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Doctor insights on: High Billium Counts

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What is the possible effect of high e.S. R?

See below: Persitently high levels of inflammation have been associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease. ...Read more

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My b.P. Was consistently normal, avg of 120/80 each time. Ever since about a month ago, it's consistently been mid to high 130's over 80ish. Normal?

My b.P. Was consistently normal, avg of 120/80 each time. Ever since about a month ago, it's consistently been mid to high 130's over 80ish. Normal?

No: Normal BP is 120/80. Anything above that is not normal. Make sure you are measuring with proper cuff size and several times per day. If the average is >120/80, see a doctor. Initial treatment is weight loss, sodium restriction, and exercise. But you should have your kidney and thyroid checked anyway, so go see a doctor. ...Read more

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Daily visits from my mental health (complex care) team aren’t helping. They won’t have me inpatient again as the bed demand is so high. It’s hopeless?

Daily visits from my mental health (complex care) team aren’t helping. They won’t have me inpatient again as the bed demand is so high. It’s hopeless?

Don't know what: Your diagnosis is or your symtpoms. So it would be difficult to make any recommendations in the absence of information. Consider resubmitting with more info. ...Read more

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My thyroid t s h test was 11.991, is this high?

My thyroid t s h test was 11.991, is this high?

Yes: This is moderately high. It probably means your thyroid is not making enough thyroid hormone. Your doctor will want to evaluate your overall clinical picture, repeat the test, get a free t4, and may start you on thyroid replacement. ...Read more

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What is s.g.p.t.(alt) and s.g.o.t.(ast)? Is it detrimental if they are too high?

What is s.g.p.t.(alt) and s.g.o.t.(ast)? Is it detrimental if they are too high?

Liver enzymes: ALT and AST are liver enzymes that are released into blood when liver cells are injured. High levels are bad as these represent liver disease. ...Read more

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If someone has active tb. Won't their WBC s be high?

If someone has active tb. Won't their WBC s be high?

Usually not: Blood white cell count usually stay in normal range. ...Read more

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What is a high dhdl?

What is a high dhdl?

Direct high density : Direct high density lipoprotein, it is the so called good cholesterol. ...Read more

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Creatinin level high?

Creatinin level high?

KIDNEY PROBLEM BUT: High creatinine level means there is a problem with kidneys, it can be dehydration which can be corrected by hydration. It can be due to acute kidney problems and may be reversible ot it can be irreversible due to chronic kiodney disease and ut has various stages, the end stage requiring dialysis or kidney transplant. ...Read more

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What are high index lenses?

What are high index lenses?

Plastic lenses: These are eyeglass lenses made of a plastic which will bend light more than the usual plastic. Because of this, a thinner lens is possible and has the advantage, being plastic, of being lightweight although somewhat susceptible to scratching. ...Read more

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What if my a/g ratio is high?

What if my a/g ratio is high?

See below: It is supposed to be more than 1.0. Absolute values for Albumin and globulin are more important. ...Read more

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What is a high number for segs?

What is a high number for segs?

45-70%: The number of segs or neutrophils is given as a percentage of the total count. The normal amount is between 40-70% of the normal white blood count of 5000-10, 000. So high wbcs and/or high segs should be evaluated. ...Read more

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What foods are high in phosphorus?

What foods are high in phosphorus?

High Phos Food: Many types of food have high phosphorus content. National Kidney Foundation website has an easy-to-read list:

https://www.kidney.org/atoz/content/phosphorus ...Read more

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Are there any symptoms for high iop?

Are there any symptoms for high iop?

IOP symptoms: The intraocular pressure in the eye is maintained by the aqueous fluid, which brings nutrients to the cornea, iris and lens, and helps the eye maintain its shape. About 4cc of aqueous fluid are produced each day; too much or too little produced or drained from the eye changes the pressure inside the eye and can damage vision. ...Read more

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How high would my BP be to go see a dr?

If unsure: I would go if the top number was consitantly over 140 and the bottom number over 85 ...Read more

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What happens if my lymphs result is high?

What happens if my lymphs result is high?

Lymphocytosis ?: Or high lymphocyte count can correspond to having an infection. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of high testroston?

What are the symptoms of high testroston?

Usually none: Testosterone levels vary widely but decrease with age. Men with higher levels have been reported to be at increased risk for heart disease and stroke. If the reason for elevated testosterone is due to use of testosterone supplements, then chronically elevated levels can lead to other complications, such as thickened blood (high hematocrit), suppression of sperm counts and other unknown effects. ...Read more

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Is2.1 creatinin high enough to be concerned?

Abnormal value: Creatnine of 2.1 is higher than normal value. This should be looked into by a physician to determine the cause of this high value. ...Read more

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What is t3u mean? And what is high t3u mean?

What is t3u mean? And what is high t3u mean?

It means: Resin uptake of tri-iodo thyronine. It means you are possibly hyperthyroid, but it depends on the rest of your thyroid function tests, such as total and free t4. Confused? This is a complicated set of tests to interpret, so ask your endocrinologist. ...Read more

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Is 109 way to high, at what rate should I be concerned?

Is 109 way to high, at what rate should I be concerned?

Heart rate?: A normal heart rate is typically between 50 to 100. The heart rate can vary based on so many factors. Exercise, medications, age, weight, mental state, diseases, and fevers are just some variables that can influence heart rates. I would be concerned if you are having other symptoms such as dizziness, shortness of breath or chest pain then I suggest a cardiac evaluation ...Read more

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I have a high sedrate count of 68 is this dangerously high?

I have a high sedrate count of 68 is this dangerously high?

Inflammation: A sed rate is just one marker that is used to assess whether inflammation may be present. Your medical history, physical exam, other bloodwork and studies will help the doctor evaluate what might be going on. It's a test that tells the doctor to look a little deeper. As you probably already know, many things can cause an elevated sed rate. ...Read more

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One of my friends drives while high. How dangeorus is that?

One of my friends drives while high. How dangeorus is that?

Yes: Driving under the influence of cannabis has been shown to be dangerous as common sense would suggest. The same is true of driving while very tired, while texting, while suffering form a bad headache, and while distraught. We are now starting to recognize and intervene in situations like this in addition to a person driving drunk. Do what you can in the situation. ...Read more

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Why is my weed high so unpleasant nowadays? I used to love it.

Why is my weed high so unpleasant nowadays? I used to love it.

Addiction: Just like other addicting drugs they cause tolerance and worsening sx on withdrawal. Stop using it and be evaluated for depression. ...Read more

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Is sgpt 41 high?

No, just above the: Normal. Sgpt of 41 is not high enough to worry about. All lab results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the test is usually in the best position to do that. ...Read more

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High blood presurw?

High blood presurw?

Hypertension: Hi! If your question is what to do about high blood pressure, it is best to see your primary care physician for an exam and some blood tests. There are many causes of elevated blood pressure, and the treatment depends on the cause. But, it is not healthy to have persistently elevated bp, so it's time to go to your doctor. ...Read more

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Why is my iron high?

The most common: Reasons are altered metabolism known as hemochromatosis and loading from multiple red blood cell transfusions. ...Read more