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What are the tests that indicate conception?

What are the tests that indicate conception?

Beta HCG: There is a urine and a blood test based on the hormone the zygote(fertilized egg) makes......The commercial kits test for this too. ...Read more

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Conception (Definition)

Conception is the union of an egg and sperm to form a zygote. The zygote is what ...Read more


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What are the tests that indicate anencephaly?

What are the tests that indicate anencephaly?

Anencephaly: Anencephaly is a serious birth defect where the brain does not form and the top of the skull is open. It is an extreme form of a neural tube defect. Tests which can indicate anencephaly are an ultrasound examination. A blood test called msafp can be drawn at 15 weeks also. ...Read more

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What are the tests that indicate fibroids?

What are the tests that indicate fibroids?

Ultrasound, CT scan: Sometimes fibroids can be detected on pelvic exam, otherwise they are recognized with a pelvic ultrasound, ct scan of the pelvis or MRI of the pelvis. ...Read more

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What are the tests that indicate hypopigmentation?

What are the tests that indicate hypopigmentation?

Light skin spots: Hypopigmentation or light skin spots, may be diagnosed easily in the office by a machine called a woods lamp. This is like a "black light". Causes of hypopigmentation are a decrease of melanin, melanocytes or the Amino Acid tyrosine. Sometimes a fungus of the skin may cause hypopigmentation so a simple culture of the skin can diagnose the cause. Complete loss of skin pigment is called vitiligo. ...Read more

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What are the tests that indicate dementia?

What are the tests that indicate dementia?

Step by step: Good diagnosis starts with history and medical exams by your doctor or neurologist. If general medical is fine, usually neurologic exam and tests are geared toward ruling and diagnosis treatable forms of dementia. Early stages may not be evident on medical tests, and neuropsychological testing can play an important role in early diagnosis, treatment and differential with depression. ...Read more

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What are the tests that indicate calciphylaxis?

What are the tests that indicate calciphylaxis?

Calciphylaxis: There are no lab tests that indicate calciphylaxis...It is a clinical diagnosis. Your doctor can take a small sample of the dark tissue and send it to pathologist, who can determine if there is calcium deposition in the skin and soft tissues. ...Read more

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What is the point of conception indicators on urine pregnancy tests when they are deemed inaccurate?

What is the point of conception indicators on urine pregnancy tests when they are deemed inaccurate?

Depends: For some women they do not work well and so using them is a waster of time. For some women they are very reliable but not perfect. In general they are overrated, if it is just to time sex then it is better just to have sex more often around the time you think you will ovulate. If they are used to time fertility treatments, often the doctor will have backup plan in case the kit in not working. ...Read more

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What are the tests that indicate bone loss?

What are the tests that indicate bone loss?

DXA: A bone density test, (aka dual energy x-ray absorptiometry or dxa) is like a special x-ray and measures how much bone is in the spine, hip and sometimes wrist. ...Read more

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What are the tests that indicate munchausen syndrome?

No tests: There is no test for munchausen syndrome. The diagnosis is made by history and a high index of suspicion. ...Read more

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What are the tests that shall confirm ARTHRITIS?

What are the tests that shall confirm ARTHRITIS?

X-rays: best test: Simple X-rays are often one of the best initial screening tests to evaluate for arthritis. Lower extremity x-rays are best performed in a weight bearing format to show the joints in a "worst case scenario" setting. ...Read more

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What are the common symptoms that show that your dopamine levels are off?

What are the common symptoms that show that your dopamine levels are off?

Low dopamine: In men, low Dopamine levels (like low testosterone) can decrease bone density, sex drive, physical endurance, & muscle mass. May also increase cholesterol levels & body fat. Low Dopamine levels may indicate onset of parkinson's or adhd. People with fibromyalgia & chronic fatigue syndrome generally have low Dopamine levels as well. ...Read more

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What are the signs that you are begining to ovulate?

What are the signs that you are begining to ovulate?

Several: Prior to ovulation, 50% of women have cervical mucous production, you can have a positive ovulation detection kit, if doing bbt's, your temperature will raise .4-1.0 f. Some women get ovulation "pain" and in some, an increase sex drive. Can always do an ultrasound can can show a pre-ovulatory follicle. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What are the tests for chorioamnionitis?

What are the tests for chorioamnionitis?

Cultures: Blood, amniotic fluid and cervical cultures are useful to determine intraamniotic infection, however clinical criteria are sufficient to clinch the diagnosis and prompt expert medical therapy is warranted to promptly evacuate the uterus. Low amniotic fluid glucose, positive gram stain, and increased white cell count in the amniotic fluid are all suggestive of intraamniotic infection. ...Read more

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What are the biochemical test results if you have s. pyogenes?

What are the biochemical test results if you have s. pyogenes?

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

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When are the tests in pregnancy that look for disabilities?

When are the tests in pregnancy that look for disabilities?

Depends on type: Some genetic conditions that are associated with disabilities can be detected by studies of the fetal blood or amniotic fluid, obtained by amniocentesis. Others might be suspected based on ultrasound imaging of the fetus. In addition, an examination of the newborn by a medical geneticist can provide further information. But often there's no test that can predict type or extent of later disability. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of gonorrhea? Is positive test reported by doctors to the guy?

What are the symptoms of gonorrhea? Is positive test reported by doctors to the guy?

Varied: It can vary from no symptoms picke up by a screenig test to pelvic pain and discharge. The doctor doen not tell your partner, but you should. Also many states look into paositive results to find any exposures so they can be treated and not pass it on to others. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms that indicate bronchitis?

What are the symptoms that indicate bronchitis?

URI, cough, fever: Bronchitis usually starts with symptoms of the common cold. Then low grade fever and cough start. Wheezing is not uncommon. Mild cases last 7-10 days total. More severe cases espicially in cigarette smokers can last 3 weeks or longer. ...Read more

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What are the chances that protein in urine could give false positive pregnancy tests?

What are the chances that protein in urine could give false positive pregnancy tests?

Won't alter test: Today's home pregnancy tests are very accurate and not affected by foods, herbs, protein in urine, common illnesses, sexually transmitted diseases, vaginal spotting, or medications. A test gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (or when conception might have been) or 1 week after missing a period. If done sooner, a negative result may be due to testing too early, but a positive is likely real. ...Read more