For people who are and who are not afraid of needles and blood, drowning your blood for testing is not something you are eager to do. Read out these tips to make this process a little easier.
If you have a fasting test, try to reach early in the morning and get it done. Mostly labs gets open early in the morning so if you feel hungry or weak before you eat your breakfast, carry your snack or juice with you to the lab and have it after your blood test.
Lab technicians are specifically trained to draw blood. They touch your arm; feel for a vein to drown the blood. Sometimes veins are difficult to find. But don’t worry, they are experts and they know what they’re doing.
Drinking water keeps you hydrated and having plenty of water before you have you blood drawn is a good idea. Even have another glass of water after your blood is taken to replace your fluids.
Tell them what they need to know and follow their instructions. Make their job easier by following them as it will also lessen them pain. Answer to every question truthfully so that you are free to ask any question.
Don’t pull away or move around. Try hard to relax and don’t forget to breathe in the whole process. Don’t feel nervous and focus only on breathing.
Many blood tests require fasting for accurate results. This means you can have nothing after dinner and before you go to the lab. Take 12 hours as your measurement and if you are going to the lab at 8 am, start fasting at 8 pm the night before.
Bandage is applied after the needle is removed. Follow the instructions and even if you think you’ve stopped bleeding, taking away the bandage too soon could result in bruising.
The whole process probably takes few minutes, now even if you are rushing for work; don’t forget to have your breakfast and lunch for energy and to keep you moving forward in the right, healthy direction.
Dr Lal Chandani Labs are state of the art NABL accredited lab in existence since 28 years with fully automatic machines. Be it any type of blood test like, TSH Blood Test, CRP Blood Test, ESR Blood Test, MCHC Blood Test etc, Dr Lal Chandani Labs have the ability to process 1000 samples/hour with same day reporting.
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