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Leak Alkaline Batteries
Blood test RBC 4.07, Hemoglobin 129 Hematocrit 0.385 Monocytes 1.1 GFR 57 Alkaline Phosphatase 39 Also Urine Albumin/Creatinine 6.7?
Need more info: Trying to give you a "heads up" on the implications of these values is like knowing the full story of a book by just reading the table of contents. The best person to give you insight about what these lab values mean is the physician who ordered them and knows a lot about your general health and background. ...Read more
How dangerous are liquid from leaked batteries? Do I need to decontaminate every item stored in the same drawer as some leaked button-cell batteries?
Leaked batteries: can cause a mess. Just wash/clean whatever is around the leakage. "Decontaminate" is a strong word. Do you have an excessive fear in this area? Peace and good health. ...Read more
These are high mpv 92.0, MCH 30.7, bun/creat ratio 43.40, bilirbuin 1.5 and alkaline phosphatase 140. To low co2 21, creatinine 0.36, 5 years old?
Meaningless.: In a 5 year old in whom the rest of CBC and blood biochemistries are normal, these results are meaningless. If the labs were done because of an illness, there is nothing here that points to any diagnosis; if they were routinely done on a healthy child, there is nothing here to question hos or her health. ...Read more
Homework?: Is this a homework question? You will find the answer here. http://www.sigmaaldrich.com/life-science/metabolomics/enzyme-explorer/analytical-enzymes/alkaline-phosphatase.html more info here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alkaline_phosphatase http://www.milkfacts.info/Milk%20Composition/Protein.htm ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can pancreas juice leak into blood stream with chronic/acute pancreatitis & any correlaiton of Lipase and other digestive juices leaking in system?
Urinalysis result; acidic reaction; 6 pH and 0-1 rbc,1-2 pus cells,occasional squamous,few bacteria,rare mucus threads,rare amorphous urates,alarming?
What can happen when the blood test show low bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) level and high anion gap?
Seek the cause: This can be due to any thing from exercising hard and not being fully recovered, to being in shock, to having some unmeasured anion (aspirin, drank antifreeze, diabetic ketoacidosis), to a variety of other things. Your physician is hopefully competent and can find the cause -- it's one of the most basic workups in medicine. Best wishes. ...Read more
Does kidney failure typically cause urine pH fluctuations & protien in urine, but normal bun and creatine?
Renal failure: Renal failure implies the kidneys are not working. When that happens, BUN and serum creatinine rise. Ph fluctuations in urine are normal. Mild amounts of protein in urine can be normal. So, kidney failure can cause a whole bunch of urine changes, but BUN and creatinine have to be abnormal to make this diagnosis. ...Read more
Normal ultrasound liver, high indirect bili 2.0, high direct 0.4, normal ast 16, alt 17 and alkaline and phosphate 86? What does this mean?
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 that, the information you provided is consistent with Gilbert disease. It is a benign disorder associated with low level elevation of bilirubin and generally does not need to be treated. ...Read more
Blood test: low alk phos & vit d, c-react protein 7.35, na 146, creat up from 60 - 80 & crcl down frm 101 to 76 in 2 mo, anion gap high, GFR 60 why?
More than one issue: The lab values you provided suggest more than one issue, one being kidney disease and the other being inflammation and may be more. Lab tests need to interpreted in the clinical context and you should discuss these results with your doctor at your earliest to prevent further damage. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My urnie analysis showed following results.
Ca oxalate crys = 1+
Amorphous urate 2+?
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What mean that urine albumin trace pus cells 12-15 epith.cells+++ crystals amorphous bacteria present?
Urinalysis: Trace albumin means little or nothing. The presence of trace pus cells is probably from a poorly collected specimen contaminated by vaginal secretions, as suggested by the epithelial cells. The amorphous bacteria is also a result of contamination. To be effective in helping diagnosing UTI this should be an assisted clean midstream urine specimen. ...Read more
Having extreme weakness and ptosis
alkaline phosphate 54
trace of leukocytes in urine
any idea what could be wrong?
In urine analysis, hemoglobin --- trace, red blood cells --- occasional, becteria --- few, calcium oxalate cryst --- +2. What does they mean?
Crystalluria: Concerning the crystals and the blood, this can be due to poor water intake and a predisposition to develop crystals and kidney stones. For bacteria, sometomes it is a simple contamination other times it is urine infection (but usually you have other signs and symptoms). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Husband has cirrhosis alkaline phosphate 363, hemoglibin 9, carbon 19, creatinine .60, rbc 2.8 low, rde high 18.6, what does it mean?
For 1year nipple areolas were chapped & leaking clear yellow liquid due to scratching.& swam in pool next to dioxin plant daily.More dioxin into body?
See below: 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, you appear to have urinary infection and should see your doctor for a prescription. ...Read more
Yellow stools, sometimes loose/watery. Bilirubin in range, amylase & lipase normal and alkaline phosphatase in range. Ultrasound shows normal g/bladder and main ducts. Liver normal. No jaundice, ?
It seems you had: extensive work up. If no weight loss and stool analysis is negative for malabsorption, irritable bowl could be considered. Feet swelling could be due multiple reasons including adverse effect of Norvasc, (amlodipine) vascular insufficiency, CHF or dependent ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer