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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
Depends: Depends on the policies of the office. I always ask my patients to come in after multiple blood tests so I can sit down with them and explain what was ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Depends: Do you drink alcohol or take any medication, if yes, that may explain the elevated enzyme levels.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Andrea
33 years experience in Dentistry
Vegetables are your: Friends. And not smothered in butter and salt. Lean meats no larger than a deck of cards or your palm. Fresh fruit is also good. Minimize yellow ch ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia ii, do, ms
20 years experience in Geriatrics
Yes: Your results could be significantly higher depending on what you ate and how soon before the test.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lester Thompson
32 years experience in Pathology
Various lab test: Cmp: comprehensive metabolic panel: tests for a variety of different metabolites and studies activity of certain enzymes. The lipid panel is used to ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Lisinopril: Is not measured in a cbc.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience in Endocrinology
Yes: Hi. Yes it does. If you have the blood drawn fasting, you have a good way you screen for diabetes (fasting serum glucose). The CMP also measures many ... Read More
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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Afshine Emrani
27 years experience in Cardiology
Yes: Many medications affect lipid profile such as diuretics. Also they can affect the bilirubin. Ask your doctor to review your meds.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience in Psychiatry
Only if testing for : It. It will only show up in the testing if they're looking for it.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
16 years experience in Gastroenterology
Yes: We use antibodies to screen for viral hepatitis.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience in Endocrinology
Menstruation: Unlikely, but please see your doctor to get all your lab results up to date.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Yes: See this site for a list of the things tested in a CMP. https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003468.htm
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Chapman
40 years experience in Cardiology
Cholesterol: Lipids are measured to evaluate risk for heart disease, peripheral vascular disease, and stroke. Repeat testing is done to evaluate the treatment (li ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelty Baker
27 years experience in Hematology
Standard testing: Most general internists check a lipid profile and a comprehensive metabolic panel, as well as a complete blood count, once yearly.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience in Preventive Medicine
No. For most blood: tests fasting=not needed & commonly misleading, though promoted. Optimal PSA value <1.0 ng/dL, though called normal up to 4.0 ng/mL. At 1.3 ng/ ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience in Endocrinology
Blood test: Is lipase and amylase. Usually only a problem when significantly elevated as in pancreatitis.
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mary Bergum
19 years experience in Family Medicine
Pancreatitis: Typical tests done include amylase and lipase. Amylase can be elevated due to other problems, so lipase is more specific. Any elevation indicates a pr ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Sadow
16 years experience in Pathology
Maybe: It seems as though you've had quite a few tests ordered. Whether or not you're done will likely depend on the reason why they were ordered along with ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
CMS panel: Centers of medicare and medicaid services has panel for lipid profile. The test should be done on fasting blood sample and the entities measured are t ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience in Nuclear Medicine
Autoimmune: ANA test detects antinuclear antibodies in your blood. Your immune system normally makes antibodies to help you fight infection.Antinuclear antibodies ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
No: No they do not.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tamara Modilevsky
53 years experience in Internal Medicine
They do not: All blood tests are usually normal in patients with Essential Hypertension. They can be abnormal in patients with hypertension secondary to renal dise ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Haptpglobin: Is a transport protein for the breakdown of hemoglobin. If is used to assess for RBC destruction. When the haptoglobin Is low there is an association ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Adrenal or Pituitary: Excessive production of cortisol may result from a tumor in pituitary producing a hormone that stimulates the adrenal gland. Lesions in the adrenal g ... Read More

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