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What Kind Of Pregnancy Test Do Doctors Offices Use
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
No single answer!: Of course this varies according to the situation, but i often get a blood count (cbc); a comprehensive metabolic panel to assess blood sugar, kidney and liver function; thyroid (tsh); and vitamin d. I offer HIV and herpes tests and other std screens. In some circumstances, we get a fasting cholesterol panel, and/or a hemoglobin alc to evaluate blood sugar over the prior three months. Lgromkomd. ...Read more
Many actually don't: Big companies may require drug testing before employment, but current many are not doing it, yet. That being said, the trend is increasing use of drug test before employment. Usually test for: marijuana, narcotics (morphine, percocet, vicodin, Methadone etc..), hypnotics (xanax, klonopin, (clonazepam) valium), cocaine, pcp, lsd, alchol. Best advice: just don't do it. Be good. Be safe. Be employed. Good luck. ...Read more
Depends: Hi. Standard gyn tests for PCOS after history and physical exam showing hirsutism and oligomenorrhea would include testosterone (total and free are best), LH and FSH, and ovarian ultrasound. However, PCOS is a diagnosis of exclusion, and I would always encourage consideration of, and testing for where indicated, non-classical congenital adrenal hyperplasia, Cushing's, and ovarian & adrenal tumors ...Read more
Screening cancer/HPV: It checks for changes in the cells of your cevix.It can find earliest sign of carvical cancer.It does not test for any infection, but sometimes patients may be given hpv/dna testing as well if indicated but other infections can be screened at the same exam if indicated but not part of pap test. ...Read more
UT testing: This really depends on the practice. The majority of Pain doctors do both in office and outside Lab testing for confirmation. PAin doctors do very strict and sophisticated testing. The outside labs use GCMS which is very accurate. ...Read more
See site given below: It will vary with the clinical circumstances, the commonly used tests are: alpha-fetoprotein , human Chorionic Gonadotropin and unconjugated estriol. http://www.americanpregnancy.org/prenataltesting/firstscreen.html http://www.Webmd.Com/baby/guide/first-trimester-tests. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Blood tests: 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, see your physician to check your blood sugar. A blood test called a1c can also be done. No fasting needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below: If the arthritis is confined to a single joint, maybe only an xray. If there is arthritis in multiple joints on both sides of the body, certain blood tests may be run looking for rheumatoid arthritis or similar conditions. These include, rheumatoid factor, antinuclear antibody, anti ccp antibody, sedimentation rate, c reactive protein, uric acid levels among others. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My doctors do not regularly test blood unless absolutely necessary. Is there a good home pregnancy test I can use that would give me reliable results?
Hello! What is the most informative method to detect STI? My doctor in Russia use Gas chromatography–mass spectrometry.What do you think about that?
Which One?: There are twelve different common Sexually transmitted infections. Gas Chromatography would not in any way be a diagnostic tool for any of them. Some are viral. Some are bacterial. Some or other infectious bugs. Some are only tested at the specific site of infection. Some circulate in the blood stream. I am sorry, but your doctor in Russia pulled a fast one on you. ...Read more
Stepwise...: Initial tests are: 1) Pap and cultures to make sure you don't have an infection. 2) Bloodwork to make sure your hormone levels are normal and don't have problems with your thyroid. 3) Additional bloodwork around day 21 of your cycle to verify you are ovulating. 4) An ultrasound to verify your internal anatomy is normal 5) Verification of open fallopian tubes. 6) Semen analysis for partner. ...Read more
Small amount: The rapid screening tests performed in many offices only requires a tiny amount of blood obtained by a fingerstick. Testing for specific antibodies will require a venipuncture (needle in the arm) and will require 1 or 2 tubes of blood. ...Read more
Maybe: Herpes isn't a 'standard' pregnancy test, but if you tell your doctor you're worried about stds then most doctors will test for it at that point in time. I wasn't sure what you meant by hepatic (meaning, liver). Hepatitis b and c? Those are also common std tests. If you're worried for even a second, it's always better to be safe, get tested if you could have been exposed. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
To test : We check the HbA1c level in your blood which gives us a 3 month average of your daily glucose levels. We also perform oral glucose tolerance tests which consist of checking your glucose levels before and after you consume a controlled amount of glucose over several hours to test if your body is accommodating glucose normally. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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