Answers in 'Pathology'
2 -ve HIV 4th generation tests after very high risk exposure after 4&7 weeks, also many symptoms like diarrhea and lymph nodes.. Do I need a retest?
2mmRaised blood spot on arm at elbow 3 weeks no injury scratched it top came off very easily bleed very small amount now flat wound. nodular melanoma?
35 month old boy.Suddenly from last 3 weeks asking for food always.Thinks about it always.Kind of food obsessed.Urine test -ve for diabetes.Donno why?
31 Female -Tested Today TSH 7.752. T3 & T4 Normal. Taking Thyronorm 25 mcg for last 7 months. Should i increase the dose?
4 yr girl has Thyroid gland bulky in size in sonography report, Blood test TSH:3.86,FT3:4.28,FT41.31.please advise what to do?
6mnoths ago I did Xray for kyphosis
Now doc asked for chest Xray for enlargement nodes
I'm afraid of this amount of radiation
Can it cause cancer?
A friend of mine has astrocytoma. Looked it up, but it still doesn't make sense. What is astrocytoma? Is it fatal?
Are hpt accurate 6weeks after sex? why do ppl online say sometimes itll be neg up till 3+ months? how do i know when its reliable? dont get period
As baby blocked tear ducts had surgery now 50 have a partial block duct scared now it's tumor cancer no swelling or pain is tumor very rare ?
Alt76 clear ultrasound seem to have dysautonomia is this a symptom of cirrhosis? Would cirrhosis have shown on ultrasound?
Blood test while I was treating cellulitis of my foot, CRP-LIA 12(reference value 6). Is it too high? All other factors are normal.
Blood test results MCV 96.5fl, B12 258 and Lymphocyte count 1.34 10*9::L could this be causing my migraines? What do these results mean?
Came to er. Got lightheaded took my oxygen it was 80. Vitals now all normal. Have obstructive airway. broncho , CBC chest Ct normal. Still shallow breathing can't feel heart beat feels soft :: for months. Diff chest pains come cancer? Weak confused
C-reactive protein 8.2 normal under 5. could external ear infection::Swelling otitis externa cause this? sed. rate, ANA, RF, anti ccp all normal.
C6-C7 R disk protrusion w::Mild mass effect on the ventral aspect of thecal sac. CSF ventral to R side of cord completely effaced. Plz explain. ?
Could I be having a false pregnancy if I have nausea, swollen::Tight belly, boob size increase, no weight gain with negative hpt and blood test <1?
Can squamous metaplasia turn into cancer in a yr ? Im worried
Can the antibiotics and meds given during a tooth extractions cause blood in my stool.
Can starvation of one day lead to ketones 3+ in urine test? or it will needs long term starvation to lead to this result??
Dr said viral meningitis poss diagnosis.I asked to get blood counts instead of spinal tap. Now I have rash but blood tests are normal.Can it still be bacterial? Results att. files. Do I really need a spinal tap? Still as ill but meds help nerve pain
Does a hpt work for entire pregnancy? bcuz I read that after 8-12wks HCG hits peak so it drops & u can get a false neg. I also read bout Halo effect!
Do HIV rashes comes and goes in 1-2 hours and comes again after 1-2 days.
For UTI, if urine test comes back positive, but symptoms already stopped before started taking antibiotics - still important to take antibiotics?
Had HPV since Dec 2016. had sex 2 weeks ago. Saw small yellow on right tonsil, need to clear throat sometimes. no pain, no fever. Cancer or fungus??
Husband with mild cirrhosis drinks a ton of alcohol and has slightly jaundice eyes for a few weeks. if its a bilary obstruction is that bad?
How serious is it to have WBC in range of 20-40 in urine test?
Hi, I have raised TG which is 395 mg::Dl, choloesterol 230, HDL 33, LDL 118, VLDL 79, total lipids 1250. My age is 51 yrs and my weight is 85 kg. Pleas?
Husband with mild cirrhosis drinks heavily and has swelling in knees, hurts when he walks. no other symptoms. why the swelling in the knees?
Hi Dr. Betsy, i have a huge multi-septated cystic mass arising from the left adnexa and crossing the midline to the right. it measures 18.7x11.6cm.
Hi I'm 1 wk late for my period been under abit of stress 2 wks ago I lost a big clot next day nothing and now no period just had Pap test doctor said?
I drank alcohol last night . And I have a blood test today what can I do for it not to show in my results?
Is a cough from allergies usually a productive one?
I had 3 white patches inside my mouth i did biobsy result came back A and B lichenoid Mucostis epithelial atypia and C mild epithelial dysplasia thx?
