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Aug 20, 2020
Wondering how to tell if a TB test is positive or negative? Find out if you belong to the at-risk group, and learn how to prepare for the skin test.
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Aug 19, 2020
Normal urinalysis results can be observed from appearance, pH, specific gravity, protein, etc. See the implications of abnormal results and how to prepare for a urinalysis.
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Aug 18, 2020
Wonder the best place to take temperature? If you want more accurate readings, choose oral and rectal measurements. Choose the place to take temperature based on your child's age.
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Aug 16, 2020
Can you drink coffee before blood tests? It depends, and you should not take coffee before a blood test that needs fasting. Learn more about what to do before a blood test.
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Aug 04, 2020
Why can’t I eat before surgery? Fasting can prevent complications such as aspiration pneumonia. You should also do aerobic exercises and other 6 things before surgery!
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Aug 01, 2020
If you had a positive pregnancy test then negative, chemical pregnancy, incorrect test, etc. can be causes. But you may be pregnant after a negative result.
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Jul 19, 2020
Can ultrasound detect cancer? Ultrasound can detect abnormalities indicating cancer in breast, liver, etc., but a definite diagnosis requires further tests like CT or MRI scan.
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Jul 16, 2020
A positive TB skin test means that one has been exposed to TB germs. But it can be false positive due to factors such as BCG vaccination or gets TB tests regularly.
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Jul 12, 2020
Spit test for candida may not be reliable. If you suspect you have an overgrowth of Candida yeast, seek medical advice. Read for other ways to detect overgrowth of Candida.
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Jul 10, 2020
Does a spinal tap hurt? Discomfort is common during the spinal tap procedure and levels of pain vary among people. Knowledge of the procedure may help you cope with the pain well.
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