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How High Should My Hamaticit Levevel Be
Kidney function: Creatinine is just one measure of kidney function. "Normal" depends upon your lab so it's best to ask doc for results from lab that include reference range. These days, in the States, we ask our labs to calculate eGFR which gives better assessment of kidney function after taking into account age, gender, weight & ethnicity (https://goo.gl/gPIRhM). Young men w/more muscle tend to have higher Creati ...Read more
My doctor told me my creatinine level is too high and we should decrease the Prograf dose. What problem can a high creatine level cause?
Creatinine elevation: Creatinine, produced by muscle cells,is not toxic. The level in blood is a marker of kidney function. Increased level usually indicates reduced kidney function. Prograf is an extremely important medication for transplant patients to prevent immune rejection but can cause toxicity to kidneys. The dose has to be adjusted within a very narrow range to try to prevent both rejection and kidney injury. ...Read more
I am hypothyroid ! my dosage was to high and needed to be adjusted! my TSH was .069 how long will it take to get back to normal levels?
Hi, I have tested my prolactin level and it came as 20. Do I need to worry about it. What is the normal range? How much high level can cause concerns ?
Hi,my Husband SGPT level is 124.how can i reduce the level?is it very serious conditition,he dont have any other problem.
Need more info: 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 thatDoes the patient drink alcohol? Is he on any medications? Is he overweight? He may need to repeat the test in 3 months after abstaining entirely from alcohol. If he is overweight, he needs to lose weight to get his BMI below 25. ...Read more
Need help docs! my blood test showed a hba1c level of 6 (the maximum range level is 5.7). How concerned should I be and what dietary changes should I make?
6 is still good: A Hba1c of 6 is still good. You should be mildly concerned but determined to make significant lifestyle changes to lose weight, increase exercise. Now is the best time to do this, before the effects of diabetes set in making it harder to lose weight. Right now your body is just a 'little' off and resetting it will be easier than when it is 'way' off! ...Read more
My haemoglobin level is 15.6 and platelet count is 55600.what should i do so as to reduce my haemoglobin count.i have just recovered frm dengue.(14yr)?
Levels of...: Your hemoglobin level is normal at this time so no need to be concerned about it. As far as your platelets is concerned they are still low but that is part of what dengue causes. As you recover the platelet levels should start coming up.You should follow up with you doctor and have blood work repeated soon. ...Read more
My brother has high level creatine? I'm assuming his kidneys dosent work properly? what can be done for him? All I know so far ;high creatine level
High creatinine: My brother has high level creatine? I'm assuming his kidneys dosent work properly? what can be done for him? All I know so far ;high creatine level ANS: lets do video consult. Esp if brother can join. Never tell us a lab is high or low. Always give the value and the normal range for that in your lab. Here for next 3 hours. ...Read more
Varies: Alot depends on the chronic ity of the BP elevation. If acute, sudden rise in bp, there will often be associated symptoms of head ache, mental status changes, chest pain, or shortness of breath. If chronic exposure to high BP is present, then less symptoms are likely to be seen despite similarly high BP readings. ...Read more
When training how high blood pressure is Okey? How high does it have to be before you would be concerned for the aorta?
A bit unclear: Is this your ratio. If so, monitoring ratio's has fallen out of favor, what would help to better stratify issues if you could provide numbers including total cholesterol, LDL, and HDL levels. In general, exercise, optimizing your body weight and eating a colorful, nonprocessed diet with a staple of fruits and vegetables should help your cholesterol levels. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below: During pregnancy the kidney actually works harder and increases function and this results in a lower serum creatinine than before pregnancy . Having a higher creatinine means there has been damage to the kidney in the past and the kidney cannot increase its functioning capacity and needs to be investigated. ...Read more
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