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What are tests for full body check up? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 07-Apr-2014
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User:Hi,
User:This is regarding health checkup for my dad
Doctor:Hi,
Please proceed with your query
User:Ok.
User:He is close to 60 and he is here in bangalore for a complete health checkup
User:I went through different health checkup packages offered by different hospitals
User:It was hard to find a 1:1 mapping among these packages offered by different hospitals
User:Now my query is
User:what are the essential test that one needs to look for while
User:going for a complete health checkup
User:He is a diabetic
Doctor:ok
Doctor:Please note the list
Doctor:Lipid profile, Hemogram, Urinalysis, Liver profile, Serum creatinine, Calcium, Blood urea, TMT (if can walk on treat mill), if not 2 D ECHO,
User:I was going through a package offered by Mallya hospital
User:i dont think they had 2D ECHO in their package
User:http://mallyahospital.net/executive-health-checkup-diabetes.html
Doctor:Eye examination, HbA1c, Thyroid function, Fasting and PPBS, Dental examination, Foot examination
Doctor:Check up Diabetologist
Doctor:Carotid artery Ultrasound
User:Is this the same one - Ultra Sound Scan Abdomen
User:I think they mention these tests under different names
User:Would it be possible for you to check the link that i sent and see if it contains the tests that you mentioned
Doctor:I suggest you to take the list and ask them for personalized package
Doctor:instead of generic one in the above list
User:I am not sure if they offer personalized package
Doctor:You should get the ones required and avoid things like Xray, Ultrasound Abdomen
User:I will check with them
Doctor:If not, get the individually
User:Yes, i agree
Doctor:and pay for them
User:Do you know of any hospitals that provide a comprehensive check up
User:with the tests that you mentioned
Doctor:Apollo
Doctor:You willl stil have to go for personalized list
Doctor:in any hospital
User:i have Apollo's package as well
User:I found it to contain the same test that Mallya offers
User:and Apollo was priced high
User:So to summarize i need to go for personalized package
User:Hospital doesn't really matter
User:I have noted down the tests that you mentioned
User:Is there anything else that I need to add
User:Does these tests include any test for cancer
Doctor:You can get Serum PSA levels and Colon cancer screening
Doctor:Ask if the hospital has them
User:Are these 2 tests for diagnosis of Cancer
Doctor:not diagnosis but screening
User:sorry
User:yeah screening
Doctor:Do you have any more queries?
User:I think I am done.
User:Thanks for the details
Doctor:Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
User:Bye.
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