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Medicines That Affect Blood Pregnancy Tests
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
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OB labs: Depends on the doc. I get blood type and antibody screen. Complete blood count. Hepb, c. Hiv. Rubella. Syphilis. Cystic fibrosis or sickle cell screen. Glucose tolerance test. Additionally, i get a urine culture, gonorrhea/chlamydia test, pap smear (if due)... These aren't blood tests but part of most OB lab panels. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
How expensive are blood tests that evaluate liver function while taking medications that may affect the liver?
Are there any factors that could falsely lower a bilirubin blood test? (diet, donating blood, exercise, fasting)
Not really: Why do you ask? There are plenty of causes of being yellow but not having jaundice -- I used to eat a lot of carrots. Some meds including atabrine will make a person yellow. There's no really problematic methologic interferences with today's bilirubin assays. One causes of possible error is a switched specimen or one left in sunlight. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not yet: Most circadian rhythm testing is based on levels of melatonin in the body. These tests are usually only performed in research laboratories and not in your doctors office. Sometimes questionnaires and a form of sleep wake monitoring called actigraphy is helpful in determining an individuals general circadian rhythm. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Risk: That may mean you are at higher risk to develop an autoimmune disorders in the future. Since you are suffering from back pain already at your young age, perhaps you should see a rheumatologist to find out if there is any autoimmune disorder affecting your back unless the cause for the back pain is already known. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Heterophile antibody: Presence of heterophile antibodies can affect results of blood tests for many items. It usually does not affect the urine test. If you miss your period by 4-5 days, do a home pregnancy test. If the result is negative repeat the test 4-5 days later unless you get a period by then. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
I'd taken 3 pregnantnancy test and they are all negative, missed 1 period what are the chances that a blood pregnantnancy will be positive? No symptom of pregnant
Low: Urine pregnancy tests are actually quite accurate. It's true that blood pregnancy tests turn positive about 3 days earlier than urine ones do. But by the time a period is missed, the urine is usually consistently positive if there is a pregnancy. Other causes for skipped periods include stress and thyroid disorders among others. ...Read more
Would huntingtons disease affect any other blood tests? ( cause abnormal blood results for anything)
Not usually: Unless due to the disorder, other complications have occurred such as infection, malnutrition, chemical imbalance, the only standard abnormal blood test would be the genetic studies. ...Read more
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