What does a pap test check for?

Answer A pap test or a pap smear is a test that is done on women that checks for any changes in cells of your cervix. It will allow doctors to test for infection or cervical cancer.Source:Womens Health: P... Read More »

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What does an ANA test check for?

An ANA test, also referred to as an Antinuclear Antibody test, checks for proteins evident in autoimmune disorders. ANA tests are used to diagnose illnesses like arthritis, rheumatic fever and lupu... Read More »

What does the polygraph test check for?

A polygraph test is meant to determine whether or not a person is being truthful. Sometimes called a lie detector test, the polygraph measures changes respiration, heart rate and sweat gland activi... Read More »

What do doctors test for on the urine tests for yearly check ups?

Who's paying for the test?If it's you, I am sure you have the right to ask them, or at least tell them to test for certain things.Usually, they test for diabetes, blood in the urine, ect, not drug ... Read More »

I am getting a blood test to check my thyroid function. What will happen next?

The results will tell whether your thyroid is normal, underactive or overactive. If it's under or over, your doctor will put you on medication to correct it. If it's normal, he'll have to start l... Read More »