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Is an alkaline phos. Level of 169 norm? Could it indicate lymphoma?

Is an alkaline phos. Level of 169 norm? Could it indicate lymphoma?

Not specific for it: It is not too high, close to the upper range of normal. It can be high due tio any liver or bone disease. It does not indicate lymphoma at all, not by itself. ...Read more

Phosphorus (Definition)

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


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I am 34 years old my alkaline phos level is 278 what is normal level?

 I  am 34 years old my alkaline phos level  is 278 what is normal level?

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

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If lymphoma goes into remission does that indicate the person is cured and can live a normal life?

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 more

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Is a blood level alkaline phosphatase of 46(range 45 - 129) normal or low? Could it cause problems?

Is a blood level alkaline phosphatase of 46(range 45 - 129) normal or low? Could it cause problems?

It's fine: A low alkaline phosphatase level never means anything, and reference ranges are set so that several percent of healthy folks fall outside in the first place. Stop worrying and be grateful for good health. ...Read more

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Alkaline phosphatase level 151. Is this normal?

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

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I am 19 years old with an alkaline phosphatase level of 160. Is this normal ?

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

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What blood levels are watched closely that indicate concerns in small lymphocytic lymphoma?

What blood levels are watched closely that indicate concerns in small lymphocytic lymphoma?

CLL: Small lymphocytic lymphoma in the lymph nodes usually equates with chronic lymphocytic leukemia(cll) . This can be confirmed with a blood count(cbc and differential count). ...Read more

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I got a blood test done and i've got high levels of alkaline phosphatase.What does it indicate?

I got a blood test done and i've got high levels of alkaline phosphatase.What does it indicate?

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 more

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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 more

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Lymphoma (Definition)

Lymphoma is cancer of the lymph system, which is an infection fighting collection of nodes of lymph tissue populated by white blood cells and ducts that drain excess fluid. The system ...Read more