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what would cause ldh to be elevated

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
LDH: Ldh is an enzyme primarily of liver which is released and elevated by liver injury. Because there is some in muscle, muscle damage or inflammation can ... Read More

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
LDH: this is from the wiki on LDH:LDH is a protein that normally appears throughout the body in small amounts. Many cancers can raise LDH levels, so LDH ma ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Zanger
32 years experience Cardiology
Ldl: An elevated LDL could be genetic or due to excessive intake of cholesterol.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Tissue damage: And inflammation. High ESR generally indicates inflammation though it can be high in other conditions, e.g. Normal pregnancy. Ldh is present in most ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Complex problem!: If this problem has gone on for 16 years, then it is obviously very complex and has become much more complicated. A good doctor can try to eliminate s ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
20 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Smoking and obesity can cause that cholesterol pattern. The elevated ldh is a little unusual; all labs need to be evaluated further by your physician ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Vascular necrosis: could cause LDH to rise, but LDH is not specific for any single diagnosis
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Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Don't think so: Without much background data would consider a hemolytic anemia. Need to have your son discuss this with his physicians as than be other causes ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Sample
23 years experience General Surgery
Tissue breakdown: Ldh, lactate dehydrogenase, is an enzyme that is elaborated durung tissue breakdown. It is abundant in your body's red blood cells. Ldh is also used t ... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Any symptoms?: Why was the test done? All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the be ... Read More
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