Does alcohol affect blood test results?
Affect can affect the blood test results because it will appear as one of the contents of the blood. Alcohol traces stay in the blood system for some time after the drink.
No, diabetes has no effect on blood alcohol content. That depends on what type of test you are referring to... Acetone (or other ketones) in the blood/body, whether because of Diabetes, other illness, or some Diets CAN, and often DOES cause false positive alcohol test results if tested with a Breathalyzer. It may not affect the actual blood alcohol content, but it CAN cause false positive test results... THAT is why the result is called…
Can anitboitics affect the result of a pregnancy test... late for period and took a test and was neg?
How do I find out if an insurance company tested me for alcohol by reading lab results and what would I look for to show the alcohol level?
You failed to mention what kind of test. If you mean medical tests for blood count, lipids, etc., it will not affect it directly, although the effects of the alcohol on the body can elicit changes that will make a difference over time. Unless you were really drunk the night before, the 8 hours fast before a test should take care of any effects. If you mean a test for drugs, it depends on whether…
Alcohol is a mild blood thinner and a pulmonary embolism is a clot, so it would affect it positively. But if you are on blood thinning medication after suffering a pulmonary embolism, it is not wise to consume large amounts of alcohol because your blood can become too thin, or your medication doseage could change if you drink around when you get your Pro-Time (blood test that tells how thin your blood is) done.
If you are on birth control stop and then take a pregnancy test could the hormones from the pill affect the results?
Alcohol and drugs will not affect the results of a pregnancy test provided that they do not contain the pregnancy hormone hCG. This includes over the counter medication and most prescription medication such as birth control pills and antibiotics. Only medicines that have the pregnancy hormone (such as some infertility drugs) will give a false positive. Best thing to do though is not to use drugs or alcohol if you are trying to become pregnant.
It depends on what blood test you had and how quick the labatory is at sending out blood test results. Below is basic information about how long it takes before you get a test result: * Qualiative Blood Test - 5-7 days after blood test has been performed you will get your result. * Quantitative Beta HCG Blood Test - 3-5 days after the blood test has been performed you will get your result.
The sooner the test, the more accurate the results. If you had just finished drinking (or were drinking) when you were stopped, your blood alcohol may still be going up so a delayed BAC may show more alcohol than you actually had at the time of the violation. If you had stopped drinking a while before being stopped, then your blood alcohol may be going down and the result would be a lower reading. Obviously…