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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
Neurology 34 years experience
Cannabis is: Not detected in routine blood testing unless your doctor is looking for the use of drugs.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
No: You can't be tested for this without your consent.

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lester Thompson
Pathology 34 years experience
Too broad a question: There are literally thousands of blood tests available. The most common are a CBC and a chem 20. The CBC measures your hemaglobin and hematocrit and b... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Opinion varies: The opinions of experts will vary. You may benefit from having fasting blood glucose, total cholesterol, hdl, ldl, triglycerides and a cbc. Dependin... Read More
Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Lipid: and a cmp and other tests depending on your medical or family history.
Dr. Stephen Jarrard
General Surgery 22 years experience
Basic tests: For an annual exam, we usually recommend a CBC (blood count) with differential, a CMP (comprehensive chemistry), Lipid panel to check for cholesterol... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nathan Lilya
Family Medicine 9 years experience
Depends on type: Some routine blood tests may make us think there is something else going on. Almost no routine result will make a doctor immediately leap to the "can... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Depends: There are no routine tests. It depends on the types of tests to be done as various blood constituents need different types of preservatives and hence ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
Nephrology and Dialysis 49 years experience
Why fast for tests: Fasting blood tests are used to get an idea of what your lipid and glucose levels are. If your lipids are elevated on a fasting blood sample, you need... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Daryl Tanski
Specializes in Psychiatry
Lab tests: recommended but not required tests including fasting blood sugar and fasting lipid profile. Body weight and waist circumference are very informative ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Weiguo Li
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Depends: It depends your doctor's order. Normally as routine physical, we will check blood sugar, cholesterol, thyroid function and blood cells etc.
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Milton Mintz
A Verified Doctoranswered
68 years experience
Most probably: The routine test(sma etc) usually test for sugar, if elevated should be followed up with hga1c test.
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
Still waiting to hav: We are still waiting to have a good blood test for early detection of Cancer. So we have to rely on self examination of surface body parts like Breast... Read More
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