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See below: This test could be diagnostic for a hereditary disorder called acute intermittent porphyria hereditary coproporphyria (hcp), or variegate porphyria (vp).This can present as abdominal pain, vomiting, constipation, or muscle weakness electrolyte problems or seizures.Your physician will guide you further. ...Read more
Byproducts in urine: Coproporphyrin is one of several blood break down products that may manifest itself in a urinalysis. Strenuous activity, menses and illness (as well as many other causes) may lead to the degradation of the oxygen carrying compunds in the blood stream known as hemoglobin. The vast majority of cases of coproporphyrin in the urine are benign but it is best to discuss these results w/ your doctor. ...Read more
I am working to eliminate my emotion-driven eating and to increase my activity level. Suggestions?
Toss tempting foods!: Many women reach for food in times of stress, boredom, many other emotional states. A good starting point for weight control is to record what you eat and why. Use an app if convenient; but a pencil and paper are ok too. Another suggestion is to put time between the emotional event and eating. Take a brief period for meditation or deep breathing. Get help to identify/eliminate triggers to binge. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Little high: It's just a little higher than the upper range of normal of about 1.2, depending on thelaboratory.If you are having any new symptoms like increased tremor in your extremities,slightly slurred speech,increased fatigue,or new nausea/vomiting/diarrhea,you need to talk to your prescribing or primary care doctor right away,or if they are not available and you are having significant symptoms-go to ER. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Basophils: these are one of the cells that are measured when you have a CBC. They are mostly involved with allergic reactions, and bring anticoagulants to inflamed tissue. This count is a little high, but without knowing why you got this blood test and your clinical history and symptoms I can't comment on what it means. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: The goal in diabetics is to get this number below 7.0 and even below 6.5 if possible. If you are a diabetic and have 5.9, that is terrific. If you are not a diabetic, this could be a normal figure. Lowering this number is important to lower the risk of complications of diabetes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
That depends: That depends on a lot. In the world of obgyn, it usually refers to the hormone produced when a woman is pregnant. We follow it sometimes to help determine if a pregnancy is normal or not early in the pregnancy. Sometimes it is tested in rare cancers or abnormal molar pregnancies as well. Other hormones may be refer to as betas in other fields of medicine as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How to know if am hipoglucemic, im always scared, I check my levels more than 5 times a day, the lower was 80 and I feel nervous and everything?
Hypoglycemia : Is rare to have symptoms with blood sugar above 80. Most people have symptom when sugar is below 60 (irritable, sweaty, dizzy, weak). Drink something sweet (oj, coke) that brings sugar up. You really need to see a doctor, we cannot manage patients on this format. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My level of vita d is 56 now. Three months ago was11 ng and i have been taking a dose of 50.000 once a week. Now what should i take after i reached 56?
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