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Carbon Health, Dedham

Carbon Health

5.0(2 reviews)
Legacy Place Building 400, Dedham, MA 02026Legacy Place Building 400
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Carbon Health, Dedham

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5.0(2 reviews)
Legacy Place Building 400, Dedham, MA 02026Legacy Place Building 400
OpenWed 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
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ARCpoint Labs

5.0(6 reviews)
333 Turnpike Rd, Southborough, MA 01772333 Turnpike Rd
OpenWed 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Priority Lab Testing

Priority Lab Testing

4.2(528 reviews)
1315 Newport Ave, Attleboro, MA 027031315 Newport Ave
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I thought it was extremely easy to book a lab test appointment with Priority. Getting the test done was simple and so was the getting the results! Great job putting together something so user friendly.
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Priority Lab Testing

4.34(531 reviews)
135 President Ave, Fall River, MA 02720135 President Ave
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I was able to choose a Quest lab location and schedule an appointment. Check in was easy, and I only needed to provide my name and DOB. They were able to locate my order in their system. They were already aware that my labs were paid for prior to the appointment. I had my labs done on a Wednesday, and I received my results by Saturday. Great experience.
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Priority Lab Testing

4.41(596 reviews)
201 Highland St, Taunton, MA 02780201 Highland St
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I came in one day without an appoint and waited two hours as a walk-in before I had to leave without being tested. I made an appointment through Priority Lab Testing for the next day, showed up on time, got tested easily and was on my way in 15-20 minutes. Staff is friendly and helpful.
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Priority Lab Testing

4.5(523 reviews)
7200 Bancroft Ave, Taunton, MA 027807200 Bancroft Ave
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I highly recommend for anyone thinking of getting tested. From start to finish the whole process was hassle free and and very professional. I had my results very quickly and discreetly couldn't be happier with the service.
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Priority Lab Testing

4.58(404 reviews)
10 Ferry Street, Foxborough, MA 0203510 Ferry Street
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After receiving my results, I called Priority Lab Testing and discussed the results with a consultation. This consultation filled in my knowledge gaps and made me more aware of my particular situation.
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Priority Lab Testing

4.34(477 reviews)
310 North St, Norfolk, MA 02056310 North St
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I was able to choose a Quest lab location and schedule an appointment. Check in was easy, and I only needed to provide my name and DOB. They were able to locate my order in their system. They were already aware that my labs were paid for prior to the appointment. I had my labs done on a Wednesday, and I received my results by Saturday. Great experience.
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Priority Lab Testing

4.57(469 reviews)
546 Eastern Pkwy, Killingly, CT 06241546 Eastern Pkwy
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I would 100% recommend this company to anyone wanting to check their health status. The process was incredibly easy and done through certified labs. The results are frequently back by the next day.
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Priority Lab Testing

4.45(494 reviews)
915 Doyle Road, Milford, MA 01757915 Doyle Road
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Great discreet service, scheduled my visit and paid for for the test online not in Showed up at lab, checked in and was seen within minutes. Blood and urine were collected, test results came back quickly within 2 days because I did my test on a Friday. Quick, easy and cheap. Didn't have to wait for a visit to my PCP, and then get referral to lab.
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Priority Lab Testing

4.4(428 reviews)
150 E Pennsylvania Ave, Douglas, MA 01516150 E Pennsylvania Ave
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I was able to choose a Quest lab location and schedule an appointment. Check in was easy, and I only needed to provide my name and DOB. They were able to locate my order in their system. They were already aware that my labs were paid for prior to the appointment. I had my labs done on a Wednesday, and I received my results by Saturday. Great experience.
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Priority Lab Testing

4.39(448 reviews)
237b E Center Dr, Dartmouth, MA 02747237b E Center Dr
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I came in one day without an appoint and waited two hours as a walk-in before I had to leave without being tested. I made an appointment through Priority Lab Testing for the next day, showed up on time, got tested easily and was on my way in 15-20 minutes. Staff is friendly and helpful.
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Priority Lab Testing

