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Fasting Before a Blood Test? This is what you must know!

Blood Test In Fasting Blood work is a very common test that is used for the diagnosis of various conditions in patients of all ages. You may be instructed to fast upto eight hours before your appointment. it means that you don’t eat or drink an....

By Dr. Ajay Phadke Feb 2, 2019
What is a Lipid profile test and when is it done?

The Lipid Profile Test When is a lipid profile test done? Screening tests for lipid profiles are recommended for adults of 20 years or more. I have seen many patients who are under 15 but still have a huge risk for heart disease due to the modern lif....

By Dr. Ajay Phadke Feb 1, 2019
Four Things You Must Know Before a Blood Test

Blood tests are the most common diagnostic examination done either as a part of the normal routine health checkup or to detect the presence of a virus or bacteria that is causing discomfort to the patient. Blood tests are faintly painful and patients....

By Dr. Ajay Phadke Aug 24, 2016
What is hepatitis? What is liver disease?

Frequently asked questions about a Liver disease What could be the possible symptoms of a Liver disease? 1. Weakness 2. Fatigue 3. Loss of appetite 4. Nausea 5. Vomiting 6.Weight Loss 7. Abdominal pain & bloating when fluid accumulates in the abd....

By Dr. Ajay Phadke Aug 24, 2015
What is hepatitis B? What are the symptoms and treatment options?

Hepatitis B: Everything you wanted to know Hepatitis is posing to be a major health problem in India. Based on the prevalence of the hepatitis B carrier state, it is divided into three zones:- India falls in the intermediate endemic zone with the sur....

By Dr. Ajay Phadke Aug 9, 2015
What is the Vitamin D test? When is it recommended?

Vitamin D: All you wanted to know about it. Are you deficient in it? What is the test like? What is Vitamin D? Vitamin D is vital for strong bones. It also has important, emerging roles in immune function and cancer prevention. Deficiencies at any st....

By Dr. Ajay Phadke Aug 2, 2015
Thyroid function tests - What are they and what do the tests mean?

THYROID FUNCTION TESTS Before we get into the details of the tests involved first let’s understand the details about the thyroid gland itself. WHERE IS THE THYROID GLAND? The thyroid gland is a small, butterfly-shaped gland situated at the....

By Dr. Ajay Phadke Jul 26, 2015
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