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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
LDL : A level of 88 is good for most people. For those with atherosclerotic disease we aim for 80 or below.

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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience Endocrinology
Good question: Hi. Not many people with lipid profiles like that have been studied, so no absolute answers. However, your HDL would generally be considered protectiv ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Generally no: If any thing moderate intake of alcohol increases good cholesterol (hdl), however, it depends on what your other eating habits are and your life style ... Read More
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Powelson
34 years experience Transplant Surgery
No: Your lipid profile numbers are excellent. Obesity is a threat to your health; probably led to hbp and diabetes. Better health in your case means ... Read More
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A 72-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Creatinine.62: Is normal.
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
33 years experience Addiction Medicine
Triglycerides: Is an acute reactant and a reactant to alcohol which is a product of ketoacidosis. When you take triglyceride level after drinking spree, it goes high ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
45 years experience Cardiology
No: No, it's protective.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amy Halanski
17 years experience Pediatrics
Can't say, for sure: Certainly his ldh is elevated, but without a fuller description of what is going on, like why his doctor ordered the test, i can't answer you sufficie ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Cromwell
33 years experience Clinical Lipidology
Individual Values: Cardiovascular (cvd) risk is related to the number of LDL particles (ldl-p) and the number of HDL particles (hdl-p). When ldl-p is high or hdl-p is lo ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marisa Johnson
Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis
No: That is an acceptable level in and of itself, but it must be evaluated in the context of other hormonal levels and other symptoms and signs you are ex ... Read More
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rada Ivanov
30 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Upper 90-ties: Levels in the 80-es are not ok, we prescribe supplemental oxygen usually for levels below 86-88%. Bear in mind that levels at rest are higher and they ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Not okay: It's a warning. It may be nothing more than your liver asking for you to go get more exercise. You may be sensitive to ibuprofen and took some. It ma ... Read More
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A 92-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ortman
Specializes in Geriatrics
No simple answer: These values could at worst be an indication of multiple myeloma. Or more likely, she has some kidney impairment due to age and high blood pressure a ... Read More
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A 85-year-old male asked:
Dr. Subir Mitra
22 years experience Pediatrics
Inflammation: It is a nonspecific lab value reflecting an inflammatory process. You appear to have some inflammatory process.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
21 years experience Radiology
Depends: His creatinine level is slightly elevated for his age. It could also be related to dehydration. Repeat labs and correction with other values may be ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience Endocrinology
Relatively high risk: Hi. That's a relatively low HDL, high LDL, and high non-HDL (LDL + VLDL, dominated in your case by the LDL). What is your family history of heart atta ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ron Eaker
Dr. Ron Eaker answered
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Elevated: DHEA-s can and often is elevated in pcos. It also can be due to adrenal issues, so in levels this high (which can vary throughout a 24 hour cycle) yo ... Read More
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A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Generally no.: 10.2 should still be either normal or very close to normal depending upon your lab. Calcium is rarely an isolated indicator that anything is seriously ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Riley Alexander
10 years experience Pathology
No.: The reference range is usually a given range where 95% of the NORMAL population falls (95% confidence interval). You are within this so you are fine. ... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some ...: Chiefly, the level of HDL & tirglyceride is associated with genetic factors (unmodifiable) and dietary habits (modifiable). However, their importa ... Read More
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michio Abe
25 years experience Internal Medicine
LDL & VLDL: Ldl-c is the amount of cholesterol carried in LDL which is.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Foster Carr
32 years experience General Practice
Associated with HTN: An international study led by Imperial College London found a correlation between high levels of alanine and higher blood pressure, energy intake, cho ... Read More
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