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What would abnormal vitamin a serum blood test indicate?

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Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
Abnormal Vit A: It means you have a deficiency of vit a if it's too low and too much vitamin a if it's too high! see http://ods.Od.Nih.Gov/factsheets/vitamina-healthprofessional/.

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Totowa, NJ
A 69-year-old male asked:

What would abnormal vitamin a serum blood test mean ?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 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, one can ask his doctor why the test was done (it is not a routine test that everyone gets). A very high result means a patient is eating too much vitamin a (from foods or supplements), and low means he is not eating or absorbing enough vitamin a.

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