Medical Tests

When you or someone in your care needs a medical test, you may have some questions. Should I have the test? Am I allowed to eat or drink before the test? Is there anything I should do to prepare?

This section of our website is dedicated to providing you with some of the information you may want to know about medical tests and how to prepare for them.

To search for a specific medical test or procedure, enter your search term in the search box below. To browse for the information you are looking for, click on the letters below.

For help searching, or for more information, call 8-1-1 any time of the day, any day of the year.

Is it an emergency?

If you or someone in your care has chest pains, difficulty breathing, or severe bleeding, it could be a life-threatening emergency. Call 9-1-1 or the local emergency number immediately.
If you are concerned about a possible poisoning or exposure to a toxic substance, call Poison Control now at 1-800-567-8911.

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