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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Ernest
11 years experience Emergency Medicine
It all depends....: On what the ordering physician wanted for labs. You could discuss what tests your physician ordered and why s/he ordered them.

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rawhi Omar
44 years experience Pathology
Blood cell count: There are many tests which can be run on blood and the choice depends on the diagnosis that your dr suspects The most basic tests are blood cell count ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
More info pls: The complete set of labs can be uploaded to your Electronic record through the virtual consultation portal. This is probably fine if you are otherwise ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
No: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Insufficient info: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
32 years experience General Surgery
results: Hypercoagulation lab testing is extensive and can take up to a week or more for results. Sometimes the results are complicated, but the question is "w ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
29 years experience Fertility Medicine
Ask your doctor: I'd tell my patient to go on the 22nd or 23rd, but you should ask your doc what he/she wants.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Mandelin
20 years experience Rheumatology
Why not: Unless you have a health condition that makes it dangerous for you to skip meals, going for one full day without food is not a problem. Stay hydrated ... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
What for?: What tests do you have in mind? What will you do with the results? Un-needed tests not only cost money but can result in unwarranted investigations du ... Read More

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