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Dr. Payam Mehranpour
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Blood Level Of Lead Elevated (Overview)

The centers for disease control and prevention (cdc) states that a bll of 5 μg/dl or above is a cause for concern. However, lead can impair development even at blls below 5 μg/dl. However children are susceptible to damage from lead exposure at lower levels than adults, and neurological impairment can occur in children with blood lead levels <10.


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What is the definition or description of: blood level of lead elevated?

What is the definition or description of: blood level of lead elevated?

5-10 micrograms/dL: The centers for disease control and prevention (cdc) states that a bll of 5 μg/dl or above is a cause for concern. However, lead can impair development even at blls below 5 μg/dl. However children are susceptible to damage from lead exposure at lower levels than adults, and neurological impairment can occur in children with blood lead levels <10. ...Read more

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Dr. Payam Mehranpour
2 doctors shared insights

Blood Level Of Lead Elevated (Overview)

The centers for disease control and prevention (cdc) states that a bll of 5 μg/dl or above is a cause for concern. However, lead can impair development even at blls below 5 μg/dl. However children are susceptible to damage from lead exposure at lower levels than adults, and neurological impairment can occur in children with blood lead levels <10.


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What dietary foods leads to elevated blood level as to increase uric acid level in blood?

What dietary foods leads to elevated blood level as to increase uric acid level in blood?

Well known: Beef, lamb, pork, shellfish, most alcoholic beverages: beer is worse than spirits such as vodka and gin, moderate wine consumption is fine. Foods high in fructose such as non diet soda and fruit juices also get converted to uric acid and should be minimized. ...Read more

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My serum magnesium blood level was elevated at 2.8 but my RBC magnesium was normal at 4.9. How is this possible?? Which is more accurate?

My serum magnesium blood level was elevated at 2.8 but my RBC magnesium was normal at 4.9. How is this possible?? Which is more accurate?

Means nothing: Serum magnesium means little if you are even close to reference range. And the reference ranges are themselves set so that a few percent of healthies fall out on either side. Stop worrying about this stuff and be glad for good health. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have serotonin syndrome if your serotonin blood level is elevated? Carcinoids have been ruled out already.

Is it possible to have serotonin syndrome if your serotonin blood level is elevated? Carcinoids have been ruled out already.

Carcinoid Syndrome: High levels of serotonin can be due to the use of certain medications, most commonly, not just carcinoid tumors, and the condition is serious, especially if you are experiencing that "wired" feeling, anxiety, seizures. Read==>http://www.Livestrong.Com/article/457731-what-happens-when-the-level-of-serotonin-is-raised/. If your levels are markedly elevated, you should contact your doctor immediately. ...Read more

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Pth blood level was elevated. Ekg showing short qt interval. Does this mean my calcium blood level is too high?

Pth blood level was elevated. Ekg showing short qt interval. Does this mean my calcium blood level is too high?

Maybe: Hypercalcemia can cause a short qt interval but the best way to answer the question is to measure blood calcium. High PTH could also be a consequence of vitamin d defieciency and kidney failure. ...Read more

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Risk of having low blood level?

Risk of having low blood level?

Need more info: If you have heavy periods you are at risk for low blood iron and hemoglobin and should take iron supplement. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco or alcohol in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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What to eat or take to increase my blood level?

It depends: You need to know exactly what you mean from 'blood level'. Your blood has 3 types of cells: red cells, white cells and platelets. Each one of these cells can go down and be reported low. The reasons for low counts are different for each cell type and the solutions are similary different for each. So learn something more about your problem and then ask your doctor about the cause and its solution. ...Read more