Alcohol Risk Assessment in India
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What is Alcohol Risk Assessment?
Excessive alcohol consumption leads to unexplained health disorders related to the body’s vital organs. These include the kidneys, liver, and pancreas. The alcoholism test or the Alcohol Risk Assessment Test helps monitor the health of the liver, pancreas, and kidneys.
Also, regular alcohol consumption can affect your ability to absorb essential vitamins and nutrients that lead to unfortunate deficiencies. Thus, Alcohol Risk Assessment can come to the rescue. The Alcohol Risk Assessment features more than 50 tests for both males and females for the overall assessment of the body.
What does Alcohol Risk Assessment include?
The Alcohol Risk Assessment is an extensive test that includes more than 50 tests conducted to examine the overall functioning of kidneys, liver, and pancreas. Regular and excessive alcohol consumption causes several health diseases; however, the liver is most likely to be affected. Below we have highlighted tests that come under the Alcohol Risk Assessment. Here they are:
1- Complete Blood Count – The blood component in the human body plays an essential role in highlighting the potential diseases or infections prevailing. Also, it helps to fight several infectious diseases. Its tests include:
- Haemoglobin (Hb)
- Mean Platelet Volume
- Immature Granulocyte
- Absolute – Lymphocyte Count
- Nucleated RBC %
- Mean Corpuscular Haemoglobin
- Lymphocyte %
- Total RBC
- RDW SD
- RDW CV
- Packed Cell Volume (PCV) or Hematocrit (Hct)
- Platelet Count
- Mean Corpuscular Haemoglobin Concentration
- Platelet Count (Automated/ Verified in smear)
- Absolute – Eosinophil Count
- Absolute – Monocyte Count
- Absolute – Neutrophil Count
2- Inflammation Marker
- ESR (Automated)
3- Lipid Profile – The lipid profile includes a set of various tests used to measure the levels of cholesterol and other types of fats in the blood. Its test include:
- Cholesterol – Total
- Cholesterol – HDL
- Cholesterol – LDL
- VLDL Cholesterol (Calculated)
- LDL/HDL Ratio
- Non-HDL Cholesterol
- TC/HDL Cholesterol Ratio
4- Liver Profile – Liver is one of the vital organs in the human body primarily responsible for digesting fats. The improper functioning of the liver can lead to several health disorders. Its test include:
- Gamma-Glutamyltransferase (GGT)
- Alkaline Phosphatase
- Bilirubin Total
- Bilirubin Indirect
- Protein Total
- Serum Albumin (BCG)
- Serum Globulin
- Albumin/Globulin Ratio Serum
- Serum Glutamic – Oxaloacetic Transaminase
- Serum Glutamic Pyruvic Transaminase
5- Pancreas Profile
- Serum Amylase
- Lipase (Serum) (Colorimetric)
6- Vitamin Profile
- Vitamin B-12
7- Kidney Profile
- Blood Urea Nitrogen
- BUN/creatinine ratio
8- Diabetes Profile
Benefits of Alcohol Risk Assessment?
People who have a higher intake of alcohol (more than one drink a day for women whereas two drinks a day for men) regularly are at a higher risk of developing chronic health disorders that might be life-threatening.
These diseases include alcoholic hepatitis, liver cirrhosis, digestive problems, and heart disorders. Apart from these, excessive alcohol consumption can also lead to numerous cancers, including liver cancer, pancreatic cancer, mouth cancer, and throat cancer.
The Alcohol Risk Assessment includes a wide range of tests responsible for detecting the underlying health disorders so that the healthcare expert can suggest a result-driven treatment pathway. Another reason why the doctors suggest the Alcohol Risk Assessment is because they witness possible symptoms that direct towards long-term chronic diseases.
Other than these, one major reason the Alcohol Risk Assessment has become common is to observe the treatment progress. So, if you’re a heavy drinker or drink regularly, Alcohol Risk Assessment is necessary to avoid future complications.
How much does Alcohol Risk Assessment cost?
The cost of the tests depends upon several factors, including different laboratories, the infrastructure used by the laboratories and much more. If you’re looking to book the Alcohol Risk Assessment through MFine, the real price for the same is Rs 2362; however, it will cost you nearly 1299 after discounts. The discount and test price may vary based on lab partner and location.
How long does it take to complete the Alcohol Risk Assessment?
You can expect to receive the results for Alcohol Risk Assessment within 24 to 48 hours after the samples are collected. However, in certain cases, depending on the location, medical advice and preferred lab partner, it may take longer.
What is the procedure for Alcohol Risk Assessment?
A lab specialist will come to collect your blood and urine sample at a preferred time slot. Please make sure to follow the preparations required for this health assessment package. After collecting the samples, the specialist will send them to the lab partner.
The lab partner will analyse the samples based on the tests listed in the package. You will then receive the full report within 48 hours of sample collection on the MFine web and app platform.
What preparation is required for Alcohol Risk Assessment?
Although the Alcohol Risk Assessment is an advanced test, no special precautions or preparations are directed before this test. Before going for the test, it is suggested to fast for at least 10 hours. Although, water is allowed. Apart from this, inform your doctor about any underlying problems and your family’s health. Once all this information is conveyed to your doctor, it will be easier to analyse your result and diagnose any possible concerns.
Why book Alcohol Risk Assessment through MFine?
