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What blood test shows if you have too much iron in your body?

What blood test shows if you have too much iron in your body?

No single test: Serum levels of ferritin and iron should both be done to assess body iron. There is also a genetic test for predisposition to accumulating iron in the body. ...Read more

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Could a body produce too much blood?

Could a body produce too much blood?

Yes.: In some instances, a person may produce too many red blood cells. An example of a disease like this is polycythema vera. This is an abnormal bone marrow condition (a myeloproliferative disorder) in which the patient's bone marrow makes too many red blood cells. Another reason for the bone marrow to make excess red blood cells is chronic hypoxia (low oxygen) in association with COPD or apnea. ...Read more

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Is there a blood test that can detect excessive inflammation in the body in more than one area at a time with one test?

Is there a blood test that can detect excessive inflammation in the body in more than one area at a time with one test?

Why do you ask?: I'm a pathologist and specialist in lab medicine. The sed rate and C-reactive protein rise when there some serious inflammation over a few weeks, and in some other situations, but by this time it'll be symptomatic and you'll know something's wrong. Is someone trying to sell you something? There's no substitute for a good history and physical exam ...Read more

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Got dysautonomia what if general anaesthesia lowers my blood pressure too much? Have a lower blood volume also. My body over vasoconstricts to compens

Got dysautonomia what if general anaesthesia lowers my blood pressure too much? Have a lower blood volume also. My body over vasoconstricts to compens

Your question got: cut off so please visit our consultation service to help diagnose and treat your problem. It does sound complicated and you should be concerned. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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My nurse practioner says the valve that let's blood flow to my body is letting my blood flow too much.She is reading off a pet scan.What does this mean?I also have an anurism 4.8 .Could this cause tro

My nurse practioner says the valve that let's blood flow to my body is letting my blood flow too much.She is reading off a pet scan.What does this mean?I also have an anurism 4.8 .Could this cause tro

See a doctor: What you have written does not make a lot of sense, particularly from a pet scan. See a doctor, not a nurse practitioner (who may be very good at minor problems). This needs a cardiologist evaluation. Please do this soon. Best wishes for a rapid successful outcome. ...Read more

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Blood from nose while sleeping. cold weather. Body becomes too much hot. It happens previously mañy times and usually in cold weather. Need treatment?

Blood from nose while sleeping. cold weather. Body becomes too much hot. It happens previously mañy times and usually in cold weather. Need treatment?

Moisturizer : there are many OTC preparations to help moisturize your nasal mucosa. Depends on where bleeding is coming from but a nasal spray with just normal saline is a good place to start. If bleeding persists please see your doc Also may want to turn down heat at night. Heaters dry the air out ...Read more

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I have bad skin& hair, prone to acne, excessive body hair & an athletic body shape. If a blood test shows I have high testosterone what can I be given?

I have bad skin& hair, prone to acne, excessive body hair & an athletic body shape. If a blood test shows I have high testosterone what can I be given?

It won't. : You won't have high t. You may have high conversion of t to Dht which causes some of your symptoms. You need to practice food facial hygiene, trim body hair regularly and celebrate your athletic body. ...Read more

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Need ideas? Not ok for 5+ yrs. Drs don't know/ don't believe. Ok blood work excessive exhaustion migraines (lots) low body temp imaginary smells weird stuff new- larger breasts/ sore new- grey stool

Need ideas? Not ok for 5+ yrs. Drs don't know/ don't believe. Ok blood work

excessive exhaustion
migraines (lots)
low body temp
imaginary smells
weird stuff
new- larger breasts/ sore
new- grey stool

University: Consider a visit to a university setting. Often residents keep open mind and when 10 people are looking at your symptoms, their differential diagnosis broader and net correct reason for your problems. ...Read more

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