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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Unclear question: There is fat in stools of all people. Blood in stool is abnormal and needs to be investigated. Parasites are not common in the USA, as compared to tha ... Read More

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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
34 years experience Pediatrics
Testing for what?: I don't understand the question.
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Why do it?: A prnciple of lab testing is that if you're not going to do anythng different based on the results, don't do the test. If you're not sick and not a da ... Read More
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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Basic kidney fncns: It is the same as a basic metabolic profile (bmp). It includes serum levels of sodium, potassium, chloride, bicarbonate, (sodium bicarbonate) blood ur ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: But you must accept the responsibility that if something is not able to be diagnosed or missed by not getting the test the consequences are your resp ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Eason
32 years experience Infectious Disease
Cheating: I don't think any honest, licensed physician would agree to answer this question. It's a bad idea.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Please spell it out: It would help if you could describe the test you have in mind.. If your doctor ordered the test, it would be prudent to ask her/him.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Big picture: Red cell size distribution width can be high simply from donating blood, or from early iron deficiency before anemia or any of several non-problems. A ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Miller
40 years experience Pathology
Several times daily: In theory, one can have small amounts of blood taken several times a day as required for good medical care. It is in fact unusual to need such repeti ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Sadow
16 years experience Pathology
Many reasons: Some blood tests require that you do them several times to get an idea of how your body is responding to certain internal or external cues (disease, e ... Read More
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