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Avail Growth Hormone test in Ahmedabad through MFine. You can book your Growth Hormone test from the reputed lab partners of MFine and get samples collected from your doorstep. Post your Growth Hormone test sample collection; the test reports will be available for download within the next 48 hours. A growth hormone test is used to determine if your body produces an adequate amount of growth hormone (GH). Human growth hormone, or GH, is a hormone that regulates how fast your body grows.... View more
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Ahmedabad, the tier-1 city of Gujrat, faces various water-borne diseases such as jaundice, cholera, typhoid etc. The changing and competitive lifestyle has led to an increase in the number of diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, high blood pressure, kidney failure etc. Various hospitals and clinics are set up to tackle these diseases and provide effective and immediate care.
In Ahmedabad, there are around 1000 clinics, more than 25 hospitals and above 250 diagnostic centers. The medical laboratories are structured to conduct all the major tests and health packages. From ECG machine, blood count machine, urine analyzer to x-ray machine all are present in the certified labs of Ahmedabad.
The Growth Hormone test is a medical test that evaluates the excretion of this hormone in the blood. It is the hormone that regulates a body’s metabolism and aids in its growth. Through the MFine app, you can book the test in any of the reputed labs of Ahmedabad.
Why to Book A Growth Hormone Test?
- The Growth Hormone test is prescribed to detect growth hormone disabilities. The test evaluates the growth hormone level that is secreted in the blood. The deficiency of growth hormone can make a child's growth slower, leading to being shorter than children of their age. In Adults, the deficiency can cause lower bone and mass density. The test also examines abnormally high growth hormone levels that lead to gigantism. This rare condition can lead to extremely large heights with oversized hands and feet. If you have increased facial features, then you should book the test. It can be due to acromegaly associated with excessive growth hormone in the body.
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What Does the Growth Hormone Test Measure?
- A deficiency or high level of growth hormone in the body can lead to various health conditions. The growth hormone secreted by the pituitary gland is responsible for bone, height and mass growth and density. The growth hormone test is conducted to evaluate its level. The test includes a blood test for the growth hormone IGF-1 and IGBP-3. IGF-1 is responsible for regulating the level of growth hormone. It remains constant throughout the day. It is used to determine if the body is secreting enough GH or not. IGBP-3 is a protein that carries IGF-1. The test is conducted to detect the deficiency or excess of GH.
What Preparation is Needed for the Growth Hormone Test?
- One needs to follow a few things before the growth hormone test. Firstly, It is advised that the Growth Hormone test should not be performed when you are unwell. Also, if you are on any medication, inform your doctors as it can disrupt the result. Most importantly, it is advised to get the test done on an empty stomach. You should refrain from eating or drinking anything except water, at least 12 hours before the test. Moreover, some dietary guidelines need to be followed before the test; consult your doctor for that. Lastly, do not forget to tell your doctor about your allergies.
What Happens to Your Test Sample?
What Do Abnormal Results Indicate?
The abnormal result of a growth hormone test can indicate extremely low or high growth hormone levels in the blood. The high level of GH in adults can lead to health conditions such as acromegaly and gigantism. Gigantism is a condition with extremely large height, hands and feet. This can also indicate a tumor in the pituitary gland. The low level of GH in infants' bodies can indicate a growth hormone deficiency. It can also indicate hypopituitarism (low function of the pituitary gland).
Can I avail at-home sample collection in Bapunagar, Ahmedabad?
Yes, through the MFine app, you can easily avail of an at-home sample collection for a growth hormone test. Provide your address and pin code, and the selected lab partners will reach the location. If fasting is required, then the slot will be available accordingly.
What is the cost of the Growth Hormone test in Ahmedabad?
The cost of a growth hormone test can vary due to various reasons. The lab partners you choose, location, and appointment time play a vital role. The general cost of this test is around _400 to _500.
I stay in Hyderabad. Can I book a Growth Hormone test for my father staying in Ahmedabad?
Yes, through the MFine app, you can easily book the growth hormone test or any other test for your father staying in Ahmedabad. You can schedule the appointment online through the app.
How can I reschedule my appointment for a growth hormone sample collection?
The MFine app allows quick and easy scheduling and rescheduling appointments for growth hormone sample collection. There is an option available in the app that allows you to change the time and date of the location.
Is the lab technician coming for Growth Hormone test sample collection vaccinated?
Yes. Our lab technicians are fully vaccinated. Further, they also ensure safety by wearing a mask and sanitizer and gloves during sample collection.
When is a Growth Hormone test recommended?
The growth hormone test is recommended to evaluate the growth hormone level in the body. The test is recommended in children to determine if their growth is normal or not.
Is a prescription required to book a Growth Hormone test?
For booking the growth hormone test, the prescription is not essential. Even without a doctor’s prescription, you can schedule the appointment through the MFine app. The app provides a free doctor’s consultation as well.
Does MFine provide result interpretation along with the reports?
Yes. MFine provides result interpretation along with the reports. Also, you will be able to avail a free doctor consultation after the lab test to understand your reports accurately. Our doctor will also advise and prescribe medicines based on the results.
Is the Growth Hormone test a definitive test?
Generally, a growth hormone test is conducted as a follow-up test to detect various pituitary gland disorders. However, for detecting deficiency or excessiveness of the hormone in the body, the test is preferred as it provides the most accurate results.
What are other tests usually recommended along with the Growth Hormone test?
The growth hormone test is generally a follow-up of other pituitary gland testing. If the test indicates a risk of pituitary tumor, then your doctors may prescribe MRI scanning to be sure.
What diseases can be detected through the Growth Hormone test?
The abnormal level of growth hormone indicated by the growth hormone test can indicate either hormone deficiency or its excessiveness in the blood. The test can detect health conditions such as acromegaly, hypopituitarism and gigantism. The test can also indicate the presence of a tumor in the pituitary gland.
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