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Treat the number?: Advice: doctors treat patients and not numbers. A slightly elevated crp" without the clinical context, is like a fish out of water. You need more information...Was an infection or a heart problem suspected? How were you feeling? The CRP mentioned can be bad if it's in the context of a heart attack, or not really bad if an infection was suspected. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Maybe Infection.: The elevation of neutrophils coukl mean bacterial infection, as these cells are important in fighting this kind of infection. The high hemohlobin seems nonspecific, in abscence of other symptoms and signs. It could possibly mean a polycythemia, one of the porphorias, or a myeloproliferative disorder, which could explain the high neutrophils. It can also be from high altitude. See dr. For more. ...Read more
Observe syncope. Baseline BP 115/73, hr 88 bpm. During tilt 70 : BP stable, hr 112 bpm. During isuprel (isoproterenol) : BP 92/78, hr 175 bpm. Thoughts? Is it normal?
Can be: This is not an extreme response. You may simply need to increase your fluid and salt intake particularly during your periods. ...Read more
D dimer 1600. Incr sed/crp. Elevated myoglobin (119) norm tropinin. Ck norm 72 hr after chest pain.Echo done.. Does the echo r/o heart attack?
Suggest: Echocardiogram can suggest myocardial damage if the heart attack is severe. Ecg, cardiac enzymes(such as tropinins) and symptoms are the points that rules in or out a heart attack. Elevated d-dimer suggests blood clots though very non specific including pulmonary embolism. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
High normal fasting gluc and HgA1c. Normal 2 hour post prandial readings. Can fatty liver be causing my "pre-diabetic" state?
Pre-diabetic?: Your lab values does not suggest pre-diabetes but pre-diabetic state can cause fatty liver not the other way around. Decrease your carbohydrate intake and eat low fat diet to decrease the risk starting today. It also will help you to decrease the risk of arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease. Contact me if you have further questions. Hope this helps. ...Read more
I have an elevated sedimentation rate, elevated white blood cell count, elevated absolute neutrophils, elevated absolute lymphocytes, & low iron level?
How do you FEEL?: If the white cell values are not extremely out of range, and all are well formed, I would not worry about them. Iron is more worrisome as even without anemia, low values can war of poor nutrition or bleeding from an uncertain or tumor. Nobody here can really tell you much more than that we are glad you are amtaking an active role in understanding your health. ...Read more
Work up : Ignore the MCHC. Reference ranges are set so a few percent of healthies fall outside on either end. Your physician will probably have you repeat the liver enzymes after two weeks off alcohol and meds, or perhaps proceed to a search for possible hepatitis, hemochromatosis, Wilson etc ...Read more
ALT: Alt elevated means the enzyme of liver leaking into your blood after liver cell damaged. You can see, if a lot of alt in your blood means your liver has been damage a lot. That is why very high level alt is dangerous. ...Read more
Elevated cortisol, low blood pressure, no diabetes, one year post partumlow ACTH but CT shows within normal limits. Causes?
Cortisol: Lois, It would help greatly if you could provide more information. It appears you have a high cortisol that is lowering ACTH. What, if anything, is being done about that? ...Read more
AST elevated (65), ALT elevated (50) and total bilirubin elevated (3.0). All other enzymes are normal. Is this significant??
Visit your doctor: The issue you described is much too complicated for a 400 character answer or for self diagnosis. Please visit your doctor for a proper work-up. ...Read more
What should normal blood sugar levels be, for fasting, 1 hr and 2 hr post prandial during pregnancy? Is 124 at one hour pp normal?
Blood sugar: The normal fasting blood sugar is lower during pregnancy. The fasting blood sugar should be less than 95 mg/dL. The one hour post prandial blood sugar should be less than 140 mg/dL and the two hour post prandial blood sugar should be less than 120 mg/dL. So a measurement of 124 mg/dL at one hour post prandial is normal. ...Read more
F/36yrs. Low BP, CMPanel/glucose/insulin normal. Creatinine,Urine=145.7mg/dL, Microalbumin,Urine 59.3ug/mL(HI)&Microalb/Creat Ratio 40.7 (Hi). Cause?
