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Can there be any online testing for pregnancy?

Can there be any online testing for pregnancy?

HPT: I am not sure i catch your drift. To test for pregnancy you need either urine or blood. It is very easy and inexpensive to purchase a pregnancy test from your local drug store and do a test on yourself. ...Read more

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How do online DNA testing services work? Are they reliable at all?

How do online DNA testing services work?  Are they reliable at all?

Go to...: Go to www.Genome.Gov and in the column on the right select "genetic disorders faq"; at that site select "faq about genetic testing". ...Read more

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How do you know which form of autism your child has? And is there any type of free online testing that could help me?

How do you know which form of autism your child has? And is there any type of free online testing that could help me?

Evaluation: Nothing will take the place of a comprehensive psychiatric evaluation from a board certified child psychiatrist. Otherwise, anything else will be less than your child deserves. A well done evauation should take a couple of hours, then you should have some answers. If you can get an appt at a major teaching hospital associated with a medical school, that's all the better. ...Read more

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I am trying to find a dr in Bergen Cty, NJ who has experience with cyp2d6. i need to have add'l testing for allergic drug reactions.

I am trying to find a dr in Bergen Cty, NJ who has experience with cyp2d6. i need to have add'l testing for allergic drug reactions.

Genotype testing of : the Cytochrome P 450 2D6 genes on Chromosome 22q13.2 requires documentation by the prescribing physician of a patient's need for altered doses of medications metabolized by that hepatic enzyme system in order to obtain prior authorization for an insurance company to pay Allergy testing is a different kettle of fish. Find allergists on http://www.zocdoc.com/allergists/07047-nj-91114pm. ...Read more

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Are the asbergers free screening exams online considered reputable in regards to recommending further testing?

Are the asbergers free screening exams online considered reputable in regards to recommending further testing?

Depends: Screening tools are, by definition, meant to miss few possible candidates, which means that they often are oversensitive, so pick up people who are just fine as well as those with problems. If you or your child is having chronic, impairing social difficulties and one of the screens seems to suggest asperger's disorder as a possibility, it would not be unreasonable to seek further evaluation. ...Read more

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Is it possible to do well in psychological testing and still have add?

Is it possible to do well in psychological testing and still have add?

Likely no: Within a full battery of psychological tests, the likelihood of missing the diagnosis of add even if it was there (false negative) is very low. Usually there is a clinical interview that occurs alongside the psychological testing to correlate symptoms with the testing results. Speak openly with your evaluator if you have questions about the results during the appointment to discuss the results. ...Read more

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Too embarrassed to get add tested, what do they do during testing?

Too embarrassed to get add tested, what do they do during testing?

Varies, but safe: The battery for ADHD/ADD testing varies per clinician. However, it will usually begin with a clinical interview where the psychologist discusses your past and current functioning in various life areas, such as school and work. Then there are measures of IQ and attention/ concentration with other self-report measures where you rate your symptoms. We are not here to judge, but help. ...Read more

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Need add testing but my insurance does not cover it. Any less expensive options?

Need add testing but my insurance does not cover it. Any less expensive options?

Psychiatry consult. : I imagine each insurance company is different, however making an appointment with a psychiatrist known to be skilled in add diagnosis and treatment should be sufficient. Your insurance company should cover a visit for an initial psychiatry consultation. ...Read more

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What do you advise if I'm wana any online webstit about paternity testing/ my family need to DNA test/buccal swabs?

What do you advise if I'm wana any online webstit about paternity testing/ my family need to DNA test/buccal swabs?

Can you clarify?: i notice your question has not been answered and probably this is because it is hard to understand. Can you rephrase and send it again? ...Read more

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Hi - desperately looking for respected doctors that accept insurance in dc area to provide integrative care (testing, nutrition) for add symptoms. Thx?

Hi - desperately looking for respected doctors that accept insurance in dc area to provide integrative care (testing, nutrition) for add symptoms. Thx?

Call State Med Socie: I personally am not aware of any specific md that meets that criteria, but you can get guidance from the local chapter of the medical society (state and local). They can direct you to a list of names or refer you to another resource. Good luck. ...Read more