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List Of Thyroid Blood Tests
Pancreatitis: Typical tests done include amylase and lipase. Amylase can be elevated due to other problems, so lipase is more specific. Any elevation indicates a problem. Lab values are specific to the lab used. Severe pancreatitis can elevate the lipase into the 1000's. Even a small elevation above normal can cause severe pain. ...Read more
Are the lab tests PT, PTT, BMP, celiac profile, and thyroid profile give off any markers to check for Crohn's Disease or are these tests irrelevant?
CMS panel: Centers of medicare and medicaid services has panel for lipid profile. The test should be done on fasting blood sample and the entities measured are total cholesterol, HDL and triglycerides. Ldl and vldl are calculated. See this site for more info. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003491.htm. ...Read more
Low TSH: The most sensitive test for determining thyroid levels is the TSH level. Low levels imply that the thyroid function is high, whereas high TSH implies that the thyroid function is low. The thyroid levels (t4, t3) should be measured if the TSH is abnormal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Several blood tests came back abnormal. High wbc-12, 000, low platelet-110, but RBC normal-15. Thyroid and several other tests abnormal. What is wrong?
Unanswerable: There is not enough data here to give you any real or valid answer. You are not well. You may have several conditions at once. I would be staying real close to your physician and following all advice and treatment plans. ...Read more
Which blood tests?: The number of tubes drawn is dictated by the number of different tests that need to be done. If you list the tests, it may be feasible to tell you the minimum number of tubes needed. ...Read more
Not directly: They check the state of your thyroid function, nothing else. ...Read more
Depends on your MD: A complete blood count, rubella, varicella hepatitis blood type and rh, urine, std tests . There are some optional like testing for cystic fibrosis, thyroid disease , vitamin d levels. It really depends on your md practice . These are some of the routine tests done at the beginning of pregnancy. ...Read more
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Can a diagnosis of lupus SLE be given if all blood tests (CRP, rheumatoid factor and full blood count) are within normal ranges?
What causes low white bloodcells (3.6)and low platelets (135)? Blood clotting, fasting sugar, thyroid, electrolytes, kidney and liver function are normal.
These are: Lowish but not low enough to do anything but repeat the test. The issue is why were they drawn? Higher WBC counts indicate infection, low counts of one element ( red cell, white cell or platelets) can be a variety of things for each from lack of production to excess destruction, to crowding out by other things. Too much to detail here, repeat the test and call your doctor. ...Read more
Severe symptoms of hypoglycemia but all tests blood tests including fasting blood tests show that there's apparently nothing rong? Wats rong with me?!
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