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Dr. Amy Deeken
Pathology 22 years experience
Yes: This may very we be a swollen benign lymph node associated with a resolving infection because it is getting smaller. Please get it checked by a docto... Read More
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Dr. Amy Deeken
Pathology 22 years experience
Yes: You can have decaf tea or coffee before fasting blood test. Hold the milk and sweetener though.
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Pathology 22 years experience
Sometimes...but: Good toxicology labs test the ph and temperature of the urine to identify adulterants added as well as the specific gravity and creatinine (body waste... Read More
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Dr. Amy Deeken
Pathology 22 years experience
Not sure...: Saunas are very good for pain control from sore joints and muscles, however, you need to take precautions to avoid heat exhaustion. Infrared saunas s... Read More
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Dr. Amy Deeken
Pathology 22 years experience
HPV causes warts: Hpv causes warts on the hands. It is not related to your risk of cervical cancer. Different strains of the virus cause cervical carcinoma (types 16,... Read More
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Dr. Amy Deeken
Pathology 22 years experience
See below: I hope that you receive good news for your mom's biopsy results. I know that it is so hard to wait for news like that, but give the pathologist time... Read More
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Pathology 22 years experience
Lab test...: A gross and microscopic examination of the tissue by a pathologist is the best way to detect a gestational sac in a miscarriage tissue specimen. A pa... Read More
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Pathology 22 years experience
Follow closely...: Abnormal CBC results need to be followed up closely. Many times the abnormality is transient, a virus or infection affects it, which the body will bo... Read More
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Pathology 22 years experience
Yes: Standard HIV screening tests actually test for the presence of antibodies that the body makes to fight the HIV virus. False negatives are most common... Read More
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Pathology 22 years experience
Absolute counts: Are the most important when evaluating blood count results. It is always important to evaluate labs in the context of patient complaints and symptoms... Read More
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