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Doctor insights on: Chlamydophila Psittaci Ab Iggam

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After exposure 1, 5 yrs, tested neg HCV ab, but herpes and chlamidophila pneumoniae pos..Could these two infections delay my HCV antibodies to show up?

After exposure 1, 5 yrs, tested neg HCV ab, but herpes and chlamidophila pneumoniae pos..Could these two infections delay my HCV antibodies to show up?

No: If the exposure was more than a year ago and you are hcv antibody negative, it is very likely that you did not get infected with hcv. Did you get tested for hiv? If not, you should discuss that with your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the best and definitive way to test for chlamydiophylia pneumoniae?

What is the best and definitive way to test for chlamydiophylia pneumoniae?

PCR: Polymerase chain reaction and direct antigen testing are quite good, but not generally available. It is not usually necessary to definitively diagnose this infection. Community acquired pneumonia is usually treated quite succesfully with empiric antibiotics. ...Read more

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What is this pain in my right side ab?

What is this pain in my right side ab?

Don't know BUT..: If pain becomes more severe (especially if in right lower quadrant of abdomen), you lose appetite, develop nausea or vomiting - would get urgent med eval to ensure that you don't have appendicitis. Take care. ...Read more

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Helpthyroglobulin ab off the charts, what to do?

Helpthyroglobulin ab off the charts, what to do?

Thyroglobulin ab hi: Discuss with your Drs. Not much you can do to change it.
Go to uptodate.com and read about it. ...Read more

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What are the causes of mid-upper ab pain?

What are the causes of mid-upper ab pain?

Many things: Reflux disease, gastritis, ulcers, pancreatitis, and gallstones are common treatable causes of this pain. Depending on your age, cancer can also be a possible cause of this pain. ...Read more

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What to do if my left testical feels like its being pulled to my ab?

What to do if my left testical feels like its being pulled to my ab?

Here are some ...: Leave it alone if not bothering you mentally & physically. What you've most likely represents a left retractile testis, which requires no surgery. More in doubt? Seek pro-evaluation and counseling. ...Read more

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Upper ab tightness and pain?

Be seen: There are many things that could be going on. See a physician for an exam and diagnosis. ...Read more

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Why is my hep b surface ab so high?

Why is my hep b surface ab so high?

You are immune!: To HBV anyway! the presence of a surface antibody to hepatitis b implies immunity. ...Read more

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High Proteinase 3 ab result. What could cause this?

High Proteinase 3 ab result. What could cause this?

Autoimmunity: Proteinase 3 antibody is one of the autoantibodies associated with vasculitis. It is not a do it your self issue and you should consult your doctor or a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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Which labs do rabies ab titers?

Which labs do rabies ab titers?

Call: Call your local health department. They will know which labs do rabies titers. You could also try any local hospital's lab and ask. If they don't do these they will know where they can be sent. ...Read more

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H.Pylori ab (igg) negative mean?

H.Pylori ab (igg) negative  mean?

No test is perfect: H.pylori is a organism that promotes ulcers. Your negative serum test implies an absence of protective antibodies, presumably due to lack of exposure or infection. Of course, a "false negative" result occurs with all testing. There are many ways to test for H.pylori so if you have risk factors, exposures, or high suspicion of infection get a confirmatory study. ...Read more

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H.Pylori ab (igg) positive h mean?

H.Pylori ab (igg) positive h mean?

H Pylori: Means that you have been exposed to h.Pylori in the past...Maybe you were treated already. It does not necessarily mean that you have an active infection. ...Read more

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Pain lower left ab blood from penis?

Pain lower left ab blood from penis?

Get checked: This could be from a kidney or bladder stone, infection or even cancer. Definitely see a doctor as soon as possible to have it evaluated. ...Read more

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What is hepatitis b core ab IgM test?

What is hepatitis b core ab IgM test?

See below: Presence of IgM hepatitis b core antibody indicates an acute (current) or recent hepatitis b infection. ...Read more

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Is proteinase 3 ab associated with cancer?

Is proteinase 3 ab associated with cancer?

Not directly: Proteinase 3 ab is an antibody used in evaluating patients suspected of having wegener's granulomatosis (wg), a type of inflammation of the blood vessels (vasculitis). Wg is a rare autoimmune vasculitis that can affect the kidneys and the lungs, as well as other organs. Persons with wg may be at increased risk to develop cancer of the bladder, kidney, and skin as well as leukemia or lymphoma. ...Read more

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What does the rubella ab IgG test tell you?

What does the rubella ab IgG test tell you?

Past disease: A positive igg study will show that a female has a protective level of rubella antibody created by a past infection or immunization. Present or future pregnancies would not be at risk of rubella disease. ...Read more

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Can i make my belly flat with an ab machine?

Can i make my belly flat with an ab machine?

Fat on Stomach: Nope. It is very unlikely that any 'ab machine' will lead to any improvement in your abdominal fat. Fat loss comes with increasing your exercise, decreasing significantly the amount of carbohydrates you consume. One should be on a low calorie, high protein diet and not consume alcohol for the right diet and life style to have less abdominal fat. ...Read more

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What is a good ab workout for pregnant woman?

What is a good ab workout for pregnant woman?

Not much: Working your abs is very hard to do in pregnancy after about 25 weeks. I think it is more important to engage in regular exercise, eat well, low glycemic. Don't gain too much weight to quickly but slow steady gain is healthier the exercise restrictions have been lifted for pregnant women. It is what you feel comfortable doing and what you are used to! ...Read more