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Is tb pcr test painful

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Maturani
Hospital-based practice 24 years experience
Not painful: Tb pcr is nothing more than a blood test to check for TB as apposed to the skin test for the same reason. Pcr stands for polymerase chain reaction whi... Read More

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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Azen Jukic
Pathology 28 years experience
Yes: But endometrial sampling is usually done under sedition or anesthesia.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Test for genital TB: This is a test to see if you have genital tract tuberculosis, i.e. TB of the uterus, fallopian tubes, etc.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Unclear question: Pcr and related tests are routinely used in the diagnosis of tuberculosis. If performed by an accredited laboratory, the test is reliable.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 30 years experience
Infertility: It's always a good idea to discuss your concerns w/your doctor especially regarding tests, medications & procedures. We diagnose infertility after jus... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
Infectious Disease 36 years experience
Why?: Like me, your doctor probably wonders why on earth you think you have scrotal tb. A mantoux test is a good test for determining whether you harbor the... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Lindquist
Pediatrics 29 years experience
No...actually: The zn stain is a broad stain for acid fast bacilli of which mycobacterium tuberculosis is one of many. The specific tests like quantiferon or the pc... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 57 years experience
TBC SARCOID: I would guess he wants to treat u 4 tbc until he is certain you do not have tbc now. Culture will help decide but the bugs grow slowly and may take a... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
PCR test: There are several answers but the most universal is the polymerase chain reaction test used to multiply dna sampling to determine pathogens and also f... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chirag Vasa
Infectious Disease 27 years experience
Yes: Yes if done through reliable lab.

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