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Drinking alcohol before gfr test

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Dr. Ronald Schubert MD

accurate, i was dehdrated not eating or drinking 12 hours before the test would this jave affected ...My egfr is 68 with with 477 urin cr. I did this general test via blood to intially check my ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ronald Schubert ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.  Rakesh Madhyastha MD

this high before... my doctor said that the calculated value of gfr from only blood test can be much lower ... was probably "dry" at the time of the blood test... I have seen this before... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Rakesh Madhyastha ( Nephrologist)
Dr. Michelle Gibson James MD

I have to start a 24 hour urine collection for Nephrologist in am. Is it ok to have a couple drinks of alcohol this evening without jepordizing the integrity of the sample? No booze after 8:00pm! ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Michelle Gibson James ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.  Abhishek Kapoor MD

Hi. I had an alcohol and drug urine test done at my workplace. I had about 9 glasses (whiskey) with lemonade the night before, started drinking at 8:00pm and finished at 04:30am. I took the... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Abhishek Kapoor ( Psychiatrist)
Dr. Amit Jain MD

. Since i had taken a beer the day before the test, I did the test again after 3 days (without taking alcohol). The counts came to normal. For some days I felt a pain the liver area and now it... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Amit Jain ( Gastroenterologist)

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Dr. Indu Kumar MD

Hi, I am male with 39 Years of age. I got the result of my blood test. My GGT is 102, Cholestrol ... consume 4 pegs of alchohal every day and blood sample was given after 12 hours of last drink. Kindly ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Indu Kumar ( Radiologist)
Dr. Ravi Bansal MD

.1 and GFR 55. My doctor wants to retest my kidney function and told me to hydrate well before the test. How much is my GFR likely to change with more hydration? Also, I have severe urge... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ravi Bansal ( Nephrologist)
Dr. Swetha Dhananjay MD

drinker at all, once a month could even be an exaggeration to how much I drink. But I the night before the test or the night before that, I had a very heavy night of drinking. Could... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Swetha Dhananjay ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Swetha Dhananjay MD

Why can t you drink alcohol 48 hours before surgery? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Swetha Dhananjay ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Ajit Srivastava MD

thought about GFR before!! I try to drink enough water but often fall very short on this. Could ... and in the last year have had a lower GFR 43. Creatinine has been mildly up but in the normal... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ajit Srivastava ( Internal Medicine Specialist)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. Chintan Solanki MD

yes man, you can. it will not affect thyroid level.

Dr.   Binu Parameswaran Pillai MD

Well, i presume, you are going to get a 17 hydroxy progesterone and Cortisol as well as a Potassium test. Is it ?

Dr.  Shafi Ullah Khan MD

Seek a nephrologist. It sounds like compromised renal functions and need to be sorted out before it is too late.