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Why is the bta stat test important for bladder cancer?

Why is the bta stat test important for bladder cancer?

May suggest cancer: Bladder tumor antigen test is only a semi-reliable test for bladder cancer. Urinary cytology and cystoscopy with or without biopsy are much more reliable. ...Read more

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How can I have a bta stat test run?

How can I have a bta stat test run?

Ask: Ask your doctor to write a prescription for it, or you can call 1-800-431-2123. ...Read more

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I was asked to do a bubble test.. What is this and is it important?

I was asked to do a bubble test.. What is this and is it important?

Images of the heart: An echocardiogram is a test that uses ultrasound to get images of the heart. A bubble test is an echocardiogram plus an injection of a saline (sterile salt water) bubble into a vein in your arm. This water bubble helps to determine whether you have a defect (hole) in the wall between the chambers of your heart. It is a safe test. You should get the test based on the discretion of your physician. ...Read more

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How important is it to have regular blood tests?

How important is it to have regular blood tests?

Depends: If you are healthy and on no medication and no real family history of anything serious or genetic, a fasting glucose and cholesterol panel should be done about three to five years at your age and blood pressure check once a year. Most insurances now, by law, are required to allow you to get a physical and blood work yearly. ...Read more

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When is it appropriate to test hormone levels for 52 yr old female? Is it important to establish baseline?

When is it appropriate to test hormone levels for 52 yr old female? Is it important to establish baseline?

Rarely needed: There are a few very specific situations in which testing hormone levels could be helpful. But most often we want to make sure of helping the woman feel better regardless of what the numbers show. Baseline levels aren't needed. http://www.cascadewomenshealth.org/download/pdfs/healtheducation/menopausal%20management/paced-breathing.pdf. ...Read more

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What blood tests are extremely important to check health and disease markers? If your ill all the time what could one do to help themselves?

What blood tests are extremely important to check health and disease markers? If your ill all the time what could one do to help themselves?

Depends: Doctors go through years of medical school and training to learn what tests to order in what situation, because there is no standard "these are extremely important to check always" sort of markers. If you are ill, you need to define the symptoms so that an appropriate diagnosis can be identified. ...Read more

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How do I make myself not stress over important test i m going to be taking. ( i m a good student & study all the time) easily: how do I stress less?

How do I make myself not stress over important test i m going to be  taking. ( i m a good student & study all the time) easily: how do I stress less?

Go Over your Skills: Reassess your skills objectively. If they are indicative of good performance as measured by past performance and current practice, then you need to learn techniques that are self-soothing and calming. Some self-help anxiety management/relaxation skills, short-term therapy, and specifically anxiety management treatment. Rational emotive therapy (ret )may also provide some very helpful skills. ...Read more

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Is it important to take msct scan or sestamibi test after taking catheterization? Is there anything these 2 tests can show that catheterization cant?

Is it important to take msct scan or sestamibi test after taking catheterization? Is there anything these 2 tests can show that catheterization cant?

Sometimes: Cath reveals the size of the arteries to the heart. Nuclear tests can demonstrate whether the heart muscle is receiving adequate blood supply. This may help in determining whether a partial blockage is causing a problem. Thus the data from the 2 tests can be complimentary and give a more complete picture of the clinical situation. ...Read more

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I have hepatic viruis A and i made a test from 28 days my ALT was 445 , now it's 144 i want a fast way to be good because i have something important ?

I have hepatic viruis A and i made a test from 28 days my ALT was 445 , now it's 144 i want a fast way to be good because i have something important  ?

Will take time: There is no way to hasten the healing process. Any medication you try is more likely to make matters worse. With your ALT at 144, you are near normal. Please let the healing proceed naturally. ...Read more

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Why is it so important to hydrate before myelogram test?

Why is it so important to hydrate before myelogram test?

Renal clearance: Adequate hydration allows for safe clearance of the dye used in myelograms which is cleared by the kidneys. ...Read more

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Is it to take a pregnancy test the way it describes in the directions imporant?

Is it to take a pregnancy test the way it describes in the directions imporant?

Very important: If you wait quite a while to read the test result - it may show a + when it is infact -. Or there could be a urine evaporation line. Follow instructions exactly. ...Read more

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Why is it important to get a triple check test?

Why is it important to get a triple check test?

Prenatal diagnosis.: The triple test is a screening test for an increased risk for genetic and/or structural anomalies in the fetus. An abnormal screen does not necessarily mean there is a definite problem with your baby - but it does warrant further evaluation, usually an amniocentesis or a targeted ultrasound exam by a perinatologist. The results could affect the management of your pregnancy and of your delivery. ...Read more

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If I have high pct in blood test (1.700) this is some problem for my health or not that imortant ? All other things are k only pct is high.

If  I have high pct in blood test (1.700) this is some problem for my health or not that imortant ? All other things are k only pct is high.

Procalcitonin: Ignore it. I think it's worthless to assay in healthy people. If it's rising and you're obviously sick, it's a marker for sepsis requiring more intense medical therapy. Some folks run high levels of these markers in health, and the reference ranges are set so that maybe 5% of healthy folks fall just above the top anyway. ...Read more

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Splenectomy in june.Told when sick if i had a fever to immediately go to the dr. How high of a temp and why is it so important to go immediately?

Splenectomy in june.Told when sick if i had a fever to immediately go to the dr. How high of a temp and why is it so important to go immediately?

No spleen: You need a lower threshold to see a dr because persons without a spleen are more predisposed to certain bacterial infections ( particularly encapsulated ones). Most say a temperature over 100.4f is worthy of a check over by your dr or an urgent care--next time you see him/her, clarify. Also, be sure you got your pneumonia shot (probably before hospital discharge). ...Read more

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Where can I take urine test (BTA-Stat)for bladder cancer? I 'm looking for the BTA urine test in Houston area.

Where can I take urine test (BTA-Stat)for bladder cancer?
I 'm looking for the BTA urine test in Houston area.

Here are some...: Since this test has been effectively used as supplemental diagnostic tool for the patients known to have transitional cell carcinoma in urinary tract such as bladder, ureters, kidneys, etc. So, ask the treating urologists or nearby Pharmacy; they would be happy to help. ...Read more