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Dr. James Krick
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Nonstress Test (Definition)

A non-stress test is a screening test used in pregnancy that monitors heart rate changes ...Read more


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Why would my ob ask me to get a nonstress test? I'm 36 weeks and having occasional contractions.

Why would my ob ask me to get a nonstress test? I'm 36 weeks and having occasional contractions.

Nonstress test: A nonstress test (nst) is a screening test used in pregnancy to monitor the fetal heart rate. The idea is that a healthy fetus will have a temporary increase in the heart rate spontaneously. It is part of making sure the baby is healthy especially if you are having contractions. ...Read more

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Have never been hypertensive, baby weigh 4.9lbs at 32 wks, had a nonstress test done.Passed protein in urine test.Should i be induced or have c-section?

Have never been hypertensive, baby weigh 4.9lbs at 32 wks, had a nonstress test done.Passed protein in urine test.Should i be induced or have c-section?

Not for here: This isn't a question that can be answered on the internet. This is a decision that needs to be made between you and the doctors taking care of you. If you would like, you can ask them to refer you for a second opinion. The choices here are very complicated and require a very complete evaluation of you in person along with all of your lab work, ultrasounds and other testing done. ...Read more

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What does it mean, whem vdrl test is nonreactive?

What does it mean, whem vdrl test is nonreactive?

No Syphilis: The vdrl (venereal disease research laboratory) test is a test which screens for the presence of an infection with the organism that causes syphilis (t. Pallidum). A non- reactive test means that no antibodies to t. Pallidum were detected. ...Read more

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I tested p24 after 14 days of the exposure and it was negative/nonreactive. Should I do another test or it's confirmed HIV negative?

Tested Way too Soon: That is not in any way a valid time frame for testing. I do not know who your physician is or why you were given a test that is completely invalid because it was done too soon. ...Read more

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What is a V-Q test?

What is a V-Q test?

V/q scan: Ventilation/perfusion test used as an alternative test for a Ct angiogram to rule out pulmonary embolism or blood clots in lungs. ...Read more