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Is There A Blood Test For Testing Excessive Daytime Somnolence
Excessive somnolence: If you have daytime sleepiness, there is a screening tool called the epworth sleepiness scale. If you get a score greater than 10, you have have a sleep problem and should see a sleep specialist to review. Need a sleep study. There are some blood tests that are commonly done when someone is tired all the time such as a complete blood count or thyroid function test, which help determine the cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Extreme tiredness no energy daytime sleepiness blood test are all normal what could this be memory problems too wake up feeling Unrefreshed?
If I take a blood test for testing something other than pregnancy. Will they be able to detect that if I might be pregnant.
I had a blood test for testing diabetes. The test was a non fasting. I had tea with sugar half an hour before. Is 8.2 a indicator of diabetes?
Diabetes: If the test you had was a hemoglobin a1c test then any result greater than 6.5 is an indication of diabetes. Previously there was specific glucose challenge tests for diabetes but recently the hemoglobina1c has become widely accepted as it factors in the last 3 months of average blood glucose levels. You should consult your specific physician regarding your test result and treatment. ...Read more
Serum titers : A value detected in a blood test to see if this is present in your system. ...Read more
No: There is a specific test for HCG. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
Ovulation: After taking Clomid (clomiphene) we can see if you ovulated by checking a Progesterone blood level about a week after we guess you ovulated (14+7 = 21). If the prog level is >3ng/ml then you ovulated. If less than that then you may need a higher dose of Clomid (clomiphene) or time to move on to stronger medications. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there a simple blood test to see if I am suffering from allergies? One that i could do before skin testing to see if that is even the problem.
Yes: BRCA testing can be performed from either blood or saliva. A significant amount of DNA needs to be present for adequate testing so most companies require more than a finger stick blood draw. Usually a single blood tube containing 3 ccs of blood is adequate ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: There are thousands of different types of blood tests. The Lab will perform the tests requested by your doctor. The amount of blood drawn also depends on the number and types of tests. Please ask your doctor which tests s/he is planning on ordering. ...Read more
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