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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Serotonin level: A hematology blood count measures things like amount of hemoglobin, number & size of red & white blood cells, platelets, etc. Serotonin level would n ... Read More

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Say again?: I'm betting you had a serum serotonin level and a serum C-reactive protein level both run. These are meaningless apart from a knowledge of your clinic ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
28 years experience Pathology
Serotonin levels.: This measures the amount of serotonin in your body. Higher than normal levels may mean carcinoid syndrome. The normal range is 101-283 ng/ml. This ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Veena Govila
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Ssri: Yes.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Not reliable: Blood tests for Serotonin are not all that reliable. So a metabolite called 5HIAA is often measured in a 24 hour Urine collection. Even this test is n ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
53 years experience Holistic Medicine
Possibly: Read about serotonin and see if you have symptoms of high serotonin. Serotonin can come from the brain or the GI tract. Nicotine can be toxic if you ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tom Harrington
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Lab tests for anxiet: Most doctor's diagnose anxiety and or depression per history as well as filling out a questionnaire. Yes serotonin may be involved but this is most l ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Liver or muscle: Alt is a liver enzyme that is also present in muscle tissue. High levels could mean some inflammation of either of those areas but you need other, mor ... Read More
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Dr. Orestes Pablos
61 years experience General Surgery
Dehydration: Usually in dehydration. Patient in diuretic medication, investigate the level of other electrolytes and glucose.
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
IgM specific: Antibody. Elevated levels of IgM are non-specific, but elevated levels of IgM antibody specific to a bug usually means recent infection with that part ... Read More
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