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Posted by: Katie | 2009/04/01

Fasting test

Hi
My fertility spec said that i need to do a blood test before having IVF to check ovaries etc. He said this has to be done after fasting. How long do i need to fast for before i can have the blood test. Would i bei allowed to clean my teeth or not? Many thanks!

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Dear Katie

You need to fast for 8 hours before doing a fasting test. You are allowed to clean your teeth; this will not affect the result.

Answered by: Dr Y.M. Dasoo

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