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What is the best way to test a person to see if they are diebetic?

What is the best way to test a person to see if they are diebetic?

Blood sugar: Blood sugar is a test for diabetes that can be measured at various times. A fasting blood sugar should be less than 100 mg/dl, and a blood sugar taken randomly should not exceed 200 mg/dl. Blood sugar 2 hours after a meal should be less than 140. If you think you might have diabetes, you should see a physician to check your blood sugar. A blood test called A1c can also be done. No fasting needed. ...Read more

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What is the best test to tell if you have possibility ms?

What is the best test to tell if you have possibility ms?

Diagnosing MS: There is no one real good test for the diagnosis of multiple sclerosis. In general, a comprehensive neurological examination and an imaging study of the affected area is the best first step. Need to discuss with your physician and also with the neurologist that you would be seeing. ...Read more

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What is the best way to become a ophthalmologist? What are the best schools and what should I study?

What is the best way to become a ophthalmologist? What are the best schools and what should I study?

Work and study hard : I would suggest undergraduate studies in sciences or engineering in preparation for medical school. As ophthalmology residencies are highly competitive, you should strive for reputable medical schools and, of course, maintain excellent academic record. Your academic record often dictates your residency options, but among the premier programs are wills eye, johns hopkins, and bascom palmer. ...Read more

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If u are a teenager what's the best sight to learn how to be a doctor?

If u are a teenager what's the best sight to  learn how to be a doctor?

What are you seeking: There is not a specific website ...Webmd is very useful as a research site for information. College and medical school are still the standard. If you are unsure if you want to be a doctor, talk to your pediatrician and see if you can shadow him a few times and see if you like it. ...Read more

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What is the best thing to do when you are starting to have a gallstone attack?

What is the best thing to do when you are starting to have a gallstone attack?

LetNatureTakeCourse: Most attacks occur due to a stone temporarily blocking the (cystic) duct that drains the gallbladder; this stone usually falls back w/in an hour or so, relieving the pain. Narcotics may be effective to "break" an attack, either by reducing pressure in the biliary tree or just holding one over until nature takes its course. Best bet: don't wait for the next attack to occur--get treated (surgery). ...Read more

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How STD can be diagnosed? What are the tests required? If a person is in doubt about std, then what to tell doctor?

How STD can be diagnosed? What are the tests required? If a person is in doubt about std, then what to tell doctor?

Testing : The gold standard for diagnosing any std is either a blood test or cultures. Symptoms or lack of them can be deceiving so you really need to get checked. I would share all pertinent information with your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the best thing an uninsured patient can do if they need to see a specialist?

What is the best thing an uninsured patient can do if they need to see a specialist?

Let me help: I would call his office and till him I have no insurance and i would pay cash for the visit, if possible to give discount? ...Read more

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What is the appropriate time and how to tell someone that you have condyloma?

What is the appropriate time and how to tell someone that you have condyloma?

Oral Cancers: Mounting evidence suggests causal relationship between hpv and oral cancers. The hpv virus which is responsible for genital warts has recently been implicated (although evidence has been mounting for 1-2 decades) that the same hpv virus (especially subtypes 16&18) are responsible for oral cancers. ...Read more

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What is the best thing to do for pink eye if you cannot make it to the doctor ?

It depends: Viral pink eyes is very common and you don't need to do much (just some redness, maybe watery, no discharge, no pain/change of vision etc...)..Or if allergies--typically some redness, watery and itchy...Then allergies drops will help. If you have discharge from eyes, pain, change of visision..See your doctor asap..Vision is precious and so don't cut corner.... ...Read more

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What is the best way to find out if I am lactose intolerant? Is there a test that can be done?

What is the best way to find out if I am lactose intolerant?  Is there a test that can be done?

Blood and breath: Hydrogen breath test:breathing into balloon-type container after drinking flavored liquid containing lactose. Samples of breath collected at set time periods and hydrogen levels checked.Normally, little hydrogen.Unless body has trouble breaking down and absorbing lactose.Blood lactose tolerance test:body creates glucose when lactose breaks down.Ingest lactose solution and blood samples checked. ...Read more

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I have hidradenitis supprativa and what is the best way to explain to a doctor a condition they know nothing about, and to get them to understand.

I have hidradenitis supprativa and what is the best way to explain to a doctor a condition they know nothing about, and to get them to understand.

Their responsibility: You should not have to explain these things to your doctor. Part of practicing medicine is continuing education, and a competent physician faced with a clinical condition with which they are unfamiliar has an ongoing responsibility to learn about that illness and make it part of their intellectual armamentarium. You can always provide them with articles if you choose. Or choose another doctor. ...Read more

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Is blood test is the only way you can find out if you have herpes?

Is blood test is the only way you can find out if you have herpes?

Herpes: Blood testing is most accurate way to learn if one has been exposed to herpes. Yes. ...Read more

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What is the best thing to take if you have svt?

What is the best thing to take if you have svt?

SVT: If you have svt it can be converted by an IV injection. If its recurrent there are various choices for preventive meds available to your doctor. If the medications aren't adequate there is an ablation procedure that may be successful. There are several good medicines but the choice is by your doc with the knowledge of your individual factors. ...Read more

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What is the best way to donate your organ if you are still alive?

Contact a Txp center: Living organ donation of a kidney or a portion of the liver or lung is a very big deal. It requires a major process of evaluation and education as well as a great deal of careful thought on your part. If you are really interested, the best thing to do is to go to unos.Org and look up the nearest transplant center to call and ask your questions. Thank you for your interest and good luck. ...Read more

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What is a good way to determine if you are taking a placebo?

What is a good way to determine if you are taking a placebo?

Placebo: Perhaps if the condition being studied does not improve. However, you may never know the difference because there is a proven placebo effect, this is where the placebo, actually works as well as the other medication being studied. ...Read more

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5mm overjet. Do you think this is signifying enough to get fixed? If so what is the best and most effective way to do so?!

5mm overjet. Do you think this is signifying enough to get fixed?  If so what is the best and most effective way to do so?!

Your choice: 5 mm of overjet is more than ideal. Orthodontics may help if there is enough room to move your teeth into proper place. Jaw surgery many be required to fix if orthodontics alone will not help. Generally if the situation bothers you significantly then see a dentist/orthodontist to discuss your options. I see plenty of people with similar overjet measurements that get along fine. ...Read more

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