4.14(540 reviews)
5825 S Main St, Plainfield, CT 063545825 S Main St
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I would 100% recommend this company to anyone wanting to check their health status. The process was incredibly easy and done through certified labs. The results are frequently back by the next day.
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Priority Lab Testing

4.36(441 reviews)
1 Pearl St, Brockton, MA 023011 Pearl St
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I thought it was extremely easy to book a lab test appointment with Priority. Getting the test done was simple and so was the getting the results! Great job putting together something so user friendly.
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Priority Lab Testing

4.42(403 reviews)
1 Pearl St, Brockton, MA 023011 Pearl St
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I came in one day without an appoint and waited two hours as a walk-in before I had to leave without being tested. I made an appointment through Priority Lab Testing for the next day, showed up on time, got tested easily and was on my way in 15-20 minutes. Staff is friendly and helpful.
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Priority Lab Testing

4.27(423 reviews)
103 West St, Brockton, MA 02301103 West St
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I highly recommend for anyone thinking of getting tested. From start to finish the whole process was hassle free and and very professional. I had my results very quickly and discreetly couldn't be happier with the service.
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Priority Lab Testing

4.29(584 reviews)
285 Morse St, Norwood, MA 02062285 Morse St
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I came in one day without an appoint and waited two hours as a walk-in before I had to leave without being tested. I made an appointment through Priority Lab Testing for the next day, showed up on time, got tested easily and was on my way in 15-20 minutes. Staff is friendly and helpful.
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Priority Lab Testing

4.4(574 reviews)
9521 South Dixie Highway, Norwood, MA 020629521 South Dixie Highway
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A great experience for something I had a lot of anxiety about. Had no wait time or issues at the testing center/lab. Had blood drawn at 3pm and had results by email at 9am the next morning.
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Priority Lab Testing

4.42(488 reviews)
8890 E 116Th St, Norwood, MA 020628890 E 116Th St
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I was very surprised with my experience here. My appointment was made very quickly. I was seen in a very short period of time. My test results came back in a very timely manner. I was able to speak with a doctor soon after and was taking care of. I was very satisfied with the experience I had here. I definitely recommend using them for any issues you have or any questions you may have.
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Priority Lab Testing

4.35(441 reviews)
8287 S Suncoast Blvd, Norwood, MA 020628287 S Suncoast Blvd
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I would 100% recommend this company to anyone wanting to check their health status. The process was incredibly easy and done through certified labs. The results are frequently back by the next day.
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Thyroid Test FAQs

  • How much does a thyroid test cost in Rhode Island?

    A thyroid test can cost anywhere from $0 to $200, depending on a variety of criteria such as health insurance coverage, copay amount, and provider-set testing prices. The cost of thyroid testing may also be affected by the number of tests you have and your location. To discover more about testing fees, contact the thyroid test provider directly.

  • Does insurance cover thyroid testing in Rhode Island?

    Thyroid testing is covered by many health insurance policies, especially if your doctor orders it based on your symptoms and health condition. You may, however, be obliged to pay the copay. Confirm your coverage and whether thyroid testing is covered by your health plan by contacting your insurance provider directly.

  • Who should get a thyroid test in Rhode Island?

    A thyroid test is recommended for anyone who is suffering symptoms of an underactive or hyperactive thyroid. Weight gain, constipation, and irregular menstrual periods are all signs of an underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism). Weight loss, a high heart rate, and anxiety are all signs of an overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism). If you have one or more of these symptoms, talk to your doctor about getting a thyroid test.

  • How do they test your thyroid?

    A simple blood test can be used to check your thyroid function. A healthcare expert will collect a small sample of blood from your arm and place it in one or more test tubes or vials during the test. Your blood is then tested at a lab to determine whether you have hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, or another thyroid-related health problem.

  • How should I prepare for a thyroid blood test in Rhode Island?

