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What Do Asymptomatic Mean
Read this on my lab report "low positive thyroglobulin antibodies are seen in assymptomatic population"
what does that mean in real terms?
Not diagnostic: In general, lab tests are used to support a clinical diagnosis and thus a positive test per se does not provide a diagnosis without abnormal physical findings or symptoms. On many occasions, an abnormal lab test is not associated with any disease condition especially when the value is only slightly abnormal. If you do hundreds of tests on a healthy person, you will likely find something abnormal. ...Read more
See below: This means that a person doesn't feel any different, you don't have any symptoms that you would have for it necessarily. Chlamydia is usually a silent disease. Tests are simple to do , treatment can be given by family doctor , gyn, or urologist. ...Read more
If you have an asymptomatic illness, does that mean your immune system isn't fighting the illness off?
My partner has just been diagnosed with asymptomatic multiple myeloma what does that mean and how dangerous is it. How long does it take to progress.
I had a tilt table test and wasnt told the results. They were saying im asymptomatic in relation to p.O.T.S. What does this mean?
Healthy : It means you don't have pots.Get a more detailed answer ›
Does being an asymptomatic carrier for hsv-1 mean i can't share drinks or food with family or friends anymore? Or kiss my nephews and siblings?
Herpes: I know of no physician that would recommend the sharing of any foods, drinks, utensils regardless of infection with herpes or not. But yes. This is what it means in our modern world. If you do not want to pass on herpes you do not kiss your family members. This epidemic is seen mostly in families. 75% of americans have herpes one and most got this as children from family members. ...Read more
If u have an asymptomatic infection say like like the like the flu like the flu for example, does that mean yor body is not fighting off the infection?
For years i've had lipase elevations, fluctuations, w/ normalization. I'm completely asymptomatic and findings were incidental. Mrcp, ct, normal. Does this mean future pancreas problems like ap, cp, c?
Pancreas: Not necessarily just watch levels closely.Get a more detailed answer ›