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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

Dr. Katharine Cox
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Sweat Chloride Test (Definition)

The sweat chloride test is the first line test for diagnosing cystic fibrosis. The results may be abnormal (diagnosis of CF), normal (CF very unlikely) or intermediate (possible CF, needing further testing). In young babies the intermediate range is very broad, because the sweat ...Read more


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Where do I go to get a blood test?

Where do I go to get a blood test?

See your doctor: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Where do I go to get a cervical culture done?

Where do I go to get a cervical culture done?

Many options: An ob/gyn can definitely do a cervical culture, as can most doctors and health care providers. If cost is an issue for you, you can try your local health department or planned parenthood. If you think you have an infection, try to be seen as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Where do I go to get a myelogram done?

Hospital: It is normally performed in a hospital as an out patient procedure. Check out spine-health.Com. ...Read more

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Where can I go to get a DEXA test?

Where can I go to get a DEXA test?

Few places: Dexa ie bone density testing is done by several people these days. Depends on who has a machine. Primary care doctors, rheumatologists, radiology. You have a few options! ...Read more

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Where do I go to get a prostatectomy done?

Where do I go to get a prostatectomy done?

What kind needed: Radical prostatectomy for cancer may or may not be optimal procedure for you depending upon age, grade and extent of tumor. Consider 2nd opinion and ask multiple nurses or doctors whom they recommend as surgeon. Select urologist whose name recurs + performs at least 50/year. BPH is ideally treated by transurethral resection unless prostate is huge, in which case open surgery might be optimal. ...Read more

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Where do I go to get an abg done?

Where do I go to get an abg done?

Follow equipment: An abg (arterial blood gas) is a specialized type of blood draw from an artery, so you need an experienced medical professional with training/experience. This lab is usually run immediately for accuracy, so it needs to be done on site where there is a blood gas machine. Places that might have this would be doctor's offices or clinics, pulmonary labs, labs, hospitals, ers, instant care facilities. ...Read more

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Where do I go to get a gastrectomy done?

Where do I go to get a gastrectomy done?

General Surgeon: Usually a general surgeon can performs this surgery. I would ask your primary care physician who they recommend. Sometimes this procedure can be done laparoscopically (the surgeon will make a few small incisions and use a camera for the surgery). However, laparoscopic surgery eligibility is determined case by case, depending on the surgeon's clinical judgement and experience, and even insurance. ...Read more

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Where do you go to get a quick and inexpensive TB test?

Where do you go to  get a quick and inexpensive TB test?

Clinic/public health: Since TB infection is a public health issue, your local public health department website may have a list of clinics. The clinic will perform a standard skin test called a ppd and they will ask you to return to have it read. ...Read more

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Where do I go to get a neck cta done?

Where do I go to get a neck cta done?

Radiology: Neck cta is an investigation involving contrast and ionizing radiation. Hence, you will need to go a radiology office, either a stand alone one or affiliated with a medical center or a hospital. ...Read more

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Where do I go to get an amniocentesis done?

Where do I go to get an amniocentesis done?

Depends on reason: Amniocentesis is the procedure by which fluid is removed from the amniotic sac. It is done to study chromosomes, perform genetic tests, check lung maturity, etc. In general, it is performed by an obgyn specialist or a maternal-fetal medicine subspecialist in the office or clinic. It might also be performed on labor and delivery or the antepartum ward. Ask the OB provider what is best in your case. ...Read more

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Where do I go to get a transfusion done?

Where do I go to get a transfusion done?

Hospital or center: Transfusions need to be done in a hospital or transfusion/chemotherapy centers because they require testing of your blood beforehand to determine a match for your blood. Also, you should be monitored during transfusion for any reactions. ...Read more

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What are the tests called to find out if have chlaymadia or gonnorhea?what do I say when I go to a hospital?

What are the tests called to find out if have chlaymadia or gonnorhea?what do I say when I go to a hospital?

STD tests: if you are worried about sexually transmitted diseases, the best thing to do is to tell the doctor just what pt you are worried about, any symptoms you are having and they will order the correct tests. You do not have to know the name or what tests to order, it is not like going to a restaurant and picking tests from a menu. ...Read more

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Where do I go to get a dexamethasone suppression test done?

Where do I go to get a dexamethasone suppression test done?

Home: You pick up the Dexamethasone pill at the pharmacy (with prescription from your doc), then take the dex pill at night before bedtime. Wake up in the am the next morning and go to the lab to get a blood draw for am cortisol. Very simple. ...Read more

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Where do I go to get an ESR done?

Where do I go to get an ESR done?

Sedimentation rate: Your family dr. Can order an ESR or erythrocyte sedimentation rate for you. The question is why you need it. It is usually performed in patients when you are looking for infection or inflammatory disorders. ...Read more

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Where do I go to get a plasmapheresis done?

Hospital: Your doctor will arrange that for you. Usually it is arranged/performed in a hospital setting. ...Read more