Cortisol levels: Cortisol varies throughout the day. It is generally higher in the am vs the pm, but it is spiking up and down all day. Normal walking would not particularly elevate it, but it goes up/down all the time anyway. The more important question is why is cortisol being measured? Perhaps check with an endocrinologist. ...Read more
I'm on both beta blocker and CCB for elevated HR. ive been getting a lot of headaches since I started. Is it a side effect? I'm 17
Maybe, but...: At 17 y/o I hope someone is looking more closely form why you have such a high heart rate & not just treating the sx's. This would be true if the two are being used for high blood pressure. BB's and CCB's are both classes of meds. Some of each class can H/A's, so it's poss. But, uncontrolled BP, too slow a HR or some causes of abn HR or BP in people your age can also cause H/A's. Why & which meds? ...Read more
Dr thinks I have AET close to sinus node.ruled out all other possibilities of the elevated hr i experience during exercise.would cyroablation be bette
What arrhythmia would be characterized by much more elevated HR than normal?doesn't spike suddenly,just goes much higher doing activities than used to
Sinus tachycardia: Most likely inappropriate sinus tachycardia. Normal response of the heart has become exaggerated. ...Read more
42yr old, male, good health. Took Claritin (loratadine) d- it elevated hr to 91 for 3 hrs. Rest hr is lower 70s. I have post nd. Is it safe to continue taking it?
Elevated heart rate : Tachycardia can heralds a heart attack as a lone symptom, but is rare. Usually shortness of breath, confusion, fatigue, nausea, dizziness, weakness, sweats, or other symptoms accompany it. Rapid heart rate is more likely to mean one of several other diagnosis if encountered alone (hyperthyroid, infection, atrial fibrillation, anxiety, etc). If you have a rapid heart rate, get seen in an er today. ...Read more
Causes of a visibly pulsating neck laying down?athlete who has been experiencing elevated hr during exercise (not my usual tolerance).
Jugular...: ...venous pressure: https://vula.uct.ac.za/access/content/group/9c29ba04-b1ee-49b9-8c85-9a468b556ce2/ClinicalSkills/cvs_05.html If you can only see it lying flat down, it's probably normal. ...Read more
Can overeating cause elevated HR 1 to even 2 hrs after consumption? HR was 88-90 bpm for a couple hours. My normal resting HR is about 55.
If anxiety / panic is a kind of adrenal response, how come there are people experience that without elevated hr and respirtory rate? Misdiagnosed?
I never have elevated hr during my everyday panic episodes. Intensive fear of death, derealization. Usually lasts few hours. How can it be possible?
ER 3 weeks ago for bronchitis Had an elevated HR 140 @1point EKG was done it showed 2 abnormalities I attached records in my files should I see cardio?
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What would cause elevated co2 in sleep with only mild osa (12x/hr). Fainting during the day, elevated hr and decreased O2 SATs with activity and edema.
For the past 1.5 years I have a very elevated h.R when standing only. Had several testing, recently did a tilt test doc said it's not pots, any ideas?
Is it normal to see/feelyour heart beat forcefully through your clothes?its unusually noticeable and Ive been experiencing elevated HR during exercise
@ Ur age it's not-: -normal 4 U 2 B feeling Ur heart rate thru Ur clothes unless U R putting Ur hand 2 feel 4 it. It's normal 4 it 2 elevate with exercise, but @ rest it could B a sign of elevated blood pressure. That's what U should C Ur PCP 4. Talk 2 Ur parents, they R the gatekeepers of Ur health care. ...Read more
Woke up from a restful sleep with elevated HR of about 90, pounding hard that lasted over 2 hours. I felt very ill, shaky hands. Not the 1st time.
Get: a 2 week vent recorder, then get back to me. HRS, MD, FACC ...Read more
been experiencing palpitations and elevated hr.im an athlete.ecg usually norm but one just came back w prolonged qt? QT/QTc 404/480? hr85
Further evaluation: Having palpitations certainly needs further evaluation with possibly a 24 hr Holter monitor. This will help evaluate if your heart rate is elevated (average HR in a 24 hour period) and also if your QTc varies over the 24 hr period. Knowing family history is also important. Seeing a cardiologist or a cardiac electrophysiologist should be your next step. Good luck. ...Read more
potential causes of an elevated hr?higher than norm for me @rest and exercise.doesnt spike,but uncomfortable pounding,lightheaded.blood test clean.
Symptoms of cardiomyopathy in teen athlete?I have heat intolerance,exercise duration decreased significantly,elevated HR resting/exercising,pounding
Causes of athlete elevated hr?over past 3mo,HR much higher walking up stairs,showering,exercise,etc.pulsing stomach @rest.irregular laying right side
Elevated Heart rate: I understand your distress. Elevated heart rate at age 18 can be due to: • Stress causing Anxiety • Intense emotions • Use of Alcohol • Use of Cocaine • Use of Amphetamines Your Health is Precious! Due to Heart rate higher even with showering and pulsing stomach at rest, please go to ER for Diagnosis and Treatment. ...Read more