Lab testing is an important part of diagnosing illnesses, diseases, or other health issues you might encounter. At All Health Medical Group in Hackensack, Paramus, and Paterson, New Jersey, Suhel Ahmed, MD, Linda Davt, NP, and their expert team offer convenient on-site lab testing so you don’t have to schedule two separate appointments. Call the office to schedule lab testing or book an appointment online today.
Lab testing at All Health Medical Group includes a variety of tests that help your provider diagnose specific illnesses and diseases. They may recommend you undergo lab testing to check for:
Learning more about the cause of unpleasant symptoms allows your All Health Medical Group provider to develop an effective treatment plan.
Common types of lab testing available at All Health Medical Group include:
To complete urine testing, you simply pee in a cup so a lab can analyze it and check for potential issues.
Your All Health Medical Group specialist takes a sample of blood from your arm using a tiny needle for lab analysis.
Taking a sample of secretions from the upper part of your nostril or throat using a swab allows All Health Medical Group specialists to test for strep throat, flu, COVID-19, and other illnesses.
In addition to urine and blood tests, other ways to test for STDs include taking a sample of secretions from open sores.
Pap tests in women use a swab of the cervix to screen for signs of cervical cancer.
Taking a tissue sample of your skin or other tissues during a biopsy allows a lab to detect or rule out certain types of cancer.
To let you know which lab tests (if any) are right for you, your All Health Medical Group specialist reviews your medical history, discusses your symptoms, and checks your vital signs. They also complete a physical examination.
Some lab tests are available within 10-15 minutes and others take a day or two, depending on the type of lab testing you undergo. Your All Health Medical Group specialist lets you know what to expect and reviews the results with you after receiving them.
To learn more about lab testing and find out if it’s right for you, call the All Health Medical Group office or schedule an appointment online today.