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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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What does it mean if you have too much aldolase in your blood tests?

Muscle enzyme: Aldolase is a muscle enzyme and a high level could indicate abnormal muscle inflammation. Did you have a CPK level checked as well? ...Read more

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What happens when you lose too much blood?

Other than death?: As blood is lost, the heart rate increases, then blood pressure starts to drop, then subject becomes progressively confused and short of breath until loses consciousness. Shock worsens from inadequate tissue perfusion. Death usually due to heart rhythm failure and lack of oxygen to tissues. ...Read more

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I'm wondering how much time does it take for your blood to complete one circuit through your whole body?

I'm wondering how much time does it take for your blood to complete one circuit through your whole body?

About a minute...: The average adult heart pumps approximately 5 l/min of blood at rest (the cardiac output); with a total blood volume of approximately 5l in an average adult, a blood cell will run through the complete circuit about once a minute. However, countless factors can effect this average. ...Read more

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What causes too much iron in ur blood?

What causes too much iron in ur blood?

Mostly genetics : Too much iron is called hemochromatosis which is an inherited condition. This is a dangerous condition requiring medical attention. If you suspect you have iron overload, please se your doctor. ...Read more

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What happens if you swallow too much blood?

What happens if you swallow too much blood?

It might be vomited: Up in what looks like coffee ground material. It may cause melena - black, tarry, foul smelling stool. It could cause nausea. If you are swallowing large amounts of blood - you likely need prompt medical care (unless you are deliberately drinking blood from a source other than your body). ...Read more

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Should i not eat too much before a blood test?

Depends on the: Type of test. Blood tests for fasting sugar and lipid studies should be done after an overnight fast. Please discuss preparation for the tests with your doctor. ...Read more

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How do doctors know if someone is losing too much blood?

Vital signs: When blood loss becomes significant the heart has to pump more to deliver oxygen to the body (less blood to carry oxygen means heart has to work more to continue delivering oxygen). This is seen with a higher pulse and changes in blood pressure. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have too much aldolase in your blood?

Marker of tissue: Injury. Aldolase is a non-specific marker of tissue injury. Why did you have the test done? What were other lab tests and what were the results. If a mild elevation in aldolase is the only finding, it may not be worth pursuing. ...Read more

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Could cutting yourself too much cause blood disorders or diseases?

Could cutting yourself too much cause blood disorders or diseases?

No disease unless..: Cutting yourself per se does not. However, if you cut yourself with a tainted instrument you can transmit hep b, c, or hiv. Then the would itself can become secondarily infected with bacteria. Not something you want to happen. ...Read more

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What happens to you when you lose too much blood due to injury or trauma?

What happens to you when you lose too much blood due to injury or trauma?

Cardiac Arrest: Ultimately, if you lose too much blood (or blood pressure), your heart cannot continue to function properly and cardiac arrest will take place. This is technically death; but, if emergency resuscitation is performed in a timely fashion, it is possible to bring someone back from severe blood loss. ...Read more