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Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Hypogonadism: Low testosterone is an unexpected finding in teens ; young adults. 1st, get test repeated, preferably in early morning rather than late afternoon. Als ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Firstly: Reason for PSA testing in a24 year old is unclear. Pre test probability is very low making the positive predictive value of the test extremly low henc ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
43 years experience Urology
See answer: A PSA of 71 ng/ml is markedly elevated and in that range is usually related to prostate cancer or a recent urinary tract infection/prostatitis. Benign ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ward Dean
Dr. Ward Dean answered
42 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
You're OK: I like my patients to keep their B12 levels in your range. If that was the only "abnormality" on your test, you'll be fine.
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A 74-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
In addition to hormo: Besides hormonal treatment, he will likely need local radiotherapy to the prostate gland. He should seek a second opinion from a radiotherapist just t ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dora Chizea
47 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Can take Vit-D supp.: 19y/o Male w low vit D 4ng/ml (30-100) asks What are the causes of VitD deficiency? Is low Vit D related to cancer? Causes many: Diet esp Vegies only ... Read More
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frederick Singer
57 years experience Endocrinology
Possibly help.: There is some evidence that vitamin d deficiency is not desirable in patients with colon cancer. The goal should be to achieve a level of 30 ng/ml. ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See below: http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/test-catalog/Clinical+and+Interpretive/88878 All laboratory test results need to be interpreted in the clinica ... Read More
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A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
No: The markers mentioned are not tumor specific. As such they cant be use to diagnose presence of cancer. Rather they serve to monitor the situation. I ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Damaged genes: Cancer develops as clones of cells with damages genes conferring growth advantage accumulate new mutations. Eventually the genome is destabilized and ... Read More
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