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Alkaline Phosphatase Low Celiac Disease
Calcium high at 10.7, alkaline Phosphatase very low at 10. Negative parathyroid, not anemic, celiac, copper level is normal. What could be the cause?
Watch it: You may have hypocalciuric hypercalcemia, with probably isn't worth the workup as it's not something worth treating. I trust you're not taking a thiazide or dolomite pills, or overdoing milk / antacids. Unless you also have a low albumin, this is unlikely to impact your life. Low alk-phos is never worrisome. Best wishes. ...Read more
Doc thinks child with alk phos level of 2, 125 is possible celiac disease, is this pretty common in a 17mnth old with diarrhea poor wt gain?
Hi sir I have billirubin of 5.6 mg/dl and alkaline phosphatase 329 u/l and eye cplour is yellow feeling weakness. .... what is the disease? Help
Liver disease: Based on your description: elevated bilirubin and elevated all phosphatase plus jaundice of the eyes (yellow color of eyes), you have some sort of liver disease. Be sure to follow up with your doctor, preferably someone who specializes in the liver, to further diagnose and treat you. This is serious, so do not delay seeing your physician. ...Read more
Nothing, on just one: Test. Have it repeated after a couple of weeks. An isolated result like that means very little. However a high result indicate a bone or a liver problem, but, as far as I know, a low result means nothing. ...Read more
No: It is only bad if it is elevated! So you do not need to worry about a low value as it has no medical significance. ...Read more
No reason.: There are ranges of "normal" for each blood test done. These may be different from one lab to other, depending on the type testing done and reliability of lab. Also, if a specific test is very abnormal and doesn't make sense clinically to the doc, it's probably lab error: just repeat it. That being said, low levels on many tests are not a problem: alk phosphatase is one. 'fagetabatit'-:). ...Read more
Bone turnover: Alkaline phosphotase is an indirect measure of bone turnover. Bone remodels like any other living system and this shows how biologically active your skeletal system is. ...Read more
Low alk phos (ALP): Deficiencies in vitamin b6, folic acid, vitamin c, phosphorus, zinc, and protein can lead to low alp as well as an excessive intake of vitamin d. Hypophosphatasia, a rare genetic disorder affecting bone development, can cause low alp. other conditions associated with low alp include cardiac surgery, hypothyroidism, and pernicious anemia. ...Read more
Alkaline phosphatase: No need to do anything, this is not going to cause you any problems. ...Read more
There are none: Lab reference ranges are set up so that several percent of healthy folks fall outside on either end. ...Read more
Not a problem: Low alk phos is never a problem. Reference ranges are set so that several percent of healthies arbitrarily fall outside. I'm glad you're interested in your labs but don't worry about this. ...Read more
Alkaline phosphatase was a 56 (low) 6 months ago & when repeated 6 months later, it's now a 45 (low). What does this mean?
Nothing: Reference ranges for labs are set up so that several percent of healthy folks fall outside on either end. ...Read more
Is a blood level alkaline phosphatase of 46 (range 45 - 129) normal or low? Could it cause problems?
Low Alkaline Phosphatase. Low Neut percentage. Low MCHC. High Lymphs percentage. Does it indicates any abnormalities? THANK YOU DRS.
Potential problem? Very low alkaline phosphatase, slightly low globulin, and low LDL cholesterol. All other tests normal. Healthy 26 y/o male.
Looks fine: Lab reference ranges are set to include most, but not all, healthy couch potatoes. Don't fret over numbers like these when you feel fine. ...Read more
Should I be concerned about low MCV, MCH, MCHC, A/G RATIO and high Alkaline Phosphatase, RBC, and Glucose. Lvls in order are 67.0, 21.2, 31.7, 1.0, 157?
Need numbers & info: 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, the numbers for the results are missing in your message. Why were these tests done? Do you have any symptoms? ...Read more
I am sufferingwith low grade fever from last 5 days I have done my lft having high alkaline phosphatase i.E, 469 kindly tell me what is the matter?
Elevated: Alkaline phosphatase can come from liver problems or from bone. Usually, if other liver functions are normal, it means that it is coming from bile cells in the liver, not the liver cells, so you could have gallstones. If it is coming from bone, it could be bone infection or tumor. Best to ask your doctor for opinion. ...Read more
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