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Doctor insights on: Myeloperoxidase Ab

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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