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Is Romberg test positive if person has a very very minor sway?

Is Romberg test positive if person has a very very minor sway?

No: A positive Romberg test involves loss of balance. If a person is able to correct themselves and avoid falling, then their positional sensation is intact. ...Read more

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What does a positive romberg test indicate?

What does a positive romberg test indicate?

Imbalance: Loss of ability to percieve your center of balance. Could mean a serious health condition and needs to be evaluated. Causes can range from intoxication to vitamin deficiency to a brain tumor or stroke. ...Read more

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What would a positive rombergs test indicate?

What would a positive rombergs test indicate?

Neurologic test : The romberg test is used to investigate the cause of loss of motor coordination. A positive romberg test suggests that the motor coordination loss is sensory in nature, that is, depending on loss of proprioception ( awareness of the position of one's body). Its used frequently in neurological examinations. ...Read more

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Neurologist looked freaked out & said i had both positive "babinski" and "romberg" tests--i don't even know what those are, or what that means for me..

Neurologist looked freaked out & said i had both positive "babinski" and "romberg" tests--i don't even know what those are, or what that means for me..

That means....: He/she is probably concerned that something could be affecting your brain or spinal cord. Many conditions (some serious, some not so much) can lead to those examination findings he/she remarked upon. I'm sure you'll be undergoing more testing. Best of health to you! ...Read more

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What happens if my tst is positive?

What happens if my tst is positive?

Maybe cath: If you mean treadmill stress test by tst, then it may be a sign of limited blood flow to the heart called ischemia. Especially if you have chest pain or pressure with exertion, or other symptoms or risk factors, other studies may be done. Hese can include a nuclear stress test, a coronary ct, or even a cardiac catheterization. Discuss with your physician. ...Read more

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What is high positive cryoglobulins?

What is high positive cryoglobulins?

Can cause vasculitis: Can cause vasculitis, or blood vessel inflammation. There are three types, and each as its own set of disease associations. However, these proteins can cause lower extremity vasculitis, or a more widespread vasculitis. A search for a cause should be underway, and complement studies to see if associated blood vessel inflammation is present. It can be seen with rheumatoid, other ctds. ...Read more

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What are the positives of gingivectomy?

What are the positives of gingivectomy?

Why Gingivectomy?: Gingivectomies are needed for one of two reasons: (1) to remove diseased gum tissue, or, (2) to increase the length of the teeth by the removal of gum tissue that has grown over the "necks" of teeth". If you feel like you have a "gummy smile", then a gingivectomy will allow more tooth structure to be exposed, thereby eliminating a gummy smile. ...Read more

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What happens if you have high positive cryoglobulins?

You will need to: see your doctor to determine the cause. See: http://www.urmc.rochester.edu/encyclopedia/content.aspx?ContentTypeID=167&ContentID=cryoglobulin ...Read more