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Doctor insights on: Blood Test Results Explained

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How can my blood test results look?

How can my blood test results look?

Depends: It depends on the particular blood test and the illness you may have. Your question is too vague for a meaningful answer. ...Read more

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How can I get my blood test results?

How can I get my blood test results?

Call your doctor: The doctor that ordered the test will have a report. You can request a copy of your results from them. ...Read more

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How can I read these blood test results?

How can I read these blood test results?

Well: Us medical folks go to school to learn how to interpret test results. Don't know how much of a crash course can be provided in 400 characters or less. Consider reviewing the results with your medical provider. Take care. ...Read more

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Does food affect your blood test results?

Does food affect your blood test results?

Yes: Eating before having blood drawn affects the results of glucose, and lipids among other analytes. ...Read more

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How to interpret these blood test results?

How to interpret these blood test results?

See below: There are thousands of different types of blood tests. Is there a particular one you have in mind? 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. If you have the results of a test and provide that information, it may be feasible to provide an opinion. ...Read more

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How long does it take to get blood test results back?

How long does it take to get blood test results back?

Depends on the type: Of test. Most routine tests are done in less than four hours and reported soon after. Other tests may take 2-4 weeks. ...Read more

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Can you advise me understand these blood test results?

Can you advise me understand these blood test results?

May be: 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. Having said that, if you provide the results, it may be feasible to render an opinion. ...Read more

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I need someone to carefully read my blood test results.

I need someone to carefully read my blood test results.

Try HealthTap PRIME: HealthTap PRIME began in 2014 and is Primary Care online consultations. A patient is connected with the first available doctor, and different doctors are online at various times. Patients don't select a particular doctor. A patient using PRIME has a one-on-one visit with the doctor via smartphone, a tablet, or a computer, and she can show the doctor pictures or lab test results. There is a fee. ...Read more

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Can you help me understand my blood test results please ?

Can you help me understand my blood test results please ?

Incomplete 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. Having said that, it may be possible to provide an opinion if you were to list the results. ...Read more

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What to do if blood test results.. Should i be concerned?

What to do if blood test results.. Should i be concerned?

Which blood test?: Your question was truncated. We'd love to answer. Let us know? ...Read more

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What to do if I have blood test results, really need help.?

What to do if I have blood test results, really need help.?

We'd love to help: First though we need to know what results you got, what your general health status is, and -- especially -- what your personal physician has told you. Please get back to us. ...Read more

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Im so afraid about my blood test results, what can I do?Any advise?

Im so afraid about my blood test results, what can I do?Any advise?

2 B brave act brave: You're just reached the age where you're a man ; you'll be getting bloodwork for the rest of what wil hopefully be a long and happy life. Your chemical profile is intended to discover subtle, treatable disease and especially at your age it's almost always 'good news' -- either there's nothing or we caught it in time. Now go pretend your the toughest, bravest man in the world ; walk right in. ...Read more

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Posted blood test results in my health files can someone tell me what they mean. Thanks?

Consult your doc: This site is not designed as a substitute for your regular doc. If you had tests done, consult with the doc that ordered them.If you are not comfortable with that doc find a new one. Any question to the site should contain all info needed for medical advice. If you choose you can arrange for private conversations through the messaging system if a doc agrees to consult with your case. ...Read more

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I'm getting my blood test results today. I'm scared to phone for them. I have to phone this afternoon.

I'm getting my blood test results today. I'm scared to phone for them. I have to phone this afternoon.

Be brave: To be brave, act brave. There's no other way to approach something that you know you must do but dread doing. The only other option (avoidant coping) is a life-ruiner even short term. Just do it. Have a friend nearby. ...Read more