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Can a full blood screen/complete blood count test show if my immune system isn't good? The doctor mentioned white blood cells would show something?
CBC: Your complete blood count measures the number and type of white blood cells, which are an important part of your immune system. If they are normal, you are unlikely to have a significant immune system problem (there are rare immune system abnormalities that do not show on your cbc). ...Read more
Does a routine psa blood test also tell you your platelet count? I just want to know if the low platelet count also shows up on a psa blood test
No, ...: Testing PSA is a biochemical procedure and testing platelet count is a counting procedures; so the blood specimens for both are collected & tested in different ways. So, they cannot be done with the same specimen. If you like to know more about the clinical significance of PSA, go to http://www.formefirst.com/FreeInfoProstate.html. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can you tell me if someone had HIV and had a blood test, would the blood test show something was wrong which would mean further tests needed to be done?
Can you have a gallbladder attack but have normal test results( blood work, ultrasound, hilda scan etc?)
Does CBC is a reliable test and sure to detect if you have lymphoma or leukemia or sometimes CBC cannot detect this diseases?
CBC Utility: 1. Leukemia & lymphoma make up a huge and diverse number of different disease states. 2. These can be pre-symptomatic or advanced or in between. 3. The complete blood count (CBC) can be abnormal & there is NOT cancer (eg high WBC with UTI or pneumonia). 4. The CBC can be normal and a cancer is present. 5. Cancer diagnosis depends on many things. CBC may help along with more specialized tests. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No.: Bone cancers are typically diagnosed by biopsy after noticing an abnormality on x-ray or mri. There typically have no abnormalities of blood work. Leukemia is a bone marrow disorder. This is not a bone cancer, but can be confused, as the abnormal marrow is inside the bone. Leuekemias often have abnormal blood work. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can simple blood test with normal results will be enough to deny pre diabetes or its recommend to do the 2 hours blood test?
Depends: Was the blood collected when you had fasted for 8 hours or more? How long did the blood sample sit at room temperature before being processed? What was the glucose level? If the sample was fasting and analyzed immediately and the glucose level was less than 100, that would exclude pre-diabetes. ...Read more
If u had cancer in your body would a CBC blood test and sed rate blood test indicate there's something going on in your body?
Can you please tell me, should a blood test of TSH levels show problems with the parathyroid gland?
Does a full blood count test identify Sickle Cell Disease, or do you have to have a specific blood test to be diagnosed?
Why do you ask?: If the smear is viewed and reported, and the physician reads the full report, you'll be told whether you have sickle cell disease. The trait requires some special testing. Classic sickle cell disease is not subtle, but there are variant hemoglobins related to the classic disease that are more subtle, and may be missed until adulthood. Gene testing's best for these. Best wishes. ...Read more
My friend is having a blood test. It checks for cbc, TSH and ft4. Will marihuana and alcohol show up in these test results?
Can doctors detect if you have had any radiation xrays?, in a test like blood or other. Can a blood test detect any cancer ?
No and Maybe.: There is no test that can see if you have been exposed to X rays. Some blood tests can detect cancer: a complete blood count can detect leukemia. Some substances secreted by tumors can be detected in the blood, but this is not a powerful or precise way of finding cancers in general. biopsy of tissue or collection of tissue or direct visualization is a much better method. ...Read more
Second blood test done for kidney function Creatinine to be tested again. Result borderline what does this mean as doc wants another test in 1month?
Depends: It depends what type of blood tests you had done. If this was for a complete physical, it is most likely that they were included though. So if this was a primary concern, you should review your results with them for more clarification. The most common labs that would indicate liver and/or biliary status are ALT, AST, bilirubin and alkaline phosphatase. ...Read more
If a blood test showed your kidneys were healthy why would a kidney ultrasound come back abnormal?
Blockage: Kidney ultrasounds evaluate blood flow into the kidney and urine flow out of the kidney. Often, kidney function can be preserved long after blood flow or urine output begins to deteriorate. Also ultrasounds can pick up cysts and tumors that blood tests don't. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Several of them: "Adrenal fatigue" is a "pop" / "fad" diagnosis seen mostly in people in difficult living situations; I think it's bogus. True adrenal insufficiency can be screened for by simply labs but often requires an ACTH stimulation test for definitive diagnosis; it's fatal if missed. Too much adrenal hormone / cortisol is best screened for by timed urine studies and a dexamethasone suppression test. ...Read more
What blood tests test kidney function? What kind of blood test do I need to show how well my kidneys are working?
Recently blood test shows increased liver function, ultrasound showed pancreatic and liver cysts, what could this mean?
Cysts: Pancreatic cysts are of many types, some benign some with malignant potential. Liver cysts are less well understood. Increased lfts mean something--medication, alcohol, internal liver disorders--is causing liver dysfunction. Ultrasound is just a screening step for more tests, including ct, nuclear med, and other blood studies. Any cyst(s) in either organ may require a biopsy. ...Read more
My son's blood test report shows high values for liver function test. What is the problem he had viral fever and took antibiotics?
Liver function tests: Would need a lot more information such as what tests are elevated and the level of elevation. Some viral infections other than viral hepatitis can elevate the liver tests and some antibiotics also can do this. Generally the tests will return to normal over a period of time, but if they remain elevated further evaluation should be undertaken. ...Read more
Can a blood test find liver cancer? My mom gets regular liver function tests. I think because of cirrhosis, or maybe another liver problem. I’m afraid the disease will cause cancer. Will cancer show up on the blood tests?
Sometimes: The diagnosis of cancer is made generally initially by various kinds of imaging tests - ultrasound, radionuclide liver scans and ct or mri, usually in patients where there is already suspicion. There is a test, called AFP (alpha fetoprotein) which is sometimes followed in patients with cirrhosis to try to detect cancer early; however, other conditions also cause it to go up. The best test=biopsy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Blood lipids: In the so called "vap" LDL is measured directly and not calculated from total cholesterol, HDL and triglycerides. However, if your triglycerides are below 400, it does not add value. I would suggest that you stick to a usual fasting blood lipid profile and follow your doctor's advice. ...Read more
Many: If depends on the test done. There are thousands of different blood tests that look for different entities. See this site for more info. http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/healthlibrary/test_procedures/cardiovascular/blood_test_135, 49/. ...Read more
Nothing: If you are well otherwise. Be thankful for good health. Reference ranges are set so that a few percent of folks fall outside on either end. ...Read more
Need more 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, a count of 0.05 does not seem to be meaningful, unless the cells are blasts. It would be prudent to discuss it with your doctor. ...Read more
No blood test: There is no blood test to detect amyloidosis. Sophisticated laboratory techniques called electrophoresis or free light chain assays may reveal early evidence of some amyloid proteins. A biopsy is needed to confirm a diagnosis of amyloidosis and determine the specific type of protein involved in the disease. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: If they are specifically testing for it. Cotinine, the main metabolite of nicotine, is generally tested for in urine, where it is present in larger amounts than in blood and is easier to find. However, it can be detected in blood as well. If you are a smoker, the easiest way to "beat" the test is to stop smoking! please consider stopping and getting help doing it if you need to. ...Read more
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