I am 20yr old active male. I have had CT scans blood tests and EKGs said i was okay. But still have tendons or joints cracking nd hand completely numb?
I had white patch under tongue for 7 months so i went and i did biobsy my doc told me it's mixed precancerous cell every 3 month visit him now what?
Is dark urine with blood in it and achy thighs a symptom of STDs such as Chlamydia or Gonorrhea?
I use a sodium fluoride(<0.149%w::W)toothpaste 2 a day.I was told sodium fluoride is harmful.Does it really cause cancer or death if use daily?Stop?
I have pressure pain in armpit, close to elbow, groin and tailbone. My WBC is 10.8, ANC 7.8, Lymph 15, AFP 24. Could this be an infection or cancer?
Is a lymphocyte reading of 1.19 over 2 months after having flu anything to worry about?
I'm experiencing pregnany symptoms but negative pregnancy tests , I usuaslly have a 28 day cycle. But last month it was 32 days . I'm currently day 27?
I had unprotected gay sex once . Did 4th generation after 4 and 7 weeks, also have many symptoms.. Is it conclusive? Help
I'm experiencing pregnancy symptoms but negative pregnancy tests . I usually have 28 day cycles but last month it was 32 days confused?
Is it normal to feel like your throat is swollen 1 week after FNA of thyroid? Test was negative.
I had a tooth pulled and they gave me a shot. 9 days later i had to take a pre employment drug screening they are telling me it was+?
I recently had blood work done and was told my hepatitis B surface antibody is low. Is a "booster" recommended, or am I still protected?
I had a hair follicle test that showed positive for methamphetamines. The drugs I take are Zoloft, vyvanse, trazadone, and Wellbutrin. Why??
Is a tsh level of 2.31 hypothyroidism?
I was 21 and a virgin when I got my first pap smear. Am I still a Virgin after taking the pap smear?
I'm 36 years old, was diagnosed with hypocalcemia , hypoparathyroidism and HBP but want to have a baby, do you think I should or should not.
I had a sputum test and the resulta were as follows -
Few epithelial cells, few white cells.
Mixed flora seen on gram stain. What does this mean?
Is autonomic dysfunction a symptom of cirrhosis?
Is there a safe cholesterol lowering drug that isnt a risk for diabetes, I'm a 55 y::O woman and scared i can get the disease from the meds! Advice?
I was told in Feb. that I had a kidney stones, I never passed the stone. Now my hip own the side where the stone was found is hurting. Could the stone?
In and out of hospital for last 2 weeks for colon bleeding diagnosed with diverticulitis but bleeding doesn't stop comes and goes blood count at 7.4 h?
I have 549igA, 37 sedimentation rate westergren, 21.64 free kappa lt chains,s, and kappa::Lambda ratio,s is 1.66 What does this mean?
In 8 mos time I went from cervical LSIL::Cin 1 to cervical HSIL::Cin2 and ECC is now LSIL::Cin1 w:: both High risk HPV. Is this normal or moving too fast?
I want to do food intolerance test, but I can't do it in my country. Is it safe to send blood sample for analysis to another country?
I did an early detection test for AFP, since my grandfather-breast and father-liver have cancer. Do I need to investigate further. If yes, what tests?
Left thigh lump outer thigh under skin once every 10 days it buckles on me put pressure on it no pain can it be cancerous?
My moms been coughing for about a year. She's 52 & a smoker. Her PCP ordered a pulmonary function test which came back fine. Conclusive? Cancer possi?
Muscle weakness, dark urine, exhaustion, itching all over body no rash no bites. Normally healthy man. Thyroid and testosterone test came back normal.
My pet scan was highly suspicious for malignancy in rt lung.Now onto Bronchoscope so didn't pet confirm cancer?This cancer isn't curable!
My last blood work results showed ALP 115. Is this normal for 56 year old female? My ALT was 42.
My labs were Iron:197 with high TIbC and low ferritin levels what does this mean?
My WBC is in range of 13 to 15 since 2 months. Now i have swollen lymph nodes under jaw which are painful on touch. I also have low grade fever 99'F?
My tsh is 14.9. after taking 50 mcg thyroxine my throat hurts and dizzyness happens . Age 41 female . What should I do ? I have to continue lifetime?
Many swollen neck lymphs. itchy eyes. Hard lumps started on collarbone(was painful now isn't), more painless ones formed in 3 months, rib cage, shin, back of neck few on chest. good blood work, blood counts, crp, clean chest x-ray. no other symptoms
My bilirubin levels have gone from 1.6 to 2.4 to now 3.4 in three days. I have had ultrasound and ct scan and all are normal. What could it be?
