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Pa Driving Test
What tests did they do? Test -rpr, rfx qn rpr/confirm tp-pa attribute rpr value (normal range non reactive (non reactive result negativ
Chest-PA View is normal, This is enough to confirm I don't have asthma issues? Else please share what tests need to done for the same please help
Not sure. . .: There are hundreds, even thousands of different blood tests, so it depends on what you are looking for. Decide what test you are looking for, and then see if there is a community screening program for that disease (hepatitis b screenings are done free in certain communities, by non-profit groups). Contact your local community clinic (usually don't need insurance) for more information. ...Read more
I have had a pain near my belly button on the left side for over a year. PA ran no tests 6 month ago but said it was "stress". What could this be?
You might have, but: Pain near belly-button (umbilicus) may originate locally due to infection or herniation, or be "referred" from another abdominal location like the appendix. Signs/symptoms of concern include: local redness & drainage, umbilical bulging that can't be reduced with gentle pressure, fever, vomiting, change in bowels, generalized abdominal tenderness (suggests peritonitis), worsening pain. ...Read more
I had a dui now I am required to go to group therapy do they test you for alcohol by etg or just 8 panel adams county pa?
Since only reason: To ask that is to try to beat it, an ethical physician's job is not to help you continue to hurt yourself. I have no idea what different programs in different areas use. You seem to think that it is more important to fool others than to face the fact that you are clearly developing a significant problem with alcohol. People with first DUI's have usually drunk and drove dozens of times before. ...Read more
Just had a stress test says minimal exercise poss lung disease pa level down to 60 was 7.9 in aug what could this mean and what do I do.?
Nafl and swelling of the liver, (first test a year ago was at 18 cm - most recent test was 28.5 cm). headaches behind my eyes everyday & potbelly & pa?
For thoracic outlet syndrome. What sites on the body should I ask my pa to request to do a X-ray, mri, ct? And which test would be best?
MRI: A cervical spine xray can identify bony abnormalities (e.g., cervical rib) that can cause thoracic outlet syndrome and may be a good start, but it is not enough. Most experienced radiology centers have specific MRI protocols to evaluate for tos. Your pa can call the radiologist and ask how to order the test (e.g., MRI brachial plexus, MRI chest). ...Read more
If on PA chest X-ray seen nodular dense On the left lung side, but it didn't seen on the lateral and oblique view, do I usually need future tests?
Yes: A lung nodule should likely be followed up to figure out what exactly it is. A CT is best. ...Read more
Took following tests: Hiv (1&2 quali) Rpr Tp-pa quali Hbsag rapid screening All negative/non reactive. Does this cover herpes? All other std?
Went hospital w/chest pain unable to take a deep breath and I got sent to the hosp for an xray/ecg/tests. All clear. Now left cold hands & shoulder pa
Multiple symptoms: Need more information and probably examination to help. Try and ask a specific question ...Read more
Up GI normal heart normal tests gb normal liver normal pancreas normal bone scan normal kidney spine MRI normal brest mg normal why i, m have chest pa?
Many causes: There are many causes of chest pain. With your various tests you have eliminated a lot of serious causes. You did not mention testing for any heart problem. Another commn cause includes gastroesophageal reflux.Sometimes a skeletal problem such as costochondritis, inflammation in anterior rib, or musclce strain can cause pain. You should go over test results and physical examination with your doctor. ...Read more
I have my third driving test coming up soon. How do I stop feeling nervous and stressed about it?
Read below: I know how to drive. Read this until you believe it, over and over again. Then read this: failing it twice does not have a thing with passing it the third time. Read this over and over until you believe it. Then read this, same way: I am going to project confidence when I take the test and my confidence will lead to skill.; then, I will focus on my performance and the road, and not on the tester. Good luck to you. I am sure you will do quite well. ...Read more
Prostate Testing: It is all about the context in which the test is done, the history of the patient and the previous psa tests done with his aging. It is not a stand alone test but can be reassuring or prompt another look. I offer it to my male patients over 40. ...Read more
Check your state:
"visual acuity screening standard is 20/40 or better with both eyes together, no worse than 20/70 in the poorer eye. Drivers who fail the vision screening are referred to a vision specialist.
