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How long does it take for syphilis to be detectable in a blood test?

How long does it take for syphilis to be detectable in a blood test?

Weeks to months: Testing for syphillis relies on both non-specific tests that can be falsley +or - and more specific germ tests as backup. A + or rising level of a screening test is confirmed by a germ test. The most specific test is finding the germ in material from a lesion. Since transmission ~30% per contact with an infected source, a single dose of penicillin is often given as early as exposure is suspected. ...Read more

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A muscle relaxant to help relax spastic muscles. Can help with pain caused by contracting ...Read more


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How long is nicotine detectable through a blood test?

How long is nicotine detectable through a blood test?

Three days: Nicotine can be detected in your system from anywhere between three days to several months. It depends upon how much you smoke, how long you've smoked for, and what type of test is administered. ...Read more

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How long for an acth blood test to come back?

How long for an acth blood test to come back?

About 2 days: Many labs will differ how they run tests or advise how they be collected. For one lab an ACTH needs to be collected between 7-10 am and the turnaround is about 2 days. The ordering provider may not get the result exactly at 2 days if it has to be placed in the record or if it has to be signed off to be officially read however. ...Read more

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How long will hydrocodone show up in a blood test?

How long will hydrocodone show up in a blood test?

Up to 2 days: blood is rarely used for drug tests as the drugs are cleared from the blood much more quickly than the urine. Hydrocodone is usually detectable in the urine for up to 5 days depending on the sensitivity of the test. The only drug that is detectable for weeks is cannabis. ...Read more

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How long until hepatitis a shows up in a blood test?

How long until hepatitis a shows up in a blood test?

How long from what?: With an incubation period of averaging 28 days, HAV can be detected by antibody in the blood (igm anti-hav and igg anti-hav) shortly before the onset of symptoms if they occur. The period of viremia has already occurred prior to illness itself and by the time one is sick, generally the amount of virus in the stool is already decreasing. ...Read more

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How long might it take to get MMR blood test results back?

How long might it take to get MMR blood test results back?

Mmr igg antibody/igm: It depends on what MMR test you are interested in
there is a test for acute diseases with mesles, mumps and rubella, for igmantibodies
and there is other test for igg antibodies to check for immunity to mmr
both tests are done by major labs are results are available in 2 days at most. ...Read more

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How long does it take for tobacco use not to show on a blood test?

How long does it take for tobacco use not to show on a blood test?

Variable 7-10 days: The half life of nicotine metabolite, cotinine, is, on average 16 hours, but there are many factors affecting the blood level. A safe interval would be about 7 days. Note that urine may test positive even longer. See this site for more info.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/pmc2953858/. ...Read more

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How long can alcohol be detected in the body by a urine and blood test?

How long can alcohol be detected in the body by a urine and blood test?

Alcohol metabolite: A metabolite of alcohol, ethylglucoronide, can be detected in urine for upto five days after last drink. ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take for blood test results to come back?

Depends on the type: Of test. Most routine tests can be completed in an hour or so or at best four hours. However, some specialized tests may take a few weeks. ...Read more

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Please tell me how long it takes for to get meps blood test results back?

Please tell me how long it takes for to get meps blood test results back?

Depends on site: Most meps stations, the wait is 7-10 days. Good luck! and thanks for serving our country! ...Read more

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How long should I wait until I get a blood test to confirm I am pregnant?

How long should I wait until I  get a blood test to confirm I am pregnant?

Missed Period: When you miss your period, then you can do a home pregnancy test. When positive, it is quite reliable and you do not need a blood pregnancy test unless your doctor feels that you are at risk of ectopic pregnancy or miscarriage. Most pregnancies do not need a blood pregnancy test for confirmation. ...Read more

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Please tell me how long it takes for to get blood test results for diabetes?

Please tell me how long it takes for to get blood test results for diabetes?

By the next day: A fingerstick glucose level is immediate. Results from tests such as a HGB a1c return overnight. ...Read more

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How long after catching aids does it take for you to know on your blood test?

How long after catching aids does it take for you to know on your blood test?

About 25 days: Antibodies to the HIV take about 25 days to become detectable. This is an average figure with individual variations. ...Read more

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What to do if I got to take a blood test for pot,how long is it in the blood?

What to do if I got to take a blood test for pot,how long is it in the blood?

Depends: It is urine that is usually tested for drugs of abuse. In a chronic user, urine test may be positive for more than a month after last use of pot. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what can they test for in a blood test and how long does it take?

Can you tell me what can they test for in a blood test and how long does it take?

Depends: The lab will test for the items ordered by your doctor. Blood can be tested for thousands of items. Results for routine tests are available the same day, for some esoteric tests it may take a few weeks. ...Read more

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How long do I have to wait to know results of a blood test if i'm pregnant or not?

Communication time: The time to do the test is less than one hour. How long it takes for the blood specimen to get to the lab, for the lab to report the result to your doctor and doctor to communicate with you are variable. However, you should get the answer the same day. ...Read more

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I am about to get a blood test and i smoked weed not too long ago. Will it show up?

