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A 19-year-old male asked:

Tc: 117, hdl: 31, ldl: 86 family history of heart problems - only in women. my grandma, mom, and sister do, i don't. do i need to worry about my hdl?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 46 years experience
Monitor it: I wouldn't give it another thought. We're not going to medicate you. Stay physically fit and be thankful for a low total cholesterol. Common sense needs to prevail. Best wishes.
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