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A 19-year-old male asked:

I got a blood test from my dermatologist & total cholesterol came back 215. i was fasting, 19 years old. should i see my pcp?

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Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 59 years experience
Yes: Get the details!and get treatment if needed!
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Yes: The presence of an elevated cholesterol at 19 is reason to do some workup/lifestyle modification & possible rx if you want to live past your 40's. Your dermatologist will differ the assessment to your pcp as a more suitable doc to coordinate the process. Good luck.
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Last updated Oct 14, 2014

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