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Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
See below: 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

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
See doc: You want your bad low and good high.However difficult to comment due to having references,what was the drop and the specific numbers
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Dr. Joseph Rosin
48 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: It depends on your other risk factors: smoking, heart disease, hypertension, diabetes. You could have one or some of these and be in "good health". ... Read More
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A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
High risk: This is familial hypercholesterolemia and requires treatment
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Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Ask ordering doctor: Question chopped off. It is better to have a high HDL and a low LDL. HDL is the good, and LDL is the bad cholesterol. Doctors want a patient's total c ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Need information: about the test. Usually results are given in mg/dl and a total cholesterol of 125-200 mg/dl for somewhat over 20 is considered healthy, and ideally th ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Normal Cholesterol: Yes. This is very good. These are all ideal levels.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Could be better: 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
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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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