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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Possibly: Without knowing everything about your case this could be possible. Things need to be known like your basic diagnosis, medications, diabetes, lipid pan ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Unlikely!: Alk phos compes from two sources: bone, and the bile system within the liver and the ducts and gallbladder, and finally the outer capsule of the liver ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Lots of things: This can be fine for a growing child or teen, an older person with subclinical paget's (extremely common), or even someone who's non-fasting and just ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marino Tavarez
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Yes, sounds: very normal.
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A female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: Around 5% of older folks run a high alk phos. I suspect that many of these are due to subclinical Paget's disease, which never becomes a problem, and ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Why do you ask?: This is a normal blood glucose, a normal alk phos, and I do not know what PP stands for. Please forgive me for talking straight with you. If you are o ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience General Surgery
You are ok: alkaline phosphate can go higher than normal in situation like gallbladder problem and women taking hormone or contraceptive and usually go back to no ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
No concern: A fall in alkaline phosphatase is of no concern and is not indicative of any disease. Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fr ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Brignoni
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Elevated TSH: You have an elevated tsh, which means you may have hypothyroidism. You should see your family physician ir internist to discuss the results and treatm ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
May be: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carol Jacobs
Specializes in Pediatrics
Ok: Alkaline phosphate levels in children are often marked as HIGH as labs will use adult numbers as reference. This marker is present in liver, bones, mu ... Read More
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