‘UN­NEC­ES­SARY TESTS CRE­ATE DOUBTS’

Hindustan Times (Lucknow) - - Lucknow -

“Hav­ing a rou­tine checkup

▪ was ad­vis­able but only those tests should be done which were rel­e­vant to one’s prob­lem on an in­di­vid­ual ba­sis. How­ever, out of cu­rios­ity el­derly peo­ple were now com­ing with a host of pathol­ogy re­ports,” founder of Aastha Ge­ri­atric Hospi­tal Dr Ab­hishek Shukla said. He said that un­nec­es­sary

▪ tests cre­ated doubts and some­times de­pres­sion about one­self and one’s health.

The fact is that as per

▪ the age, the re­sults of tests will vary in com­par­i­son to a healthy per­son. Hence at times, de­spite a lit­tle vari­a­tion in re­ports, there is noth­ing to worry about,” said Dr Shukla.

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