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Kinds Tests Amenorrhea
Yes: If the tests ordered for a bleeding disorder were not accurate, they would not be ordered - makes no sense. The question, however, is which tests are ordered and how are they interpreted - whether normal, low, or high. There are different types of bleeding disorders so different tests will help pinpoint the specific diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pituitary disease: Primary implies an ovarian disorder. Secondary implies a pituitary disorder. Elevated prolactin, low lh, fsh, high tsh, starvation (anorexia), bulemia and excessive exercise all effect the pituitary axis. Need to have the above hormones checked if there is no other reason (anorexia, excessive exercise...). ...Read more
Yes: And the variety and complexity of these tests is increasing rapidly as we learn more about the immune system. ...Read more
Several: additional disorders that may be diagnosed by a neuropsychologist include learning disabilities, anxiety disorders, depression, executive function disorders, language based problems, non verbal learning disabilities. History taken may reveal sleep disorders, inadequate diet. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
In ur nabe?: Don't know what you mean. Done with local anesthesia? Some are, e.g. Liver biopsy, some are done with conscious sedation, e.g. Colonoscopy and upper endoscopy , some are done by xray or ct (wide awake); some are stool tests (presumably you're awake); capsule endoscopy for small bowel is wide awake. ...Read more
Discuss with doctor: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more
Urine or blood: Most common approaches to diagnosing pregnancy would be with a urine pregnancy test (over the counter or in a doctor's office), or a blood specimen pregnancy test (requires a blood draw and ordered by your doctor). Keep in mind that urine testing, which is the most common, can take up to 2 wks after a missed period to turn positive. ...Read more
Autoimmune Disease: When you have an autoimmune disease, your body produces antibodies against some of your own tissues. Diagnosing an autoimmune disease involves identifying the antibodies your body is producing. Tests may include: antinuclear antibody tests, autoantibody tests, complete blood count (cbc), c-reactive protein (crp), erythrocyte sedimentation rate (esr). ...Read more
Many/Varied tests: There are many diagnostic tests which we can use depending on your symptoms. There are blood tests, tumor markers, imaging studies to localise the Cancer to a specific organ and a biopsy to determine what kind of cancer there is. For healthy people we use Screening tests fro early detection(asymptomatic people). These tests are also organ specific(like mammography for Breast cancer, Colonoscopy fo ...Read more
Blood and imaging: Insulinoma is diagnosed with blood tests and imaging. Fasting levels of c-peptide, Insulin and glucose are done. Ct scan or MRI can determine if a pancreatic mass is present. Endoscopic ultrasound is also useful for imaging abd obtaining tissue for diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: depends upon the abnormality and the person being tested. 10% or more treadmills with be "abnormal" but nothing being wrong with the person. this may be due to resting ECG properties, a person's habitus or other history (blood pressure). Of course the reason we are concerned is that in the higher risk person, an abnormal stress test may indicate blockages in the coronary arteries. ...Read more
Done male hormones, urology scan and other screening test, doctors ruled out psychology causes, all normal, still having impotence?
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