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What does abnormal blood test mean

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Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
Dr. Anthony LaBarberaanswered
Pediatrics 29 years experience
Depends: It depends on the result. Can not really answer without the results.

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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dustin Colegrove
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Not sure why a t3 (liothyronine)...: was tested--definitely not a standard screening test. if your tsh is normal there's nothing to worry about. you should speak to your doctor who order... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Need more info: 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
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lewis Hassell
Pathology 40 years experience
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A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
Infectious Disease 37 years experience
Immune: I assume that by "abnormal" you mean positive or reactive. That means you're immune to hepatitis a, either because of past infection or vaccination. S... Read More
A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
A few things...: "abnormal" on a blood test usually means the result is higher or lower than what is found in 95% of the normal people in the community. For vitamin a,... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
More info needed: The herpes blood tests are complex. Get the details from your doctor the re-post a new question, including the HSV1 index vaue, HSV2 index value, and ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
If you mean HCG: If it is your HCG level, you are pregnant, there is nothing wrong.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil Kudler
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
Not pregnant: A beta hCG test showing less than 2 simply means that you are not pregnant. Nothing to worry about.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
Cardiology 22 years experience
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