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How to read bood results?

How to read bood results?

Confusing question: They should be interpreted by the health care providor that ordered them.There are more than a dozen parameters in a simple blood count, and they all must be interpreted as a unit and related to the reason they were obtained. ...Read more

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How to read your BP tester?

How to read your BP tester?

Three numbers.: Your home BP tester gives you 3 numbers. The pulse is your heart rate, which should be 60-100. Your BP is systolic/diastolic, and should be no higher than 120/80. If you carry a diagnosis of high BP already, then your target is no higher than 130/90 (130/80 if you're diabetic), but closer to 120/80 would be even better still. ...Read more

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How to read the ECG report?

How to read the ECG report?

Tough question.: This topic does not lend itself to the limited space or time available here. Best to get someone local - maybe the doc who ordered it. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me how ldh and LDL cholesterol levels differ?

Can you please tell me how ldh and LDL cholesterol levels differ?

Only one is lipid: Ldh, lactate dehydrogenase, is an enzyme found in at least 5 varieties in different quantities of certain body parts, that include: liver, heart, blood cells, muscle cells, bones, and certain cancers and infections such as meningitis, encephalitis, and hiv. Low density lipoprotein (ldl) is a fat. ...Read more

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How to read stress test report?

How to read stress test report?

Takes a long time to: Learn how to do this. I will refer you to a website on it if you are interested, but i would really recommend that you contact your cardiologist about what is means for you. www.aafp.org › journals › AFP › vol. 59/no. 2(january 15, 1999)? 1999 - ?cited by 14 - ?related articles jan 15, 1999 - the exercise stress test is a useful screening tool for the detection of ...The test report contai. ...Read more

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How to read a sperm test results?

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How to read a sperm test results?

Here are some ...: Hi! Zaldy5, You probably meant semen test. Sperms comprises less than 2 % of total semen (1.5-4.5 cc). Semen analysis for infertility is to look into the volume, total sperm count and viscosity of semen as well as the concentration, motility, maturity, and shape of sperms so to get a rough idea of overall semen quality for favoring fertilizing the awaiting egg. ...Read more

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How can I read these blood test results?

How can I read these blood test results?

Well: Us medical folks go to school to learn how to interpret test results. Don't know how much of a crash course can be provided in 400 characters or less. Consider reviewing the results with your medical provider. Take care. ...Read more

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How to read my holter monitor results?

How to read my holter monitor results?

Talk to your Doctor: Holter Monitor used to look for abnormal heartbeats or patterns of heartbeats. They are often missed on basic ecg(EKG). The causes and types of findings are numerous. Care must be individualized to you!! Ask your Doctor. Everyone skips a few to several hundred heartbeats in 24 hours, but the pattern is very important. Go over your results with the person who ordered your test. Good Luck! ...Read more

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Can you tell me how i can read hepatitis lab results?

Can you tell me how i can read hepatitis lab results?

Yes,: There are 3 forms of Hepatitis virus, A,B,C. For instance, if the surface antigen is positive( HBSag) it means you have active hepatitis, but if the hepatitis antibody is positive it means that you were exposed either recently or remotely to a hepatitis virus. If they are both negative it means you do not have the infection and you never exposed to it either. ...Read more

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How to read urine test results?

How to read urine test results?

Leave it for the lab: Laboratory technical personnel are trained to perform such tests and you should leave the interpretation to them. ...Read more

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How to read holter monitor results?

How to read holter monitor results?

Talk to your Doctor: Holter Monitor used to look for abnormal heartbeats or patterns of heartbeats. They are often missed on basic ecg(EKG). The causes and types of findings are numerous. Care must be individualized to you!! Ask your Doctor. Everyone skips a few to several hundred heartbeats in 24 hours, but the pattern is very important. Go over your results with the person who ordered your test. Good Luck! ...Read more

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Can you tell me Gempid600 benefits in triglycerides and cholesterol?

Can you tell me Gempid600 benefits in triglycerides and cholesterol?

See below: It's main effect is to lower TG. It has no effect on LDL cholesterol. It's effect on mortality and major adverse cardiac events is modest at best. ...Read more

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How to know what my hepatitis profile results mean?

How to know what my hepatitis profile results mean?

Ask a doctor: i will be happy to help if you have your results available. ...Read more

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Read abt Kybella to help with sub-chin flab. How does it work and how long for results to show? Cost? Side effects? How does it compare to smart lipo?

Read abt Kybella to help with sub-chin flab. How does it work and how long for results to show? Cost? Side effects? How does it compare to smart lipo?

Plastic surgeon: Deoxycholic acid, under the trade name Kybella, is approved by the Food and Drug Administration for reducing moderate-to-severe fat below the chin. When injected into submental fat, deoxycholic acid helps destroy fat cells. Many patients experience visible contouring of their chin profile in two to four treatment sessions spaced at least one month apart. Cost is $1-2,000. Not covered by insurance ...Read more

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How to interpret EKG results?

How to interpret EKG results?

Cardiologist: You should have your ECG read by a cardiologist. If the reading is abnormal or there are questions with the interpretation, a consult with a cardiologist or cardiac electrophysiologist may be warranted. ...Read more

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Can you please define lipoprotein and how does it relate to cholesterol?

Can you please define lipoprotein and how does it relate to cholesterol?

Insoluble molecules: Fats (cholesterol is a fat) are insoluble in blood. Think of trying to stir and mix oil and water. But since we need to transport fats in our blood, our bodies "hide" the fats (lipids) inside water soluble proteins. These transport molecules are called "lipoproteins". ...Read more

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How to read pathology report?

How to read pathology report?

Carefully: Pathology reports contain a variety of complex data. The reports often convey a variety of complex data in a minimal amount of text, much the same way that a single pathology slide conveys countless data to the pathologist. If you still have questions regarding a pathology report that your surgeon, oncologist, or other clinical cannot answer, it's possible to reach out to the pathologist direct. ...Read more

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How to interpret blood results?

How to interpret blood results?

There are many: different types of blood tests. Not sure this can be answered in 400 characters or less - even if we knew which blood test you were referring to. ...Read more