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Gastroenteritis Stool Test For White Blood Cells
I had a stool test , I have 60%of gram+ 40% of gram- bacteria is that normal? Lot of e coli no red/white blood cells salmonella shigella etc
Normal but why?: Why did you have this test done? Was it ordered by a bona fide doctor? You may be wasting your money and time on useless tests. ...Read more
Infection: Infection is the most common cause.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have been having bloody stool. My Dr. ran my blood and the results said low anion gap, white blood cells, and bilirubin. What does this tell you?
1 Morning stool test done.2-3 pus cells.SGOT 62,No blood.Blood test-mild eosinophilia.I have lipomas in my body.sonography normal.Colon cancer,lipoma?
I have black flakes or pieces on Tp after wiping, 3 or 4times a week stool looks normal and had a few negative stool test. help worried about blood
Rectal bleeding?: if you have had a negative stool for blood while you're having the black flakes in your stool, then it is unlikely that this is a sign of internal bleeding. Usually when bleeding happens like that, the entire stool turns black and fowl-smelling. If that occurs, you should get it retested. Good luck. ...Read more
I had a stool test done it came back normal does that mean none of my stools cantain blood or just that piece tested thanks?
Family Practice: When we test for blood in the stool there needs to be several samples usually at least 3. Yes you may have false negative testing or miss it on any given sample. ...Read more
With the insurefit stool test can a slight cut on the anus have a positive reuslt? Does there have to be a certain amount of blood to give a positive?
FIT: Test can be false positive in the face of obvious blood loss such as a cut in the rectum. However, that is unusual . The fit is more specific for bleeding in the lower intestinal tract. A positive result should prompt further evaluation. Usually, that evaluation would be a colonoscopy - particularly if the patient is 40 or older. Discuss options with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No test is perfect: No test is perfect, but GI bleeding can be intermittent. Bleeding from the GI tract can originate from mouth, esophagus, stomach, small bowel, colon, anus. Blood can also be ingested from sources like the nose, throat, lungs. Vaginal bleeding can contaminate stool. Symptoms often direct testing & empiric treatment. When a source of bleeding is elusive, bleeding scans may help localize the source. ...Read more
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