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hdl ldl ratio vs total cholesterol

A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniela Torres
Specializes in Medicina General
Depends : Statin use is determined by your endocrinologist or internal medicine specialist, after history taking and physical checks they will order a bunch of ... Read More

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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
You're fine Matt: Stop worrying about this stuff, buddy. Lab reference ranges just compare you to average people. Plenty of healthies fall outside. You are at your phys ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nathan Ritter
24 years experience Cardiology
Ok but not great: Assuming you don't smoke or have high BP, your risk for a stroke or heart attack over the next 10 years is very low, less than 1%. So generally you w ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Cholesterol: Dont worry . Cholesterol is normal but watch cholesterol intake as upper limits is 200. Triglycerides are good HDL is borderline ( should be &g ... Read More
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
I think no: Treat the person, not the numbers. This stuff is mostly genetic. I trust that you're not a smoker and that you stay fit. Best wishes.
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Other risk factors: 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 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Chapman
41 years experience Cardiology
Likely normal: If you don't have any other risk factors, this is a good panel. If you are diabetic or already have coronary disease, then your LDL should be <70 to ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Bryant Cary
8 years experience Pharmacology
A little high: Your cholesterol levels are a little high, particularly an LDL at 150. Whether you need medication depends on things like your lifestyle and medical ... Read More
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