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A 42-year-old male asked:

Routine blood test. it showed high #mono (.8), normal %mono (8%), high #ig (.04), high total bili (1.3) &an anion gap of 15.. everything else normal. i eat pretty well & drink only water (a lot). urine ph was 6. should i be worried? stress related?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
No: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Talk to the doctor who ordered the tests. Having said that, there is nothing to be concerned about the information you provided. Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Provided original answer
Wish you good health!
Jul 5, 2018
Last updated Jul 5, 2018

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