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What are the complications of a schilling test?

What are the complications of a schilling test?

Unreliable: Although the schilling test is a classic way of detecting B12 deficiency, it is not as sensitive or reliable as updated blood tests including b12, folate, (folic acid) and the metabolites methylmalonate (mma) and total homocysteine. ...Read more

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Does the schilling test look for parasites in the blood?

Does the schilling test look for parasites in the blood?

NO: It is not for parasites in the blood, it is done for B12 deficiency, intestinal parasites may interfere absorption of B12 ( and iron ) cause anemia schilling test is specific for B12 metabolism. ...Read more

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What are the tests for diabetes complications?

What are the tests for diabetes complications?

It depends: Different tests for different complications. Heart disease - stress test, heart cath. For poor circulation & stroke - ultrasounds of blood vessels. For eyes, an exam of the retinas after dilating drops put in to widen the pupils. For kidneys, blood tests for bun, creatinine, and urine checks for protein. For nerve damage, checks for sensation to light touch & vibration. ...Read more

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How do you test for diabetic complications?

How do you test for diabetic complications?

Variety: Check for the kidney funciton and how much of protien you are losing in the urine. Dilate the eyes and check the retina and make sure there is no bleeding. Check the sensation in the feet and legs and make sure that ther nerves are still functioning. ...Read more

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Iv taken 3 positivepregnancy test, went for blood test results and dr needs to see me . What are the possible complications/ thing wrong?

Iv taken 3 positivepregnancy test, went for blood test results and dr needs to see me . What are the possible complications/ thing wrong?

Complications?: The doctor needs to see every woman who has become pregnant and expects to deliver a baby in the near future. We don't expect complications just because a woman is pregnant (pregnancy is considered a normal state of being for women of childbearing age). However, being pregnant is riskier for the individual than being non-pregnant, but without pregnancy we would have no children. ...Read more

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After 7 month of having DES can you develop complications or inflammation? Feeling burning sensation? What tests could be done

After 7 month of having DES can you develop complications or inflammation? Feeling burning sensation? What tests could be done

Prob Not DES: While the stainless stent & des coatings are foreign & rarely people have had immune problems seemingly related to a few of the drug binding coatings, at 7 months, symptoms likely something new (gerd?), restenosis, etc. Optimize NMR particle test (not chol.), hba1c, BP (study my other answers), i.e. The primary issues driving artery disease nearly always more effective & find better assistance. ...Read more

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My blood type is ab+, what type of blood should my future wife have in order for us to not have complication ? Why do we need to do blood test?

My blood type is ab+, what type of blood should my future wife have in order for us to not have complication ?  Why do we need to do blood test?

No specific type: Blood types are not a cause of problems in marriage and only rarely for the offspring. As and when you are ready to have a family your doctor can advise you about any risk to the baby based on your future wife's blood type. Choose a compatible wife without regards to her blood type. ...Read more

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What are the tests for preterm/neonatal complication - meningitis?

What are the tests for preterm/neonatal complication - meningitis?

Combination: There are tests such as brain echo, MRI, EEG. It may take time to observe developmental progress. ...Read more

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