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Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Status post: "Status post" something means that "something" had been done. For example, s/p biopsy means a biopsy had been done, and s/p bone marrow biopsy means ... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Inflammation: An ESR of 40 is slightly elevated and may be an indication of inflammation, due to infection or other causes like auto-immune disorders, and arthriti ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Rahimi
8 years experience Hepatology
Probably normal: Total bilirubin is broken down into direct and indirect bilirubin. Different labs report different values that fall in the normal range for total bil ... Read More
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Dr. Marius Frasie
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Need more oxygen: Oxygen saturation should be higher you need higher flow and or other treatment to address low oxygen. Could be a lung/ heart problem or combination. L ... Read More
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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Yup, normal: Westergren is the standard method to measure the erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR, "sed rate"). At your age (women under 50) anything und ... Read More
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Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
Autoimmune condition: Reiter's syndrome or reactive arthritis is an autoimmune response to a triggering infection somewhere else in the body, often the gastrointestinal tra ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
25 years experience Dermatology
Normal: It means one kidney is slightly bigger than the other. This is normal.
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Dr. Zeba Gill
Dr. Zeba Gill answered
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Anemia: The condition is called anemia and there can be multiple causes. Somewhat unusual for this level in a young male. You need to consult with a doctor to ... Read More
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Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Too much Sugar: Triglycerides are the fat storage molecules made from excess sugar in the diet. These molecules thicken up the blood and lead to more arterial damage ... Read More
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