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What is vap test? Who should and can get vap test done?

What is vap test? Who should and can get vap test done?

Cholesterol test: A vap test is primarily a test done to obtain a more detailed cholesterol profile for a patient. It is rather technical for this forum, but it basically gives a directly measured value for LDL (bad cholesterol, normally calculated) and also the details of other particles amounting to total cholesterol. It has not been shown to be more valuable than the cheaper non-hdl cholesterol measurement. ...Read more

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Whats vap test?

Whats vap test?

Indepth Lipid Test: A vap test takes a very close look at your cholesterol and emerging risk factors for heart disease. It can be very helpful in decision making on what changes you can make involving lifestyle, diet, exercise and medications to help optimize your lipid panel and decrease risks for heart disease and stroke. Many docs prefer it over the usual cholesterol test, and it is becoming more affordable. ...Read more

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Why do you need a vap test?

Why do you need a vap test?

Indepth Lipid Test: A vap test takes a very close look at your cholesterol and emerging risk factors for heart disease. It can be very helpful in decision making on what changes you can make involving lifestyle, diet, exercise and medications to help optimize your lipid panel and decrease risks for heart disease and stroke. Many docs prefer it over the usual cholesterol test, and it is becoming more affordable. ...Read more

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How soon can you get a paternity test done?

How soon can you get a paternity test done?

After birth: This can be done on cells obtained from the womb by amniocentesis or from the placenta by cvs. Both procedures have some risk to mom and baby and paternity issues are not considered worthy of the risk. As soon as the kid is born, material can be obtained & sent.There are several commercial labs that do this and the hospital should have a number for information.It is not covered by insurance. ...Read more

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How does dyslexia get diagnosed? What are the tests done?

How does dyslexia get diagnosed? What are the tests done?

Varies with age: A specialist experienced in the assessment of learning will conduct testing to measure language skills, reading, decoding, overall non language based intelligence and achievement. The specific tests used will be determined by age and academic achievement. In general one will look for difficulty with sound symbol association and marked weakness in reading compared to ability. ...Read more

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What does it mean to get tympanometry test done? How does it work?

What does it mean to get tympanometry test done? How does it work?

Hearing check: Typanometry measures how well the eardrum moves. It is a great way to pick up fluid behind the eardrum which is common with colds, sinus issues, allergies, and as a result of an ear infection. If a child has a normal eardrum and a chronic problem on tympanometry the child may benefit form an ENT evaluation. It is a useful tool to monitor recovery form ear infections as well. ...Read more

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What can be done to get weed out of your system to pass a drug test?

What can be done to get weed out of your system to pass a drug test?

You are out of luck: None of the old tricks work anymore as testing has become much more sophisticated. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get a nerve test done to check out what's wrong with my vibration sensation under my skin?

Is it possible to get a nerve test done to check out what's wrong with my vibration sensation under my skin?

Yes: Neurologists test sensory modalities in general. Check in with a neurologist to see if there are specific tests for vibration sense. The symptoms may relate to some other disorder of the nerves, spinal cord or brain. ...Read more

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Is it ok for a 52 yrs old male in good health to run or should get some tests done first to ensure all is ok.

Is it ok for a 52 yrs old male in good health to run  or should get some tests done first to ensure all is ok.

It’s Probably Okay: There are no specific tests that need to be completed before a healthy male in his 50s starts running. If he has not been feeling well for any reason, has been diagnosed with any diseases, or has a family history of any diseases, it would be a good idea to talk with a doctor before starting a new exercise regimen. Either way, he should start out slowly and work up in speed and miles over time. ...Read more

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I get headaches often. Most times i end up in a dark quite room. What could this be? What test should be done to find out?

I get headaches often. Most times i end up in a dark quite room. What could this be? What test should be done to find out?

Probable Migraine he: Migraine headaches are made worse by light and sounds. Ask you doctor's opinion, if your pcp can not handle this go see a neurologist who specializes in headache treatments. There are very good drugs available to treat migraine...They are called triptans, like sumatriptan(imitrex) is one popular one. ...Read more

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How long dose it take to anxiety to go away ? O never deal with it till 3 mon ago...And where dose it come from is there test you would get done ?

How long dose it take to anxiety to go away ? O never deal with it till 3 mon ago...And where dose it come from is there test you would get done ?

You need evaluation: Anxiety disorder is clinical psychiatric condition and can be due to many causes which you may not be avare of and can have many complex symptoms and often is associated with depression.There is no lab test for it.You should see your personal physician or a psychiatrist to be evauated.It requires a comprehensive history and complete physical exam as there are somrtimes overlapping medical conditio. ...Read more

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My urologist wants me to get a cloroflowmetry test done. What is cloroflowmetry?

My urologist wants me to get a cloroflowmetry test done. What is cloroflowmetry?

Uroflowmetry?: Uroflowmetry is a test which involves having the patient urinate into a device which measures the urine flow rate in cc/s (milliliters/second). ...Read more

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Where can I get a t.B test done?

Testing for TB: Any family or primary medical clinic should be able to offer you this test. It is a very common test asked of us physicians to complete. ...Read more

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Where do I go to get a sweat test done?

Where do I go to get a sweat test done?

Your physician: Your general practitioner should be able to provide this for you but if she can not, she can definitely direct you to a clinic that can. ...Read more

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Where to get blood test done by shipping it myself?

Where to get blood test done by shipping it myself?

Be careful: There are fly-by-night / crooked labs that will take a drop of your dried blood and give all manner of weird diagnoses. A straight-up lab will always draw the blood for you and take care of the transporting. ...Read more

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How old do I have to be to get a fertility test done?

How old do I have to be to get a fertility test done?

Any age: You can get fertility testing done at any age (although some tests don't make sense for younger women.). ...Read more

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Can you get a blood test done at 2 weeks and 5 days ?

Can you get a blood test done at 2 weeks and 5 days ?

Unclear question: What test are you looking for? Two weeks five days after what? If you are talking about exposure to hiv, a negative result at that time will not rule out hiv. It would be prudent to see your doctor for a clearer discussion. ...Read more

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Whats the best test to get done to confirm reactive hypoglycemia?

Whats the best test to get done to confirm reactive hypoglycemia?

No: In my 35 years of practice, I have never seen a case of reactive hypoglycemia. The disorder doesn't exist, if you're overweight the symptoms are a natural response to your glucose level returning to normal. A glucose tolerance test (if you've had one) is not and never will be a valid diagnostic test for hypoglycemia. Don't waste your money o GTT or any fad diets of treatments. Lose wt if heavy. ...Read more

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Would discitis show on x-ray? What tests should be done to get diagnosed?

Would discitis show on x-ray? What tests should be done to get diagnosed?

Discitis: Can be suggested on plain x-ray in the presence of disk height loss and irregularity/demineralization of the adjacent vertebral body endplates. Mri with contrast is a better study for evaluation and, if it is suggestive, needle aspiration for culture and cytology is commonly advised. ...Read more