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Pre-requisites before checking cholesterol and liver enzymes test - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
Doctor :  
How can i help you?
User :   i have a blood test for regular check-ups tomorrow on cholesterol levels and liver enzyme levels from crestor
Doctor :  
User :   i recently picked up chewing tobacco again, will my blood tests be altered if I chew tonight, or have they already been if I have a few days ago, I need to bring it up with my doc, but was just curious the expected results and effects it can have
User :   i realize its obviously bad for me, but effects directly related to my case
User :   are what im interested in
Doctor :  
Tobacco chewing do not affect the cholesterol or liver enzymes
Doctor :  
But alcohol intake do affect those.
User :   ya i don't plan on drinking, i knew that
User :   I will still do the 12 hour fast they ask
User :   also - some places say its okay to drink water, some don't
User :   during the fast is it okay to drink water?
Doctor :   Fasting sampler are more reliable.
Doctor :  
You can have small amount of water.
Doctor :  
Do not drink heavy

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