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How To Reduce Aso Values In Blood
Does so naturally: This level goes up after a strep infection but will gradually decline over time. It may persist at high levels for months and go up after an unrecognized infection. ...Read more
This test is used to detect prior infection by group a streptococcus, the bacteria responsible for diseases such as strept throat, glomerulonephritis, rheumatic fever, bacterial endocarditis, and scarlet fever.
The aso antibody may be found in the blood weeks or months after the primary infection has gone. ...Read more
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Do you have any symptoms? Why were these tests done? How long as your ASO been 405? 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 that, in isolation your test results are okay.
For good health — Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
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Depends on the lab: Different labs have different normal ranges. This should be printed on the results report. ...Read more
I made blood test and the results were 20 ESR and 530 for ASO, which doctor should I see? Thank you in advance
You should see: The doctor who originally ordered these tests. He or she has much more information about you than we do. They are best suited to direct you. ...Read more
Hi I'm 20 female I have chronic tonslaitis I did test blood, my ESR is 30, lym 22.3, RBC 3.95, hct 36.2 and aso title positive. I have chest pain, sob.
Time to see doctor: A person with chest pain and shortness of breath needs to see a doctor right away. Depending on the severity of symptoms, the duration of symptoms, and what's happened in the past to the patient, such symptoms may mean a trip to the E.R. For a person with strep throat infections and a positive aso titer, that may mean her doctor is already thinking about acute rheumatic fever. ...Read more
Went to doctor w/ leg pain. Had blood work, ASO 600. Took penicillin. 2 months later ASO 570. Still, in pain. Nsxt doctors app. In January. Can't wait.
ASO Titer: Well, Did you have knee pain or leg pain? The complication of strep infection could be reactive Arthritis which is involving the joints, so if that's the case you have been treated for strep infection, ASO becomes positive 1 wk after exposure to Bacteria and stays up in body despite treatment for 6 months. Your leg pain simply might not be related to the Strep infection. ...Read more
Throat culture: To diagnose acute infection with streptococcus you need throat culture, if the rapid step test is negative. Positive test result on either should be treated as infection. Aso occurs later in response to an infection. It is important to treat acute strep infections to prevent complications such as rheumatic fever. ...Read more
My son 5 years old suffering from fever for 4 days and joint pain (knee joint) in last date. Blood test is aso titre 1:4 dilution positive?
Follow Up: Manienggr, the symptoms and lab results are suggestive of a possible strep infection that can cause joint pain. You may want to follow up and speak to your child's physician to rule out rheumatic fever. In the mean time, make sure your child is getting rest and plenty of fluids. ...Read more
Is it possible to detect the strain of a strep infection from blood tests? I can't stand the throat culture. Having high aso titers for years
Man up!: You smoke cigarettes but can't stand to have your throat swabbed? Here's what's at issue. You're not going to know if you have a strep throat unless you get a culture or at least a rapid strep screen. If strep throat is present and not treated, your heart can end up ruined. If it's not present and is overtreated with antibiotics, you're risking weeks of diarrhea, or worse. Ask 4 a topical numb rx. ...Read more
What is optimization value of blood pressure for man. The age 49. What update medicine to reduce blood pressure where my blood pressure about 150/95?
Blood pressure : Target close to 120/80, for medication talk to your doctor. ...Read more
If one is D3 deficient in presence of mildly elevated calcium less than 10.4, can D3 reduce blood calcium values? What other nutrients can help?
Vitamin D: A calcium of 10.4 or around that is a higher level. If one supplements with D3, or cholecalciferol, this can actually elevate your calcium levels. There are multiple players within this axis including, the parathyroid hormone, calcium, phosphorous, albumin and Vitamin D. Please see your doctor where you can have a full work-up and avoid supplements until doing so. ...Read more
Lifestyle — diet, weight control and physical activity. Eat a healthy and balanced diet. Lose weight if you are overweight. Do some physical activity regularly Medication There are various medicines that can reduce the blood glucose level
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Depends : For Insulin dependent dm, Insulin is the best way + healthy lifestyle. Healthy lifestyle for impaired glucose tolerance will help address this and maybe also oral diabetes medication for type 2 dm. However, if you think you have high blood sugars and you have not seen a doctor for this, you need to do that. Treatment is contingent on your medical evaluation and doctor's recommendations. ...Read more
Hematology: Eosinophils are usually elevated when there is an allergic reaction in the body and with certain infections. When the offending allergen or infection is removed the count should go down. On occasion some patients have a persistently elevated value. Your pmd would need to evaluate that further. ...Read more
Not sure: Exactly what you mean. If you have blood glucose issues like prediabetes or frank diabetes, and you don't make any changes to your diet or activity levels, your sugar levels aren't likely going to change for the better, if anything that can progressively worsen(particularly if you are gaining weight). ...Read more
Depends: Although there is no direct relationship, both high blood sugar and high triglycerides can be signs of metabolic syndrome, which is a disorder of glucose processing caused by poor diet and lack of exercise. Switching to a healthy, plant based diet, and taking up regular exercise can help improve both values. Hope this helps! ...Read more
High cortisol: Walk in nature, meditate, take phosphatidyl serine, and/ or use adaptagenic herbs like ashwaganda to lower your cortisol levels. ...Read more