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Can You Detect Herpes In A Blood Test
There are different types of herpes infections; herpes simplex infection of mouth (gingivostomatitis) and lips (labialis) are the most common. Others include genital herpes, and herpes zoster. Herpes infection could very mild to very dangerous depending on the type and location of the body affected. I ...Read more
No. But,: Urine infection test is urinalysis with added culture if urine has blood, white cells(pus cells), or bacteria. If there is infection in blood, this test dose not detect it. But, sometimes, urine infection goes to blood in cases of kidney infection or urosepsis (sepsis from urine source). In these cases the bacteria that is found in the urine usually, not always, matches what's in the blood. ...Read more
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
Can a doctor see you are pregnant thru a pelvic exam before a blood test or a urine test can come back positive?
No: This would require powers beyond the skills of even the best examiners. ...Read more
Only a few cancers: Unfortunately, there are very few cancers that can be detected through blood tests. These include prostate cancer and leukemia. Some other cancers have tumor marker tests, such as breast cancer, ovarian cancer, colon cancer, pancreatic cancer, and others but these are to monitor, not detect the cancer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on med: It depends on which type of medication, those containing T3 (liothyronine) will change the TSH quite rapidly whilet4 will take longer. Either way we usually wait at least a month to retest so that the result is stabilized to the current dose. Tsh changes in those not on medication will depend on the medical condition, if any, that is present. ...Read more
Can a Urine sample test detect HSV2 for a 42 year old male? Or is it ONLY by blood test to check IGG and IGM
DNA, culture, or IgG: There is no urine test for HSV. Best to test lesions (blisters, sores) for the virus (DNA or culture). If no active lesions, IgG blood tests are helpful. Do NOT have an IgM test. The HSV IgM tests are highly unreliable, with frequent false positive results; and contrary to common belief (by many doctors too) they do not help distinguish new from older infection. Have IgG testing only. ...Read more
No: There is a specific test for HCG. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
Would 28 days after exposure syphilis blood test be accurate and when you have a lesion does that mean syphikis is detect. In blood?
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