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Is drinking water advisable prior to fasting blood work?

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Posted on Wed, 23 Nov 2016
Question: Will drinking a glass of water before fasting lab work affect the results. I drank one glass to take my meds.
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Answered by Dr. Panagiotis Zografakis (11 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
no problem...

Detailed Answer:
Hello,

there is no problem to drink water before your blood tests. You shouldn't consume anything else though.

Kind Regards!
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Brief Answer: no problem... Detailed Answer: Hello, there is no problem to drink water before your blood tests. You shouldn't consume anything else though. Kind Regards!