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Where can I go to get a liver function, CBC, blood test without prescription from doctor ?

Where can I go to get a liver function, CBC, blood test without a script from a doctor? I do not have medical Insurance and just want to routinely check my levels with out the added expnese of a doctors office visit. Certainly if the levels are indicating higher or lower then normal I would seek medical advise. Any help with this would be appreciated
Asked On : Fri, 7 Dec 2012
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Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response
Hi wpmst,
Welcome to healthcare Magic!
This is where a layman mistakes!
Why do you want to save on the doctors consultation, which is the most vital component of the health-care.
Get the physician to decide whether you need an investigation or not, whether that much would be sufficient for you.
May be you need some else and you are spending on some else!
By cutting down unnecessary investigation the doctor can actually prove economical.
if you still want to save then you may contact a local laboratory for the needful.
I hope the advise would be informative and useful for you.
Take Care!
Answered: Fri, 7 Dec 2012
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Critical Care Specialist Dr. Sadiq Mughal's  Response
Hi thanks for your question
You can visit any laboratory in your area and request for test you want to take.
For liver function the test is called as LFT and CBC is short form of complete blood count.
Hope this answers your question.
Answered: Fri, 7 Dec 2012
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