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Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience Family Medicine
WBC: It is the lower level of normal and should cause you no problem.
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Was a culture done: Becasue all you told me was that you had a urinalysis which the one you described may not even be an infection, you must do a culture and sensitivity ... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience Pediatrics
Day: Have a nice day.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Submit question: Please send a complete question with details.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Heart disease: Ck-mb refers to the mb fraction of creatine kinase enzyme. Ck is present in all muscles, skeletal muscles have mostly mm fractions where as cardiac m ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Cooper
47 years experience Pediatrics
Ok: Hgb is the abbreviation for hemoglobin. This test and the hct --hematocrit are the main basic tests to determine if a person has anemia.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maureen Mays
Specializes in Clinical Lipidology
Heart failure test: Bnp actually stands for brain natriuretic peptide, but it was named many years ago we have since learned that it actually comes from the heart and can ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Cooney
51 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Political action com: Political action committee.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Mathew
57 years experience Cardiology
Bleeding profile: It is a measure of coagulation process.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
OPK: in fertility medicine stands for "ovulation predictor kit," which can be used to detect when to expect ovulation. Good wishes.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
17 years experience Family Medicine
Inflammation. : Its a level of inflammation in your body. It means your at increase risk for heart disease.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reid Holtzclaw-swan
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Cardiometabolic risk: A Canadian formula used to assess cardiac risk over time.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
DHEA: Dihydroepiandrosterone. There are many articles about this on the internet and nothing that should really worry you. On-line just type in DHEA.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
ADD =: Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Not familiar: I've been doing pathology for decades. This is not a familiar acronym from the lab here in the US. There's a plasmid of that name that I've seen menti ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kyle Shank
12 years experience Dentistry
Denture Services?: 'denture svc' is not a dental term that i'm terribly familiar with. If you saw it in an advertisement, perhaps it's an abbreviation for denture servi ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. John Gaffney
24 years experience Psychiatry
Creatine kinase: CK is a phospho-enzyme found in the cardiac/skeletal muscle, brain and lung. This is one of the enzymes that is elevated after a heart attack but can ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Machtinger
43 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Definition: Idiopathic thrombocytopenia purpura is doctor talk for bruising due to low platelets of unknown cause. Itp can become a very serious disease if untrea ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Welte
16 years experience Radiology
Some possibilities..: GVM is not a common radiology report abbreviation. GVM may stand for Glomuvenous malformations (vascular lesions in the skin). More here: http://tiny ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Dyspnea on exertion?: Doe can be dyspnea on exertion (a symptom one has if he feels short of breath during physical work). Of course, it also stands for the department of e ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
AIP: Acute Intermittent Porphyria.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alex Martinez
Specializes in Allergy
Attacking "self": Autoantibodies are immune proteins that attack the "self". Normally the immune system is able to recognize the body's own tissues & disregard them, bu ... Read More
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A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory LaMorte
41 years experience Periodontics
ALT: Increased levels of alt often means that liver disease is present. Liver disease is even more likely when levels of other liver blood tests are also i ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Urine analysis: I betcha your UA is registering "epi" cells. These are normal kidney or ureter or bladder or even vaginal cells. Sometimes the tech will report "squa ... Read More
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