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What blood tests can I have done to confirm gallstones?

What blood tests can I have done to confirm gallstones?

None: None for gall stones. But for gall bladder disease, liver enzymes , total and direct bilirubin, alk phos, amylase, and lipase. ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Gallstones (Definition)

Gallstones are stone-like deposits of bile in the gallbladder that are made from accumulation of cholesterol or bilirubin. Most gallstones are asymptomatic, however complications of gallstones include inflammation of the gallbladder, and blockage of ...Read more


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Would blood tests indicate gallstones? ?

Would blood tests indicate gallstones? ?

No: You need a right upper quadrant ultrasound to know whether you have gallstones (which would be unusual in an 18 year old male). ...Read more

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I think I have gallstones but my blood tests came back normal. What else should I do?

I think I have gallstones but my blood tests came back normal. What else should I do?

Get an ultrasound: Unless there is an obstuction of your bile ducts, blood tests will not demonstrate whether or not you have gallstones. An ultrasound of the gallbladder should show gallstones. Often, a test called a hida scan is also done to watch how the galbladder empties. ...Read more

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If you have gallstones would you be able to find out by blood tests or urine test what's wrong or could it still be gallstones.

If you have gallstones would you be able to find out by blood tests or urine test what's wrong or could it still be gallstones.

NO: Some of the complications result of gall stones could be , like bilirubin , alkaline phosphate .They are also elevated in other diseases , simple sonogram will show gall stones. ...Read more

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I want to know which blood tests should i do to confirm if i have pco or not.i already done ultrasound.

I want to know which blood tests should i do to confirm if i have pco or not.i already done ultrasound.

PCO: Your doctor MUST discuss your need for blood tests. They may all be normal but that won't be known till all data is available. Please let me know what develops. ...Read more

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I don't have aids but I'm severely losing weight and can't gain weight what specific blood tests can I get done?

I don't have aids but I'm severely losing weight and can't gain weight what specific blood tests can I get done?

Not a do it yourself: issue. If you have had unintended weight loss that needs to be investigated. If you are not gaining weight that may not be anything to be concerned about. It appears that you are under the care of a doctor and you should follow her/his advice. If you are not satisfied with that, it is reasonable to seek a second opinion. ...Read more

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Do you have to have blood tests done if you've had a stroke?

It depends on the ca: It depends on the cause of the stroke. Most often strokes occur in folks who have high blood pressure and or diabetes which requires treatment with drugs. So there is need to do blood tests to check your organ functions. There is no reason not to do a blood test. Yet if you do not want to have the tests done, they can still treat you. ...Read more

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