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What could cause high alkaline phosphate level in child ref rang of under 300, level of 2, 125?

What could cause high alkaline phosphate level in child ref rang of under 300, level of 2, 125?

Consult : Children alkaline phosphates levels are much different from adults and can be quite high due to their growth spurts. However the number over 2000 may warrant a workup to make sure there is no underlying pathology. Some medication may affect the level of this enzyme as well. I would recommend to consult pediatric hematologist to see if any other tests are necessary. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Ingerman
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Phosphate (Definition)

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Neutrophills are always high. Alkaline phosphate high. Having regular appointments with hemotologist. Are all cml cases alike?

Neutrophills are always high. Alkaline phosphate high. Having regular appointments with hemotologist. Are all cml cases alike?

No: But there are common threads. Patients have high WBC (neutrophils), often splenomegaly and sometimes fatigue an other constitutional symptoms. Most patients diagnosed in chronic phase, also accelerated and blast phase. ...Read more

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Can hypothyroidism cause high alkaline phosphate levels?

Can hypothyroidism cause high alkaline phosphate levels?

not likely: High alkaline phosphatase can be due to liver/gallbladder or bone problems. Although hyperthyroidism can be associated with high levels of alk phos, it would be very rare to see it with hypothyroidism, unless there was an associated liver/gall bladder problem. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with hepatitis B, I went for liver function test that reveal high alkaline phosphate (44) what does it mean and do I do?

I was diagnosed with hepatitis B, I went for liver function test that reveal high alkaline phosphate (44) what does it mean and do I do?

Alkaline phosphatase: This enzyme, when produced by the liver (may be from other sources), emanates from biliary radicals that are inflamed or obstructed. Depending upon other factors you may need further imaging, perhaps a liver biopsy and treatment with antiviral drugs now effective against HepB virus. See an expert in this area and follow their recommendations. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have a high CRP and phosphate?

What does it mean to have a high CRP and phosphate?

CRP: CRP is just a marker of inflammation from any source and thus non-specific. As for phosphate level, do you have a calcium and serum protein level as well? It often implicate something related to your bones. Soda pops have high phosphate content but I have not heard of excessive consumption of soda leading to high serum phosphate level. ...Read more

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I've been in bed sick for 2 weeks with 102 fever & 103 at times. My liver enzymes are real high & alkaline phosphates are high in liver & bones.

I've been in bed sick for 2 weeks with 102 fever & 103 at times. My liver enzymes are real high & alkaline phosphates are high in liver & bones.

Go 2 the ED now : Hi, you need to go to the hospital right now. Your description could be a multitude of things but more importantly it could be a infection of the biliary tree(cholangitis)or the gallbladder. Particularly if you have abdominal pain ; jaundice (google -charcoats triad) this could be fatal with septic shock if not treated properly. Please go to the hospital right now for proper work up ;treatment. ...Read more

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My 6 year old had blood work done and her neut% was low and her lymp% was high. She also had high ast and high alkaline phosphates. Her wbc # are normal. She also itches without rash and has pea sized nodes in neck?

My 6 year old had blood work done and her neut% was low and her lymp% was high. She also had high ast and high alkaline phosphates. Her wbc # are normal. She also itches without rash and has pea sized nodes in neck?

Blood tests: There are a few diseases that leap out from blood tests. Most of the time, however, blood tests don't tell the doctor much on their own. These results fall into the second group, not very specific. Good health to you and your child. ...Read more

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Could codeine phosphate get you high?

Codeine: All opioids if not used appropriately can produce a "high" and codeine is not exempt. ...Read more

Dr. Lonnie Smith
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K Phos (Definition)

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