What Stomach Problems Can a blood test detect?
Blood tests can show levels of specific substances in the blood. Digestive issues for which blood tests support a diagnosis include Celiac disease, inflammatory bowel diseases (Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis), stomach ulcers, stomach cancer and food allergies.
What can be found in blood tests?
- Evaluate how well organs—such as the kidneys, liver, thyroid, and heart—are working.
- Diagnose diseases and conditions such as cancer, HIV/AIDS, diabetes, anemia (uh-NEE-me-eh), and coronary heart disease.
- Find out whether you have risk factors for heart disease.
- Check whether medicines you’re taking are working.
Would gastritis show on a blood test?
Doctors may use blood tests to check for other causes of gastritis or signs of complications.
What tests are done for abdominal pain?
Your doctor may order tests such as urine, blood and stool tests; X-rays; a CT scan (computed tomography scan), ultrasound, barium swallow, and endoscopy.
How do you know you have an infection in your stomach?
Symptoms of gastrointestinal infection
- loss of appetite.
- muscle aches.
- mucus or blood in the stool.
What is a normal blood count for a woman?
|Red blood cell count||Male: 4.35-5.65 trillion cells/L* (4.35-5.65 million cells/mcL**) Female: 3.92-5.13 trillion cells/L (3.92-5.13 million cells/mcL)|
|Hematocrit||Male: 38.3-48.6 percent Female: 35.5-44.9 percent|
|White blood cell count||3.4-9.6 billion cells/L (3,400 to 9,600 cells/mcL)|
Where is gastritis pain located?
The signs and symptoms of gastritis include: Gnawing or burning ache or pain (indigestion) in your upper abdomen that may become either worse or better with eating. Nausea. Vomiting.
Can MRI detect abdominal pain?
An MRI scan can also show how well abdominal pain treatment is working, how well abdominal surgery is healing, and to examine if leftover tissue is cancer-free following cancerous tumor removal.