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Medical Tests and Procedures

Blood Test (Video)
These videos show what's involved in getting a blood test and what it's like to be the person taking the blood sample.

CAT Scan (Video)
This video shows what it's like to get a CAT scan.

EKG (Video)
This video shows what it's like to have an electrocardiogram (EKG for short).

IV (Video)
This video shows what it's like to get an IV.

MRI (Video)
This video shows what it's like to get an MRI.

Spirometry (Video)
This video shows what it's like to get a spirometry test.

Strep Test (Video)
This video shows what it's like to get a strep test.

Upper GI (Video)
This video shows what it's like to get an upper GI test.

Urine Test (Video)
This video shows what it's like to get a urine test.

X-Ray (Video)
This video shows what it's like to get an X-ray.

5 Tips for Surviving Shots
If you're afraid of shots, you're not alone. Next time your doc asks you to roll up your sleeve, try these tips.

Finding Low-Cost Medical Care
If you need medical care but don't think you can afford it, you're not alone. Get tips on finding low-cost or free care in this article for teens.

Cardiac Catheterization
Doctors use cardiac catheterization to gather information about the heart and blood vessels as well as treat certain heart conditions. Find out what's involved.

Is It Normal to Feel Sick During a Blood Draw?
Find out what the experts have to say.