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Botulinum Toxin (Botox) Injection (Definition)
Botox is a medicine that causes muscles to relax. It is commonly used to improve the appearance of deep facial lines or wrinkles between the eyebrows. It is also used to relieve migraine, and in certain conditions that involve muscle spasm. ...Read more
True or False Test?: A "false negative" test means the presence of a "confounding variable" that invalidates the test because it nullifies a test that would probably be positive if the variable were absent, like a brochodilator medicine (e.g.various inhalers and pills for asthma). So the test should be done in the absence of those medications, if possible-or-used as a validation as to the medication's effectiveness. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Uncommon: The current tests for chlamydia have an accuracy of over98%. ...Read more
What do these results mean? Ureaplasma urealyticum test result is positive but reference range is negative?
Reference range: The results mean that the lab found ureaplasma in the sample provided to them from the patient (You.) The reference range means that in a population of normal people the result is negative, or not detected. Get the follow-up and treatment to take care of this. ...Read more
Hiv-1 RNA qualitative test results after 4 months exposure accurate? Results negative. Oraquick at home HIV test negative at 4.5 months. Many symptoms
Many things: May be hiv-1 negative, but that does not exclude other disease, best to check with your doctor. ...Read more
Misinformed?: Who told you that your hep c test was false? If you have no viral load that means you cleared an infection. Are you sure you are getting the right advice? ...Read more
3 days late, a few pg symptoms, negative digital test but faint positive regular urine test. 8 pregnancies, 4 kids. Are these test results common?
NO, NOT AT ALL: Mestinon (pyridostigmine) enhances neuromuscular junctional efficiency by enhancing acetylcholine persistence, but is NOT an immune agent like a steroid. The standard testing for myasthenia gravis looks at antibody reactions, and would be positive or negative irregardless of use of Mestinon (pyridostigmine). ...Read more
Received 2 positive beta2 glycoprotein1 IgM blood tests 9 weeks apart. Doc won't order re-test. Does ubiquinol influence test results?
How accurate is blood work to check for pregnancy? Had 3 home pregnancies test positive, & test in clinic negative. Waiting for blood work results.
I tested positive/treated for strep 5x (rsat), little/no symptoms. Last test was positive, culture was negative. What causes false positive results?
Latent infection?: Some people have recurrent MRSA (multiply-resistant strep aureus) infections that are treated successfully and recur. There is a possibility that they (or you) could be harboring strep in your nose. The sinuses don't have great blood flow, and so may potentially "hide" bacteria. This could explain your odd results. Put bactroban (mupirocin) up your nose daily as a preventive measure, and see what happens. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had the following test results- what do they mean? Rfactor -7, ANA choice screen - positive, rnp antibody- 2.0, DNA da antibody 5
No: No. Not to my knowledge.Get a more detailed answer ›
Difficult matter: This test is only useful when it is Abnormal. But it does not help at all when it is normal panel(which means there is no abnormaility found but it does not exclude any diagnosis because there is nothing predictable about a paraneoplastic panel). So you can not say it is false negative . it is designed to be useful only if it shows an abnormality that supports a clinical diagnosis of cancer . ...Read more