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What is the definition or description of: urinalysis microscopic exam shows pus cells?

What is the definition or description of: urinalysis microscopic exam shows pus cells?

See below: Pus cells or pyuria refers to white blood cells in the urine. Normally, the number should not exceed 5 per high power field. It may indicate the presence of bacteria in the urine or a urinary tract infection depending on whether there are symptoms. Please consult your primary care doctor for treatment. Read more

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How does enlarged lymph node removal for microscopic exam aid in diagnosing certain disease?

How does enlarged lymph node removal for microscopic exam aid in diagnosing certain disease?

It's very helpful: Looking at the lymph node under a microscope can make the diagnosis if it's uncertain. If there is cancer present, then the pathologist can actually see the cancer cells and ascertain where the cancer is coming from and how aggressive it is. There are other causes of enlarged lns that can be identified as well - e.g. Fungi, or granulomatous diseases - these can be seen many times by microscopy. Read more

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When a urinalysis and urine culture is performed do they always do a microscopic exam of the urine sample to check for casts?

When a urinalysis and urine culture is performed do they always do a microscopic exam of the urine sample to check for casts?

Depends: Microscopic examination of urine is usually triggered by the findings of dipstick examination. If the dipstick examination does not show abnormality a microscopic examination is not usually done. Not all casts are necessarily abnormal. Read more

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Urinalysis with microscopic exam says urine protein 30mg/dl and urine biliruban positive. Says"comment:result confirmed" nxt to bili. No blood no dehy?

Urinalysis with microscopic exam says urine protein 30mg/dl and urine biliruban positive. Says"comment:result confirmed" nxt to bili. No blood no dehy?

Need clarification: We need a lot more information on the type of protein, on the cell count, Cass, and other substance seen in the urine. You need to have the urine repeated, best first thing in the morning when your hydration allows a concentrated urine. You also need some blood testing to clarify and possibly further analysis. Your physician may have to send you to a nephrologist. Read more

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How to differentiate between chondroma and normal cartilage under light microscope?

How to differentiate between chondroma and normal cartilage under light microscope?

Chondroma: Chondromas are composed of benign chondrocytes just like normal articular cartilage. At the periphery of a chondroma the cartilage usually undergoes ossification and the center often calcifies and dies. Hope this help. Read more

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E/A ratio 1.33 but deceleration time is 280ms. Cut off value at 240ms on exam. Sites say 220ms. Echo report considered normal. Is this normal

E/A ratio 1.33 but deceleration time is 280ms. Cut off value at 240ms on exam. Sites say 220ms. Echo report considered normal. Is this normal

The values you: ...provide are well within normal. They do not indicate diastolic dysfunction. If your Echo is normal, than apparently there are no other obvious abnormalities in your heart's anatomy or function. While the gold standard in evaluating DD is cardiac catheterization, unless you have specific signs of cardiac dysfunction (including coronary artery disease) risks may outweigh benefits. Read more

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E/A ratio 1.33 but deceleration time is 280ms. Cut off value at 240ms on exam. Sites say 220ms. Echo report considered normal. Is that normal?

E/A ratio 1.33 but deceleration time is 280ms. Cut off value at 240ms on exam. Sites say 220ms. Echo report considered normal. Is that normal?

Very likely: At your age, the deceleration time can be a little bit above normal. Your E/A ratio is normal. Ask your doctor for feedback on the rest of the test. Read more

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Is it true that a rectal exam is normal for a 30 yr old woman?

Is it true that a rectal exam is normal for a 30 yr old woman?

Yes: A rectal exam should be part of the annual pelvic exam for women. Generally done with one finger in the vagina and one in the rectum after evaluating the vagina and doing a pap smear. Read more

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How normal would it be for my kids' glasses to get stronger every time they have an exam?

How normal would it be for my kids' glasses to get stronger every time they have an exam?

Yes: When children grow so do their eyes, hence a change in glass perscription. Can be a big change with a growth spurt year. Read more

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I'm new to the area & I have an IUD that needs to be replaced. I have had a recent exam that was normal. I have insurance with multiplan. Cost?

I'm new to the area & I have an IUD that needs to be replaced. I have had a recent exam that was normal. I have insurance with multiplan. Cost?

See details: Call your insurance plan and ask for a list of participating gynecologists in you area. There may be a list available directly on the company's website. Read more

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Is clotting normal after cervical exam?

Is clotting normal after cervical exam?

Unclear question: Cervical examination should not affect rest of the body. Clotting is usually used for clotting of blood and cervical examination would not alter blood clotting.
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Is it normal to be afraid of a prostate exam?

Is it normal to be afraid of a prostate exam?

Yes: Most men are a little anxious about having a prostate exam. It consists of the physician placing the index finger into the rectum to feel the prostate to assess for size, consistency, and nodules. This digital examination and a blood test called psa are screening tests employed to help detect prostate cancer. Read more

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Is it normal that the gynecologist did a rectal exam?

Is it normal that the gynecologist did a rectal exam?

Yes: A rectal exam is often included during a pelvic exam. You should not consider this abnormal. Read more

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Is it normal to bleed after cevical exam?

Is it normal to bleed after cevical exam?

More common post pap: A pelvic exam itself—is unlikely to cause bleeding. However a pap smear, done during the exam, can cause spotting. A pap smear is done w/ a cervical brush and sent to the lab to check for abnormalities. The brush has bristles that often cause mild irritation. Light brief bleeding is normal-any heavy bleeding, call your doctor. Read more

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What does a full normal neurological exam mean?

What does a full normal neurological exam mean?

Reasurring perhaps: Although normal exam does not rule out all intracranial problems, or the presence of paroxysmal conditions like epilepsy or migraine, does provide comfort of absence of substantial neurological deficits. Read more

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Can PID be ruled out with a manual exam? If there is no pain and everything feels normal to the touch?

Can PID be ruled out with a manual exam? If there is no pain and everything feels normal to the touch?

No: Mild cases of pid might not have any pain associated with the exam. Cultures might help as well as other tests to determine if pid is present. Read more

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Is it normal to feel lymph nodes that are small, don't change, are moveable, & don't hurt? Physical exams always ok. US 2y ago okay toó.

Yes: Lymph nodes are more palpable when we are youngsters, but if you have been evaluated and they have not since changed, then no cause for concern. Read more

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How do you know that your pelvic exam was normal?

How do you know that your pelvic exam was normal?

Ask the doctor: A pelvic exam includes a bimanual exam as well as a pap smear and a visual evaluation of the cervix. The pap smear results usually take 4-5 days to come back. The rest, the doctor or nurse practitioner who did the exam can tell you during the exam. Read more

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