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.

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How can drinking alcohol the night before a blood test for Accutane affect the results?

See below. Alcohol can raise your liver enzymes, making blood liver function tests falsely elevated. You should avoid alcohol while on Accutane anyway, as it can produce a disulfiram-like reaction (massive nausea/vomiting, stomach aches/cramping, etc.). Read more...

Will drinking alcohol the day before a blood test impact the results?

Depends. Depending on which tests you're having and how much alcohol you drank, the results may be affected. This is especially true if you are having liver function tests done. Alcohol is also a diuretic and may lead to dehydration. This may impact other tests as well. Of course, if the test is for the presence of alcohol, you will likely be positive. Read more...

How long do you wait after drinking alcohol before having a full blood test?

Depends on the. Test concerned. Blood alcohol will dissipate in about 24 hours or less. Other changes in blood components, e.g. Carbohydrate deficient transferrin may be abnormal for up to two weeks, particularly after drinking for a few days. Ggt and other liver enzymes may be elevated, even after one drinking episode, for 2-3 days. Read more...

Hi. Can drinking alcohol around 48-72 hrs before a blood test show low white blood count only by 0.5. Thanks.?

Are you asking... ...whether your blood count dropped by 0.5, or that your total white count is 0.5 (a much more serious issue)? Also, alcohol can affect bone marrow function--how much have you been drinking to warrant your question? Read more...
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 more...