I am about to get a blood test and i smoked weed not too long ago. Will it show up?

Depends on what test: What are you being tested for? Unless the test is specifically looking for drugs of abuse (like marijuana), it would not affect other blood tests, in general. Urine tests are more commonly used to detect drug use. ...Read more

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How long do I have to wait to take a toxoplasmosis blood test if i was infected today?

How long do I have to wait to take a toxoplasmosis blood test if i was infected today?

Two tests: Diagnosis of infection is facilitated if you take a test now to establish the baseline and repeat the test in about three months to see the change, if any. If you develop any symptoms, like fever or enlarged lymph glands, see your doctor for a repeat test sooner. ...Read more

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How long does an IgG blood test take to turn positive for herpes after a possible exposure?

Antibody Aging: It can take six to twenty four weeks. There is an early antibody that can be tested as well and that is an igm antibody. ...Read more

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If one is concerned about recent exposure to hsv, how long to wait before blood test to be sure?

If one is concerned about recent exposure to hsv, how long to wait before blood test to be sure?

Three ,months: Three months should be sufficient, 6 months if you wish to be more certain. ...Read more

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How long after having mono will it show up in a blood test? And how long must you have it before it will show up

How long after having mono will it show up in a blood test? And how long must you have it before it will show up

It depends: It depends on the blood test, mono spot is helpful but not as sensitive as IgG and IgM titters. Igg will show if you have ever had it and IgM will show a recent or current infection. ...Read more

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What do you advise if i smoke a pack a day how long before cotinine is out of my blood so i can pass a blood test?

What do you advise if i smoke a pack a day how long before cotinine is out of my blood so i can pass a blood test?

3-4 days: at most. Nicotine is a short-acting drug, and is metabolized into cotinine, which can be detected in blood for 1-2 days, in urine 3-4 days at most. More important than passing the "smoking" drug test is QUITTING TOBACCO. I encourage you to strongly consider getting into a formal tobacco cessation program. ...Read more

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How long does it take for Paxil (paroxetine) cr to be out of your system so that it will not show up on a blood test?

How long does it take for Paxil (paroxetine) cr to be out of your system so that it will not show up on a blood test?

2 weeks or so: The elimination half life of Paxil (paroxetine) cr is between 15 to 20 hours. So that each 15 to 20 hours 50 % is gone. Depend how sensitive the test is, it will never become zero.Like this, 1/2 at 15 hours, 1/4 at 30 hours, 1/8 at 45 hours, 1/16 at 60 hours, 1/32 at 75 hours, 1/64 at 90 hours, etc. It will never reach zero. Just very small amount. So probably 2 weeks would be a safe bet. ...Read more

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I have been having pain the last 8 weeks, can a blood test rule out appendicitis, can you have pain for dat long on and off wit appendix?

I have been having pain the last 8 weeks, can a blood test rule out appendicitis, can you have pain for dat long on and off wit appendix?

Abdominal pain: It would be unusual for pain lasting 8 weeks to be from appendicitis. This could be due to constipation, irritable bowel or other GI or gyn related issues.

You can and should have a routine set of labs and follow up with your pcp and GI doctor if the pain has been for that period of time. ...Read more

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I am a female. I have scored a 5.8 & 6.2 on the Very Long Chain Fatty Acid Blood Test. The lab states 5.0 is high for a female. What does this mean?

I am a female. I have scored a 5.8 & 6.2 on the Very Long Chain Fatty Acid Blood Test. The lab states 5.0 is high for a female. What does this mean?

Test results: The VLCFA test would need to be interpreted in context of the clinical reasons the test was done, and other test results (such as genetic testing if certain disorders were being considered.) If you still have questions after talking with the doctor who ordered the test, you could get an inbox consult for a 2nd opinion on HealthTap. ...Read more

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Longest cycle 35 days long. Last AF was 8/2. Today is 9/20 & still no AF. Negative blood test last week & negative urine test today. What's goin on?

Longest cycle 35 days long. Last AF was 8/2. Today is 9/20 & still no AF. Negative blood test last week & negative urine test today. What's goin on?

Hormonal imbalance: Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. You may consider implanted contraceptive or an IUD.
Consult this site for more information on this topic.
http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes.aspx
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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I was arrested for dui , i had 8 mg suboxone at 930 am , i was pulled over at 330 pm blood test at 4pm . How long suboxone in your blood system. ?

I was arrested for dui , i had 8 mg suboxone at 930 am , i was pulled over at 330 pm  blood test at 4pm . How long suboxone in your blood system.  ?

Half lifevup 44 h: If u under medical treatment ( Suboxone= buprenorphine + Naloxone) - never ever combine with alcohol. Metabolism in liver competes and half life to excreete may take much longer. Half kife if Buprenorphine is up to 44 hours. Inderstanding safety while on this medication is essencial. Talk to your MD who prescibes. ...Read more

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