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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sarkis Barupian
39 years experience Family Medicine
Blood drawing: If you were fastin, (phentermine) your sugar is elevated and you should be worked up for diabetis however if you were not fasting, you should repeat t ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience Endocrinology
Yes: Hi. Yes it does. If you have the blood drawn fasting, you have a good way you screen for diabetes (fasting serum glucose). The CMP also measures many ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
Get renal studies.: This might be nonspecific back muscle pain due to your being overweight or possible something more serious, like herniated disc with nerve compression ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Serum potassium: Bmp will show you serum potassium level. Hypokalemia is diagnosed if the serum potassium level is below the normal range.
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Sadow
16 years experience Pathology
Maybe: It seems as though you've had quite a few tests ordered. Whether or not you're done will likely depend on the reason why they were ordered along with ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Menstruation: Unlikely, but please see your doctor to get all your lab results up to date.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Possibly: A better test is hb a1c.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lester Thompson
32 years experience Pathology
Various lab test: Cmp: comprehensive metabolic panel: tests for a variety of different metabolites and studies activity of certain enzymes. The lipid panel is used to ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Fong
39 years experience Family Medicine
Any joint pain?: Positive ANA and elevated sed rate. If you have joint pains it would be advisable to follow up with a rheumatologist. You have some kind of inflammato ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
27 years experience Pediatrics
No : Not sure if you mean low as in hypoglycemia, or low as in not high. Even if fasting blood sugar is normal, post-prandial blood sugar may not be. How ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Rhonda Simons
14 years experience Family Medicine
TSH is WAY high!: Must get on a higher dose of synthroid (thyroxine). This can be life threatening, get treated asap, ! other thyroid tests need to be done to know wh ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Normal: It is very important to know why these were drawn in what sounds to be an otherwise healthy 19 year old. Did you expect to find something wrong?
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
CMP: CMP or complete metabolic panel covers renal and hepatic function.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Pritsiolas
21 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
No: Alcohol will only show up if it is specifically ordered. Otherwise, it is not included in a comprehensive metabolic panel.
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
False positive rate: There is 30% or so false positive rate of kappa/lambda ratio in people without MGUS, myeloma or other disorders. For good health - Have a diet rich i ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terry Woodard
31 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Multiple causes: BUN is a breakdown of ingested protein, but becomes elevated compared to creatine, in cases of increased catabolism (breakdown). Such things as a high ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Yes: Normal. I actually wish that labs wouldn't report the "estimated gfr's" but let physicians, who after are are more-or-less knowledgeable, use the crea ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Conner
24 years experience Family Medicine
No routine test: I have been a primary care doctor for 18 years and I have never tested for vitamin c levels.
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A male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Sometimes it is norm: Mild elevation of bilirubin in the presence of normal liver enzymes is not uncommon. It is an inborn mild defect which has no consequences. If you fee ... Read More
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need more info: About 2-3% of otherwise normal people have elevated bilirubin, usually less than 5.0 mg/dL. Gilbert's disease is a usual cause and it despite disease ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Kurtz
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) will not effect it.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Don't know: Is this a one time lab or is this a recurrent thing? Jaundiced? We simply can't diagnose medical conditions on the Health Tap medical education site. ... Read More

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