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What are the tests for Autoimmune Glomerular Nephritis,

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What are the tests for Autoimmune Glomerular Nephritis, Panarteritis Nodosa, Graves Disease, Lichen Planus.
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  wieyedoc replied 5 months ago.

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There is no way for you to test for all these diseases on your own.

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She will order, and evaluate, all necessary tests for you.

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Customer: replied 5 months ago.
I want to know what my GP will test me for regarding these conditions.
Expert:  Dr. Ravoof replied 5 months ago.

Dear customer,

The tests that may be done by your doctor after collecting a thorough history and doing a physical examination are:

Serum creatinine and blood urea nitrogen,

Urine tests,

Imaging studies such as kidney X-ray, an ultrasound examination or a computerized tomography (CT) scan,

Kidney biopsy,

Complete blood count,

Ultrasound of thyroid gland,

Thyroid function tests,

Skin biopsy.

An arteriogram (an x-ray test of the arteries).

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