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Does Weed Show Up In A Stool Test
The two tests: Can be complimentary and there may be some overlap but each test has the potential to show something the other does not detect. It really depends on what you mean by "stool test", there are many kinds of stool tests. ...Read more
Recently I have done my stool test and it shows everything nill except a few starch and vegitable cells positive in that. What does that mean actually?
The findings you mention are quite normal.
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. ...Read more
If I'm a carrier of c diff & had a stool test done. Would toxins show up in test? I no most docs are carriers. Would they test positive if tested.
Don't worry: Clostridium difficile is ubiquitous, many (maybe most) people have a few of these among the hundreds of different species in the gut, and trying to detect (let alone treat) these people serves no public good and generates only fear and superstition. Cdc guidelines http://www. Cdc. Gov/hai/pdfs/cdiff/cohen-idsa-shea-cdi-guidelines-2010.Pdf. ...Read more
Can a stool test reveal what particular type of pseudamonas a child has if stool test shows positive for pseudamonas growth, but child is asymptomatic?
Yes: The lab can do some refined testing to determine the strain. Pseudomonas is an occasional finding in a normal kids stool. It is not particularly worrisome. ...Read more
Iam 38 years old male today I do stool test and the result show r.b.c 6-8 &pus 3-4 and some time I suffer from bloating abdomin. Can you answer me?
Sir I m hvng loose motion sice 2 months. Stool test shows puss cells (6-8). What diet shd I follow. It improves n then suddenly come back. Pse advice?
My daughter is 3 months old. For the last 2 weeks she is having loose motion. Her stool test show 2-3 pus cells. Plz advise?
Need other info::
1. What is she feeding? 2. what was her weight gain from birth to 2 weeks ago, and what was it in the last 2 weeks? 3. How many loose motions a day? Color? 4. Vomiting? Activity level? Fever? Any other concerns?
Short version: a baby that continues to gain weight properly, and is acting well, while having loose motions, rarely has any real problem. ...Read more
Let's say I have diaherra due to ibs. If I had stool test done would it show c diff present? Or only present when toxins are high
Continuous and immediate burps after drinking water or eating anything. Barrium Test, Sonography, Stool test shows everything normal. What could be th?
Can c diff show up in stool test & have no symptoms other than constipation. Doc not in at time. Not sure if treatment needed. Toxin b present.
Yes-but no tx needed:
The latest c diff test that uses "pcr" (polymerase chain reaction) technology is 98-99% accurate. The test result may be reliable,
but, it's important that a skilled clinician examine and talk to the pt. Using their clinical judgement, if a pt has no diarrhea, high white blood cell count, and the test result is positive. You do not need therapy. Talk to the doctor re: specifics of your case. ...Read more
My doctor says she wants me to have a stool test to check for 'bugs' in my system. What will they test for? Blood test shows no sign of infection?
Ova (eggs): And parasites (bugs) in your stool. Parasites in stool will not necessarily be detected via blood tests. ...Read more
Pain/discomfort in ascending colon (2 weeks); usually when sitting; burning feeling in stomach, burning stool, stool test shows nothing, what to do?
See below: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more
Can stool test show occult blood in the bowel. Will the stool test show any indication that there is something wrong in the colon like cancer. Curious!
I am experiencing loose bowel right now with mild pain at the left side of my stomach my stool test shows occasional RBC and few pus but neg of amoeba?
Hello Doc. My stool test sample shows that puss cells have been detected and the range is 8-10 /hpf and I am experiencing an upset in bowel movement! ?
Chronic diahrea, abdom pain, parasitic, fecal blood stool test negative, gastroscopy, colonoscopy normal. Blood test show normal CRP, ESR, ferritin, IBD?
I am spitting, irritation in throat have weight loss in 6 months (6 kg) & Naueaa. Sonography, Barrium X-ray, Stool Test done &shows normal. Reason?
I am glad to know above tests are Normal. Try omeprazole /Ranitidine like drug. Also monitor what kind of food (solid vs Liquid; Spicy vs Dairy Etc) causing Nausea/irritability.
may check for celiac disease, H. pylori gastritis. May need EGD and Esophageal Motility study if symptoms continue. ...Read more
Is endolimax nana cyst the cause of my stomach pains? Found out I have endolimax nana cyst in a stool test. How can I get rid of these pains
Endolimax nana is not always a trouble maker. However, if you are having persistent symptoms, you may benefit from a treatment to get rid of the endolimax. It is important that you get seen and have your situation completely evaluated to determine the best treatment of your situation. ...Read more
Stool exam parasites: Stool samples for parasites are examined by a variety of techniques, but the sensitivity depends mostly on the level of infection (heavy vs. Light) and the particular parasite. Certain types are readily identified by most lab personnel-- the common ones. Less common organisms with light infestations may be difficult to find and identify. Best to use an experienced lab. ...Read more
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