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Avatar m tn Mycoplasma hominis would not cause these symptoms only M. pneumoniae. If they did a PCR test it is accurate if they did a serology test it isn't that accurate and would depend on if you developed antibodies. Also whether they also checked for M. pneumoniae. It would be better to get the PCR test done. But it just checks for presence of the bacteria.
1490074 tn?1348086576 Yes, your doc is following the standard two tier testing in which the western blot is done if & only if the screening test is positive. Just realize that their is another school of thought which believes that method misses many cases. My elisa was negative 3 or 4 times, then finally came back as "equivocal.
Avatar m tn I know that is low or zero risk behavior. I have hiv duo test(in india it is known as screening antibody test) on 28th day with index value 0.1 . I was still not re-assured so i retested at 6 weeks where the value came out as 0.2. I am totally re-assured by that six weeks test and somehow started to move on. But suddenly my friends told you look thin and have lost weight. When i measured it i got to know i lost 8 kgs without any exercise.
1390055 tn?1365618655 I'm sure you don't want to be doing the swabs multiple times to get better answers. the herpes igm test is a flawed test and we never recommend its use to diagnose herpes. not sure if your post you just typed igm when you meant igg or not. you certainly do not have hsv2 on multiple body parts if you even have it at all. I'd stop antivirals and even though it's a pain to do so , follow up every time you have symptoms both orally and genitally for a proper diagnosis.
Avatar n tn I can be tired after 12 hours sleep! Can I be suffering symptoms from my thallassemia. Does any one else feel the same way that I do? This is a little bit hard for me, but I don't want to complain.
535089 tn?1400677119 It seems that many members are often having "bad" drug screens so again, here is some information on why your Test may be wrong. Medications & Substances Causing False Positives According to a report by the Los Angeles Times New Service, a study of 161 prescription and over the counter medications showed that 65 of them produced false positive results in the most widely administered urine test.
1055869 tn?1294203119 How many days after IUI would you experience pregnancy symptoms? This discussion is related to <a href='/posts/show/184972'>how many days after iui would you get pregnancy symptoms OPEN</a>.
Avatar m tn Would you recommend the early RNA HIV test? I haven't had any 'symptoms' per se except for multiple bowel movements - 4 per day in the two days after the encounter. Also severe anxiety and lack of sleep. I've never done anything like this before so I am very worried. Thank you.
Avatar f tn I should add I think I've got thrush on my tongue only, although it seems like I have that regularly. Also have an ulcer in the mouth. Had some diarrhea over the last couple of weeks but nothing bad really. Don't feel as though nodes are swollen. How do you know for certain? is it possible to seroconvert this late?
Avatar f tn You might give the lab a call and make sure that those ranges are adjusted for age because they look like adult ranges to me. FT3 is the test that correlates best with symptoms, so it's unfortunate they didn't run that. If the FT4 range is correct for her age, her FT4 is right in the middle, exactly where it should be. However, her TSH is somewhat high, especially since AACE recommended close to ten years ago that TSH range be adjusted to 0.3-3.0.
Avatar m tn I have shown no signs of having the virus genitally at all nor have I had any sores on my lips or mouth. I got a STD screening (blood test) and tested negative although I had the screening on May 10th, which from my understanding would not reflect either encounter yet. Is it possible I have the virus genitally if I am not experiencing symptoms since my last vaginal encounter on April 29th?
Avatar f tn Do you know what kind of test you had for Lyme? If it was just the initial screening test, called the ELISA, I would recommend that you be tested further with a Western Blot test done at a lab that is skilled at testing for tick-borne illnesses. I strongly recommend this. Although MS can present with a diffuse pain syndrome it is quite uncommon. Yet, it is common to have many types of sensory disturbances like you describe in Lyme.
1702615 tn?1421815848 Oddly enough I had relief of my balance issue walking out of that visit , but returned the next day. 2013 Add sleeplessness to all my symptoms, terrible insomnia. Can fall asleep late but only sleep for about 4 hours at a time, so like midnight to 4 am. Starting to wonder how much hormones are playing a role in all of this. Moved, changed docs, gained medical coverage.
798555 tn?1292791151 On the contrary, in studies of relatively healthy non-patients, without screening for specific symptoms, the 95% FT4 range is 1.0 to 1.6ng/dL. That means that an adult with a FT4 of 1.0ng/dL is at the 2.5 percentile level; 97.5% of adults have higher hormone levels! Can that really be considered "sufficient"?.
687194 tn?1244814782 Has anyone ever had their T3 & T4 test come out normal but my TSH is 18? I thought if 1 was off then they all would be.
