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What Do You Call The Screening Test In Which Cells Are Scraped From The Cervix
Pap test: It's called a pap test or pap smear, named after its inventor, dr.Georgios papanikolaou. During a pelvic exam cells are scraped off, then a cytologist puts them on a slide and looks at the them under a microscope. The cytologist looks for cells that appear abnormal -- precancer or cancer cells. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Examples are: colonoscopy for colon polyp or cancer; mammograms for breast lesions or cancer; psa a blood test that could indicate enlargement of cancerous prostate tissue; blood sugar or hemoglobin a!c for diabetes. Many think that scanning the whole body will pick up a cancer--in all likelihood, it will not. There also is no good blood test, yet, ...Read more
Doctor ran blood work to check for thyroid problems. The first test she ran she said was a screening test. The report calls it " i've had a high pulse and feeling really cold all the time, which is why i believe the doctor wanted to check thyroid levels.
Those are sympt: High pulse and feeling cold are symptoms which may or may not be related to the thyroid. Find out your levels. High TSH indicates hypothyroidism which goes along with cold intolerance but high pulse rate is related to low TSH which is hyperthyroidism. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hb electrophoresis: Both parents of a child with sickle cell anemia in most instances, but not always should have sickle cell trait. This could be confirmed by a test, 'hemoglobin (hb) electrophoresis'. There is a simple test called 'sickledex' test. But this test does not tell you if you have sickle cell disease or trait. If both parents have trait, each offspring has 25% chance of having a child with disease. ...Read more
Soft open low cervix and 5 days late with 2 back to back pregnancies 7 negative preg tests should I call my obgyn? No sex in 10 wks Should I worry?
What is it called when you get the surface of your cervix frozen to get rid of precancerous cells?
Does md have to call you if herpes test comes back positive or can they wait until your next visit to call you? I am pregnant. Md tested me for this as i was having some slight bleeding which appeared to be coming from the cervix (us later determined it w
Please : Please call your doctor or their nurse immediately and ask about your results. You should know about the result. Please call immediately to put your mind at rest. ...Read more
What screening test(s) does a gastroenterologist us to determine the diagnosis for colitis and Crohn's disease?
The first step: is a complete history, physical examination and basic lab tests (Blood Count, Chemistries) There is no BLOOD SCREENING test for these disease. A stool examination may be helpful( testing for occult blood) Routine genetic testing (HLA chromosomes etc) is NOT recomended. The next step for most Gastroenterologists is ENDOSCOPY (Lower and Upper) which can be done in ONE session (painless nowadays) Z ...Read more
Screening can help: There is no requirement for a patient to have an invasive diagnostic test like amniocentesis to determine if a fetus has trisomy 21. However, most OB providers offer the screening test to pregnant women. Both should be accompanied by counseling so that couples can discuss them and the pregnant woman can decide what testing, if any, to undergo. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many: There are many recommended tests including cholesterol blood tests, colon / breast / cervical cancer screening, tests for depression, obesity, osteoporosis, and abdominal aneurysm. There are other recommendations, too. For a complete list of preventive recommendations by age/gender and risk factors (if you have an ipad/ipod/ipad see the prevention checklist 2013 app. ...Read more
Blood and hearing : Around 24 hours old babies should have blood drawn for a newborn screen and bilirubin. The newborn screen is a test that looks for genetic and metabolic diseases (the number of diseases tested varies by state). The results usually come back in 3 weeks. The bilirubin will come back in a few hours and is a measure of jaundice in the baby. Newborns also get a hearing test before hospital discharge. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See your doctor: The screening tests are not foolproof and need an expert review by someone who sees a lot of dementia...This comes from a dementia expert....So see your family doctor or see a gerontologist, neurologist or geriatric psychiatrist for a more expert opinion. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I took two puffs of marijuana 10 days ago and have never smoked before is that detectable on any screening test?
If i store my urine in a plastic sealed bottle and then heat to 90-100 F after 4 days will it pass scrutiny at a urine screening test.
Honesty = best med: Probably not. Why do you want to do that? Why would you have to do that? If they accept an unmonitored collection, that is poor practice on their part. Chain of custody required: samples have to be observed, collected fresh & at body temperature warm to the touch. If this is a prescribed drug by your doctor, report it, so when the test comes back hot, they won't be surprised and they may OK it. ...Read more
Can you give a list of all cancer screening tests for people who have no present symtoms of cancer, for example, a screening colonoscopy; how often?
Only a few exist: Problem: cancer SLOW but usually, except for skin, DETECTED LATE. Thus bigger issue: realize that catching/stopping cancer is a key immune system function (controlled from brain), avoid foods which drive cancer (sugars), stay thin & keep up on science. Proven for men: check skin, mouth, thyroid & lymph nodes for growths, CBC, Electrophoresis, T. Markers, PSA (<1.0 ng/dL) & endoscopy>remove polyps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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