! cheers! ...Read more

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Could drinking alcohol the night before a blood test raised liver enzymes?

Could drinking alcohol the night before a blood test raised liver enzymes?

Yes: It's common. Tell your physician you were partying. If the enzymes are high, they'll be repeated after a time off alcohol. ...Read more

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Does drinking alcohol 2 days before blood test alter the cholesterol?

Does drinking alcohol 2 days before blood test alter the cholesterol?

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

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Can eating "real" licorice affect blood platelet count?

Can eating "real" licorice affect blood platelet count?

Not that I'm aware-: -of. The 1 thing is a weird reaction 2 it in people with a genetic trait that causes paralysis. Just off the top of my head, I recall it from med school. You should Google it as I will to refresh my memory from 50 yrs ago. If I find it will answer again. ...Read more

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Can drink coffee before blood test cause elevated alt?

No: In fact, coffee has been shown to lower ast and alt. ...Read more

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Elevated Liver Enzymes & White Blood Cell. Sonogram showed lesion and fatty. I don't drink alcohol. Hep. was neg.

Need more info: What is your BMI? Are you diabetic? Are you on any medications? If you are overweight, even if you are on the high side of normal, losing weight will help. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Sleepytime & tension tamer tea by celestial seasoning, any risks for high blood pressure or drug interactions?Ragweed allergy should I avoid chamomile

Sleepytime & tension tamer tea by celestial seasoning, any risks for high blood pressure or drug interactions?Ragweed allergy should I avoid chamomile

No problem: I have not found any ingredient in these herbal tea which would cause hypertension. As for ragweed allergy, you are actually allergic to the airborne pollen and not to the flower itself. Even if the chamomile pollen in the flower cross-react with ragweed, it will be highly unlikely to cause you allergic symptoms given that the chamomile would have been subjected to processing and heating . ...Read more

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Do i stop drinking beer or coffee with high blood pressure?

Do i stop drinking beer or coffee with high blood pressure?

Both affect CVS: According to the AHA caffeine has many effects on the human body, at present no links have been confirmed between caffeine intake and heart disease.
Studies have not found a link between caffeine and arrhythmia. However, reports indicate that drinking more than 5 cups of coffee each day can raise BP.
Etoh raises good cholestrol (HDL), reduces Plaque build up, Raises BP,Cardiomegaly, CHF, Wt gai ...Read more

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Can Valium increase blood alcohol level?

Can Valium increase blood alcohol level?

DANGEROUS MIX!!: The blood alcohol level will not increase with the combination of alcohol and valium but the sedative effects of each will increase and therein lies the danger. So you can definitely worsen the impairment especially with driving etc. The bac will not increase but the problems will including the possibility of death. Do not do this! ...Read more

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Intestinal yeast infection and false breathalyzer reading need to know if intestinal yeast infection can increase reading of blood alcohol concentration reading (bac) during police breathalyzer test? I had some wine but was not drunk and driving when the

Intestinal yeast infection and false breathalyzer reading need to know if intestinal yeast infection can increase reading of blood alcohol concentration reading (bac) during police breathalyzer test?

I had some wine but was not drunk and driving when the

It : It will be important for you to gather all of your medical information, such as your chart notes with your diagnosis and treatment. It may be helpful for you to gather all of this information so that you can explain your situation. ...Read more

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Can Benadryl (diphenhydramine) increase my blood alcohol level?

Can Benadryl (diphenhydramine) increase my blood alcohol level?

Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and Alcohol: Not aware of increase to BAL with Benadryl (diphenhydramine) use. BUT, one should either avoid alcohol use or use with caution when taking diphenhydramine as it could cause drowsiness or dizziness. ...Read more