Avatar m tn it is extremely rare that an adult doean t clear hbv while all babies get it chronic (about 94% chronic although studies are not good on this so it could be little less or little more in real life) like all other members have the most importan t tests, fibroscan mandatory as soon as possible since after a life of infection liver damage and HCC can be developped on a minority after 40-50yo hbsag quant in iu/ml not available in US, if you have a chance to move to other coutries consider this tes
Avatar n tn If you do it, I agree you should wait until 3 months (preferably 4 months) after your last sexaul exposure, and be prepared for the possibility it will be positive but not explain your symptoms. About a quarter of the adult US population has positve blood tests for HSV-2 so you could be positive without it having anything to do with your last sexual encounter or your symptoms.
55646 tn?1263664409 These include the lack of a cost-effective and sufficiently specific and sensitive screening test, the absence of an intervention that benefits the health of the individual or reduces the risk of onward transmission and, not least, the psychological, social and sexual sequelae of an unexpectedly positive result. What people have the highest rate of STD's generally Borderline Personality Disorder, Anti-Socials, people that share needles etc. These are Serious Mental Illnesses.
Avatar m tn If a culture test was not done and I know that a blood test was not done, what type of test must have been done to come back with a hsv diagnosis? I went in with what I believed were visual symptoms. Does a culture test distinguish between type 1 and type 2? Whatever he did, the results came back 5 days later. So you are saying that maybe the test came back positive so the doctor may have just assumed that it was type 2 just based on location alone?
Avatar m tn Since then I have had no symptoms whatso ever. In your experience is this a very accurate test? and should I be confident with my results. I just been worried I could have false results. I dont know if I should go get tested again or if this is just my anxiety acting up.
1225331 tn?1333369369 Just to throw this out there. Here is a list of symptoms that go along w/ tick borne illness....note the cat scratch fever symptoms as well.
1280306 tn?1271271386 Well, to make it simple, these are all symptoms of just one or two related conditions that commonly cause the symptoms your described. Where there is joint, lymph node, pressure, muscle spasms; the screening for autoimmune disease must be ruled out. Commonly, patients are seen with more than one autoimmune disease, or a pre-existing disease aggravated by the immune system reacting to it excessively as in autoimmune.
Avatar n tn This is what's in Eukanuba Adult Maintenance Formula: Chicken Chicken By-Product Meal Corn Meal Ground Whole Grain Sorghum Ground Whole Grain Barley Fish Meal (source of fish oil) Chicken Fat (preserved with mixed Tocopherols, a source of Vitamin E, and Citric Acid) Brewers Rice Natural Chicken Flavor Dried Beet Pulp (sugar removed) I happen to know that Brewer's Rice and Beet Pulp are junk ingredients. They provide bulk but no nutrients.
Avatar n tn Oral sex is considered to be the extremely low risk behavior which means, it is a theoretical risk, without any documented evidence of HIV transmission, Since you were not exposed to the risk, tests are not needed in your case, however you may do so, only to get your own peace of mind by getting tested 4 weeks after the incident.
2190999 tn?1504992491 The CDC two tier testing protocol says to run a screening test, either an ELISA or an IFA first. Then, only if this is positive, run a Western Blot. ILADS docs say at least 30% or more of their patients are false negative on the screening test. (That was me.) Some say up to half. A Western Blot is more useful as it shows actual antibodies present.
544292 tn?1268886268 Various withdrawal effects may include shakes, shivers, diarrhea, nausea, and possible flu-like symptoms. Not all people experience will all withdrawal symptoms, and some people may experience others not listed here. The length of time withdrawal symptoms occur can range from a couple of days to weeks depending on how high your dose was and how long you were on the drug. Withdrawal symptoms can be reduced by discontinuing use of the drug slowly (i.e., gradually reducing the daily dose).
1947387 tn?1325644930 She would not add anything to the blood test, but vitamin D was included. 4. I have also now seen my thyroid doctor. Her recommendation based on the lab test and my symptoms preceding that lab (tired) is to increase dose from 75 mcg to 90 mcg. She recommended not taking it on an empty stomach since that seemed to cause side effects. So far I've had no negative symptoms from taking 90 mcg. The next lab she prescribed is for FT3, FT4, T3, Reverse T3, and TSH.
Avatar f tn Hello, I was wondering if anyone could help me out. I have a lot of symptoms to list so please be patient and read my whole story. I am desperate. I am a 27 year old female and have been sick with weird symptoms since May 2013. I have been on the same birth control for about 7 years (the generic name is Sprintec). About a year ago, I started getting really sick during the inactive period week. I was getting nausea, diarrhea, and just feeling completely drained.
Avatar n tn I was dxed at age 32 in October 2004 with adult-onset type 1 diabetes. Just days later, I began to feel a sensation like being stuck with a pin in fingers and toes. Location moved around at random & spread in days to include legs, arms, sides, face, mouth, scalp. Occurred most often in feet & hands. Problem was not constant & for many hours of the day I was pain-free.