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Drink a lot of water before fasting blood test

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Dr. Klarida Papaqako MD

(Including blood pressure I imagine), what not. Should I fast? Also would it be okay if I drank water before that? If so , how long should I fast before that? Also I am aware that I... View answer

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Dr.      Honey Arora MD

My dental surgeon has asked me to have a CTX blood test before doing an implant procedure. I have to go this morning for this. I am fasting. What is this blood test called in full,... View answer

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Dr. Grzegorz Stanko MD

Hi.Tomorrow i need to get some blood taken for routine check.It s to late to call my doc. I was wondering if i can drink water before? ... View answer

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Dr.   Bonnie Berger-Durnbaugh MD

25. I know i must not eat before test but can i drink a bit of water? ...I m taking a blood test tomoro morning,must i take my usual 4 types of medicine in the morning ... View answer

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Dr. Ronald Schubert MD

My name is XXXXXXX I am having blood work and I have crappy veins. Instead of drinking a lot of water can you have iced tea? ... View answer

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Dr. Ashakiran S MD

I have a SGOT/SGPT blood test as well as a CBC W/DIFF test tomorrow. This is in regards to testing ... for this test including not drinking any water? ... View answer

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Dr. Abhijit Sonawane MD

for blood pressure, I drink a lot of water everyday, I don t drink nor smoke. what might be the cause ...I had a blood test done lase week Friday for my kidney reading. I was told... View answer

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Dr. Vivek Chail MD

Hello, I have a 12 hour fast before a blood test tomorrow at 9 AM. I had a beer at lunch today ... coffee and tea, take my medication, and drink water right before my test... View answer

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Dr. Vivek Chail MD

im going having one next week and have been told to eat or drink nothing for the 12 hours before,what would happen if i was to eat or drink something on the morning of the test before i hd the... View answer

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Dr. Arianisa Bajrami MD

that you have to be fasting for 12 hours before the test for it to be accurate . I have also been told that not fasting doesn t matter the test will be accurate even if you have drank or ate anything... View answer

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Dr.    Olsi Taka MD

Yes do not worry you can drink as much water as you want, it won't alter the test results.

Dr.    Mohammed Taher Ali MD

Hi Raj Vojjala, Minimum 10 hrs overnight fasting is recommended before giving the fasting sample for blood glucose and lipid profile. Hope this answers your query., Reply with thanks.

Dr. Rakesh Sharma MD

Get your blood tested for sugar. Drink lot of water.