50 Dangerous Conditions Testing Your Blood Can Help Detect

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41. Hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid)
> Common symptoms: Weight gain, sensitivity to cold, thinning hair, depression, enlarged thyroid
> Confirmation tests: Thyroid panel blood test
> Treatment: Hormone therapy

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42. Hemophilia
> Common symptoms: Excessive bleeding, deep bruising, bloody stool
> Confirmation tests: Coagulation panel blood test
> Treatment: Replacement therapy, desmopressin hormone, clot-preserving medication, physical therapy

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43. Hepatitis B
> Common symptoms: Abdominal pain, dark urine, joint pain, jaundice
> Confirmation tests: Further blood tests, transient elastography, liver biopsy
> Treatment: Rest, antiviral medication, interferon injection, liver transplant

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44. Liver cancer
> Common symptoms: Weight loss, abdominal pain, jaundice, white stools
> Confirmation tests: Imaging tests, liver biopsy
> Treatment: Surgery, liver transplant, radiation therapy, targeted drug therapy, chemotherapy

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45. Chlamydia
> Common symptoms: Painful urination, abdominal pain, vaginal or penile discharge
> Confirmation tests: Urine test, swab test
> Treatment: Antibiotics