My dad has 22.45 WBC with 71.1% NEU and 18% LYM. No chest nodules, joint::Bone pain or above mild fatigue - can lift stuff and doesn't sleep to long or too short. He's a smoker. No sight problems or body ache. He only had the flu the day he gave the sample
My Mother is experiencing frequent problems with her bladder. Bladder incontinence, urinary tract infections, etc. She just recently had chemotherapy. Is there a potential risk of developing a more serious kidney infection?
My alt is raised to 76. I had an ultrasound and it was fine. Could I still have cirrhosis or would something have shown on the ultrasound?
My 6 year old tested positive for influenza A & Strep today. His fever started this morning & his appointment was at 3 pm. He is complaining of painfu?
Occult blood (2+ ) and trace of leukocyte ester are in my urinalysis . What do I need to do ? Thank you
Obliterated costophrenic angle,pleural effusion,normal blood picture&WBCs count,normal liver & kidney function tests,normal CA 19-9,cause of effusion?
Plz if some one had sgpt level over above normal 2 to 3 years back but now is under control .as there any effect of that recover sgpt on persons pres?
Positive methanine challenge indicating reactive airway disease for pft what's that mean? Lump feeling throat for months heavyness taking breaths. Would lung doc bronchoscopy and ent doc normal rule out something throat caused by cancer ? Weak pulse
Also a HepB carrier. Only had the flu that week. No other symptoms. He's a smoker (5-10::D). He gave another sample today. Do you think it might be leukaemia?
Swollen Lymph nodes under both jaw. Dentist found infection on X-ray. 7 days out of 10 on penicillin w:: no change. At what point do I need a biopsy?
TG 395 mg::Dl, chol 230, HDL 33, LDL 118, VLDL 79, total lipids 1250. Age 51, BP 140::90. Pl advise me what to do? should I take meds, if so which one?
Total wbc 26300 ( neutrophils 82% normal range 40-70%) Lymphocytes 10% (normal 20-40%) is this very serious any danger of blood cancer my boy is 10yr?
Tested negative for HIV combo after 7years. Are there separate tests for aids ? My test was only for HIV and not aids will my test check aids also?
T3 and T4 normalized with 1 month of Methimazole. TSH is low. Loss of menstruation persisted for nearly 7 months; will menstruation ever return?
T3 and T4 normalized within 4 weeks of taking Methimazole. When will TSH follow suit?
TSH 4.98 with T4 level at .93 ordered scan found a 7mm hyperechoic nodule says does contain vascular flow. Impression heterogeneous hypervascular thyroid suggestive of thyroiditis. Small low suspicion nodule on right. Should I have specialist check?
Tested positive for ureaplasma due to constant vaginal infections. Been given a 5 day course of azithromicin. If it is urea, will the antibiotic work?
Urine culture came back, protein urine +1, WBC urine 10-15, Bacteria Urine +1. On antibiotic for a UTI. Are these normal results just for a UTI?
Urine test states Bacteria UA=8817.8
What does this mean as it states normal is 0 to 358?
Venous ulcers starting to heal,but now skin on edge of wounds is black.Is this normal?Had sepsis,hospitalized from ulcers and cellulitis 3 weeks ago
WBC14.3, RDW 14.7, PLT 461 with some fatigue and pain below right shoulder blade for +4 weeks.
What are my chance of passing an alcohol etg urine test after one night of drinking heavily. It's has been 72 hrs since I consumed any liquor.
What is Rhabdomyolysis?
What muscle relaxant comes up as a benzo in a drug test?
Wheeze eating Phad Thai, Drumsticks with peanuts &Cheerios.Thinkin peanut sensitivity but fine with peanut butter.Blood test said no allergy.Thoughts?
When I apply pressure to the left side of my neck where my pulse is it hurts bad. It doesn't hurt when I swallow. I have high cholesterol::Pre diabet?
Why is it that I do poorly on visual field test using a frequency doubling perimetry machine but test results are much better using Humphrey machine.
Why is my urine sticky when I defecate? (I have recently had negative STD test results and have not had unprotected sex since)
What is a t1 htperintense right lower pole renal lesion most likely 1cm complex cyst scanhave repeat 6mths. Kidney cancer runs family Could be cancer?
What happens when a white blood cell dies?
What doctor should I see seen a lung and heart and gastro for breathless and heart beat feels like it's weak no strength when working out or running over 8 months headaches everyday. Ticking feeling and hearing in throat lump feeling. Feels cancer?
Yesterday WBC 34.6 Platelet 570. Started on new ABX Teflaro. got 2 doses before blood redraw. Today WBC 35.3 and Platelet 625. also has Amphotericin?