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I scratched tissue roughly from bad yeast infection nurse decided to do a HSV CULTURE w/ Reflex Typing just incase what does reflex typying mean?

I scratched tissue roughly from bad yeast infection nurse decided to do a HSV CULTURE w/ Reflex Typing just incase what does reflex typying mean?

Type of Herpes Test: Hi Ryan - Sometimes a yeast infection and a Herpes or HSV infection can cause similar symptoms of irritation in the genital area. The nurse is being cautious and helping make sure that Herpes is not the cause of the irritation. There are two types of HSV, HSV 1 and HSV 2. A reflex test asks the laboratory to determine which type of HSV it is only if EITHER type of HSV is detected to begin with. ...Read more

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My right forearm aches when I hold it in any position above 90 degrees, like when typing or driving or eating. The ache diminishes if I let it hang. It feels like lack of blood flow when it aches.

My right forearm aches when I hold it in any position above 90 degrees, like when typing or driving or eating.  The ache diminishes if I let it hang.  It feels like lack of blood flow when it aches.

Nerve compression: An ache in the forearm whenever the arm is elevated above 90 degrees, and which is relieved when the arm hangs down, may possibly be caused by a Thorasic Outlet Syndrome. The cervical nerves and blood vessels that go to your arm pass thru your neck muscles and then pass between your collar bone and first rib to reach your arm. Several conditions can cause pressure on this neurovascular bundle. ...Read more

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What is the best posture while typing?

What is the best posture while typing?

Posture: The best posture is sitting upright with your back straight. Avoid slouching or leaning forward. Try not to rest your hands or forearms on any solid surface. Take frequent breaks and try to avoid being in one position for a prolonged period of time. ...Read more

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What are indications of hla typing?

What are indications of hla typing?

Immunology: Usually hla typing is performed to look for immune compatibility (or lack thereof). Examples include transplant, platelet transfusion, and certain autoimmune diseases. ...Read more

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What is the best position for your wrists while typing?

What is the best position for your wrists while typing?

Neutral position.: Frequent typing might increase the risk to suffer from various pain symptoms in the wrists and fingers since you put stress on nerves passing between the lower arm and hand. The best position to minimize pain is to support the base of the hand on a soft pad and have the wrists bent slightly upwards. Frequent rests are important. ...Read more

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Vit d was low now normal but still pain while typing what could be this ?

Vit d was low now normal but still pain while typing what could be this ?

Please Clarify: A low vitamin d level would not cause pain. I am unsure where your pain is or why you were taught that the vitamin d level would be the cause of it. ...Read more