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Age Adjusted Psa
Psa is a protein made in the prostate gland that functions to liquefy sperm. It is a serine protease made by both normal and malignant prostate glands. Commonly used as a screening test for prostate cancer, the psa test is widely used to detect which men would benefit from a prostate biopsy as well as detect cancer recurrence in men who have been ...Read more
Here are some...: If your are in a healthy state overall, proceeding with treatment is advised. But, one has to take the state of medical coexisting illnesses, the findings of DRE and prostate US, more detail in microscopic exam, ... etc. into consideration before finalizing a care decision. To put related things together correctly for good care, peruse articles listed in http://www.formefirst.com/onPSA-P-Ca.html. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
48 year old male, recently had psa tested. Results were psa total 1.40, psa free 0.1, psa %free 7.1%. Any reason for concern given low psa %free?
Concern?: I see nothing of concern here.Get a more detailed answer ›
Cana female grow at 15 years old? (bone age 15), current height is 150.7cm. Mum's height is 162 and dad's height is 169, period came at 12 years old.
When are creatinine levels changed to ' adult ' reference range. Is it normal for 14 yr olds creatinine level to be put on adults range?
Testosterone total level at 522 and testosterone free level at 49.6........This normal for a 23 year old male?
Normal range: Normal testosterone levels for men can vary from 200-1100 so yes its normal. Usually younger men are at higher levels of total and free than this because they are at their prime. Repeat the level to see what it is. Natural ways to improve testosterone are decrease drinking, no recreational drugs, no smoking, exercise, adrenal support or dhea and using dim to help stop the breakdown of testostero. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is this for you?: If this value is normal for female like you, it's great but its value of routine check is unclear. The main value of its use in female is to check if breast cancer is psa-positive or -negative so to "predict" potential survival. If in a man with average risks, he wouldn't need annual check but once every 2-3 yrs plus dre. Detail? Ask doc in expertise tiemly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Here are some ...: PSA ng/ml at 60 is slightly elevated but should be correlated with its change over time (PSA velocity - high if >0.75 ng.ml in 1 yr), possible UTI, or the finding of DRE (digital rectal exam) as well as with patient medical background so to decide if prostate US is a medical necessity. To explore more PSA dilemma, please view the articles in http://formefirst.com/FreeInfoProstate.html. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Preterm baby 29week gestational age his age know 25days corected age 32weekand4days his haemoglobin 11, 3gm can I start ferrous drops at this age?
Sure!: Term babies have enough iron stores from mom that usually do not need iron supplementation. Premature babies, however, have much lower stores and need extra iron to prevent what is called 'anemia of prematurity.' this is also a common age to develop a normal drop in hemoglobin, which is usually not harmful. Talk to your doctor to find out how much iron should be added, since it is based on weight. ...Read more
Hypertension and egfr of 72 at age 45. If BP is controlled, can GFR be held at this number indefinately? - is GFR 72 low for my age?
Hypothyroid patient for 10+ years. OnThyroxine tablet. TSH level is not stable and keeps fluctuating. Drug Dosage needs to be constantly adjusted.
The range: and NORMAL variability of TSH actual levels and MEASUREMENTS make constant adjustment of the dosage of thyroid replacement difficult at best and probably not indicated! Based upon 3-6 MONTH testing the dosage should be adjusted and remain at that level until the next testing!!! Thyroid replacement is NOT like IJNSULIN ......My Opinion Only HOPE it is helpful! Dr Z ...Read more
What is TRT dosage for hypogonadal 17 year old male /total testosterone 336 range 350-1200. Free testosterone 78.8 range 190-890?
140/85 or LESS: Your BP should be 140/85 or less at rest. It is normal for it to go up with activity and stress. You should check your BP after resting for 5 min. Females typically have low bp. I would not worry about low numbers unless you feel tired or dizzy. Young, skinny, healthy females typically have BP of 90/60 without problems. ...Read more
Hypothyroid. : The new dose would need to be guided by your blood testing, and is not completely predictable. Barring any contraindication to such, I'd probably go up to 125-150 mcg and test blood in three weeks. Dose can be adjusted and blood can be checked every three weeks until the proper dose is realized. Always better to go slower than quicker in this regard. ...Read more
Weight 70kg height 5'2" age 21 irregular periods. Miss 2-3 months. Not sexually active. High prolactin 37.01. Ultrasound report normal. ?
No: I agree a second opinion is always good if you have any concerns. Diabetes is associated with the early development of a specific type of cataract, so it is not unusual. More importantly, even in a perfect cataract surgery case, diabetes inside the eye may worsen. So, when the cataract is ready, it is preferable to perform the surgery earlier, when diabetes in the eye is minimal. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Blood test TSH 3.40--considered "high" per lab . Has reference range changed lately? Free T4 .9 (normal range)
have thyroid nodule, prolactinoma
Normal range for d-dimer is <500ng/ml feu. Would 590 be normal for male person who is 61 years old? For person older > 50 does formula age x 10 apply?
Not a usual test: You are asking the wrong question. A D-dimer is unlike other tests in that you need a reason to obtain one. This reason impacts the interpretation. There is not a normal level that you "should be" just walking around. This test is a screening mechanism for people with suspected blood clots and even in that situation it has to be applied correctly. Speak to the Dr who ordered it. ...Read more
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