A thorough alcohol risk assessment is necessary for people addicted to alcohol or consuming it regularly, a thorough alcohol risk assessment is necessary to understand the underlying health disorders. Kidneys, liver, and pancreas are vital components in the human body; however, these are most affected if you have regular drinking habits.
In case your body is showing apparent symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, anxiety, migraines, body pain, and so on, it is probably time to get tested. Note, if you are male or female above the age of 21, then you’re eligible for the Alcohol Risk Assessment.
How to book an Alcohol Risk Assessment?
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Frequently asked questions on Alcohol Risk Assessment
Are MFine's lab partners NABL accredited?
All our lab partners are NABL (National Accreditation Board of Testing and Calibration of Laboratories)-accredited labs. Thyrocare, Prima Diagnostics, Neuberg, Healthians, to name a few, are our top lab partners. Most of our lab partners have state-of-the-art infrastructure facilities for diagnostic tests.
Can I avail at-home sample collection for Alcohol Risk Assessment on weekends?
Yes, we provide sample collections on all days of the week. The timings can vary based on the test, and tests that require 8 to 12 hours of fasting may have morning slots.
Is fasting required for Alcohol Risk Assessment?
When you go for the Alcohol Risk Assessment, it is suggested to fast for at least 8-12 hours as it helps in ensuring that your test shows accurate results. The minerals, vitamins, carbohydrates, proteins, and fat from your diet can together impact the test readings, clouding the overall test results. Note that only water is allowed while going for the Alcohol Risk Assessment.
What samples are collected for Alcohol Risk Assessment?
To conduct the alcohol risk assessment to check the damage caused by binge drinking, it is just like any other blood test where a sample of blood is collected in a test tube and later sent to the chosen laboratory for further examination. The steps involved in the sample collection for the alcohol risk assessment include:
- An expert visit your premises with best-in-class equipment to conduct the alcohol risk assessment
- A patch of your hand is cleaned with an antiseptic
- An elastic is tied to stop the flow of blood
- A thin needle is inserted into your arm
- Later the blood sample is collected in a test and sent for further evaluation
Once your reports are thoroughly analysed, your alcoholism test results will be uploaded to your MFine profile within 24-72 hours.
When will I receive my test results for Alcohol Risk Assessment?
You will receive your test results within 48 hours of sample collection. You can download your reports on the MFine web and app platforms.
Will I get the result interpretation for my test results?
You will have a free doctor consultation along with your test results for Alcohol Risk Assessment. Our senior doctor will help you understand your results accurately and advise medications and lifestyle changes wherever required.
Which is the best place in India for Alcohol Risk Assessment?
Today alcohol consumption has become frequent, especially amongst youngsters and even adults. Hence, a thorough examination is necessary to ensure no major or minor health disorders prevail. To help you in this process, MFine conducts the Alcohol Risk Assessment that includes more than 50 different tests necessary to evaluate the underlying diseases.
Here, professionals conduct the tests, and health experts analyse reports who understand the severity of cases. Mfine connects you with the top NABL lab partners of your city. Therefore, if you’re thinking of getting yourself tested or showing apparent symptoms, it is suggested to go for MFine. Also, there is an ongoing offer on the website, which is worth checking.
Can Alcohol Risk Assessment detect cancer?
While a few of the tests included in the package may indicate the chances of cancerous growth, it is not definitive. It is always advisable to follow up with a doctor and undergo further testing.
Alcohol Risk Assessment vs Full Body Check test.
Along with the Alcohol risk assessment test, you can also go for a full checkup, which helps screen the body’s overall functioning and unfolds the underlying health conditions related to kidneys, liver, heart, pancreas, and other vital organs in the human body.
This test helps you keep track of your health conditions, and in case there are any pitfalls, your healthcare expert can plan the treatment pathway to minimise future health complications.
Can Alcohol Risk Assessment detect Common conditions or diseases associated with the test?
Yes, while going for the Alcohol Risk Assessment, it also helps detect the common health conditions or diseases associated with the same. These primarily include diseases related to the liver, kidneys, and pancreas.
These are the most vital organs in the human body that controls the overall functioning to a greater extent. Regularly drinking in the long-term can adversely impact them; as a result, it is necessary to find treatments soon.
Some of the diseases detected during the Alcohol Risk Assessment include alcoholic hepatitis, liver cirrhosis, and deficiency of vitamins.
List down signs and symptoms that direct towards chronic alcoholism.
Some apparent symptoms that point towards underlying health disorders include:
- Frequent alcohol smell in breath
- Hair loss and brittle nails
- Loss of appetite
- Abdominal pain
- Severe fatigue
- Yellow skin
- Body pain
List some of the common signs of liver damage.
The liver is one of the most crucial organs in the human body. However, excessive consumption of alcohol shows adverse effects on the liver. Its symptoms include:
- Abdominal swelling or distention
- Increased thirst
- Dry mouth
- Bleeding per anus or blood in vomiting
- Loss of appetite
What are the long term diseases caused due to excessive drinking?
Some of the long-term diseases that are caused due to drinking alcohol excessively are diabetes, alcoholic liver disease, obesity, cardiovascular disease, and hypercholesterolemia.
What can I expect from an Alcohol Risk Assessment test at MFine?
During the Alcohol Risk Assessment test, a healthcare expert will visit your premises to conduct the test and examine the underlying health conditions related to the liver, pancreas, and kidneys. Also, they check the deficiencies caused due to regular alcohol consumption.