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Dr. Jagdish Mishra
37 years experience in Cardiology
May be, not: In an adult, please make sure liver function test (blood test) ok before calling it nirmal. Thanks.

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
20 years experience in Cardiology
Not necessarily: It depends on how your total cholesterol is made up. The HDL portion is considered more protective, and the LDL portion is considered more atheroge ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seema Patel
26 years experience in Holistic Medicine
Live better: Cholesterol has a genetic predisposition as well as lifestyle component. Improving your diet and exercising are key. Eat low glycemic is key b/c suga ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. DeWayde Perry
25 years experience in Integrative Medicine
Need more info: What is your total cholesterol? I do applaud you for realizing that a total cholesterol that is too low can be hazardous to your health. To offer gu ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Need to see the: Results of total cholesterol, hdl, and triglycerides. Total cholesterol is the sum of HDL and ldl, unless triglycerides are greater than 400 mg/dl.
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Dr. William Cromwell
33 years experience in Clinical Lipidology
Need To Know More: If your doctor determines you have high or moderate cardiovascular risk your will need to consider meds. Also, k not all high hdl-c states are cardio ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
22 years experience in Cardiology
Depends: The decision to take medications for high cholesterol depends on the levels of total and each subtype of cholesterol, as well as risks of the patient. ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Depends on other: Factors. A total cholesterol of 198 is not dangerous in itself. But any lab value needs to be interpreted in the total clinical context. What is y ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
38 years experience in Dentistry
Differential Diagnos: If your teeth are in good condition;no decay issues and your third molars are not an issue i would then see my md/cardiologist as some people refer an ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Eckert
36 years experience in Pathology
No.: His total cholesterol and LDL cholesterol values are high. The recommended level for total cholesterol is less than 200, and the recommended level for ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Depends on other: Factors. A total cholesterol of 161 is not a cause for concern in itself. But any lab value needs to be interpreted in the total clinical context. ... Read More
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A 63-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cunnar
26 years experience in Family Medicine
Possibly: The absolute numbers of each cholesterol fraction need to be interpreted in the context of a patients risk factors for heart disease and stroke. Tota ... Read More
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Dr. Steven Guyton
45 years experience in Thoracic Surgery
Given : Given your husband's lack of obesity, lack of smoking, and non sedentary existence, i doubt that you have much to worry about. Only if he has a stron ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience in Endocrinology
Eat less fat: Hi. Triglycerides (fats) are VERY responsive to fat in the diet (and to carbohydrates, which the body can make into triglycerides). You might have a b ... Read More
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