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Test question?! 24 hour urine

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sealtears Fri 16-Sep-16 19:02:20

Short version, having loads of health problems, been through the usual 18,000 blood tests, now been referred for a chest X-ray as a flushing smoker.
Also having 3 24 hour urine tests, one is hiaa which I can find online. The other two don't seem to exist... It says clinical details :flushing / Test items: GUMET. So any wise mners got any clues on GUMET?

fruitatthebottom Wed 21-Sep-16 16:44:07

24 hour urine collection is usually to test for catecholamines which if abnormal can possible suggest a problem with the adrenal gland. Not sure of what that hiia is though - can you ask GP?

sealtears Wed 21-Sep-16 17:06:53

Hiaa seems to be a hormone /kidney test which is a fairly commonly run one- not sure what gummet specfically stands for.
Thanks for the info

ChestyNut Wed 21-Sep-16 18:28:06

Urinary metanephrines?

Best to ring GP or consultants secretary and clarify really?

sealtears Wed 21-Sep-16 19:24:53

Thanks i mighy have to do that, just trying to save wasting any more of the doctors time!

sealtears Sat 24-Sep-16 13:41:06

10 out of 10 chestynut. Peeing has commenced so just got to finish up, hand In and wait for results :/

ChestyNut Sat 24-Sep-16 13:51:59

<takes a bow>

Hope results are ok flowers

sealtears Sat 24-Sep-16 15:40:40

Thank you smile

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