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What Sort Of Tests Will I Need To Test Me For Itp
Endoscopy: There are no blood tests etc, that can be used to check for stomach cancer. In the us, the only test that can check for stomach cancer is an upper endoscopy. In this procedure, a thin scope is placed down the mouth and into the stomach. A gastroenterologist then closely examines the entire stomach and biopsies any suspicious areas. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How do you test for anemia? My doctor told me my RBC count is a bit low. What tests need to be done to identify the various types of anemias?
Hard to: Answer in 400 characters. First question is was your doc talking rbcs count or hemoglobin ( hgb) or hematocrit ( hct). The evaluation of anemia includes indices of blood production, iron studies, vitamin levels and evidence for blood loss or destruction just to get started. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could you please tell me what blood test i need for sedrate and liver. Cbc=blood count. Having dr do ANA and going to ask for those also. Thank you.
Acylcarnitine profil: this condition typically presents with hypoketotic hypoglycemia i.e low blood sugar with no evidence of ketone formation in the blood. initial tests should include glucose, ketone levels, acyl carnitine profile and urine organic acids/serum amino acids. If highly suspected, then the specialist to see will be a metabolic geneticist. There is a genetic test available for MCAD ...Read more
How do I get repeated tests done to check for diabetes if the walkin doctor will only send me to the lab once?
I want to test myself for HGH deficiency, can u tell me what exactly to test with a blood test.Can i pay a doctor here to tell me everything regardingh?
Human Growth Hormone: I honestly do not believe there is such a test that you can just order and get a definitive result. Especially now that you are an adult and past the growing years. ...Read more
What to do if I am 18 I had some symptoms of a UTI I went to the doctor and he sent me to do a blood and urine test what exactly is he looking for ?
Infection: He's looking for any evidence of infection- whether in your urine or in your blood. This way, he will be able to tailor a treatment to your specifications. This may be seen as white blood cells in your urine, bacteria grown out of your urine, leukocyte esterase or nitrites in your urine, or an elevated white blood count in your blood. ...Read more
Tests...: Testing for pulmonary fibrosis typically includes pulmonary function testing as well as a chest ct scan. Other possible tests may include arterial blood has analysis and pulse ox. Further testing, including blood work, depends on what your doctor thinks the pulmonary fibrosis is due to. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What kind of doctor do I need to go to if I want to get tested for chlamydia? What kind of test will they do?
Vaginal swab: Any doctor's office or clinic can easily test for chlamydia; see your primary care provider. The best test in women is a simple vaginal swab, which often is collected by the patient herself. It's quick, simple, and painless. If you think you're at risk, do it ASAP: every day's delay risks compications like fallopian tube infection and future infertility. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the tests for diagnosing Mast Cell Activation Syndrome? And what kind of doctor do I need to go to?
Multiple..: There are multiple tests that range from blood tests to tissue biopsy, however great part of the diagnosis relies on symptoms which are allergic type, systemic and gastrointestinal symptoms. You would need to see an Allergist/Immunologist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you please tell me general symptoms of pots and what tests are undergone in order to diagnose it?
POTS: Read this wiki for lots of information about pots: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/postural_orthostatic_tachycardia_syndrome. ...Read more
Big picture: "reactive hypoglycemia" is a pop term for the familiar uncomfortable feeling that many people get a few afters after a high-carb meal especially when they're under emotional stress or on coffee. It's actually caused by hormones keeping blood sugar up & labs are worthless. Diagnose and manage it on the history. If fasting hypoglycemia (confusion) is an issue, labs are more important. ...Read more
I am being sent to a urine specialist can you tell me what sort of test they will do I am prone to kidney infections?
Hi my gyne specialist asked me to do some blood tests and there is one i don't know what it's for can you please tell me its a tps1 blood test thanks?
Not an easy question: I am wondering what other tests were ordered and why you saw doc? The test measures for presence & degree of "tumor surface antigens" , much like the screening blood "psa" level which screens males for prostate cancer. The tsa less useful but helpful postoperatively in colon cancer or breast cancer survivors. It is sometimes helpful in screening for new cancers. I hope ths is helpful 2 you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What to do if I am going in for a blood glucose test tomorrow. I don't know how they will test this. can you tell me what will happen?
Blood Tests: Fortunately the patient does not decide what tests are needed in medicine. The doctor decides this. Your physician will know exactly what to test for to address your concerns. ...Read more
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