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7600 Lipid Panel
The lipid panel=measurements of cholesterol, triglycerides & Apo-A (of HDL particles) to estimate cholesterol within both High-Density Lipoprotein (HDL) & Low-Density Lipoprotein (LDL) particles in water outside cells. It does not measure actual LDL or HDL particle concentrations, the key issue driving arterial disease: heart attack, stroke & peripheral ...Read more
Doctor ordered lipid profile and my cholesterol was 202 (standard range was 125-199) should I be concerned? LDL was 118. HDL 57 and triglyceride 135
Tsh 1.52 free T3 (liothyronine) 3.00 free T4 1.0 family history hypothyroidism. Plenty of symptoms for yrs, all other tests normal. Your thoughts?
You don't have it: Just because your family history is positive, doesn't mean you have it. Diseases cause symptoms, but symptoms don't cause disease. ...Read more
What causes high glucose serum, calcium serum, albumin serum, total cholesterol, LDL cholesterol calc, vitamin b12, but low sed rate westergren?
Means nothing alone: As a pathologist who's devoted a lifetime to lab medicine, my teammates and i are always reminding people that lab results mean nothing whatever in the absence of a history & physical exam. Please don't take this the wrong way, and i appreciate your proactive approach to health. But no one can do anything with this. Ask instead, "could high Albumin out-of-range be from dehydration?" etc. ...Read more
I have elevated CRP (1.5)
high cholesterol 268, HDL 78 and LDL 128 triglycerides in normal range
Low monocye percentage
Crp and cholesterol related?
Cholesterol is a fat: which allows animal cell membranes to be flexible & humans to move; has little to do with arterial disease though promoted by NIH.gov for 4 decades for less $. Typical total cholesterol before people 1st obvious heart attack 170 mg/dL. LDL-C is not measured from your blood, only estimated: LDL-C = TC - HDL-C - 1/5th triglycerides. Get NMR lipoprotein test, get LDL particles <400 to max 700 nmol/L ...Read more
My recent test shows:
and HDL risk factor 3.
i am concern with the first figure cholestrol pl?
Go see your doctor: So you got your results. Whoever ordered the test(s) should have interpreted your results for you and offered you a diagnosis eg hypothyroidism & treatment plan, eg start or increase levothyroxine, then plan to recheck labs in 6wks. Communication w/your family doc is imperative. ...Read more
High hemoglobin, high ferritin
( hb 177-200, ferritin 854, leuk 7.8, hkr 51-60, other blood tests , liver etc.Normal, polyvera & hemacromat excluded?
2nd polycythemia: Secondary polycythemia can ce caused by different things like abnormality/mass on the liver, kidney, lungs problem, sleep apnea , drugs like testoserone etc. Also ferritin ca be elevated in the settings of inflammation, liver problems, infection etc. You need to get more evaluation like sleep study, imaging scan like ct scan to eval lung, liver, kidney. Discuss with your hematologist. ...Read more
Male, 40yrs, 72kg, 5'7", ser cholstrl 214, triglycerds 387, HDL 36, LDL 98, vldl 77. Good diet, salt n sugar contrlod. What is causing prob?
Exam showed normal blood work, but ua = high protein (18.0 mg/dl) high microalbumin/creatinine (36.76 mg/gcrea) and high microalbumin (5.0 mg/dl)?
Urine protein: Are you diabetic or have history of kidney ds? Your doc may want to do 24-hour urine collection to determine total protein/24 hours as well as other tests of kidney function (creatinine clearance). Doc may advise no soda pop & examine your list of meds for possible causes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am prediabetic with higher blood sugar and insulin levels. L just had a 3 hour glucose tolerance test. Fasting sugar is 63, insulin is 2. Meaning?
Doesn't matter: The numbers aren't really important or valuable. If you're overweight and have high glucose (particularly with a positive family history) you need education, diet, exercise, weight reductio and maybe medication -- not just a diagnosis. The diagnosis doesn't help you get healthier. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cholesterol 174, triglycerides 68, HDL ch 45.00, LDL direct 80.00, vldl 14, HDL risk factor 3.9, CRP 0.53, homocysteine 8.6 with no diabetes. Good?
I'm taking citalopram 20mg a day. Will this interfere with the results of a comprehensive metabolic panel and vitamin D blood test?
Dx with RA since 2009. Follow up labs test fine except for: E-OSMOLALITY- low 283.60 mOsm/kg and LDL CHOLESTEROL- low 64mg/dl. What does this means?
Fabulous: Your LDL is fabulous. There's no lower limit biologically. This places you a lower risk of developing hardening of the arteries. You must have a very good diet and good parents! Your osmolality is normal. (normal is 278-300). See: http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/serum-osmolality?page=2. Congratulations! ...Read more
Latest Blood Lab Result: (Low) Protein, Total, Serum: 5.7 G/DL
Albumin, Serum: 4.1 G/DL
Globulin, Total: 1.6 G/DL
(High) A/g RATIO 2.6 -concerns?
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. Having said that, your lab results do not point to any cause for concern. ...Read more
Frequently urine causes .?. I m taking "amcard AT" 0.25mg and blood glucose fasting 85 , blood glucose PP 102.(glucose test took on march 2014)
Can you help interpret these lab test results? I have a family history of Hashimoto's Disease: T4 total 8.6 TSH .762 mIU/L and a t3 (liothyronine) uptake of 33%
Thyroid tests: The units of the t4 test and the lab range matter. If mcg.dl, your tests look to be in normal range. Usually, TSH, free t4, free t3 (liothyronine) are tested. It also helps to know what medications a patient is taking that could affect levels of thyroxine and whether a patient is pregnant. If a + fam history of Hashimoto's, autoimmune antibodies ATA, TPO may be present. ...Read more
"T4 Free" is 0.7 & "TSH W/REFLEX TO FT4" is 48.46.LDL cholesterol is 158. Doctor gave pills for hypothyroid & told lowering TSH will adress LDL.true?
Yes: hypothyroid is associated with elevated cholesterol. Normalizing thyroid can lower cholesterol. You will have to check it later when your thyroid is normal and see. ...Read more