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What is KOH test for eyes?

What is KOH test for eyes?

Fungal test: If the doc suspect fungal infection around the skin of the eye then the test can be performed. ...Read more

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Visited 2doctors done w/ swab test and koh for fungal. no fungal seen. they told 30 percent white disappear gradualy the oral thush. Its ok? stop med?

Visited 2doctors done w/ swab test and koh for fungal. no fungal seen. they told 30 percent white disappear gradualy the oral thush. Its ok? stop med?

Need doctor's advice: Never alter the total dose, duration, frequency of daily use, nor start/stop a prescription drug without your doctor's advice. We don't know you or what's being treated here. Stop second guessing your doctor! PLEASE address your question appropriately to your prescribing provider who not only knows your health history but also what medications are or are not needed for your problem(s). ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: yeast on KOH prep test?

What is the definition or description of: yeast on KOH prep test?

Potassium hydroxide: The KOH test for candida albicans, also known as a potassium hydroxide preparation or KOH prep, is a quick, inexpensive fungal test to differentiate between dermatophytes and candida albicans. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: KOH prep?

What is the definition or description of: KOH prep?

A test for fungus: A potassium hydroxide (koh) prep is made by sliding some material from the skin, vaginal tract, oral cavity, or some part of the body to see if the cause of the problem is due to fungus (or yeast). Example: candidiasis is a fungal infection of the vagina or oral cavity, often due to side effect of antibiotic therapy, when bacteria die and overgrowth of fungi occurs. Or skin (like athlete's foot). ...Read more

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What is the result of KOH prep of oral scraping in thrush?

What is the result of KOH prep of oral scraping in thrush?

Yeast: Thrush is caused by a yeast or fungi, candida albicans. A KOH prep slide will help show the branching of candida under a microscope. ...Read more

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Can e.P.T test be wrong it shows a thin line for positive big line for negativ and control.Window. I have tons of symptoms?

Can e.P.T test be wrong it shows a thin line for positive big line for negativ and control.Window.  I have tons of symptoms?

Blood test: If the result of the urine test is not clear, please see your doctor for a blood test that is more sensitive and may be also ultrasound examination. ...Read more

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My girlfriend took an e.P.T test and a vertical line appeared in both the control and test area. No horizontal lines. Is this a positive result?

My girlfriend took an e.P.T test and a vertical line appeared in both the control and test area. No horizontal lines. Is this a positive result?

A+sign means it is p: If it shows as a+ it is positive and if it is a-- means it is negative if it does not show+ it is supposed to be negative you can repeat the test if in doubt. ...Read more