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A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
It means: mild to moderatbe decrease in kidney function. But this need to be interpreted in the scope of the clinical findings . Urine specific gravity appears ... Read More

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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Hydration: Your state of hydration may affect the results for serum creatinine from which eGFR is calculated. Try to drink enough water before your test next tim ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Renal failure?: You do not have renal failure. What you have is chronic kidney disease. To find what what your actual GFR is, you need to have a 24 hour urine for cre ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Mcgowan
Specializes in Family Medicine
Labs: recheck your kidneys in a few weeks and make sure you are well hydrated when you have blood drawn. If still abnormal, review meds including OTCs.
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A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
Normal: values. If you have queries and want to send me an e-mail click here --> https://www.healthtap.com/experts/12714048-dr-vahe-yetimyan
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See below: There are thousands of different types of blood tests. Is there a particular one you have in mind? All laboratory results need to be interpreted in th ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herbert Duvivier
32 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Low iron: If the MCHC level is below 28%, this is considered too low. The MCHC level can be too low because of blood loss over time, or too little iron in the b ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Depends on the: blood test. A complete blood count may reflect these viral infections.
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Nall
14 years experience Sports Medicine
Clotting Factors: This is your platelet count which is the part of the blood that is responsible for clotting and healing wounds. I would probably have it rechecked in ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Not necessarily: Different tests take different amount of time for completion and the results may come back piecemeal.

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