Book Growth Hormone Test in Kolkata
Avail Growth Hormone test in Kolkata 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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Kolkata is a tier-1 city with extraordinary healthcare. At the same time, it is known to have affordable medical facilities. The city is plagued by water-borne diseases such as jaundice, cholera, typhoid and much more seasonally. Various healthcare establishments are set up to handle the alarming situation. Kolkata has around 30 private and government hospitals. Many of them are super-speciality hospitals with various health departments. Above all, more than 200 diagnostic centers are present to diagnose diseases effectively. The labs are well-equipped with advanced machines. Most of them function 24×7 to provide accurate results in 24 to 48 hours. However, you can get the result within a few hours for emergency cases.
A growth hormone test is a medical test conducted to find out if the body is secreting enough growth hormone for the body’s proper function. In Kolkata, you can book the test through the MFine app and get yourself tested.
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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).
Disclaimer: It has been advised to always consult with your doctor for interpreting the test reports.
Can I avail at-home sample collection in Rajarhat, Kolkata?
What is the cost of the Growth Hormone test in Kolkata?
Yes, you can avail yourself at-home sample collection anywhere in Kolkata. While booking the test online through the MFine app, provide your address and pin code. If the test requires fasting, the slots will be available accordingly.
I stay in Mumbai. Can I book a Growth Hormone test for my mother staying in Kolkata?
The cost of a growth hormone test can vary due to various reasons. The lab partners you choose, location, and appointment time are vital. The general cost of this test is around _400 to _500.
How can I reschedule my appointment for a growth hormone sample collection?
Through the MFine app, you can book the growth hormone test for your mother staying in Kolkata. You can avail at-home sample collection for her to make it more convenient.
Is the lab technician coming for Growth Hormone test sample collection vaccinated?
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.
When is a Growth Hormone test recommended?
Yes. Our lab technicians are fully vaccinated. Further, they also ensure safety by wearing a mask and using a sanitiser and gloves during sample collection.
Is a prescription required to book a Growth Hormone test?
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.
Does MFine provide result interpretation along with the reports?
Even without a doctor’s prescription, you can schedule the appointment through the MFine app. The app provides free doctors consultation as well. Thus for booking the growth hormone test, the prescription is not essential.
Is the Growth Hormone test a definitive test?
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.
What are other tests usually recommended along with the Growth Hormone 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 diseases can be detected through 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.
How can I download my Growth Hormone test report?
The abnormal result of growth hormone 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.
Are there any discount offers on the Growth Hormone test in Kolkata?
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