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Your Blood Test

A comprehensive blood test, also known as a complete blood count (CBC) with differential, provides valuable information about your overall health and helps diagnose various medical conditions.

Frequency and Key Parameters 

The frequency of full blood tests, also known as comprehensive blood tests or complete blood counts (CBC), can vary depending on several factors, including your age, overall health, medical history, and specific risk factors. It's best to consult with a healthcare professional to determine the appropriate frequency for your individual circumstances.

 

However, here are some general guidelines:

  1. Routine health check-ups: Many healthcare providers recommend getting a full blood test as part of routine health check-ups, which are typically conducted annually for adults. These check-ups help monitor overall health and detect any underlying conditions or abnormalities.

  2. Chronic health conditions: If you have a chronic health condition, such as diabetes, high blood pressure, thyroid disorders, or kidney disease, your healthcare provider may recommend more frequent blood tests to monitor your condition and treatment effectiveness. The frequency will depend on the specific condition and your individual needs.

  3. Medications: Certain medications, such as those used for managing chronic diseases or those with potential side effects on blood parameters, may require regular blood monitoring. Your healthcare provider will determine the appropriate frequency based on the medication you're taking.

  4. Preoperative or pre-procedural assessments: Before undergoing surgery or certain medical procedures, a full blood test may be performed to assess your overall health and identify any potential risks or underlying conditions.

 

It's important to note that these are general guidelines, and the frequency of full blood tests may vary depending on individual circumstances. Your healthcare provider will consider your unique health profile and make recommendations tailored to your specific needs. Regular communication with your healthcare provider is crucial to ensure that you receive the appropriate testing and monitoring for your health.

Regenerate response

A comprehensive blood test should include the following parameters:

  • Full haematology profile

  • Infection & inflammation markers

  • Full cholesterol screen

  • Kidney function screen

  • Liver function screen

  • Diabetes screen, including HbA1C

  • Muscle damage markers

  • Calcium screen

  • Potassium level

  • Sodium level

  • Iron profile

  • Glucose level

  • Vitamin D level

  • Thyroid Function Screen

  • Vitamin B12 and folate

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