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Dr. Harinder Gill
39 years experience Cardiology
Test results: have a meaningful conversation with a competent medical primary practitioner

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Dr. Cynthia Archer
19 years experience Internal Medicine
8 hours is typical: Some doctors recommend nothing but water for 12 hours, and suggest that you should avoid fatty meals for 24-48 hours prior. Some doctors no longer req ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
No and Yes: Lipid profile test does not identify the cause of frequent acidity.Yes endoscopy is sometimes required to find the cause
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Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
No: Independent factor
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hamid Hai
Dr. Hamid Hai answered
55 years experience Cardiology
Elevated cholesterol: No. Elevated cholesterol does not produce any symptoms until there is a heart attack, angina, or stroke. The only way to know is to check the blood te ... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gopinath Upamaka
39 years experience Cardiology
Need generic: I need the generic names of the meds to help you.
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Afshine Emrani
28 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Many medications affect lipid profile such as diuretics. Also they can affect the bilirubin. Ask your doctor to review your meds.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Douglas Brant
26 years experience Family Medicine
Do testing: Everyone should have cholesterol checked and treated when levels are abnormal enough to cause damage. Other illness and meds can affect cholesterol.
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Kelly
27 years experience Internal Medicine
AST and ALT: Get what we call a chemistry panel - that will check your AST and ALT liver tests. We very rarely see liver problems and the FDA now does not recomme ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moinuddin Mokhashi
28 years experience Pediatrics
No: Lot of drugstores and other setups offer free tests.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anita Prakash
29 years experience Cardiology
Definitely: A fasting lipid panel is what is needed to get reliable numbers, especially if they are being used to risk stratify you and/or calculate your lifetime ... Read More
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