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Non Urgent Appointment After Blood Work
Should i be worried that my doctors office called me to make an appointment following an ER visit with abdominal CT and blood work?
I'm getting my annual physical CBC, fasting blood work etc tomorrow morning. If I take a hydrocodone 16 hours before, could it mess up the results?
Blood pressure running 128/96 - 171/105 over past week. Doctor appointment in 2 weeks. Should I visit urgent care today?
Not Unusual!: It is normal for one's BP and Pulse to fluctuate throughout the day usually based on one's activity and emotions! The more you check it the more you will notice the variations. I suggest choosing a certain time of day when you are relaxed to check it "Once Daily"! That will give you and your Dr. a more accurate reading. Wish you well. Not an emergency unless other symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
As far as blood work goes will a health care clinic suffice or do I need to have a full blood panel at a drs office?
Blood work: Either facility can perform a full blood panel. ...Read more
Can an evaluation for attn deficit disorder really be done within a 15 minute office visit? I'd assume it would take longer.
ADHD: I agree that initial evaluation would take 45-60 minutes. ...Read more
Yes or by associate: Provided the office does blood draws for any tests. Many dr's offices refer their patients to a lab for both the blood draw & the test. U can call the ob/gyn office ahead of time & ask. ...Read more
WBC 12.3 monocytes 1.2. Dr says may just be fighting an infection or leukemia wants to wait 9 weeks for any blood work. Should I get second opinion?
High abc: If Dr did good history and PE then better to wait and repeat. ...Read more
Doctor order abdomen ultrasound for pain at emergency referral ticket ..will I wait for hours or is it urgent?
Based on question...: Based on the working of your question, it sounds as though the US that was ordered would be urgent; however, it is impossible for someone online to be able to tell you how exactly the test was ordered and the exact procedures and wait times for this test in your country. Speak to the doctor who ordered it and the radiology department where you are having the test done for a better idea. ...Read more
Cholesterol.: For blood testing, really just a cholesterol profile would be mandatory for a checkup. You may consider a fasting glucose and testing for thyroid, liver and kidney function. If there's a family history of breast cancer, mammogram may be advisable. And get a full gynecological exam. And a blood pressure check. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can I consume black coffee prior to a blood test? I'm having a Complete metabolic panel drawn tomorrow which requires fasting.
Better to avoid it: It is better to not eat or drink any thing more than 8 hours, except taking water. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
I have to have some blood work done today. I had a cigarette this morning. Will nicotine show up in a CBC with automated complete diff or a cmp 12?
Had period with heavy flow for 28 days, family dr not returning calls, normal bloodwork, should I go to the er?
Yes, u need to : See a gyn go to er to get diagnosed and then treated and they can refer u to a gyn for further care way too long to be bleeding that heavy. ...Read more
After an abortion are you supposed to have a follow up appointment after the surgical appointment?
How serious is a repeated bloody stool? Should i head for urgent care or can I wait for an appointment with primary doctor. - 1 month of repeated, consistent bloody stool. Appears to be getting slightly worse with time.
- amount of blood varies from barel
Urine sample showed Ketone and Bilirubin (17mmol+), should I seek fast investigation or wait GP (back in 2 weeks) Blood tests are OK, No health issues?
Relax: Miss a meal and you'll often get a few ketones. If you're not jaundiced, the bilirubin is probably a false alarm. If you're taking "herbal medicines" that are often not what they are supposed to be and can cause cholestasis, consider stopping. Otherwise be thankful for good health. ...Read more
Need high blood pressure medication refilled. Just started new job, no insurance yet and can't afford doctor office visit fee.
Does the blood sugar & B.P increases after doing night shift..? So medical check ups or blood tests to be avoided after doing night shifts??
Sugar an BP: Please make an appointment to see your primary doctor as soon as possible. In the meantime please keep track of your blood sugars and take them to the doctor with you. ...Read more
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