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Doctor insights on: Can Liposarcoma Be Diagnosed Through Blood Work

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Can we diagnose varicose veins through blood work ? Can ESR and D dimer results be helpful in diagnosis of varicose veins ?

Can we diagnose varicose veins through blood work ? Can ESR and D dimer results be helpful in diagnosis of varicose veins ?

By physical exam: Varicose things are condition of abnormal vein size which is observed in the skin. There is no blood work to diagnose a varicose vein ...Read more

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My friend said they were able to tell her baby's gender through blood work. How does this work? And how for along do you need to be?

My friend said they were able to tell her baby's gender through blood work. How does this work? And how for along do you need to be?

6-10 weeks: Fetal DNA circulates in the mother's blood and can be analyzed to determine the sex of the baby as well as tested for some diseases. Please review this article and discuss the matter with your obstetrician. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3558193/ ...Read more

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What type of blood work is needed to diagnose lupus?

What type of blood work is needed to diagnose lupus?

SLE: Systemic Lupus Erethematosus is an autoimmune disease that is diagnosed by a careful history and observation of symptoms along with lab tests. A malar rash, photosensitivity, oral ulcers, renal (kidney), cardiac, or neurological disorder, joint pain, and other symptoms may point a physician towards an SLE diagnosis. Lab tests include ANA, antibodies to double stranded DNA, Cardiolipin, SSA &SSB. ...Read more

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What is blood levels for Dilantin mean ? It was taken through blood work ...

Dilantin: Dilantin is a drug with a relatively narrow therapeutic index. Meaning, too little and it wont work, and too much can cause toxicity. Physician often will get blood levels of the drug to make sure its in the therapeutic but not toxic range. ...Read more

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How to get a confirmation for a miscarriage without having to go through blood work or exam. Can using your urine work? Uncomfortable with exams.

How to get a confirmation for a miscarriage without having to go through blood work or exam. Can using your urine work? Uncomfortable with exams.

Blood and ultrasound: Its frequently possible to get confirmation of a miscarriage using a combination of bloodwork and ultrasound. A pelvic exam can often be avoided if you are uncomfortable with it. Urine testing alone will not give you the information you need to confirm a miscarriage. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Can a thyroid be undetected through doctor tests due to hormone levels? Even if blood work is done.

Can a thyroid be undetected through doctor tests due to hormone levels? Even if blood work is done.

Thyroid: I am not sure what you are meaning exactly. You can measure thyroid hormone through blood tests and various ways. You can also use ultrasound to look at the thyroid itself. It would be possible to have no thyroid tissue left via various methods including surgery and medical treatment for thyroid diseases. ...Read more

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