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Question: Are There Other Certain Health Problems That can Affect the Breath Test in Wisconsin?

Answer: A couple that come to mind right off the top of my head: one is diabetes, because there are ketones that are produced in the breath, which are actually artificially inflated alcohol compounds that can raise that breath test result. Additionally, there's something called gastroesophogeal reflux disorder, otherwise known as GERD or reflux, which can artificially inflate a breath test result because of alcohol-rich vapors coming up from the alveolar lung air which can raise that breath test result.

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