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High chloride cause

A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
Pediatrics 35 years experience
It's normal..: Forget about it. Be well. Go enjoy your life.

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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 57 years experience
Slightly low CL?: Most likely a variation within ur normal range. It is best to ignore slightly low or high tests when many are done. Eating, supine or standing, time ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gebrehana Zebro (formerly Woldegiorgis)
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Many causes: The main ones are diet , taking the above mentioned minerals as medication , kidney diseases ( for potassium ) hormonal problem ( hyperparathyroidism ... Read More
Dr. Howard Fertel
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Metastatic cancer c: Metastatic cancer to bone can cause high levels of serum calcium. Renal failure can cause elevated serum potassium. Dehydration can cause elevated s... Read More
Dr. Brendan Stack jr., md, facs, face
Head and Neck Surgery 32 years experience
Cause of high Ca: The most common cause of hypercalcemia in an ambulatory patient is hyperparathyroidism. The most common cause in a hospitalized patient would be canc... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
Hospital-based practice 21 years experience
Mostly normal. Lung?: The electrolytes look mostly normal. The CO2 (actually bicarbonate) level is slightly high, which may be "just you" (no significance), or may be relat... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
See below: Had the high creatinine level been due to dehydration, you BUN would also have been high. It would be prudent to consult a nephrologist.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 9 years experience
Blood salts: Chloride is an electrolyte in our body that combines with others to form salts. Commonly it is associated with sodium to form sodium chloride aka salt... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Hyperchloremia?: What's the exact level? Normal blood chloride in most labs is 96-106 mEq/L. If only slightly elevated and you feel well, and if other electrolyte leve... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
Family Medicine 18 years experience
You need: a thorough examination and workup by an experienced healthcare provider for metabolic acidosis, diabetes insipidus or kidney disease. You may also ha... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Need actual result: 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 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
More info: In and of itself it may mean nothing . Need other labs and history to be able to comment. Have you asked the doctor who ordered the test?

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