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Less Than 1 Cmm
Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells/digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph everywhere for bad stuff like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more
Multiple parenchymal nodules less than 4mm & multiple pleural nodules less than 5mm with a dominant nodule 6.4mm all solid in lower lobes next action?
Mgt: The cause of the nodules can be further assessed by a biopsy, screening of washings for infections and malignancy. Are you a smoker? do you have a family history of lung cancer? At your age without risk factors, lung cancer is not likely. I would suggest an appointment with your pulmonary specialist. ...Read more
Heart problems: Probnp is released by the ventricular muscle when there is extra strain upon the muscle, such as in cases of decrease heart function (left or right side). Why was this test drawn? One may ideally have an appointment with a cardiologist, including an echocardiogram and ecg. ...Read more
Basal Cell: Nodular is a subtype. This will be examined under the microscope to determine if the entire lesion was removed. ...Read more
Pls hematologist opinion blast cells less than 1 percent but 14 percent plasma cells in bone marrow aspiration means?
Difficult to tell.: From my reading, a blast percentage of 6% is needed for a sure diagnosis of acute leukemia. Toxins, allergies, infections, diabetes, liver disease, inflammation, and anemias can all cause a leukeamoid reaction that causes plasmacytosis in the bone marrow usually lower than 20% but sometimes up to 50%. Immunohistological studies can give more information. Need more info like blood cell counts. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Unfortunately, hip replacement can become loose or wear out with time. While most last decades, some need to be redone much sooner. Almost all hips can be revised if necessary, but the surgery is more complex and often doesn't come out as well as the first time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had hydrocele surgery June 1. More comfortable than prior to surgery but testicle still a little more 2x than other one. Does not illuminate?
Normal finding: Part of hydrocele always remains after hydrocele surgery. Fluid is drained & hydrocele sac is inverted & sewn together behind testis (Bottle procedure); some surgeons roll up hydrocele sac (Lord procedure). In both cases testicle will remain larger than other side & may slowly diminish in size with time. This explains why your post surgery testis does not trans-illuminate. Don't be concerned. ...Read more
Dr said lab results are normal. RBC 5.24 is higher than range &urinalysis showed CaOx 1 + and clarity: sl cloudy higher than range. What does it mean?
Drink more water: What is your hemoglobin level? If that is normal, do not be concerned about RBC count. Calcium oxalate crystal in urine warrants that you drink more water. See the suggestion below: 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. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
Is it normal for 1 of ur eyes to be slightly weaker than d other?I sometimes notice a white grain moving across my vision.Goes awat in less than 1 sec
Reference Ranges: The answer depends on the units and the reference range in use. Labs are expected to establish the reference range of normal expected values for the population of patients they serve. With d-dimer, one is primarily interested in elevated levels that would suggest some activity in the clotting mechanisms of the body. ...Read more
Bilirubin total1.8 higher than range1.2.
hdl-chole 36 （>46) abnormal. Prolactin 31.7 higher than 30. Something wrong with my liver?
Many possibilities: Elevated bilirubin MAY indicate liver disease. However, if you are not sick, it may also be due to a (mild and non-threatening) hereditary condition called Gilbert's syndrome. Some drugs cause elevated prolactin and/or elevated bilirubin. And of course, pregnancy increases prolactin levels. All this information needs to be put together by a doctor who knows your whole case. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Kindly interpret: my random urine albumin: less than 5.0 mg/l, random urine creatinine: less than 15.0 mg/dl. What is my albuminl:creatinine ratio?
Check again.: These readings seem more like those in serum although they are far below normal levels for Albumin and above normal for creatinine. The normal levels are 3.5-5.0 g/dl and <1.5 mg/dl for serum Albumin and creatinine respectively. The urine protein levels are <150 mg/day and creatinine is 1.0-1.6 g/day. The normal range of urine output is 0.4-3.0 l/day. These are low normal at most so recheck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer