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what kind of specialist should see a person with very low cholesterol?

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Dr. Mark Gabelman
Cardiology 41 years experience
Internist: There is no evidence that a low cholesterol is a cause of any medical issues. Some chronically ill patients may have a low cholesterol but it can also be found in healthy people. It is worthwhile to have a complete physical to exclude any underlying disease.
Dr. William Cromwell
Clinical Lipidology 34 years experience
Lipidologist: Lipidologists specialize in disorders of lipid and lipoprotein metabolism. To find a lipidologist near you go to www.Lipidboard.Org, click "verify status" at the top of the page, then enter a search term (e.g., state, city and state, etc.) to find a lipid specialist near you.

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A 39-year-old member asked:

Which type of specialist should a person with very low cholesterol see?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
Lipids: We generally don't worry a lot about low cholesterol. If your doctor is concerned, ask to get an explanation and if dr. Feels appropriate a referral.
A 35-year-old member asked:

What to do if I have very low cholesterol level what to eat to increase it?

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Dr. Joseph Moore
Cardiology 34 years experience
Not necessary: No one knows how low is too low. There are no known diseases caused by low cholesterol. Count your blessings.

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