A Preventive Health Check Up test is a pathological diagnostic method to examine a blood, mostly to find cause of illness or for the detection and measurement of drugs or other substances. Such blood tests also offers access to your general state of health, check if you have an infection, see how well certain organs, such as the liver and kidneys, are working and also for screening for certain genetic conditions that can otherwise cannot be suspects via general examinations. Though the conventional method of physical examination of observing symptoms is still applied, but blood test or urine test offers much precise prognosis for an alignments. There are different types of alignment that caused by variety of symptoms and each needed suitable inspection methods, like blood test for infection element would be different than for any other pathological factors. And hence we offer you complete course of suitable general health checkup test that covers most of the alignments.How It Works!
Such diagnostic tests are most simple then other diagnostic tests and for the same reason it are considered to be taken in much earlier stage of treatment and they only take a few minutes to complete and are carried out at our GP surgery or local hospital by our doctor, nurse or even by a professional phlebotomist, who are specialized in taking blood samples who takes a blood sample from a blood vessel in your arm. In most cases arm is a convenient as it can be easily uncovered from inside of the elbow or wrist, where the veins are relatively close through multi layer of skin. In case of children below 12yrs, samples are often taken from the back of the hand as skin could be numbed with a special spray or cream before the sample is taken.
A tight band is usually put around your upper arm to squeeze the arm, temporarily slowing down the flow of blood and causing the vein to swell. And much before taking the sample, then our doctor or nurse would clean the area of skin with an antiseptic wipe to zero. Then a needle attached to a syringe or special container is inserted into the vein to draw out blood sample. Indeed it feels pricking or scratching sensation as the needle goes in, but it shouldn't be painful. And when we are done with the sample has been taken, the needle will be removed with some pressure applied to the skin for a few minutes using a cotton-wool pad. In some cases, a masking patch might be put on the small wound to keep it clean and intact. Such medical diagnostic tests should be performed under proper medical facilities to narrowed down possibility for no risk of infection and that what our pathology labs are known to deliver.How To Prepare For A Blood Test?
Indeed you can also take some precautions from your end or can rely on instructions suggested by our doctors before schedules blood tests. There is general medical test being conducted before the actual blood test, which depends upon the kind of alignment you are getting checked for. But there are some common measures you can to be well prep for the test and seeking our doctor’s opinion would be perfect for it.
As it is best to avoid eating or drinking anything, apart from water for up to 12 hours as there are less chances for chimerical compound of food you ate already that can influence the result of test.
Along with food, some specific medication should be avoided as it might also problem in getting right prognosis. And in such case, out doctors would ask for the medication course you are following currently and also suggest which one to follow and even some alternatives for them. In most case, you needed to be careful about topical skin cream you applied over palm or forearms. Some other tips like drinking plenty of water before and after test is done and maintaining some hygiene routine, especial of your arms. And in case if you have any anxiety issues then it is best to prep yourself for it or carry something significant object that sooth you. Or can also ask for some tips to our medical care representative to help you out and also ask phlebotomist about such issues so they could be careful while operating such tests.Variation In Sample Collecting:
Blood tests and their course would vary as per the alignments you are seeking diagnosis for it and it takes early tests and observations to know which kind of pathological examination is necessary and besides selective blood tests require several samples to be taken over a period of time like they may be done to check how you respond to something. There also comes a time when it is required repeated samples much close to each other and in such case our doctor might chose to insert a 'butterfly' needle into the vein, which can be musk-taped to the skin and such samples can then be taken without using a needle each time.
It is not always that doctor needed similar quantity of blood count for testing purpose and only a small amount of blood is needed then a few drops of blood can be squeezed out from a small prick in the tip of the finger or sometime from earlobe, mostly needed for checking the blood sugar (glucose) level, using a test strip of paper.
There are also some bloods tests are taken from an artery in the wrist to measure the level of oxygen in the artery, which is only done under our hospital in certain circumstances. And indeed, our doctors would suggest you to follow a precise diet with some dietary restrictions as mostly in cases of blood glucose, which is commonly done first thing in the morning before you have anything to eat.The Risks & Side Effects of A Blood Test To The Mother Or Baby:
No, there aren’t any side effects even in those circumstances. It is the only the fact the discomfort of being you blood drawn, a complete blood test poses no risks to the mother or developing fetes and even so it is a routine part of your prenatal care as it helps to know current status of health conditions and any sign of development of infection.Some Possible Complications!
Though we assure you we have state-of-the-art lab facilities and doctors that eliminated most of the possibility of complications. But being a medical procedure, there is always a minor chance of complications. Some of the commonly noted complications like infection that can be averted as we use sterilized equipments and fresh syringe and needle, excessive bleeding or bruising which we can prevent as we have trained phlebotomist who careful handles such procedures error-free, fainting or dizziness which would cause if person if afraid of whole process especially needling and blood being drown out. And as our phlebotomist, who is trained to take in account of every aspect in procedure, there is not much room for errors.
It all depends on what kind of blood test happen and how much blood count is collected but in any case, then quantity isn’t much to cause any complications and our doctors would guide you way to what to do after you are done with the blood test. And even in case of you feel dizzy and or faint during or after the test it is better to inform to phlebotomist so they’re aware and can help you feel more comfortable. And after the test, you may have a small bruise where the needle went in could be painful, but be assured as such bruises are usually harmless and fade over the next few days.
Blood test is essential to decide the treatment course for certain illness and it is the best way to know about basic factors that would indicated signs further complications and other advance tests and the levels of different substances in your blood fall within a normal range of 95% of healthy people in a certain group and for many tests, normal ranges vary depending on your age, gender, race, and other factors. And in case if your test results may fall outside the normal range for any reasons which could be a sign of a disorder or disease. Indeed there are other factors like loosely diet, menstrual cycle, level of physical activity, alcohol intake, and medicines which both prescription and over the counter can be put under radar to cause abnormal results.
And be sure that our doctors would discuss any unusual or abnormal blood test results with you to give you precise overview of the health conditions. And even if there are some diseases and medical problems, that can't be diagnosed with blood tests alone but it can help spot potential problems early, when treatments or lifestyle changes may work best.Blood Test Result:
As the blood samples are collected they are brought back to the lab for the further testing’s under a microscope or tested with chemicals, depending on the alignment being suspected. And the results are then sent back to the hospital or to your GP. Though some test results will be ready the same day or a few days later, but some others might not be available for a few weeks and you’ll be told when your results will be ready and sent to your email address.
And in case if you have inhibitions, be assured of the fact that we have well qualified staff and medical attendants, that promises to deliver assistance from package booking to the point you receive your result, and fully sufficient diagnostic testing facilities to process blood test or urine test for all aliment it can be count of for. And with approval of doctors, we can assure about the quality of diagnosis we promise.How To Check On The Status Of Test Results?
There are many ways you can track the status of your results as blood sample being collected and given time of 2-3 day to let the lab process diagnosis. You would receive an email being attached with all the test results or you can update a postal address and get test papers on the updated address. And to check status on your results you can either check status through on-site account or also pose questions related you have related it. Or you can give a call to us and talk to our health care executive to know about it.