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Doctor insights on: Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis

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How accurate is fitbit's bioelectrical impedance analysis aria scale?

BS: there are many companies that want to make money. Forget about this money making testing and spend your money on a real board certified doctor! ...Read more

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What is a multilinear regression analysis?

What is a multilinear regression analysis?

Statisticaltechnique: Regression analysis is used to learn more about the relationship between predictor variables and a criterion variable. We simply measure the naturally occurring scores on a number of predictor variables and try to establish which set of the observed variables gives rise to the best prediction. Using mr we can test theories (or models) about which set of variables is the most useful at prediction. ...Read more

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How could find the analysis of mephenesin?

How could find the analysis of mephenesin?

Mephenesin : is a muscle relaxant used for muscle spasm. The medication has poorly documented clinical randomized trails and has poor clinical value. Mephenesin is not approved in USA by FDA and needs thorough evaluation. Hope it helps. ...Read more

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Why is it important to do a skin analysis before getting a facial?

Why is it important to do a skin analysis before getting a facial?

Well: You probably would not to do a particularly drying treatment on someone who already has dry skin. You might want to avoid some types of masks in someone who has very sensitive skin. There are particular approaches one might have to address things like acne, wrinkles, etc. ...Read more

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What is the medical analysis should i do while taking isotrienion?

What is the medical analysis should i do while taking isotrienion?

For a man: Prior to therapy a fasting cholesterol profile, liver function tests and complete blood count should be checked. These tests are often repeated at the 4 and 8 weeks of therapy. If you have more concerning risks for lipid issues then weekly or every other week lipids may be done till stability is noted; in fact this is in the product information! ...Read more

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Why is fasting generally necessary before a chemical analysis could be done on a patient?

Why is fasting generally necessary before a chemical analysis could be done on a patient?

Cross reaction: Certain foods and beverages can contain products that after break down can mimick certain classes of drugs. This can give you a false positive result and cause problems in interpreting the lab results. ...Read more

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What tests,analysis,scanners should i do to know does my ED is organic or psychological ?

What tests,analysis,scanners should i do to know does my ED is organic or psychological
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Start with CV: There are quite a few tests to check for the causes of ED. Be warned though, they're not fool proof. Start with a comp. metabolic profile (FLP, BP, HgA1C, etc). Also check hormones (LH, FSH, Testosterone, Prolactin) and PSA. If those don't work - you can always go for a pelvic angiography. Discussing exactly what form your ED takes will be able to narrow these choices down a lot. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can you detect down syndrome by a Microarray analysis? If not what's the name of the test to detect down syndrome?

Can you detect down syndrome by a Microarray analysis? If not what's the name of the test to detect down syndrome?

Down's syndrome: maternal plasma cell-free fetal DNA analysis can be used for screening for Down's syndrome, but the gold standard test for diagnosis is amniocentesis or chorionic villous sampling for detection of the karyotype of the fetal cells, good luck ...Read more

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Why does chromosomal analysis take so long? If something is found would it be found quickly or would the results take longer?

Takes a couple of we: Chromosomal analysis does take time as the cells have to be cultured and grown for sometime before they divide and display their chromosomes. But it should not take more than 1-2 weeks to get the reports. ...Read more

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I would like help in semen analysis?

I would like help in semen analysis?

Talk to doctor: talk to the doctor who ordered it ...Read more

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What is included in a general blood analysis?

What is included in a general blood analysis?

No specific list: There is no defined entity called general blood analysis. There are some common panels, e.g., CBC, BMP, CMP etc. See this site for the list of panels. http://www.palmettohealth.org/documents/LaboratoryServices/Lab%20Manual%20Information/Common%20Test%20Panels.pdf ...Read more

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Which type of analysis indicates that I have gerd?

Which type of analysis indicates that I have gerd?

For the most part: This diagnosis is often made on a clinical basis based on your symptoms and response to particular medications. In certain circumstances endoscopy(visualization of the upper gastrointestinal tract) or pH probe testing is utilize if the case has any concerning signs or the diagnosis is not readily evident. ...Read more

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Am i fertile sa normal 64 abnorm 36 on sperm analysis?

Am i fertile sa normal 64 abnorm 36 on sperm analysis?

Semen analysis: Semen analysis is not a test of fertility rather an evaluation of production of sperm. Even with slight abnormalities fertility may not necessarily be affected. I'm assuming the numbers you are referring to pertain to morphology. If that is the case, those numbers are fine. The remaining numbers referring to count and motility are also important for full assessment. ...Read more

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How can we have safe analysis sex?

How can we have safe analysis sex?

Anal Sex?: I assume you mean anal sex. Use a condom, use water soluble lubricant, go slowly and stop immediately if the receptive partner feels pain. Avoid deep thrusting. Shower or wash immediately afterwards. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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What is a body composition analysis?

What is a body composition analysis?

See below: It tells you how much muscle, fat and water you have compared to same sex and age normal values. Some programs can calculate how many calories you need in a day based on age, muscle mass, activity level. ...Read more

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Do you know how to do a diet analysis on a muffin?

Do you know how to do a diet analysis on a muffin?

Laboratory: You would have to send it to a food laboratory. The chemists there do a food analysis of it. If its just to know about how many calories, protein, carbohydrates and fat compare it to one in the grocery store of the same size and estimate it. ...Read more

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How can I read my urine analysis?

How can I read my urine analysis?

See below: 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, therefore the best thing would be to discuss it with your doctor. You may educate yourself by visiting this site: http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/urine-test ...Read more

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I would like help, semen analysis report !?

I would like help, semen analysis report !?

Get tested: You need to have your semen tested? OK. Check with a physician who can order appropriate testing for you. ...Read more

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What can a live blood cell analysis tell you?

What can a live blood cell analysis tell you?

Cruel scam: The practitioner, who may be sincere, shows the victim their blood on darkfield analysis. The cooling plasma will precipitate and appear to be infectious micro-organisms. Brownian movement causes them to appear alive. The victim is then offered "holistic" medicines and is put in fear of imminent death should they not be bought. If you've been targeted, contact your local district attorney. ...Read more