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A 31-year-old male asked:

Hi, 33 yr, 76 kg, 5'11'', m total cholesterol 236 hdl 47 triglycerides 116 ldl 167 family history of heart attack. is this alarming? please advise

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Dr. William Cromwell
Clinical Lipidology 36 years experience
Need Evaluation: These test show are concerning and need further evaluation. Your physician will need to check for several inherited and acquired medical conditions that can affect your LDL levels. Another alternative is to see a lipidologist (physician specializing in lipid and lipoprotein disorders). You can find a lipidologist at www.Lipidboard.Org (click "verify status", then search your state).
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