Routine examination Basic examination Stool

About the test

A routine stool examination is a simple diagnostic test that is usually prescribed when a patient suffers from some stomach problems. The test diagnoses certain medical conditions that affect the digestive tract.

Why get tested?

A stool test is usually conducted to diagnose certain conditions that affect the digestive tract. The test may be prescribed if -

  • The following symptoms are observed in a patient
    • Prolonged diarrhea
    • Bloody diarrhea
    • Pain in the abdomen
    • Loss of appetite
    • Fever
  • The patient suffers from infection with parasites in the intestine like giardia, amoeba, etc.
  • There is suspicion of colon cancer
  • The body is unable to absorb nutrients by the digestive tract.

Preparations

No specific preparation is required for taking this test. However, the patients are advised to adhere to the below-mentioned point before undergoing the test -

  • The patients are advised to inform the doctor about their ongoing medications or any other herbal product that they consume. This is so because; some medicines may interfere with the test results and lead to their falsification.
  • Patients are also advised to inform the doctor  -
    • If they recently had an X-ray test in which barium contrast material was used. This is important because barium can interfere with test results.
    • If they have recently traveled outside the country.
  • Patients may also need to avoid certain food items 2 or 3 days before the test.
  • Women are advised not to undergo the test while they are on periods.
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Routine examination Basic examination Stool

Metropolis Health Care - Vikas Marg
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Metropolis Health Care - Vikas Marg

Routine examination Basic examination Stool

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Vikas Marg New Delhi

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City XRay & Scan Clinic Pvt. Ltd - Naraina Vihar
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City XRay & Scan Clinic Pvt. Ltd - Naraina Vihar

Routine examination Basic examination Stool

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Naraina Vihar New Delhi

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Igenetic Diagnostics-Malviya Nagar
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Igenetic Diagnostics-Malviya Nagar

Routine examination Basic examination Stool

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Malviya Nagar Near Main Gurudwara New Delhi

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