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If I'm supposed to fast for bloodwork and ultrasound to check gallbladder,would taking a probiotic,drinking a lot of water and exercise affect results?

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Dr. John Goldman
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Don't

Fasting means exactly what the word is you do not take anything

In brief: Don't

Fasting means exactly what the word is you do not take anything
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Dr. Rony Gorges
Internal Medicine

In brief: No

Probably not.

In brief: No

Probably not.
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Dr. Gerald Mandell
Nuclear Medicine

In brief: Do recommendation

Extreme exercise and lots of water would affect blood results.
For most accurate results I would follow fasting instructions, resume exercise and probiotics after the testing.

In brief: Do recommendation

Extreme exercise and lots of water would affect blood results.
For most accurate results I would follow fasting instructions, resume exercise and probiotics after the testing.
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