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Hemoglobin Finger Stick
Same: With thecnology blood drawing is no better because blood takes time to getmto the lab, and red blood cells continue to consume blood sgar. Fbs has to be ordered aftder a 12 hr fasting with an hba1c. ...Read more
Doubt it: I am not sure which lady finger you are talking about. I assume you are not talking about the pastry, but instead are either referring to the plant or to the banana with this name. In either case, I am not aware of any studies that have shown these to be helpful for treating any disorder. ...Read more
Hi doctor is there any relationship between person ring finger and index finger scientist said longer ring finger more testosterone person have?
No: No, I have never heard or read about such a thing. Sorry. ...Read more
30 stitches to index finger and thumb 7days ago index finger infected. Can I clean with iodated sea salt? What is the worst that can happen?
Follow up. : Please follow up with your medical provider for proper care and treatment of an infected wound. Using sea salt may or may not do any harm (could cause more irritation and inflammation of the tissues depending on how much is used), but it probably won't do anything to fight the infection. ...Read more
Finger spasm fingers snap towards wrist mostly ring finger painful had blood work and xrays shows no arthrtis
Hit hand between index & middle knuckle. Burst blood vessel? 50% of hand is bruised w/a knot between knuckles & very tender; should I b worried?
Not necessarily: Can you still bend and straighten your fingers? Any popping or catching? It many be only a bruise / contusion - if so should be improving within several days. If you have continued pain, loss of motion, or popping, seek evaluation by a hand surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Found long mass, half index finger size, between foreskin & penis- below penis head. Am I Allergic to Permethrim 5%? Blood clott?
Why is serum glucose more accurate than finger tip glucose, when monitoring readings? How much faith can I put with a home glucometer?
What is better? Testing urine, sticking finger, getting blood draws while in the hospital for glucose control?
Finger stick: Sticking finger.Get a more detailed answer ›
Rbc, hemo, hemat, GFR low.Highest positive ana, speckled.Fatigue, changes in bowel, itchy fingers. Progressive pain fingers, wrist, brachial. Related?
Possibly: Your combination of symptoms, test results and medical history point towards an autoimmune disorder. A Rheumatologist evaluation is necessary for proper diagnosis. ...Read more
I squished my thumb under a 200lb piece of metal. Thumb swollen, purple and black bruising on middle knuckle, blood under nail, can't bend.. Broken?
My 10 yr old daughter has a salter harris type 2 finger fracture by the base of finger/hand. (pinky finger) & she keeps losing circulation. Why?
Splinted?: Is your daughter's fracture been splinted?How do u know she's losing circulation to the finger?If u feel she is call your ors ( or whoever is on call for him) right away and explain situation or go to the er.Check w/ surgeon before loosening the splint bandage . This is something that needs examination quickly . Best of luck! ...Read more
In which type of thalassemia is blood transfussion necessary ?Do the red blood cells starts building up aftr first blood transfussion with hb lvl 10?
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