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Hemoglobin Level Is 116
No: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, your hemoglobin is lower than normal, even for a female. If you are in your reproductive years, it may be due to menstrual blood loss. You may take oral iron and multivitamins and see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more
Husbands blood creatinine level is 1.18, reference range is ( 0.50-1.20 mg/dl). Bun/cre ratio is 11.0, range is (10-20 ). Is there anything to be concerned about here?
No Need to Worry: Blood creatinine and bun/cre ratio are measures of kidney function and fluid balance in the body. These numbers are well within range of normal. Of course you should speak with your physician if you have concerns. Clinical correlation to any disorders is the key. If your husband is well, then there is no need to worry. The kidneys are working fine. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My albumin is 3.8 and globulin is 3.5.
Carbon dioxide is 19
hemoglobin is 11.9
Hematocrit is 3.6
What does it mean?
How do you FEEL?: These values are normal or near-normal. Reference ranges are set so that a few percent of healthies fall outside on either side. Focus on living a healthy life and be thankful for good health. Best wishes. ...Read more
Elevated creatinine: Elevated creatinine is ussually a sign of kidney disease, patient with high muscle mass may have higher level of creatinine than those with low muscle mass, a crush injury can cause elevated creanine. Patient with severe with kidney disease ( elevated creatinine) may need to be placed on dialysis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not Usually: For many labs that value is normal, or close to normal. However, even when high, isolated elevated bilirubin (no other liver labs are high) is usually due to a condition known as gilbert's syndrome, and is not worrisome. You may find other family members have this as well, as it is genetic. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: At your age, this is something i would watch, but it could be caused by you not drinking enough water before getting your blood drawn. If everything else looked good on your labs, then make sure you drink a glass or two of water before going to the lab next time and see if it goes down. ...Read more
Depends if fasting: Normal glucose is usually considered 60 or 80 - 100; however that is based on 8-12hr fast. Patients with fasting glucose >100<124 is considered hyperglycemic; while a fasting glucose 125+ is consistent with diabetes. Clinicians also utilize a HBA1C test which assesses your average glucose over a 3 mos period. A HBA1C >5.7-6.4 is consistent with prediabetes, and 6.5+ c/w diabetes. ...Read more
Direct bilirubin is 0.3 (rangeis 0-0.2), globulin-3.6 (range is 2.3-3.5) a/g ratio is 1.19 (range-120-2). Cbc is normal. Plz advise
Get with your doctor: The only concern I have here is the slight elevation in direct bilirubin. I'm also going to assume it's new; some folks always run it at this level because of their biology. It won't hurt you but may be a warning, most likely that some medication giving you cholestasis. ...Read more
11.9 gm/dL: This is a bit lower than most healthy women, and you being 18 years old and complaining of fatigue may have early iron deficiency; the fatigue begins before the anemia announces itself. Your physician's here to help you. Talk with him/her about this and other possibilities; if you have a filipino thalassemia variant, this may be normal for you. ...Read more
Low hemoglobin and high RDW and low mch. Is this serious? Hemoglobin is 118, RDW is 15.4 and MCH is 27.2.
Probably not: The hemoglobin of 11.8 g/dl is slightly low for a 40 year old female. The RDW is slightly high high and the MCH is low normal. Causes could be mild iron deficiency anemia. These values by themselves are not reason to worry. The context of why they were obtained is important in determining what they mean. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My hemoglobin is 11.5 but my uibc is at 398 iron serum is 27 and iron saturation is 6! is this dangerous? Can anemia kill you?
My IONIZED CALCIUM is 1.01 mmol/L. Normal values is 1.1-1.4. INTACT PTH is 108 pg/ml. Normal values is 11-67. Normal 24-hour Urine Calcium?
MCH is high (39.8pg) MCHC is high (376g/l) and RDW is low (10%) - MCV is normal (90.6fL) - ferritin is high (412) vit d is low (49) what could b?
Spherocytosis?: Are you anemic? Was a reticulocyte count done? What's the big picture? Labs mean nothing without it. If you're very close to your lab's reference range, it may mean nothing -- a few % of healthies fall outside. A low RDW would be a bit of a surprise in classic spherocytosis. ...Read more
Thanks for asking!: Here we need to first clarify the following: serum iron level is usually presented in 2 types of units: either as mcg/dl (normal: 70-175 in men; 50-150 in women) or mcmol/l (normal: 12.5-31.3 in men; 8.9-26.8 in women). If serum iron level is abnormal, other iron panel parameters (ferritin, total iron binding capacity, transferrin saturation) and hemoglobin level should be evaluated. ...Read more
Could be: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, Your uric acid level is above normal and puts you at risk for gout and other disorders. Please consult a doctor. You may consult this site for more information on this topic: https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/003476.htm ...Read more
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