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What Are The Tests That Indicate Conception
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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