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Pregnancy test related S. Follicle stimulating harmone,luteinizing harmone, 2 thyroid stimulating harmone, 3 complete blood count test, tests conducted during the periods. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   HI
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   hi
User :   i m being told by my doc to do some test related to pregnancy
User :   so just wanted to know what the tests are
User :   can u help me understand it
Doctor :   I will help you understand about the tests.
User :   first test is S. FSH/ LH
User :   2- \tsh
User :   3- CBC
Doctor :   FSH, LH and TSH are body hormones.
User :   these tests are done based on my blood sample?
User :   ok
Doctor :   They have a major role both for successful conception as well as sustaining pregnancy.
Doctor :   CBC is complete blood count.
User :   ok
User :   im told to take the test on 2/3 day of my perios
Doctor :   it looks how good your hemoglobin is, if there are any associated infections.
User :   i jus wanna confirm shldt i take this test in the morning without eating anything?
Doctor :   And all these test are blood test.
Doctor :   The FSH, LH and TSH are test to be done on the 2 or 3 day of menstrual cycle.
User :   yes
Doctor :   the 1st day is calculated for the day you get your periods.
User :   ok
Doctor :   and early morning samples are always preferred whenever hormonal tests are suggested.
Doctor :   So give the samples early in the morning before breakfast.
User :   ok
User :   it means i will have to go empty stomach ...rite?
Doctor :   Early morning samples before 8 am is preferred.
Doctor :   presence of food is not much related to this test.
Doctor :   You may have some food early in the morning and then give the samples.
User :   oh...k
Doctor :   Have you followed what I have suggested?
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   thanx...thats all i wanted to ask
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting with me.
Doctor :   Bye for now.
Doctor :   Good night.
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