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A 46-year-old member asked:

What does it mean for your ammonia level is high?

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Dr. Kenneth Weston
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Evaluation warranted: Ammonia is a by product of metabolism by the liver. Elevated ammonia levels generally mean there is a problem with liver metabolism. Further evaluation is warranted.
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A 47-year-old member asked:

What are ways for a girl to tell if her ammonia level is high?

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Dr. Michael Borookhim
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Clinically she would: Have altered mentation. You may also order blood work for ammonia level and get the actual number.
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A 28-year-old male asked:

Blood ammonia level was 38 is this a little high?

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Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Does not: Sound like it but it depends on you lab normals
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