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A new survey suggests that about 15% of Americans have what's sometimes known as "sleep drunkenness." Doctors call it confusional arousal. This means that you wake up feeling confused and not knowing where you are, perhaps for up to 10 minutes. The new study ...

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Lab Test Interpreter


Blood Test for LDH

LDH is used by doctors to get information about two different lung problems, pneumonia and pleural effusion (fluid under the lung).

 

Do you have one of these problems?

I have a pleural effusion (fluid under the lung)

I have pneumonia

I don't have either of these conditions

Date Last Reviewed: 9/24/2010
Date Last Modified: 9/24/2010
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