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What is a comprehensive metabolic panel composed of?

What is a comprehensive metabolic panel composed of?

Metabolic panel: A comprehensive metabolic panel tests kidney and liver function, as well as the level of common electrolytes such as sodium, potassium, and calcium. ...Read more

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What does a general health panel tell ?

What does a general health panel tell ?

Not a spefic test: There is no agreement about a "general health panel". The closest panel recognized by cms may be comprehensive metabolic profile, a panel of 14 tests. This panel looks for disorders of electrolytes, glucose, kidney and liver. ...Read more

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Is there a comprehensive app of all foods that are safe to eat when pregnant, and those that arent?

Is there a comprehensive app of all foods that are safe to eat when pregnant, and those that arent?

Many apps: Try "pregnancy companion" - it's put out by a couple of board certified ob/gyns & my patients like it. I give my patients the book "what to expect when expecting" & they tell me that it's also pretty good. Acog also has a website that makes "info" sheets available & as always, i'm sure you're OB provider is an excellent resource for any questions you may have. Good luck. ...Read more

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Painful bumps on both shins. Now one swollen ankle. Had a strange rash a few weeks ago. Dr. Is at a loss. Had a blood panel done. Not abnormal. Help!

Painful bumps on both shins. Now one swollen ankle. Had a strange rash a few weeks ago. Dr. Is at a loss. Had a blood panel done. Not abnormal. Help!

Erythema nodosum????: You need to see a rheumatologist. Looka like- erythema nodosum ( painful bumps), rash, arthritis involving ankle --- several infectious and non infectious diseases can do this. ...Read more

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I had a comprehensive metabolic panel. My protein were high (9.0), what does this mean?

I had a comprehensive metabolic panel.  My protein were high (9.0), what does this mean?

Electrophoresis: This may or may not be of concern. Certain cancers can produce high protein levels. Proper evaluation include a complete physical exam with attention to the lymph nodes, a complete blood count and a serum protein electrophoresis. ...Read more

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In untreated addison's disease, would basic metabloic panel always be abnormal? Low sodium, increased k?

In untreated addison's disease, would basic metabloic panel always be abnormal? Low sodium, increased k?

Never say always: As addison's disease (primary adrenal failure) progresses, there will most likely be obvious hyponatremia and hyperkalemia. But these changes may be subtle in the early stages, and the diagnosis can be be more properly suspected with a presentation of prolonged nausea, vomiting, anorexia, weight loss, low blood pressure, and weakness. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have addison's disease, but have a normal comprehensive metabolic panel?

Is it possible to have addison's disease, but have a normal comprehensive metabolic panel?

Yes: A properly treated person with addison disease will have normal cmp, provided there is no other co-existing disease. The usual abnormality in untreated addison is elevated potassium. ...Read more

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What tests are in a comprehensive metabolic panel?

What tests are in a comprehensive metabolic panel?

Metabolic panel: A comprehensive metabolic panel tests kidney and liver function, as well as the level of common electrolytes such as sodium, potassium, and calcium. ...Read more

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What is a comprehensive metabolic panel composed of?

Metabolic panel: A comprehensive metabolic panel tests kidney and liver function, as well as the level of common electrolytes such as sodium, potassium, and calcium. ...Read more

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Which organs get checked in a comprehensive metabolic panel?

Which organs get checked in a comprehensive metabolic panel?

Metabolic panel: A comprehensive metabolic panel tests kidney and liver function, as well as the level of common electrolytes such as sodium, potassium, and calcium. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: comprehensive metabolic panel?

A panel of lab tests: 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 a routine physical exam. ...Read more

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Can you have a normal comprehensive metabolic panel and still have a metabolic disease ?

Can you have a normal comprehensive metabolic panel and still have a metabolic disease ?

Yes : The are a number of metabolic diseases and cmp can serve as a good tool in sorting many them out. The metabolic disease you are likely referring to is metabolic syndrome. The transaminases may be elevated in this condition on cmp and other labs are needed to make a textbook diagnosis. ...Read more

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Comprehensive metibolic panel showed high proteins(8.7) and hct level was high also(47.7) should I get more testing?

Neither of those: Are high enough to prompt further evaluation unless the doc has other concerns based on the complete picture. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have addison's disease, but have a normal comprehensive metabolic panel?

Yes: A properly treated person with addison disease will have normal cmp, provided there is no other co-existing disease. The usual abnormality in untreated addison is elevated potassium. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have addison's disease, yet have a normal comprehensive metabolic panel?

Is it possible to have addison's disease, yet have a normal comprehensive metabolic panel?

Yes: Addisons is an adrenal gland deficiency, and may be related to either aldosterone or corticosteroids (much less commonly sex hormones). However, depending on what is being tested, the remaining metabolic profile may be normal. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have addison's disease, but yet have a normal comprehensive metabolic panel?

Depends: Addison disease causes elevation of potassium, but if adequately treated, there will no abnormalities in cmp if there is no other disease process. ...Read more