Top
20
Doctor insights on: Home Blood Test Anemia

Share
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
1,283 doctors shared insights

Anemia (Definition)

Any condition where there is a decrease in the red blood ...Read more


4

4
Difference between home pregnancy test and pregnancy blood test?

Difference between home pregnancy test and pregnancy blood test?

Blood more sensitive: A blood test is more sensitive and can pick up a pregnancy earlier. A blood test can also quantify the amount of bhcg the hormone released when a woman is pregnant. Both tests are positive when bhcg is present. ...Read more

6

6
Can these blood test results indicate anemia?

Can these blood test results indicate anemia?

Please resubmit.: Test results need to be included to answer the question. ...Read more

7

7
Is Haptoglobin (mg/dl) test a blood chemistry test or hematological test?

Is Haptoglobin (mg/dl) test a blood chemistry test or hematological test?

Haptpglobin: Is a transport protein for the breakdown of hemoglobin. If is used to assess for RBC destruction. When the haptoglobin Is low there is an association with increased hemolysis ...Read more

9

9
Can decidual bleeding make a blood pregnancy test negative.

Can decidual bleeding make a blood pregnancy test negative.

No: The term decidual bleeding is a very imprecise term to describe first-trimester bleeding due to shedding endometrial fragments. Like it's "cousin" implantation bleeding, these terms are very loosely defined and don't really mean much that is useful. If you are pregnant a test will be positive, regardless. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
10

10
What causes a urine & blood pregnancy test to be inconclusive?

What causes a urine & blood pregnancy test to be inconclusive?

One possible: reason is if the woman is pregnant but the HCG level is just not quite high enough to trigger a positive result. ...Read more

11

11
What to do if I had 2 positive home pregnancy tests, 2 negative urine tests @ clinic, & 1 negative blood test @ lab?

What to do if I had 2 positive home pregnancy tests, 2 negative urine tests @ clinic, & 1 negative blood test @ lab?

Not pregnant: If blood HCG is negative, you are not currently pregnant. Call GYN if you go more than 8 weeks from your last period without getting another period.For more info: www.askyourgynecologist.org ...Read more

13

13
Hcg 50 positive blood test two negative urine please help.

Hcg 50 positive blood test two negative urine please help.

Recheck blood: You need to have the blood levels checked again. You expect the level to about double in 2 days with a normal pregnancy. ...Read more

14

14
Can a blood test measure electrolyte levels?

Blood values: Yes, the only way you can test for electrolyte levels in the one's blood is by drawing it and sending it to the lab for analysis to what they are. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
18

18
Can a blood test check neurotransmitter levels?

Can a blood test check neurotransmitter levels?

Neurotransmitters: blood tests are occasionally done for epinephrine and norepinephrine, but not normally for serotonin, dopamine, glutamate and others. ...Read more

19

19
Postive urine tests and negative blood test and pregnancy symtoms. Could i be pregnant?

Postive urine tests and negative blood test and pregnancy symtoms. Could i be pregnant?

Need to re do test: Blood test is generally more sensitive and reliable than a urine test for pregnancy. You may wish to repeat the urine test as you can do that home. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully. Only do the home test if you are 4-5 days past the expected onset of your period. ...Read more