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How do you test for celliac disease?

How do you test for celliac disease?

Celiac disease: Celiac disease can be diagnosed by labs (anti-gliadin antibody, tissue transglutaminase, anti-endomysial antibody) and by biopsy of the small intestine. ...Read more

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What test diagnoses Crohn's disease?

What test diagnoses Crohn's disease?

Biopsy: Confirmatory test is biopsy via upper GI endoscopy and/or colonoscopy. Crohn's usually presents with inflammatory changes and granulomas (areas of immune system consolidation) at the end of the small intestine (terminal ileum) but it can involve any part of the GI tract. ...Read more

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What are the tests for Crohn's disease?

Multiple: colonoscopy, endoscopy, capsule endoscopy. Imaging studies (usually CT scan or MRI). Blood tests ("IBD serologies", the most popular one is called the Prometheus panel). ...Read more

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What are the tests for addison's disease?

What are the tests for addison's disease?

Primary vs secondary: The fault may lie in the pituitary which may produce too little acth. The adrenal responds normally to acth stimulation. If the gland is defective, there is impaired response to acth. In both there are low levels of corticosteroids in blood and urine, and similar electrolyte disturbances, e.G, high potassium. ...Read more

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What are the tests for meniere's disease?

What are the tests for meniere's disease?

Clinical: Mostly clinical. May need an audiometry for loss of hearing. ...Read more

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What are the tests for hodgkin's disease?

What are the tests for hodgkin's disease?

Various: The test needed to diagnose hodgkin's disease is a biopsy of the involved part of the body, usually a lymph node. The other tests needed to help determine the stage of the disease and the treatment include a bone marrow biopsy, blood tests and a ct scan. ...Read more

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What are the tests for hirchsprung's disease?

What are the tests for hirchsprung's disease?

Xray and biopsy: Infants suspected of hirschsprung's will need a barium enema or lower GI series to study the large intestine. If suspicious then a biopsy of the lining of the rectum is required to assess whether ganglion cells are present. If the nerve cells are absent then one is diagnosed with hirschsprung's disease and additional surgery can be undertaken to cure the patient. ...Read more

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What are the tests for legionnaire's disease?

What are the tests for legionnaire's disease?

Legionnaires Tests: To help identify the presence of legionella bacteria quickly, your doctor may use a test that checks your urine for legionella antigens — you may also have one or more of the following: blood tests a chest x-ray sputum samples lung tissue samples or a a ct scan of your brain or a spinal tap (lumbar puncture) if you have neurological symptoms such as confusion or trouble concentrati. ...Read more

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What are the tests for raynaud's disease?

What are the tests for raynaud's disease?

None.: Raynaud's is a clinical syndrome with very specific features. Secondarily, a doctor may include tests looking for the cause, but it remains a clinical diagnosis. ...Read more

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What are the tests for huntington's disease?

What are the tests for huntington's disease?

Genetic Test: There is a very well-known, definitive test that can be done. It's a genetic test (avaiable from athena laboratories, which detects the presence or absence of the tri-nucleotide expansion pathology on chromosome 4. Because this an autosomal dominant gene, on average, 50% of descendants will alsoanifest the disease because they received the gene from the affected parent. ...Read more

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What are the tests for gaucher's disease?

What are the tests for gaucher's disease?

Gaucher's Dz: Enzyme analysis. Using a blood test or genetic mutation analysis, also a blood test. ...Read more

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What tests are needed for diagnosing cushings disease?

What tests are needed for diagnosing cushings disease?

Complicated: Cushings syndrome is diagnosed by first having a clinical suspicion followed by careful testing: late night salivary cortisol, urinary cortisol or a Dexamethasone suppression test. Tests must be clearly and reproducibly abnormal. Further identification of the cause of the syndrome needs to be tailored to your particular situation. ...Read more

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Could there be a different test to prove galbladder disease?

Could there be a different test to prove galbladder disease?

Common diagnostics: Are an ultrasound, which can show stones and other signs of gallbladder inflammation. A CT scan is sometimes done and shows more of the internal organs in the area. Other less frequently utilized tests include a HIDA scan which studies GB emptying, and an MRI which shows the duct anatomy around the GB better. Good luck! ...Read more

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What are the most reliable tests to establish if you have a neuron disease?

What are the most reliable tests to establish if you have a neuron disease?

Assume you mean: "motor neuron disease", or als, or lou gehrig disease? Testing includes checking for spinal cord compression, blood studies for muscle disorders, hyperthyroidism, and other metabolic diseases. An EMG study may show characteristic changes, and a muscle biopsy on occasion may be useful. There are many other diseases affecting the nerve cells. Hope the above is what you ask. ...Read more

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Test result I'm wanting to know if my test means I have several diseases?

Test results: There are no test results included. Unable to help you until you let a doctor know the test results you are talking about ...Read more

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What drugs can I take for abnormal routine test? I fo not have a veneral disease.

Testing: Unfortunately, without knowing what part of your testing was abnormal, it is not possible to suggest a treatment. Please give some more specifics, or go see a doctor to review your test results. ...Read more