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Source urine. Site:FINAL REPORT CULTURE REPORT COLONY COUNT= 1,000-10,000 MIXED FLORA AT FINAL READING.. Means what please interperet 36 male?

Source urine. Site:FINAL REPORT  CULTURE REPORT COLONY COUNT= 1,000-10,000 MIXED FLORA AT FINAL READING.. Means what please interperet 36 male?

Likely contaminant: This is likely a contaminated urine specimen from not having a clean catch. Speak with your ordering physician to discuss the results in concert with your history, physical exam, and other lab results. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003751.htm ...Read more

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How to read dad's medical report - copd?

How to read dad's medical report - copd?

Destruction of lung: This is destruction of lung tissue, most often from smoking. It can cause symptoms of cough, wheezing, and shortness of breath. It is diagnosed by imaging and lung function tests. This is one of the causes of COPD, which means Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. The main problem in COPD is inability to blow out all the air in the chest, which then causes many of the symptoms. ...Read more

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Please explain why is computerised ECG report signed as unconfirmed report?

Please explain why is computerised ECG report signed as unconfirmed report?

Unconfirmed report: An unconfirmed computerized report means that a licensed physician has not reviewed the study and signed off/confirmed the accuracy of the study and its interpretation. ...Read more

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Top PC surgical oncologist at teaching hospital/major center, says T1. He rather not get 2nd opinion on cyto lab results. Operation set. Hmm?

Top PC surgical oncologist at teaching hospital/major center, says T1. He rather not get 2nd opinion on cyto lab results. Operation set. Hmm?

Unclear matter: Please say it more clearly. I can not tell what your problem is and what do you need help with? Please simplify and state clearly. ...Read more

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What is the best way to fight an insurance co that denies approval for a rhizotomy recommended by 3 mds? Appeal letter sent; 2 peer:peer reviews done

What is the best way to fight an insurance co that denies approval for a rhizotomy recommended by 3 mds? Appeal letter sent; 2 peer:peer reviews done

Keep fighting: The only way to win is to persevere. This is a stare down competition the first person to look away loses. It sucks that it takes all this effort, but it took me and one of my patients almost 1.5 years to get procedure approved. We never waivered and obviously the treatment helped and was appropriate for care which inevitably helped. Good luck! ...Read more

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How to interpret mom's urine culture report?

How to interpret mom's urine culture report?

Culture report: If the urine culture report is negative, there is no infection. If the report shows bacteria or fungus, there is a problem that can be dealt with antibiotics or anti-fungal agents. Ask the physician (P) who ordered the culture for more details, as the P knows your mother the best. Good luck. ...Read more

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Asked question about wife false positive yesterday, her confirmatory test done by CIA rather than TPPA or FTA-Abs...is that ok?

Asked question about wife false positive yesterday, her confirmatory test done by CIA rather than TPPA or FTA-Abs...is that ok?

Test: The CIA testing has become the more common way to screen for syphilis. The test is associated with false positives. For people with no history of Syphilis they should then have an RPR and TP-PA done. ...Read more

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Does the mammography technician ask questions?

Does the mammography technician ask questions?

Yes: She may go over your breast health history, for example if you have had a prior biopsy, and your family history of breast cancer. She may ask when and where you had previous mammograms. Also she will verify your identity. ...Read more

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How to interpret urine culture report?

How to interpret urine culture report?

Talk to pathologist: The report is usually issued to your doctor, who should explain it to you. If you still have issues, you may contact the pathologist in-charge of the lab that did the test. The issue is not suitable for this forum for an adequate explanation. ...Read more

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Can you retrieve my Lab Corps urine analysis test results that were done here in Sherman Texas on May 15, 2015?

Can you retrieve my Lab Corps urine analysis test results that were done here in Sherman Texas on May 15, 2015?

Lab Tests: We do not have the ability to obtain lab tests without a doctor patient relationship. You should contact the physician who ordered the tests for a copy. The results could be discussed with a virtual consult on HealthTap prime. ...Read more

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Is professional essay writing service illegal or not?

Wrong Forum: I am sorry but this is a forum for answering health questions not legal questions. ...Read more

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Received Pulmonologist result's, don't understand them.

Test Results: the best person to ask is the doctor who ordered the test or your PCP. MaLean appointment to have the results explained to you. Ask questions until you are comfortable that you understand and take notes. ...Read more

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Took a urine clean catch 36 male. Colony count = 1,000-10,000 mixed flora at final reading^L. Can you please interperet...

Took a urine clean catch 36 male.  Colony count = 1,000-10,000 mixed flora at final reading^L.  Can you please interperet...

Contamination: Unless you have symptoms of a bladder infection, it could be contamination. If you have symptoms of pain with urination, frequent urination, or urgent urination, then it may be a real infection with a contaminated specimen. With symptoms, urine also should be sent for chlamydia and GC. A repeat clean-catch with mid-stream urine after cleansing the head of the penis is also a good plan. ...Read more

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Honest opinion Went to s new GI he read my old charts and disagreed with crohns biopsy. Never did a phy exam saw him 3x just keeps ordering more test?

Honest opinion Went to s new GI he read my old charts and disagreed with crohns biopsy. Never did a phy exam saw him 3x just keeps ordering more test?

Different doctor: It would be reasonable to consult a different GI. If you live in a town that has a medical school, you may wish to see the GI specialist at the medical school. ...Read more