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How can I pass the ishihara test if i'm colorblind?

How can I pass the ishihara test if i'm colorblind?

Probably not: If you are strongly color deficient ( such as deuteranopia) you cannot pass the Ishihara test. If you have weaker deficiency such as deuteranomaly, you will see the richer color plates but may miss some of the subtle plates. If you have color deficiency , and want to enter an occupation requiring color normality, you should respect that standard as someone thought it meaningful. ...Read more

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What is the reason that normal vision people cannot see anti-colorblind test plates in the ishihara test.Can it be an advantage for colorblind people?

Colorblind testing: Ishihara testing is done to evaluate for color perception. People with normal color vision should see the numbers or patterns in the test. People with certain types of color deficit will not see them properly. There is a certain "normal or abnormal" binary determination with ishihara testing. There are newer tests which can also be used. ...Read more

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Whats ishihara color blindness test?

Whats ishihara color blindness test?

Color plates: The ishihara test plates are a series of dots of various colors with an embedded number or symbol which cannot be easily seen by the color deficient due to color confusion. They are the most commonly available test in ophthalmologists office although others are also available and some are better at separating the forms of color deficiency out. Ishihara is a good screening test. ...Read more

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I took ishihara plate test on internet and it shows that I have red color blind (protanopia). What can cause it, and what can be done about it?

I took ishihara plate test on internet and it shows that I have red color blind (protanopia). What can cause it, and what can be done about it?

Genetics: Color vision is controlled by a gene on the x-chromosome. Females xx and males xy, making males more likely to be color blind. Of the different types, red/green is the most common, with red being a sub-type of this. You should see an ophthalmologist for an evaluation. If you are just now discovering this, it seems like you are pretty well adapted to your situation. ...Read more

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If your fasting test was 166 are you immediatly diagnosed or do you have to do another fasting test?

If your fasting test was 166 are you immediatly diagnosed or do you have to do another fasting test?

2 strike count: Down in the ball count but still swinging. You need: fasting sugar of 126 or more or A1c of 6.5 or more or 2 hour fasting glucose test of 200 or more. No high sugar symptoms? You need 2 abnormal tests. If you have 1 abnormal test and 1 normal different test, then you repeat the abnormal test on different day. High fasting sugar &, normal a1c, repeat high fasting sugar is 3rd strike. ...Read more

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What is the best way to test a person to see if they are diebetic?

What is the best way to test a person to see if they are diebetic?

Blood sugar: Blood sugar is a test for diabetes that can be measured at various times. A fasting blood sugar should be less than 100 mg/dl, and a blood sugar taken randomly should not exceed 200 mg/dl. Blood sugar 2 hours after a meal should be less than 140. If you think you might have diabetes, you should see a physician to check your blood sugar. A blood test called A1c can also be done. No fasting needed. ...Read more

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What does it mean to get a schrimer's test?

Tear production: Schirmer's test is a basic test of tear production. Usually is technically a basal secretory rate since it's done anesthetized with a dried fornix, then tears collected on a paper strip over 5 min, measured in mm. ...Read more

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Had two syncope both had injury no test show reasons. Saw Nero and he said probably only fainting should I be concerned still to follow up on this?

Had two syncope both had injury no test show reasons. Saw Nero and he said probably only fainting should I be concerned still to follow up on this?

Mayneed further look: Talk to a cardiologist . You may need a tilt table study, a carotid massage to see if it causes any undue slowing of heart beat, an implantable loop recorder to be able to record your heart beat while you are having the syncope to see if it is a problem and / or an ep study to see if you are at risk for arrhythmia or slow heart beat. ...Read more

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I'm 21. I tried the clock drawing test but I didn't space the numbers out correctly. For example the 9 wasn't in line with the 3. Is this ok?

I'm 21. I tried the clock drawing test but I didn't space the numbers out correctly. For example the 9 wasn't in line with the 3. Is this ok?

The clock drawing is: but one part of a larger neurological exam. Your drawing may be perfectly fine but if you have concerns about your neurological status, please start by seeing your doc. He/she may make a referral if indicated. Be careful of self-diagnosis. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Late September I had a miscarriagemiscarriage, but I'm showing signs of pregnancypregnancy, but yet my test comes back negative?

Late September I had a miscarriagemiscarriage, but I'm showing signs of pregnancypregnancy, but yet my test comes back negative?

Get Checked by Ob/Gy: If your miscarrieage was complete,means all the product of conception was expelled naturally or was completed through D&C and your pregnancy tests are negative than it seems your symptoms&signs are not due to pregnancy I will suggest you consult your OB/GYN MD and get checked ...Read more

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