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  1. Meniscus Tear: Should I Have a Diagnostic Test (MRI or Arthroscopy)? Guides through decision to have a diagnostic test like an MRI or arthroscopy done on a meniscus tear. Describes the two tests. Lists the three types of meniscus tears. Covers benefits and risks. Includes an interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  2. Decision Points for Medical Tests
  3. Tests for Bacterial Vaginosis
  4. Diabetic Neuropathy Discusses diabetic neuropathy, nerve disease caused by diabetes. Covers the three types: peripheral, autonomic, and focal. Discusses symptoms of each type. Covers diagnostictests. Includes info on treatment with medicines, physical therapy, and TENS.
  5. Health Screening: Finding Health Problems Early Covers screening tests, diagnostictests, and medical exams used to find a disease or determine risk for certain health problems. Covers well-child visits. Includes links to info on routine tests for men, for women, and at various stages of life.
  6. Prostate Cancer Provides info on an initial diagnosis. Discusses diagnostictests, including PSA test and digital rectal exam. Covers symptoms common to prostate cancer and other conditions. Discusses treatment with active surveillance, surgery, or radiation. Also offers prevention tips.
  7. Oral Glucose Tolerance Test Discusses oral glucose tolerance test that measures glucose (blood sugar) levels. Explains that test checks for gestational diabetes, prediabetes, and diabetes. Covers the types of tests done and how to prepare for them.
  8. Heart Failure Describes heart failure (congestive heart failure). Discusses common causes like hypertension and coronary artery disease. Has info on symptoms. Covers diagnostictests and treatments. Discusses heart failure classification system and stages of CHF.
  9. Heart Attack and Unstable Angina Covers causes of heart attack (myocardial infarction) and unstable angina. Discusses symptoms like chest pain or pressure. Explains MI and angina differences. Offers prevention tips. Covers diagnostictests and treatment with medicines and surgery.
  10. Birth Defects Testing
  11. Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Should I Have Tests for IBS Symptoms? Guides you through decision to have tests when you have IBS symptoms. Covers kinds of tests that may be done and what tests results might mean. Lists reasons for and against tests. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  12. Eye and Vision Tests for Children and Teens
  13. First-Trimester Exams and Tests
  14. Second-Trimester Exams and Tests
  15. Tests for Low Back Pain Learn why X-rays, CT scans, and MRIs may not find the cause of your low back pain.
  16. Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: Should I Get a Screening Test? Guides through decision to have screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm. Includes pros such as finding aneurysms so that they can be treated. Also explains the possible harm that could come if the test leads to risky surgery. Includes interactive tool to help you decide.
  17. Pregnancy: Should I Have Screening Tests for Birth Defects? Guides you through decision to have triple or quadruple test to look for Down syndrome and birth defects. Discusses what the tests look for. Covers benefits and risks. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  18. Genetic Testing: Ethical, Legal, and Religious Issues
  19. Heart Tests: When Do You Need Them?
  20. Amniocentesis
  21. Lumbar Puncture
  22. Expressed Prostatic Secretions
  23. Cancer Provides links to info on cancer. Topics covered include breast cancer, lung cancer, prostate cancer, and cancer pain. Links to info that can help you make a decision on diagnostic or screening tests. Includes info on treatment choices.
  24. Abdominal Ultrasound
  25. Laryngoscopy
  26. Skull X-Ray
  27. Hysteroscopy
  28. Doppler Ultrasound
  29. Facial X-Ray
  30. Pericardial Drainage
  31. Hysteroscopy for Abnormal Uterine Bleeding Discusses procedure used to examine uterus to find cause of abnormal uterine bleeding. Explains why and how it is used. Covers possible results and risks.
  32. Abdominal X-Ray
  33. Angiogram
  34. Arthroscopy
  35. Echocardiogram
  36. Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatogram (ERCP)
  37. Sinus X-Ray for Sinusitis
  38. Pregnancy: Should I Have Amniocentesis? Guides you through the decision to have an amniocentesis test. Explains what amniocentesis is and how it is done. Discusses birth defects. Looks at the risks and benefits of amniocentesis. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  39. Triple or Quad Screening for Birth Defects
  40. First-Trimester Screening for Birth Defects

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