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Is lipoprotein associated phospholipase a2 blood test better predictor of heart disease, heart attacks and stokes than myeloperoxidase (mpo) in men?

Is lipoprotein associated phospholipase a2 blood test better predictor of heart disease, heart attacks and stokes than myeloperoxidase (mpo) in men?

No, Different Issues: Mpo tends to reflect more active/prone to rupture vulnerable plaque activity, whereas lpla2 a protein on LDL particles which correlates with ?ed atherogenicity. Keep in mind artery ds typically begins age 7, ; earlier. Measured ldl, large hdl, hba1c ; BP are bigger issues. Many other biomarkers, like the ones you mentioned, also involved ; less important. Illusions of high tech often marketed. ...Read more

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What is this pain in my right side ab?

What is this pain in my right side ab?

Don't know BUT..: If pain becomes more severe (especially if in right lower quadrant of abdomen), you lose appetite, develop nausea or vomiting - would get urgent med eval to ensure that you don't have appendicitis. Take care. ...Read more

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What are the causes of mid-upper ab pain?

What are the causes of mid-upper ab pain?

Many things: Reflux disease, gastritis, ulcers, pancreatitis, and gallstones are common treatable causes of this pain. Depending on your age, cancer can also be a possible cause of this pain. ...Read more

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What to do if my left testical feels like its being pulled to my ab?

What to do if my left testical feels like its being pulled to my ab?

Here are some ...: Leave it alone if not bothering you mentally & physically. What you've most likely represents a left retractile testis, which requires no surgery. More in doubt? Seek pro-evaluation and counseling. ...Read more

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Upper ab tightness and pain?

Be seen: There are many things that could be going on. See a physician for an exam and diagnosis. ...Read more

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Why is my hep b surface ab so high?

Why is my hep b surface ab so high?

You are immune!: To HBV anyway! the presence of a surface antibody to hepatitis b implies immunity. ...Read more

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High Proteinase 3 ab result. What could cause this?

High Proteinase 3 ab result. What could cause this?

Autoimmunity: Proteinase 3 antibody is one of the autoantibodies associated with vasculitis. It is not a do it your self issue and you should consult your doctor or a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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Where can we get type ab blood donor?

Where can we get  type ab blood donor?

Not necessary: Type ab is the rarest blood type. It is the only "universal recipient" meaning those with type ab can accept type o, type a, type b and type ab without reactions. The only people who type ab's can donate to are their fellow type ab's, but if you are type ab you can accept anyone's blood! ...Read more

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Why doesn't ab+ blood produce antibodies?

Why doesn't ab+ blood produce antibodies?

Genetics: You're talking about blood group antigens; sugars on the outside of the red blood cells unique to those with certain blood types. Those who have sugars "A" and "B" should not develop antibodies to these sugars, or else such antibodies would "attack" their own red blood cells (triggering lysis). ...Read more

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Can I fix back pain by doing ab exercises?

Can I fix back pain by doing ab exercises?

Not always: If it were that simple we would have eliminated back pain in fit patients which is not the case. Core exercises are usually beneficial but if pain persists then other structures (facet joints or discs) may be damaged and in need of treatment. ...Read more

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What does 1:80 anti-nuclear AB titer mean?

Anti-nuclear AB tite: What does 1:80 anti-nuclear AB titer mean? ANS: it depends on your medical history. Please send more details and do live 2nd opinion with me. ...Read more

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Will the ab lounge help with the fatty liver?

Will the ab lounge help with the fatty liver?

Just get fit: This is a pricey porch-type lounge chair that also allows you to do sit-ups in it, making you into a human sandwich. It looks like silly fun but should be no better and no worse than other fitness activities -- and you can get a much better total-body workout in a real gym, track or playing-field -- and you might even make a few friends. ...Read more

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Can strained ab muscles feel like hunger pain?

Can strained ab muscles feel like hunger pain?

Not really: Peptic ulcer disease usually manifests with hunger like pain. The condition often cause by Helicobacter pylori infection. While strain abdominal muscles can't produce look like pain, the pain is more of a dull, achy pain, reproduced with position, not hunger like pain. ...Read more

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What is the meaning of this blood group ab+ve?

Blood type: This means that your blood type is ab positive. Your red cells have the a, b and rh (that's the positive) antigens. You can basically receive any blood type if you need a transfusion. ...Read more

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How do I fix back pain when doing ab exercises?

Core strengthening: Strengthening the core muscles can help chronic low back pain. This includes conditioning of the abdominal muscles and the low back muscles as well as the chest and lower extremities in a balanced fashion. Avoid impact exercises (such as long distance running) and try low-impact alternatives such as the elliptical machine or stationary bicycle. ...Read more

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What does hepatitis a ab/total positive * mean?

What does hepatitis a ab/total positive * mean?

Immune to hep a: You either had an infection with hepatitis a or were vaccinated. If you are being evaluated for recent hepatitis a infection in the setting of high liver enzymes then the hepatitis a igm would need to be tested. ...Read more