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Is there any problem if i give the blood samples today for the tests inspite of having periodical cycle running? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 26-Mar-2014
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Doctor:How are you doing now?
User:dr has pescribed me for some tests
User:(TSH,prlactin and vitamin d)
User:I am having my periodical cycle running
User:is there any problem if i give the blood smaples today for the tests
Doctor:Did the doctor tell you to give samples randomly. Some doctors prefer to test prolactin level on particular day of menstruation.
User:no she have not mentioned anything
Doctor:If there are no such instructions you can give the samples tomorrow first thing in the morning.
User:today is my 4th day
User:i havnot taken any food till now
User:can i give today?#
Doctor:Yes, you can leave the samples now. There is no hard and fast fasting rule in this case.
Doctor:The next choice would be to give it early in the morning tomorrow. Fasting isn't absolutely necessary.
Doctor:Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
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