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Is An Alkaline Phos Level Of 169 Norm Could It Indicate Lymohoma
Phosphorus is an essential mineral. It is important in the formation high energy compounds used by the body, maintaining strong bones and teeth, and muscle and nerve functioning. Meats and milk are a good source of phosphorus. Deficiency is very rare as phosphorus is ...Read more
Alk phos : depends on the labs reference range and the units used in the measurement. Your level is probably high and should be rechecked or further investigated. The chemical comes from liver or bone issues. The etiology can probably be explained with further history, physical and focused testing by a healthcare professional. ...Read more
Two recent blood tests indicate alkaline phosphatase levels of 150 and 146. All my other blood tests are well within normal. Should i be worried?
If lymphoma goes into remission does that indicate the person is cured and can live a normal life?
Maybe: "lymphoma" is a name for 40+ subtypes of lymphoma. They all do not behave the same and not all are curable. Remission (no disease evident) is common in lymphoma. The chance that the lymphoma is cured after remission depends on tumor and patient factors. That is too complicated to further detail in 400 characters... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is a blood level alkaline phosphatase of 46(range 45 - 129) normal or low? Could it cause problems?
Upper end of normal: The level is above the upper limit for normal but not by much. All lab results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and you should discuss it with your doctor and see this site for info. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003470.htm. ...Read more
Stop worrying: Unless there is something else obviously wrong, the fact that your alk phos is slightly above the range for most (not all) apparently healthy middle-aged sedentary people shouldn't bother you. You may even still be growing, or might be one of those folks whose alk-phos is up on a non-fasting specimen. ...Read more
Liver disease, etc..: This usually means liver involvement. It can also mean biliary obstruction, pregnancy, and bone diseases. If can be transiently elevated in acute pancreatitis. Other lab values need to be looked at to determine the specific cause. See your doctor to go over the rest of the blood work. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My Hemoglobin level was 11.3 and my hematocrit was 34.6 everything else was normal my question is does this mean I have lymphoma I'm so scared ?
Borderline: These values are borderline low but are not unusual in menstruating females who may be low in iron stores. Unless these levels have dropped significantly from several months ago, I would simply start taking daily iron to make up for monthly blood loss. However your physician is best to advise you about this and when to take another blood count. Not lymphoma. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers