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Cmp Lab Values
T3 (liothyronine) low 73, T4 6.9, TSH 2.21, my ALT high 31, AST 30 all other labs in CMP within normal limits! Should I be Worried about to abnormal values?
Not really,,,: Although these may be called "abnormal", they're not far out of range and vary for day to day. You also don't have any conditions or health issues at this time. If you're still concerned you can discuss them with your doctor and ask for repeat testing. Good luck. ...Read more
The comprehensive metabolic panel (cmp) is a panel of blood tests that serves as an initial broad medical screening tool. The cmp provides a rough check of kidney function, liver function, and electrolyte and fluid balance. The cmp is an expanded version of the basic metabolic panel (bmp), which does not include liver tests. A cmp (or bmp) is usually ordered as part of ...Read more
Lab? Overslept, rushed for haircut, to dr who ordered CMP, lytes, Vit. D, ionized cal, parahyyperthyroid test at 12 with 0 to eat drink. Affect test?
Don't think so: Some tests require fasting. However, I am not aware that any of these require a person to have eaten before hand. ...Read more
Platelets, alkaline phosphatase, and calcium were all low, all other cbc and cmp labs normal. Could something cause all 3?
No: Reference ranges are set so that a few percent of healthies fall outside on either side for each test. Low alkaline phosphatade never means anything. Minimally low calcium is no concern. Low platelets are worth investigating if under 100, 000 or so. Otherwise be glad for good health. ...Read more
I smoked meth for 2 weeks straight then 2 days later my doctor drew routine labs, CBC, CMP, SED RATE are some I remember. Will meth show up?
Would standard process adrenal supplements (drenatrophin pmg and adrenal desiccated) affect labs – cmp, tsh, free t3, (liothyronine) free t4?
Adrenal supplements: 46F asks about lab effects of adrenal supplements on CMP, TSH, FT3 and Free T4. This has likely never been studied as there is no regulation of adrenal supplements & makers can put anything in them until a bunch gets sick & reported to FDA. I would avoid these unless you need to waste money. I would also avoid a Dr who prescribes them. But need more information. Consult with me. ...Read more
Normal weight 120; preg weight gain 22lbs; 3mo postpartum 120 in 9/'15. Weight 110 when breastfeeding was stopped in 6/'17. Current weight 105 (5'4"). Other Sx early satiety, dizzy/tiredness. Normal CBC, CMP, thyroid labs. Please help me gain weight.
Need to examine:
Unintended weight loss needs to be evaluated by an in-person examination, additional history and likely some lab tests and may be imaging studies. You seem to have seen a doctor, but may need to see a gastroentrologist to rule out malabsorption. Just eating more is probably not the right approach.
Wish you good health! ...Read more
Friend has psoriasis on methotrexate. Labs CBC, cmp, tsh, ESR and ANA are normal. Starting to get joint pain but not red or swollen. What are chances to progress to psoriatic arthritis? Sees derm.
What do these labs mean? CBC/Diff f WBC 11.2 4.4-11.0 K/mm3 CBC/Diff-f-RBC 4.19 4.5-5.5 CBC/Diff-f-Hct 43.1 35.9-44.6 Comprehensive Metabolic Panel-Creatinine 1.05 0.57-1.00 mg/dL
Ask Provider: Labs indicate slightly elevated White Blood Count, slightly low Red Blood Count, Normal Hematocrit and slight elevated Creatinine. Your provider needs to interpret those in connection with the physical exam and any symptoms or issues you may be having but alone they are not alarming values. ...Read more
Started weightlifting/paleo with my husband. 4 months ago CMP completely normal. Now 2 abnormal values AST 147 ALT 78. Don't drink/meds, vaccinated.
Hard to tell...: Numbers are just numbers, with little meaning unless a doctor takes in the whole picture of what's going on with his patient. If the patient's AST and ALT are higher than the reference range, the ordering doctor may or may not consider the result a problem, depending on the patient's illnesses and exercise activities. Damaged muscle cells can increase one's AST and ALT, as so can liver damage. ...Read more
Comprehensive panel: CMP = comprehensive metabolic panel. This includes multiple tests that are done on blood specimens. The test includes sodium, potassium, chloride, carbon dioxide, glucose, calcium, blood urea nitrogen, creatinine, total protein, albumin, bilirubin, alkaline phosphatase, ALT and AST. It is used most often as a screening test. ...Read more
Unlikely: If the test were non-fasting, if anything the glu should be higher. If the non-fasting glu is less than 100, you're fine. ...Read more
Means not done: Not important. BUN & creat are what you need to have normal. It could be because one of the numbers is reported as "less than" e.g. BUN < 5 (less than 5). In this case you cannot calculate the ratio since you cannot use 5. The issue is not important anyways. You do not seem to have a kidney disease. ...Read more
Just had CMP. Creatinine was. 8, normal, but efgr 89. Isn't that low gfr? Also, a month ago, creatinine was. 7. Is this normal or problematic?
Kidney function: That GFR is normal and so is the CR. No problems with those results ...Read more
Change in creatinine level from 1.3 to 1.4 mg/dL (in less than a year) 34 yr male. GFR is 58. All other CMP test results are in normal range. Asked t?
Multiple: On a CMP, a high BUN-to-creatinine ratio MAY be suggestive of dehydration. On a review of urine electrolytes, a low urine chloride or a low FENa may also suggest this. But the operative word is SUGGEST, as there are many causes of a high BUN:Cr and low FENa. To actually put context to these labs, it is always advisable to seek your physician to interpret them properly and apply them to your case. ...Read more
Possible but: Not very likely, at the very end stage of liver disease liver enzymes could be normal not because liver is normal but because there is no cell left to produce them so LFT could be normal but Bilirubin is never normal, and usually there is electrolytes abnormality with low sodium and potassium. ...Read more
Possibly: The fingerstick is considered by the public as the "sugar level" & as such the cmp and bmp have the blood glucose level as part of its information. In practice, physicians may get the cbc, bmp, cmp, and many other tests using a fingerstick technique. The direct draw from a vein often produces more accurate results for some of the tests, done correctly a fingerstick can be accurate for glucose. (sugar). ...Read more
Pain: Chondromalacia patellae is a term that is used to describe softening of the patellar cartilage from degeneration. Pain comes from higher pressure on the underlying bone. Pain is usually aggregated by activities such as climbing stairs, hiking, getting out of the car, etc. Where high force is placed on the patella. In some cases x-rays and/or MRI are used to evaluate the degree of degeneration. ...Read more
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Nothing: As stated in prior response the lymphomas won't necessarily show in routine labs. Lypmphoma panalel may be more specific but if you have elargesd lymph nodes getting a ct scan of chest abdomen and pelvis and / or biosy is the better way to go than to "wait" until routine labs change it could be too late if a lymphoma is present to monitor by blood only. ...Read more