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My friend has leukonychia, what is that?

My friend has leukonychia, what is that?

White nails.: Greek word literally means white nails. It can be seen most commonly after trauma, but more sinister etiologies are carbon monoside or arseninc poisoning, severe stress, famine or chemotherapy/radiation exposure, . ...Read more

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How to remove leukonychia (the white marks on your fingernails)?

How to remove leukonychia (the white marks on your fingernails)?

Benign neglect.: Often times the easiest way is to simply allow the nail to grow out. The white marks are the fingernails version of bruising, and will grow out on their own. ...Read more

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What is a V-Q test?

What is a V-Q test?

V/q scan: Ventilation/perfusion test used as an alternative test for a Ct angiogram to rule out pulmonary embolism or blood clots in lungs. ...Read more

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What is a qeeg test?

What is a qeeg test?

Brian Mapping: Quantitative electroencephalography, or a qeeg test, is one of the most reliable, non-invasive methods used in detecting the subtle neurological differences present in individuals with adhd. Clinical studies using qeeg discovered that this breakthrough technology has a 96% success rate in predicting conditions like adhd and OCD (obsessive-compulsive disorder). ...Read more

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What is a g a s test?

What is a g a s test?

Group A strep: It's not quite clear what you mean without the context behind the testing. But it very well could represent group A streptococcal testing. This is common test done when someone has a sore throat to make sure he/she doesn't need antibiotics. Really on group A strep pharyngitis(sore throats) need antibiotic therapy most others resolve on their own without issue. Best of luck ...Read more

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What is indirect combs test?

What is indirect combs test?

Tests you own RBCs: This is a specialty blood-banking test by which seek particular antigens on particular people's red blood cells. The direct coombs test if positive is of clinical significance; don't trouble yourself with the indirect coombs unless you are studying laboratory medicine. ...Read more

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What are the tests for shock?

What are the tests for shock?

Clinical diagnosis: Low blood pressure, rapid thready pulse, peripheral vasoconstriction, cold clammy skin are usual manifestations of shock. In septic shock the skin may be flushed rather than cold and clammy. No lab tests are needed for this diagnosis. ...Read more

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What kinds of tests do I need?

What kinds of tests do I need?

Depends on age: If you are a healthy young man, blood pressure, weight and height may be all you need. If you are a woman over 21, you should have pap smears. Lipids should be checked after age 25, and women over 40 should have mammograms. ...Read more

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