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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Nothing to worry abt: These are all in the normal range, and there is some give and take regarding the laboratory ability to give an exact value. Don't worry about these v ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Need more not less!: If you have a problem with two MTHFR genes, you actually need folic acid supplementation. Foods high in folate will help you not hurt you. I usually ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Find good doc ;...: Find a good doc, preferably holistic, to guide you-see http://bit.Ly/19pettq increase your thyroid dose (under guidance). Check thyroid antibodies. ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Try HealthTap PRIME: Lab results usually are numbers, and numbers are just numbers, with little meaning unless a doctor takes in the whole picture of what's going on with ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
May be, may be not: Further evaluation is obviously needed. I can't say whether it is related or not without getting more information. In many cases- probably those two a ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ball
18 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Stabilized by copper: In this case, the protein that becomes ceruloplasmin (called apoceruloplasmin) is more stable in the presence of copper. So low copper levels will ca ... Read More
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Dr. Sheila Calderon
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Speak with your doc: It sounds as if your doctor is doing a diagnostic work up to include your parathyroic gland. If this is the case she may also order tests to visualiz ... 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 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Blachly
Specializes in Hematology and Oncology
Dehydration and PV: Dehydration means not enough water in your body. If your red cells are the same, the Hb and Hct will show a higher concentration. PV or polycythemia v ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
35 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Who cares: Does not matter check k mg phos.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
51 years experience Endocrinology
Stress,depression...: Most commonly cause high cortisol level in am and rarely a condition called cushing's disease.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Barth
43 years experience Medical Oncology
Iron overload or...: High ferritin levels in your thirties could be an indication of an primary ( hemachromatosis) or secondary (hemosiderosis) overload state, or c ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gopinath Upamaka
38 years experience Cardiology
Many reasons: Genetic disorder , diabetes , hyperlipidemia and eating too many carbs and alcohol are some of the reasons.
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Dehydration.: There are no diseases that specifically increase albumin. Therefore in order to get an elevated concentration there must be a decrease in the amount o ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
29 years experience Holistic Medicine
Vit D: No, vitamin d , is a hormone and does help with metabolism but deficiency does not cause elevated hemoglobin.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
40 years experience Endocrinology
not likely: High alkaline phosphatase can be due to liver/gallbladder or bone problems. Although hyperthyroidism can be associated with high levels of alk phos, ... Read More
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Means nothing alone: As a pathologist who's devoted a lifetime to lab medicine, my teammates and i are always reminding people that lab results mean nothing whatever in th ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Vitamin D deficient: Deficiency of vitamin D will elevated the parathyroid hormone level. The phosphorus elevation is minimal. You need to address why you are vitamin D de ... Read More
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Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
38 years experience General Surgery
See MD immediately: Copper levels in the body are very tightly controlled. Excess levels can occur when elimination is reduced, such as Wilson's disease, or when there i ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerald Neuberg
37 years experience Cardiology
No: Low magnesium can cause low calcium + low potassium. Diuretics can cause high calcium and low potassium. Are you on any meds?
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Chuang
16 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Indirectly: If you mean hga1c, that is a test for diabetes. Diabetes is the number 1 cause of renal failure in the United States. Since potassium only leaves th ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ramachandran Srinivasan
51 years experience Rheumatology
Uric acid levels: Yes it can. It is due to decreased renal plasma flow and decreased irate excretion in hypothyroidism.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience Preventive Medicine
Intake + Absorption: Vitamin b12, aka cyanocobalamin, is common in a huge variety of foods; low intake rare. However, none of us absorb B12 directly. Instead, the cells of ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
29 years experience Holistic Medicine
Folate (folic acid): No, it can not.

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