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A 35-year-old male asked:

Ldl is 136, hdl: 59, apo b: 96, lp-pla2: 285, trig: 47, cholesterol: 204. i am 35/m, eat healthy, bp: normal. ldl seems high? inflammation risk?

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Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Need one more test..: To assess the degree of intravascular inflammation, ask your doctor to check the hs-CRP otherwise known as the cardio-CRP. That being said, your LDL is a touch high but your HDL is quite good.

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Last updated Sep 29, 2016

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