Drivers with visual acuity of 20/200 or worse may not be licensed to drive. Drivers may use bioptic telescopes for driving, but may not use them to meet the vision standard". ...Read more
Varies by State: Most states set a limit of 20/40 in the best eye for their limit. There is some variation by each state. Check with your department of motor vehicles for the rules in your state. ...Read more
How long of abstinence from alcohol will give a normal CDT test level. I need this to regain my driving licence?
NinetyDaysToFreedom: The half-life of Carbohydrate-Deficient Transferrin (CDT, the substance tested in the CDT Test) is on average 17 days. And it takes about 5 half-lives to get near zero, assuming you stopped all alcohol intake. A half- life is the time for the amount to halve (duh).So 5X17=85 days so round up to 90 days or three months. Suggestion, at that point you'll be well on your way to having stopped drinking! ...Read more
I'm on the boarder line for driving-18 in contacts. Can I get glasses withmy contacts to help with the number plate test on the day. I need to drive?
No: It is a collection of homeopathic "drugs, " which aren't generally tested for, and in addition are present in such tiny amounts that they wouldn't likely be detected even if someone were looking for it. All they test for is alcohol, and most versions of rescue remedy are alcohol-free. For those that are not, the amount of alcohol is minuscule and should not interfere with the tests. ...Read more
My constant globus sensation is getting worse, driving me insane. Dr having me try keflex b4 more tests. It's been over a month. Is it risky to wait?
How long does cocaine stay in your body? I've tried it only 3 times in the pas, 3 years ago. I tried it one last time just a couple of days ago. I don't ever want to do it again & im in a scholarship program that randomly does a urine test. I never used c
Cocaine: Blood tests can show Cocaine itself for about 12 hours after use. Urine tests check for metabolic byproducts of cocaine. In infrequent users a urine test is positive for up to 3 days after Cocaine use. However, in those who use Cocaine regularly, a urine test may be positive for 2 weeks after using. Hair samples can show Cocaine for several months after using. Best to stay away from using! ...Read more
I had protected sex 2 months ago and have had periods since then and also 3 NEG tests but I'm very convinced I'm pregnant. Why? It's driving me CRAZY
Absent period/stress: By your own admission the absence of your period in spite of negative pregnancy tests is driving you "crazy". That type of "crazy" impacts the pituitary gland and has been known to absolutely STOP periods. An example, a death in the family with period absence. If no period and negative pregnancy tests in three months, see a GYN MD who can hormonally "jump start" your period. ...Read more
Testosterone 200ng/dl in all my tests for pas 8 years. SHBG always below 14nmol/l.Can low SHBG be the cause of my hypogonadism? Can I fix it?
I'm a 29 year old driver, and I have slight numbing to left foot, (having tests)does not affect my driving) can my driving licence be revoked?
No: Assuming the regulations in the U.K. are similar to those in the U.S., you would need to have an illness that might impair your ability to drive safely. Numbness in your left foot would not impair your ability to use the accelerator or brake pedal. ...Read more
Hello, recently I did a blood test for my driving license and it showed 104 as my sugar level. Is this sugar level okay? (from : sri lanka)
Fasting?: If that level was before you ate for the day, it is slightly elevated. But if you had already eaten, that level is fine. ...Read more
My underarms are extremely black and my doctor prescribed a cream. She did a blood test and said everything was normal so why? It's driving me nuts..
Probably your weight: It sounds like you may have acanthosis nigricans which causes dark skin under the arms but also around the neck. It is usually associated with being overweight or obese and having insulin resistance which can lead to type 2 diabetes which your doctor probably tested you for and found it normal. So if you are overweight, losing weight will reduce your chances of developing diabetes in the future. ...Read more
Stable Glaucoma. Recently thought could be peripheral vision Ioss driving. 3 recent field tests show no change. Dr.has no explaination. Am I paranoid?
Not paranoid: All with eye disease worry about losing sight. While most glaucoma can be managed with little or no loss, some do go out of control. Your ophthalmologist (you are not seeing an optometrist for this I hope?) did three fields with no loss. This is strong evidence of good control and you are on a good medication (Cosopt). Stick with this and express your fears to your doctor on next visit. ...Read more