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Extremely high levels of serum alkaline phosphate 280 in the blood test what could it mean?

Extremely high levels of serum alkaline phosphate 280 in the blood test what could it mean?

Lots of things: This can be fine for a growing child or teen, an older person with subclinical paget's (extremely common), or even someone who's non-fasting and just happens to raise the intestinal alk phos on eating. It's also normal for late pregnancy or if you have a healing fracture (you might not even know about, say, a foot stress fracture.). ...Read more

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What causes low serum phosphate other than parathyroidism? PTH & calcium are constantly normal. Normal D vitamin because of high dose supplements.

What causes low serum phosphate other than parathyroidism? PTH & calcium are constantly normal. Normal D vitamin because of high dose supplements.

Low phos: Phos metabolism is intake /shift/ losses. I am assuming you have good intake. So the other two are the reason, either shift inside the cells or losses from the kidney. How low is the phos? Your medication list shows no meds that can cause losses. A lab doesn't need to be treated, so rpt lab and then get a urine fractional excretion if still low. Talk to your MD. ...Read more

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What does serum enzyme levels alkaline phosphate elevated 790.5 i had a blood test for my liver and my doctor told me this i had ultra sound done on my liver and it showed hypercalcemia 275.42 what does it mean?

What does serum enzyme levels alkaline phosphate elevated 790.5 i had a blood test for my liver and my doctor told me this i had ultra sound done on my liver and it showed hypercalcemia 275.42 what does it mean?

Inconsistent info: The data you provided are not in the usual fomat and it is not feasible to provide an interpretation. Especially the calcium levels are likely not reported correctly. All tests need to be interpreted in the clinical context and you should discuss the results with the docor who ordered the tests as s/he has other information as well. ...Read more

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What is the difference serum phosphate and total body phosphate?

What's measured: While it's easy to measure how much phosphate is in a sample of serum, it's got very little to do with the total amount of phosphate in the bones, your dna, and the machinery of your cells. The latter is a subject mostly studied by arcane researchers; some folks lost phosphate through kidney defects & the diagnosis is a bit of a challenge. Best wishes. ...Read more

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My serum phosphate is usually very low (though sometimes back to low normal). Can this be because of too much fluid intake? My diet lack no phosphate

My serum phosphate is usually very low (though sometimes back to low normal). Can this be because of too much fluid intake? My diet lack no phosphate

Several causes: Chronic low phosphorus usually is the result of decreased reabsorption of phosphorus from kidneys. Causes include the following: Hyperparathyroidism Other hormonal disturbances, such as Cushing syndrome and hypothyroidism Electrolyte disorders, such as low magnesium, low potassium Long-term diuretic use. Check with your physician and ask to look for causes ...Read more

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Lfts worsening-serum gammagt level 647u/l, serum alk phosphate 654u/l.Othr blood/heps normal.Mri &scans done. 3polyps large14mm in gallbladder-remove?

Lfts worsening-serum gammagt level 647u/l, serum alk phosphate 654u/l.Othr blood/heps normal.Mri &scans done. 3polyps large14mm in gallbladder-remove?

See specialist: The elevation in ggtp and alkaline phosphatase in the setting of gallbladder polyps that large mandates that you see a liver specialist before embarking on surgery. There are two types of specialists you should see, a hepatologist, a liver internal medicine doctor to make sure this is not some type of hepatitis or liver disease and then a liver surgeon to decide if the polyp is cancerous. Do asap. ...Read more

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My 9 year old daughter has 11.6 calcium serum, 365 alkaline phosphate, 26.2 vitamin d, 148 triglycerides. Could this indicate a problem?

My 9 year old daughter has 11.6 calcium serum, 365 alkaline phosphate, 26.2 vitamin d, 148 triglycerides. Could this indicate a problem?

Calcium: Yes, you should be concerned with both 11.6 calcium and 365 alkaline phosphate. You must take your daughter to be seen by a Pediatrician! The team will very carefully decide how best to control this. Please keep me posted. ...Read more

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