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A/G ratio: Normal range is 1.5 for adults. If this ratio is less than 1.0 then there's a concern for cirrhosis, Ulcerative colitis, Kidney disease, multiple myeloma, and burns. There's a lot of factors that can affect this test. For example dehydration may cause your albumin levels to be lower than normal and that can affect this ratio. I would follow up with your PCP regarding this result. ...Read more
Multiple Myeloma: Kappa and lamda are classifications of light chains of immunoglobulins in humans. They are part of the "y" shaped arms of your antibodies. This ratio is used to distinguish MGUS or monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance from multiple myeloma. High ratio favors Multiple Myeloma ...Read more
Patient care: I would compare this to a teacher:student ratio in classrooms for simplicity sake. It just allows for more attention and care to details - whether it's a smile or setting the forks on the dinner tray (on top of the clinical responsibilities that most patients will remain oblivious to). ...Read more
Important factor: The cup to disc ratio refers to the amount of depression that is in the center of the optic nerve. As glaucoma progresses this depression enlarges because the eye nerves are dying. Asymmetrical not symmetrical cup to disc ratios are usually a clue to the presence of glaucoma. An examination is important. ...Read more
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You've probably guessed about right, but there are many standardized height to weight ratios. One common one is the Body Mass Index or the BMI. You can calculate your BMI by taking you weight in kilograms and dividing it by your height in meters squared. It's not perfect, but in general you want this ratio to be under 25. Hope this helps.
BMI: Body mass index...Obesity is one thing that is important...But the ratio is irrelevant if the woman is healthy and active. There really are people with big bones and small bones and their height /weight ratios will be very different...The bmi ratio is a number that can let one know if they are overweight or obese. It works most of the time unless u r a bodybuilder. Then it is wrong. ...Read more
Should one only eat alkaline foods or a mix of acidic and alkaline both? Advisable ratio pls thanks
No Data: There is no evidence that persons who do not already have very serious problems with acid/base balance need any particular ratio of acidic to alkaline foods. ...Read more
There is absence of chromosomal 15 in me. Is my offspring will be normal? If not then tell me thee abnormality ratio. Plz please
Baby may be abnormal: If a person is missing a piece of chromosome 15, that missing piece probably got attached to another chromosome, thus allowing her to function normally enough to use this healthtap website. Unfortunately, both chromosomes (the one missing a piece and the one that received the missing piece) are abnormal. Offspring are likely to receive one or both of the defective chromosomes. Geneticist can help. ...Read more
Ratio of ng to mg? 3240ng=0.00324mg this would not be a fatal amount of amitritptyline, would that be correct and is that a correct ratio?
Correct Math: 1ng=.000001mg so you are right in that regard. Amitriptyline can be given safely for some condition in as much as 300mg/day so assuming that you do not have it reversed (3240mg of Amitriptyline would be fatal) you are very correct. The lowest dose generally given is 25mg/day. ...Read more