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Complete Metabolic Panels And Fasting
Would menstruation affect these lab results: CBC, metabolic panel, lipid profile, TSH, and Vitamin D?
Menstruation: Unlikely, but please see your doctor to get all your lab results up to date. ...Read more
Had triage sob, hepatic panel, complete blood count, hepatic profile, basic metabolic profile, liver 1, lipid profile, hemo a1c, serum-serum all done?
Maybe: It seems as though you've had quite a few tests ordered. Whether or not you're done will likely depend on the reason why they were ordered along with the test results that you'll discuss with your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more
Various lab test: Cmp: comprehensive metabolic panel: tests for a variety of different metabolites and studies activity of certain enzymes. The lipid panel is used to test cholesterol, high and low density lipids and lipoproteins. In general, theres are screening tests, and are not necessarily drawn for a specific reason. Without knowing your clinical information, it is tough to give guidance. ...Read more
More sensitive than: Second generation. Third generation TSH assays can detect both hyper and hypo-function of thyroid gland. Second generation can only detect hypo-function. ...Read more
Non-fasting bilirubin 1, Fasting bilirubin 1.5, rest of lipid panel normal. Do I have Gilbert's ?
Does a basic metabolic panel show serum or intracellular potassium levels? How is hypokalemia diagnosed?
Blood gas: Typically a blood gas is drawn to determine your acid base status. ...Read more
Can you have a normal comprehensive metabolic panel normal acylcartinine panel and normal organic acids and still have a metabolic disease ?
Sure: You can have "metabolic syndrome" with liver enzymes still in the normal range; ask your physician about the current definition. You can have some other inborn error of metabolism. You can have any of a bazillion other illnesses that don't show up on "chemical profile / metabolic panel" but do as symptoms &/or signs -- still the most important. ...Read more
8 hours is typical: Some doctors recommend nothing but water for 12 hours, and suggest that you should avoid fatty meals for 24-48 hours prior. Some doctors no longer require fasting at all. It could be argued that fasting doesn't represent the amount of lipid that is typically present in the blood, so it is less useful to look at fasting measures. Others think the post meal measurements are misleading. 8 hrs is fine ...Read more
Why would my dr order a metabolic panel, lipid panel, c reactive protein test, Hemoglobin A1c and a glucose test for poor eating and stomach pain?
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