SGPT Test or ALT Test – Overview, Results & Price In India

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The organs present in the body are susceptible to various types of diseases and conditions, especially the liver and kidneys. The liver is the part of the body that tends to fight off external pathogens and bacteria. It’s an organ that helps in the removal of toxins and virus from the body. In the production of cholesterol and proteins, the liver has an important role. But in case there was anything to go wrong with the liver, there can be fatal consequences to the proper functioning of the body.

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HbA1c Blood Test for Diabetes: Results, Normal Value, Cost

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The glycated hemoglobin test or HbA1c Test is usually suggested so that the blood sugar levels in your body can be deciphered.  HbA1c test means and full form of HbA1c is Hamoglobin A1c. This test shows how much glucose has been attached to the body’s haemoglobin over a period of three months. The time frame of three months is taken because that is usually the life span of an RBC in our body. Read on with us to know more about HbA1c test for diabetes diagnosis.

 

Symptoms

 

If your body is showing any of the below-mentioned symptoms of HbA1c or diabetes then the doctor may recommend you for an HbA1c Test:Read More

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Immunodeficiency Disease: Disorder Types, Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

Immunodeficiency Disease Disorder Types, Symptoms, Causes

Often, due to an infection or fever, the immune system doesn’t function effectively leading to weakness in the body. Thus, your body continuously struggles to fight against microbes such as viruses, bacteria, or other parasites. With a weakened immune system, you become more vulnerable to infections.

If you are in the above condition, then you are likely to suffer from immunodeficiency disease which can impact your daily routine. This increases your need to visit a doctor who can help you diagnose an immunodeficiency disorder.

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Iron Deficiency Anaemia – Symptoms, Causes, Types, Diet and Treatment

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Are you feeling tired and drained most of the time? If you are having a series of headaches, shortness of breath, recurring irregular heartbeat, then you could be suffering from iron deficiency anaemia. Anaemia is the lack of healthy RBCs in the body to carry sufficient oxygen to the body. Having low haemoglobin doesn’t allow your body organs to function efficiently. As a result, you are fatigued most of the time.

If you have any of the above symptoms, you must go to a pathology lab for an anaemia test to check the haemoglobin levels in your body. The treatment and diet plans can then be suggested by a health practitioner based on the blood test reports.

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Shoulder Pain – Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

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Your shoulders are probably one of those parts of your body that you don’t bother about much until shoulder pain happens to knock your senses down. In fact, when you see people ​write about common shoulder pain,​ you cannot even imagine how painful it could be. It can restrict you from doing even simple tasks such as moving your hands for brushing or cleaning your hair or fetching something overhead.

 

Shoulder pain and other issues related to shoulder are quite common. And, needless to mention, these tend to increase with age. Moreover, the nature of shoulder pain is unpredictable. It can either pop-up suddenly and abruptly or gradually. The intensity of the pain is likely to range somewhere between mild to intolerable. At SRL Diagnostics, we feel that regardless of the intensity of your shoulder pain, seeking medical advice is imperative.

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5 Common Winter Diseases With Symptoms and How To Prevent Them?

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Winter is finally here. So is the sudden dip in temperature followed by a season of common winter ailments. While gearing up for the charming winters with everything necessary, we should not forget about its other side, the side that’s not that welcoming or pleasant. Yes, winters also mean a season of health conditions that can pop up due to the sudden fall in temperature and other related factors.

 

At SRL Diagnostics, we believe that it is never too late to take care of yourself. So, without making any delay, let’s take a look at some of the most common winter illnesses that can take a toll on your overall health.

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Typhoid Fever: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment, Test Results

Typhoid Fever - Symptoms, Causes, Treatment and Test Results

If you have a persistent fever that is as high as 104 degrees Fahrenheit accompanied by diarrhea, poor appetite, and lethargy, it could be typhoid fever. The fever is caused by Salmonella enterica serotype Typhi bacteria. This acute illness is most common in the Indian subcontinent, South-east Asia, Africa, and South America. Typhoid fever can be diagnosed by analyzing stools, urine, and blood samples of the affected person.

Typhoid fever, though can be controlled with antibiotic treatment, is a serious health threat, especially for children. It is a communicable disease that spreads through contaminated food and water. So, it is important to avoid close contact with an affected person.  Typhoid vaccines fever are available but are partially effective in combating the illness.

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Autoimmune Diseases: Types, Symptoms, Causes & Diagnosis

Autoimmune Diseases - Types, Symptoms, Causes & Diagnosis

The human body comprises of a defense mechanism, known as the immune system. Its primary function is to fight off any viruses or infections that might be present in the body. Many of the infections and diseases are dealt by the immune system, but there are a few that can unexpectedly harm the body. Also known as autoimmune disease, these diseases trick the immune system into attacking the healthy cells of the body. As a result, the entire body is susceptible to this disease, and treating it can be a problem.

There is no apparent cause for the rise of an autoimmune disease, but it’s most likely due to genetic factors.  Also, women are more likely to have an autoimmune disease as compared to men.

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Chickenpox Treatment-Symptoms, Stages, and Causes

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Chickenpox is a viral infection, much feared for being contagious. The varicella-zoster virus (VZV) is known to affect mostly kids, but adults are not spared either! Telltale signs of chickenpox are the occurrence of super-itchy, fluid-filled, red blisters all over the body. Fever in the range of 101-102 F (38.3-38.8OC) accompanied by a bad headache, sore throat, and stomach ache are usual chickenpox symptoms. The temperature may last for a few days, and over time the blisters pop and start to leak. These blisters take a few more days to crust and scab over. Even after complete healing, the scars often remain all over the body for a long time.

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Stomach Ache Reasons for Abdominal Pain, Cramps, Treatment

Stomach Ache Reasons for Abdominal Pain, Cramps, Treatment

Stomach pain is not something anyone wouldn’t have had in a lifetime. It can be as simple as temporary gastric symptoms, or as serious as a heart attack. Generally, pain in any area in the digestive tract, below the chest area, till the pelvis can be called as stomach pain by people. The most appropriate term here is abdominal pain. As the abdominal area contains many kinds of organs, medical practitioners divide them into 4 quadrants – left upper, left lower, right upper and right lower.

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