    There is no need to prepare for a thyroid blood test. If your doctor is running other blood tests at the same time, you may need to fast for several hours before your appointment. In the days and hours immediately up to your appointment, ask your doctor or the thyroid test provider if there are any particular preparatory procedures you should take.

  • What is the thyroid blood test called?

    Thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) testing is a type of blood test for the thyroid gland. A thyrotropin test, T4 test, T3 test, or thyroid antibody test is a type of thyroid blood test. Your doctor can use the T4 and T3 tests to identify hyperthyroidism. Thyroid antibody levels are measured in a thyroid antibody test to aid in the diagnosis of Graves' disease or Hashimoto's disease by your doctor. More information about your thyroid blood test can be obtained from your thyroid test provider.

  • How long does it take to get thyroid test results?

    Thyroid test results can take a few hours or days to get back, depending on how quickly the lab can process your sample. Some labs will call your doctor with the results, so you may have to wait until you hear from them. Other thyroid testing companies may contact you directly with results as soon as they become available. To find out when you can expect your findings, contact the test provider directly.

  • Where should I get a thyroid test in Rhode Island?

    Many healthcare providers, including primary care doctors, urgent care centers, and walk-in clinics, offer thyroid exams. Inquire with your primary care physician about thyroid testing in their office or if they can send you to a practitioner who does. You may also use Solv to find top-rated thyroid test providers in your area who can see you the same day or the next day.

  • What can affect thyroid test results?

    Thyroid test results can be influenced by a number of circumstances, including pregnancy, drugs, and certain medical disorders. Thyroid test results can be influenced by high-dose biotin, corticosteroids, and diabetes drugs, as well as typical hormonal changes that occur during pregnancy. When doing a thyroid test, many doctors take these factors into account, and they may ask questions about your current health and medical history to uncover potential abnormalities and irregularities that could cause test results to be incorrect.

  • Can I do at-home thyroid testing?

    Thyroid tests for at-home use can be acquired online or at a variety of drugstores and pharmacies. Pricking your finger to acquire a blood sample, which you can then send to a lab for examination and diagnosis, is standard for these procedures. Depending on the sort of test you get, at-home thyroid testing might cost anywhere from $30 to $200. They'll tell you how to complete the test and where to send your blood sample.

Rhode Island Thyroid Tests

A thyroid test is a blood test that determines the amounts of thyroid hormones in your body.

Thyroid hormones play a vital part in how your body uses energy, as well as regulating your weight, body temperature, and mood. Thyroid hormone levels that are too high or too low can cause a variety of health issues, including weight gain or loss, anxiety, insomnia, hair loss, and constipation, to name a few.

If you have one or more symptoms of hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidism, you may need a thyroid test. Anxiety, increased heart rate, weight loss, and difficulty sleeping are all symptoms of hyperthyroidism. Fatigue, constipation, hair loss, and weight gain are all symptoms of hypothyroidism.

A blood test is used to do a thyroid test. During the test, a healthcare provider takes a blood sample from your finger or arm with a little needle. Your blood will then be collected and placed in little tubes or vials, which will be transported to a lab for further analysis. Typically, the complete testing process takes no more than 15 minutes.

There is no need to prepare for a thyroid test, and there are no major dangers involved. Some people, however, may have minor soreness or bruising on the finger or arm where blood was drawn, which normally subsides within minutes.

The TSH thyroid test is typically the first step in determining your thyroid levels. Your doctor may order or perform additional thyroid tests, such as the T4 test, T3 test, or thyroid antibodies test, based on the results of the TSH test to diagnose or rule out specific thyroid problems. To diagnose or rule out thyroid problems, imaging tests such as CT scans, ultrasounds, and nuclear medicine may be required.

Your doctor will tell you whether you have a thyroid problem.

Rob Rohatsch
Medically reviewed by Dr. Rob Rohatsch, MD

Updated on Sep 25, 22

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