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Not bad: That could actually be a pretty normal level for a 29 yo female. ...Read more
Yes!: Your thyroid is a butterfly shaped organ towards the front of your neck. Hyperthyroidism is a condition of excess thyroid hormone. Testosterone is produced by your gonads or sexual organs (you neglected to state your gender). Your thyroid can become over/underactive separate from your gonads. Or your pituitary can affect both at same time. Go see your familydoc if concerned. ...Read more
Ana test result negative with cut off rate 1.117 and sample rate 0.198. What does that mean? Low/moderate positive? Is there any confirmatory test?
Help with nuchal translucency Gest age is 12w+1d. CRL is 52.2 NT is 0.9 FHR is 145bpm. CRL also says 11w6d due date 12 28 14. What does this mean? Low nuchal translucency means what? Results ok?
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What does this mean? Low henoglobin 129, low MCV 77, low MCH 25. Also have high TSH 10.48, ALT 62.
Hypothyroid, anemia: Low hemoglobin associated with a low MCV and MCH is usually related to iron deficiency. You should have an iron, tibc, ferritin level done. The high TSH implies a lowthyroid level. You need a free T4 level, and probably a higher dose of synthroid (thyroxine). Significant hypothyroidism can cause iron deficiency anemia, but other causes need to be investigated. The high alt implies a liver problem. ...Read more
Laboratory Results: This depends on what your physician is treating you for. These are not specific to anyone diagnosis. The MCHC and RDW are describing your red cell size. The monocytes are one type of cell you have floating in your bloodstream. The high sedimentation rate is seen in various types of inflammation. You physician will explain these as he or she proceeds to diagnose you and treat you ...Read more
What happens if all the woman in your family have small breasts does that mean, low estrogen levels run in the family?
Not estrogen: Assuming there are no menstrual irregularities, then it is likely just they way you are built. Unrelated to hormones. ...Read more
Do these results mean low immunity? Diptheria Titer 0.95 int_units/ml ref range <0.10 and Tetanus Igg Titer 0.62 int_units/ml ref range <0.10
It depends: On why this child required diphtheria and tetanus immunoglobulin titers in the first place. Most children go through the 3 stage DPaT vaccinations and never require Ig titers. Those titer concentrations mean that the necessary immunoglobulins against those conditions were undetectable in assay. Whether that means low immunity depends on the situation and the child. Ask MD that required titers. ...Read more
No: You should draw no conclusions about tendency to develop clots from ANY of the ordinary hematologic parameters. ...Read more
My pap smear showed negative, but also said Atrophic pattern; predominantly parabasal cells. What does that mean, Low estrogen? 65 & post menopausal
My husband and I have been trying to conceive for 2 years with no luck. He has clear semen. Does that mean low sperm count?
If I press my breast, no milk comes out except for pressing nipples and aerola area. Does it mean low supply of milk?
Breast milk: No it does not mean low milk supply. Milk is expressed by suction of the nipple, either from the baby nursing or from using a breast pump. ...Read more
When I hand express my breastmilk, there's only one stream? What could cause this? Please help! Does it mean low milk supply?
Baby weight: Your pediatrician can track your baby's growth to determine if she is getting enough to eat. The visualize appearance if hand expressed breast milk is not relevant if the baby is getting enough. ...Read more
If your body temperature is 94.8 after taking temperature under arm when you first wake up in morning could that mean low thyroid?
Heavy and lumpy breasts does it mean low or high progesterone? How long can this go on for? Been checked by my doctor few weeks ago
I'm complement deficient. What does this mean? Low C3 and c4. joint pain, low back pain, rashes, anisocoria, low tsh, fatigue etc and it's not lupus
Likely secondary: You probably has an autoimmune condition which is consuming the complements thus accounting for the low levels. Have you seen a rheumatologist? If so, you need to rush to find one. ...Read more
B12 results 127, shots now being administered, how long til feel better? What do these results mean, how low is this? Do they go up or down rapidly?
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That is a low B12 level that can cause many symptoms- see http://bit. Ly/1607tg3
your levels can come up rapidly- it is safe to inject 1-3 mg 1-3x/week until your levels normalize (goal is above 500). Most symptoms related to low B12 should improve within weeks but not all of your symptoms may be due to low b12. You might have other nutrient deficiencies, hypothyroidism etc. ...Read more
Low WBC: It could either mean your body is producing less or your body is using up more, it isusually the first one though. You should see your doctor asap if you suspect this. It should not be ignored as it could be serious. ...Read more
Tumor cell growth: Pathologist will predict the out come by criteria by grading high or low the cancer cell growth, fast growing rapidly dividing, poorly differentiated cell not even resemble the tissue, has several cancer cells in the field etc will have poor prognosis, reverse is in slow growing low grade tumor will have better prognosis. ...Read more
Hi, I discovered I have low sexual urge, I mean very low, been finding it difficult to have sex. Please any drug without a huge side effect to help.
Low sex drive: Your age isn't provided which limits my answer but I would suggest at least a physical and some lab work - blood sugar, thyroid and a serum testosterone. Depending on the results there are medications that can be used. Also - discuss with your doctor your situation - no desire no erection, short lived erection or no ejaculations. This is a complex problem but can be solved. ...Read more
Does progesterone level of 2.7 on day 28 of cycle mean it's low-started spotting same day & then heavy pd on day 30? Does it cause nausea-had x 4d now
Day 28 Progesterone: There is no value in checking a day 28 Progesterone especially since your cycle was starting. One would expect a low Progesterone at that time. The decrease in Progesterone is what triggers the menstrual cycle. The nausea would be unrelated to Progesterone or the commencement of your menstrual cycle and should be evaluated separately. ...Read more
Tb blood tested negative but TB skin testd positive, what is that mean? Continuous low grade fever, swollenlumpnodes, sore thrt, HIV PCR RNA negative.
Contradictory Tb tst: Quantiferon-TB (the blood test) and the PPD (skin test) are not recommended together. The quantiferon test has more sensitivity/specificity (measures for how good medical tests are) but the gold standard is culturing the bacteria from either tissue or sputum which should be attempted if their is clinical suspicion for TB infection. ...Read more
Can you die from low potassium levels? I mean super low potassium levels, less than 2.0 instead the average 3.5.Does anybody know exactly how this damages your body?
Balance, vital: Potassium level is tightly regulated by the kidneys and its balance is vital for normal functioning of heart, muscles, kidneys, etc. Low potassium can cause fatal abnormalities in heart rhythm resulting in cardiac arrest. It can cause severe muscle weakness, abnormalities in kidney function, slowing of bowel movement etc. Symptoms of low potassium depends of the level, rate of reduction and duration. ...Read more
I'm cold all the time. Does this mean I have low iron? And if so, how would I fix low iron? With pills?
Possibly.: Anemia from low iron can cause a feeling of being cold all the time. To find out you need a blood test. However, other things can cause this, like thyroid hormone problems. Get checked by your doctor and find out what's going on. The sooner you know, the faster you can get treated and feel better! ...Read more