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What is the main diagnostic test for allergic vasculitis?

What is the main diagnostic test for allergic vasculitis?

Blood testing: Testing for systemic signs of inflammation with c-reactive protein levels or erythrocyte sedimentation rate is often performed. Testing for auto-immune antibodies such as anti-nuclear antibodies (ana screening) or rheumatoid factor may be needed. In addition, evidence of complement protein cascade activation (ch-50) may be useful to detect active inflamation periods. Biopsy is the best test. ...Read more

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What is the diagnostic test for amyloidosis?

What is the diagnostic test for amyloidosis?

Specific test?: First: clinical. Second:confirmation and detection of monoclonal gammopathy on serum protein electrophoresis, with microscopic examination of abdominal fat, rectal or gingival biopsies looking for amyloid protein ...Read more

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What is the diagnostic test for Lyme disease?

What is the diagnostic test for Lyme disease?

Western blot & Elisa: The diagnosis is based on the history and physical and early the rash erythema chronicum migrans and immediate therapy is indicated The test your physician can do is to test for Borrelia Burgdorferi. You will have the Elisa test to screen and then the western blot tests for antigens from the Borrelia Burdorferi. Sometimes a PCR test can be used. You can discuss this with your physician. ...Read more

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What is the test for allergies?

What is the test for allergies?

Skin test or labs: The most sensitive test to diagnose allergy is an allergy skin test performed by an allergist. These tests will be interpreted in the context of your medical history and symptoms (for example, what time of the year and with what exposures you have symptoms). Sometimes allergy blood tests can be used, but they are not as sensitive at picking up allergy as are the skin tests. ...Read more

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What is the most sensitive test for lupus?

What is the most sensitive test for lupus?

No one test: There is list of 11 criteria and one needs to meet at least 4 for a diagnosis of lupus. You may consult this site for more information on this topic. http://www.lupus.org/answers/entry/lupus-diagnostic-criteria For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Drink enough water daily so that your urine is mostly colorless. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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What is the diagnostic test for cardiac asthma?

What is the diagnostic test for cardiac asthma?

Not asthma: This is not asthma. It's similar symptoms due to heart failure. Your doctor can test your heart (EKG, Echocardiogram) about heart failure and examine you. Treating cardiac asthma involves addressing the heart component. ...Read more

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What is the diagnostic test for cardiac asthma?

What is the diagnostic test for cardiac asthma?

Not asthma: This is not asthma. It's similar symptoms due to heart failure. Your doctor can test your heart (EKG, Echocardiogram) about heart failure and examine you. Treating cardiac asthma involves addressing the heart component. ...Read more

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What is the diagnostic test for ureterolithiasis?

What is the diagnostic test for ureterolithiasis?

Ureterolithiasis: The best test to identify a kidney or ureteral stone is a CT stone protocol. No oral or IV contrast is used ...Read more

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What is the diagnostic test for hemophilia a?

What is the diagnostic test for hemophilia a?

Factor VIII level: Hemophilia a results from the relative deficiency of factor viii coagulation protein. There are several degrees of severity depending upon the residual fviii levels. Diagnostic test is to measure the fviii level and exclude any possible inhibitors of the test measurement. ...Read more

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Is there a test for the diagnosis of Lupus ?

Is there a test for the diagnosis of  Lupus ?

The full picture. : Lupus is diagnosed based on the symptoms, clinical findings and laboratory evaluation. Labs are very helpful and essential. ...Read more

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What r the symptoms, tests, and treatment for autoimmune urticaria? Is au the same thing as chronic idiopathic hives or is there a distinction?

What r the symptoms, tests, and treatment for autoimmune urticaria? Is au the same thing as chronic idiopathic hives or is there a distinction?

Treat the cause!: Good morning, good morning, urticaria refers to hives, due to changes in blood flow to skin due to certain neuro-chemicals. Autoimmune urticaria suggests an association of these chemicals being released as a result of immune system fighting your own cells producing antibodies against nuclear components of cells such as those of thyroid glands (thyroiditis), intestines, pancreas, skin, kidneys etc. ...Read more

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What is the specific name of the test for diagnosing steatorrhea?

What is the specific name of the test for diagnosing steatorrhea?

Fecal fat: The word steatorrhea means "fat runs through you".The basic lab test is an examination of the stool for the presence of fat. Otherwise called a fecal fat study. ...Read more

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What is the significance of a positive test for lupus anticoagulant?

What is the significance of a positive test for  lupus anticoagulant?

Blood clots: You are paradoxically at increased risk of having blood clots. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the confirmatory test for diagnosing dengue fever?

What is the confirmatory test for diagnosing dengue fever?

Dengue: PCR & Antibody tests (IgM & IgG). Dengue Virus can prevent a human body from making new platelets. Platelets usually last about four days & then are replaced by the body. But wi Dengue the platelets aren't replaced & so the Platelet count can drop. A normal platelet count is about 1.5 to 4 lakhs/cu mm. Platelet count below 1 Lakh needs medical intervention. ...Read more

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What is the most reliable test for Lyme disease?

What is the most reliable test for Lyme disease?

Western blot: The western blot test is the more sensitive test of blood. Other fluids, like joint fluid can be tested by a procedure called PCR to better determine presence of Lyme ...Read more

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What are the symptoms for a real white gold allergy?

What are the symptoms for a real white gold allergy?

White gold allergy: Usually it causes a contact allergy, such as a dry itchy skin on the area of contact, and the reaction can be to either nickel or gold. A patch test can provide the answer. A dermatologist or allergist can help you. ...Read more

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