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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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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