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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
No: Only take stuff like that if you truly need it. Pain like that is reason enough to notify your physician

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
It does not: You can only be tested for drugs of abuse with your consent. Your physician doing your routine history and physical will not screen you for recreation ... Read More
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Dr. Manjeet Singh
10 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Annual Physical: Annual physical doesn't usually involve a drug screen unless it is work related. Urine sample may be collected to screen for other things.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
It depends: It usually consists of a blood count, urinalysis, a general metabolic screen and lipids. Other tests may be added depending on the policy of the compa ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
36 years experience Infectious Disease
No: Cd4 counts are generally only measured in people with HIV infection or with certain other immunosuppressive conditions.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Consult your doctor: Your GFR is slightly below the normal. You should see your doctor to determine the cause and discuss measures to keep if from getting worse.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Williams
35 years experience Family Medicine
Rhabdo and ckd: Given your age - unlikely - that you will have lasting effects - as long as it was treated and treated promptly. To be sure you could have your p ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Mcgowan
Specializes in Family Medicine
ALT: Why was a nine year old having labs done? ALT could be high due to medication, a viral infection like mono or excess fat on the liver among other thi ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
15 years experience Internal Medicine
It's common: Don't fear, this is common when you change doctors. It may not be necessary, particularly the EKG in an otherwise young healthy man, but it's a holdo ... Read More
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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
That isn't: a physical exam, by definition. It is lab work. You are not receiving a physical. Talk to your doctor about your expectations, if you are not satisf ... Read More
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A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Annual exams: There are certain examinations recommended annually for baseline data. What's done, though, may depend on what your doctor's been following ... Read More

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