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Softdrinks effect on hormonal tests in women - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   okay
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   Hello, am taking a hormone saliva test today--didn't realize I shouldn't have caffeine and drank a coke. I have one more specimen to do. Should I wait until tomorrow?
Doctor :   It is better to wait till tommorrow
Doctor :   Why is the test done initially?
Doctor :   Why ws the test done first
User :   off oral contraceptives since Jan--experiencing some unpleasant things now
Doctor :   are you having these mood changes?
User :   no, mostly acne--which I never really had trouble with before; not even before the pill
Doctor :   so what is the hormone tested
Doctor :   Oestrogen and Progesterone
Doctor :   ??
User :   all sex hormones as well as DHEA and cortisol
Doctor :   Ok the values may differ slightly
Doctor :   if you take Coke

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