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FAsting blood test, have I ruined it?

(7 Posts)
Paintbox Wed 20-Sep-17 09:18:18

I was told not to eat anything for 12 hours before but not about drinking. Just had the blood taken this morning, an hour after I had a smalll cup of decaf tea with a tiny bit of milk. Will this be a problem do you know?

kingjofferyworksintescos Wed 20-Sep-17 09:44:34

Yes you should only drink water , tell the nurse taking the bloods , they may reschedule you for tomorrow

paap1975 Wed 20-Sep-17 09:47:58

Yep, there is sugar in milk

AfunaMbatata Wed 20-Sep-17 09:48:06

Yep, needs to be water only.

Paintbox Wed 20-Sep-17 09:59:47

I'm not been tested for glucose, Its for coeliac. Sorry, I should have said that before.

Mascarponeandwine Wed 20-Sep-17 10:41:21

I had one of those mint breath freshener tiny little tablets before my glucose fasting test and it didn't affect it. Not sure that helps though, sorry

Paintbox Wed 20-Sep-17 11:17:15

Thanks all. I've phoned the docs and they said it should be ok but put a note on the sample

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