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what is a nerve induction test

A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ellen Altenburg
30 years experience Pediatrics
Discuss with oncolog: This is really something to discuss with your son's oncologist. These tests evaluate liver function. Could be due to chemotherapy, but there are many ... Read More

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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
23 years experience Anesthesiology
Low benefit: You are almost at term, waiting will have marginal benefit. Make sense to follow your doctor's advice.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerome Zacks
50 years experience Cardiology
Hypertension.: The determination of hypertension does not change with pregnancy. Blood pressure should remain normal and, if high, treated. An acceptable blood pres ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Diagnosis: Useful for pinched nerves, peripheral neuropathy, myopathy, myasthenia gravis, and to differentiate various problems with nerve and muscle. Can assis ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
UTI: No. This is a test for nicotine in your body. This nicotine urine test is used to determine active tobacco use. The cutoff is set high to exclude pass ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carol Peters-tanksley
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Different: A pregnancy test and an ovulation predictor test have some similarities, but are quite different. The ovulation predictor test will detect the hormone ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Farbman
25 years experience Neurology
Autonomic nerv syst: The qsart test is used in neurology to measure the nerves that control sweating. It is helping in determining if there are any abnormalities with the ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Lot of things: Progesterone is a very important hormone in maintenance of female health ( and disease ) as in assessing infertility problems , ovulation, miscarria ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Atique Mirza
30 years experience Cardiology
Increased vagal act: When the vagus nerve is stimulated, it is called vagal surge, the response is often a reduction in heart-rate or breathing. In some cases, excessive s ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
12 years experience Pain Management
Medications: And surgery to increase the space around the nerve.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Bell
21 years experience Family Medicine
A Kneeded Exam: The knee is amazingly intricate. The exam can be complete or dedicated to the area of pain. Pulling the knee forward and backward tests the cruciate l ... Read More
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvaro Aranda
34 years experience Pulmonology
Complex study: A pulm stress test or cpx is a very thorough study were the performance of the lung (function) is being measure while at work (exercise). But also the ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Tholen
40 years experience Plastic Surgery
Checks lung function: Pfts check numerous areas of lung capacity, flow rates, etc. And are useful in treating/diagnosing emphysema, copd, restrictive ariway diseases, asthm ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Rectal intussuscepti: Rectal intussusception is also often referred to as rectal prolapse. It's most common in women who have had vaginal childbirth, with damage to th ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Dissin
38 years experience Neurology
Nerve & muscle dis.: An EMG is used to evaluate muscle fuction, and neuromuscular transmission. It can differentiate inflammatory, post inflammatory disorders etc. From th ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrea Lundell
26 years experience Radiology
Pregnancy scan: Over-the-counter pregnancy tests have gotten pretty sensitive, and can be used as a cheap and easy screening test for pregnancy. Pregnancy can then be ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natarajan Raman
32 years experience Radiation Oncology
Cause of neuropathy: Diagnose the disease causing the neuropathy ie. Hu paraneoplastic syndrome, anti-gm1 motor neuropathy, anti-mag neuropathy, anti-sulfatide neuropathy ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Yes: Blood test is to see a rise in your cortisol level.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
49 years experience Trauma Surgery
Shoulder injury: Very non specific with large false positives / negatives. MRI diagnostic.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
Not a pass/fail test: Hearing test determines at what pitches [htz] you may have hearing deficits [measured in db decibels]. It tests a range from below threshold of hearin ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Test CN IX and X: Neurologic exam for cranial nerves ix and x is performed simultaneously. We are looking for the soft palate elevation and gag reflex. Introduce tongue ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Pollard
29 years experience Anesthesiology
Auditory system: The abr stands for auditory brainstem response. This test is also known as brainstem auditory evoked response (or baer). The test is designed to asses ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Saponaro
17 years experience Clinical Psychology
Many tests: There are a variety of neuropsychological tests and each measures something different but all measure some aspect of brain functioning. They may be c ... Read More
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