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Tests For Satyriasis
Satyriasis testing?: I think you might be asking about male compulsive sexual behavior or sex addiction in men, but it's not formally called "satyriasis." there are also really no lab tests for this. It is mostly a clinical diagnosis, made on the basis of patient history and current interviews. Use of drugs and alcohol can play a part. Http://tinyurl. Com/mhxfbr6. ...Read more
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
Common bacteria: I assume a culture was performed. This bacteria is very common and can be found on many surfaces including skin. It becomes a problem when it gets passed the barrier of the skin and often causes boils and skin infections. With anitbiotics it can be treated but is quickly becoming resistant to them. Sensitivities are often performed so your provider can chose the drug best suited. ...Read more
Usually none: The usual test for s pyogenes infection is culture. Antibodies to streptolysin O (ASO) may be done to diagnose infection in the recent past. ...Read more
See a hematologist: See a hematologist asap. Don't delay...Get a more detailed answer ›
My question is my Dr. Ran test and one week ago the RDW was 14.8. 11 months ago the test was 15.1. Please can you explain what all this means. I s?
Not to: Meaningful. It has todo with the variation In size of your red cells. Not to worry ...Read more
Good day I took a pregi test and it’s showed a faded positive line (very very light) I’ve since take x3 that gave negative readings? Please advise
Possibly: It is likely negative but you should just repeat the test in 48 hours. ...Read more
Heartbeat 110 and correct sz for 6w4d, levels aren't rising currently 7w1 4879. Dr wants more tests. Worried pg doomed even with u/s results. Is it?
Pregnancy: If the fetus is growing in size according to the us, it's encouraging. If it is not growing, then there is a problem. Hcg should be rising, the level of 4879 is not high and if it is rising in 48 hours significantly (roughly doubling), then it's not encouraging. As far as doomed or not, I cannot tell because there should be dynamic related (repeat us, repeat HCG level). ...Read more
Yes: The direct Coombs test is typically used to test for autoimmune hemolytic anemia, a disorder involving destruction of red blood cells. It determines whether or not antibodies are present on the surface of the patient's rbcs. The indirect Coombs test is typically used to test for blood type compatibility prior to a transfusion, and detects the presence of antibodies in the serum of the patient. ...Read more
My DHEA-S is 11.5 (anything below 9.8 is normal). All other labs within range. Cause of concern? Tests needed? Thanks!
DHEAS is the stable (sulfated) form of DHEA the major precusor steroid hormone in the androgen/estrogen pathway. It is a marker of overall adrenal function especially considered a marker of adrenal androgens. Concern would arise from any associated menstrual, androgenic (eg hirsuitism, acne) or metabolic disturbances. If none would still monitor on occasion for further elevation. ...Read more
CP test results reading this means what many phenotypic patterns have been described, including deficiency states with F, S, Z or other alles.
Unclear question: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, F, S and Z are types of alpha 1 antitrypsin. If the total level of the protein is normal, you do not need to worry about these types. ...Read more
What kind of test should an athlete go through after suffering a concussion to be cleared to go back into a game. Asking for a friend he’s 30?
My S.G.P.T. level is found on test 95. And I am feeling pain in my hole body. Can you please help me for the precaution. What foods I can take?
Find cause: Before a treatment or plan can be recommended the cause of the liver sickness must be diagnosed. ...Read more
On the ravlt learning test I scored way above average. But in the moca I scored below 26 (couldn't do serial 7's). What are your thought on this?
I just started doing cardio (spin class) and after 2 days had ck level test and is 144. Can I still workout? Heartrate usually goes to the 170's.
What is/are the best test (s) for detecting a monoclonal plasma cell disorder? How sensitive are these tests? Which types of mpcds can they detect?
SPEP: The best test is a serum protein electrophoresis. It is very sensitive and specific. The disease is rare in anyone under the age of 40. For the vast majority of people the disease does not progress for many years 10-20+ so there is no role for screening. ...Read more
Dr I didn't do NT and quadruple test, today I did normal U/S and shown HC, AC, BPD are on 17.2 weeks and FL on 16 weeks. It will be miscalculation??
Not likely: This is within the normal range. Look at the height of your family members and your partners. Also second trimester US is accurate within about 14 days. If the femur length and humerus were more than 3 weeks off then I would be concerned about short limb issues, but 1 week off is more likely just related to height in the family. ...Read more
M.D. Vs d.O. Will the d.O. Be more about urgent preventative care? M.D.'s seem to limit themselves, are reluctant, and guess on basic irrelevant test
Many types of both:
I advise against generalizing too broadly. The average domay be a bit more open-minded ; prevention-oriented, but certainly all are not and there are many md's who are open minded and prevention-oriented. Seek care from a md or do with a holistic approach- see http://bit. Ly/19pettq
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Hi, my husbands sperm was reddish pink, he had an u/s, came out fine, now 2 more times its a pinkish brown, should he get other tests done, he is 36?
Cycles usually 32 days. Some go into the 40's and one-60's. Today is cycle day 64. Been spotting dark brown for 10 days, negative home tests. Help....
Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. STDs, polyps, fibroids and hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. ...Read more
I sweat a lot more than other people. What might be the reason (s)? What kind of tests should I have had to point out the problem? I can give more info
Excessive Sweating: Some people normally sweat more. It's a way of releasing heat from the body. Being heavier, extra clothes, spicy food, stress, or activity can be causes. It may also be a condition called hyperhidrosis. Wearing cooler looser clothing can help. Hydrate, especially with cold drinks. There are special antiperspirants and lotions that can help. Botox is useful for some. See a Dermatologist. ...Read more
Valid measurements:10, Total measurements:10. What are normal ranges for sws median and sws iqr in m/s on fibroscan test, (model FibroScan 502 Touch)?
Measurement 10?: Alid measurements:10, Total measurements:10. What are normal ranges for sws median and sws iqr in m/s on fibroscan test, (model FibroScan 502 Touch)? ANS:what are you measuring? ...Read more
Advice on best cardiology in the s. Have debilitating chestpainandpressure. 32f. Tests ok. Anxiety ok. Pah, mvd. Ruining my life. Need outsidebox help?
Sometimes it is more important to know where the pain is not coming from. In your case, they told you it is not the heart and that should be reassuring.
There are multiple reasons for chest pain and it may be difficult or impossible to find the one. Discuss it again with your pcp or cardiologist because pain is still pain but if it is not the heart, it is unlikely to be dangerous. ...Read more