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What does the s/p in s/p biopsy mean?

What does the s/p in s/p biopsy mean?

Status post: "Status post" something means that "something" had been done. For example, s/p biopsy means a biopsy had been done, and s/p bone marrow biopsy means a bone marrow biopsy had been done. ...Read more

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What does it mean if s.Indirect bilirubin is. 68mg/dl?

What does it mean if s.Indirect bilirubin is. 68mg/dl?

Probably normal: Total bilirubin is broken down into direct and indirect bilirubin. Different labs report different values that fall in the normal range for total bilirubin, which usually is 1.2 or less. Your indirect bilirubin is probably in the normal range or slightly above normal. Other liver tests can be helpful. I wouldn't worry, but talk to your liver doctor or pcp if concerned. ...Read more

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Oxygen levels in upper 80's while on oxygen what does mean?

Oxygen levels in upper 80's while on oxygen what does mean?

Need more oxygen: Oxygen saturation should be higher you need higher flow and or other treatment to address low oxygen. Could be a lung/ heart problem or combination. Low oxygen is not good for the body most organs get affected and do not function properly. Talk to you doctor. ...Read more

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Funny how a diagnosis doesn't mean much till you have it. What is reiter’s syndrome?

Funny how a diagnosis doesn't mean much till you have it. What is reiter’s syndrome?

Inflammation: Reiter's syndrome is sometimes termed reactive arthritis. In susceptible individuals (often with marker called hla b27 in their blood), there is joint inflammation, as well as inflammation of the urethra and conjunctivitis. The reaction may be to a prior infection elsewhere in the body. Reiter's should be evaluated and treated by an ophthalmologist and rheumatologist. ...Read more

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My S-IRON level is 2.4 umol/L. What does this mean and is it below normal? How do I fix it?

My S-IRON level is 2.4 umol/L. What does this mean and is it below normal? How do I fix it?

Anemia: The condition is called anemia and there can be multiple causes. Somewhat unusual for this level in a young male. You need to consult with a doctor to find out why you are anemic (eg: if your body is not absorbing iron or if you are losing too much iron from a bleeding source) and for treatment. Common symptoms would be tiredness and possibly shortness of breath. ...Read more

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I came on my cycle on the 5th and I went off on the 8th and now my cycle came in today what does that mean? S

I came on my cycle on the 5th and I went off on the 8th and now my cycle came in today what does that mean? S

Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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My s. Tringlyceride is 291 mg/dl. Normal range is 50-150 mg/dl. What does it mean in non technical term? I have ckd

My s. Tringlyceride is 291 mg/dl. Normal range is 50-150 mg/dl. What does it mean in non technical term? I have ckd

Too much Sugar: Triglycerides are the fat storage molecules made from excess sugar in the diet. These molecules thicken up the blood and lead to more arterial damage that leads to plaques of cholesterol blocking the artery. ...Read more

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My labs always say "result status:final." But on my last it says "result status: EDITED results." What does this mean? Why would dr edit the #s?

My labs always say "result status:final." But on my last it says "result status: EDITED results." What does this mean? Why would dr edit the #s?

Don't let paranoia: Get the better of you! Lab results are usually edited when the lab personnel have some reason to believe there was an error on the initial analysis. Perhaps they discovered they needed to replace reagents (chemicals needed for processing), etc. They rerun the specimen to make sure they reported the accurate result and sometimes they have to correct it. The ordering doctor doesn't change your result ...Read more

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How often do people die from anesthesia? I’ve read that it’s rare, but what does that really mean? I’m worried I could be one of those rare times and i’m not sure how to make sure i’m not.

How often do people die from anesthesia? I’ve read that it’s rare, but what does that really mean? I’m worried I could be one of those rare times and i’m not sure how to make sure i’m not.

1.1 per million: The anesthesia-related death rate was 1.1 per million population> anesthesia complications were the underlying cause in (10.9%) and a contributing factor in (89.1%). 46.6% of the anesthesia-related deaths were due to overdose of anesthetics; 79.7% from adverse effects of anesthetics ; 19.1% resulted from complications during pregnancy, labor, and puerperium; and 1.2% due from faulty intubation. ...Read more

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Htr means what?

Htr means what?

HRT: Hormone replacement therapy.
Estrogen and Progesterone in women after menopause who have their uterus still.
Estrogen only in women after menopause who no longer have their uterus (it was surgically removed). ...Read more

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To dr rick koch, what is mean BP thanks?

To dr rick koch, what is mean BP thanks?

Mean BP: I'm guessing you are not interested in the concept of mean arterial pressure which incorporates aspects of systolic & diastolic pressure. Mean or average BP is the same thing. When trying to assess effectiveness of BP control I tell my patients to keep a log of BP & hr so we can average or take a mean of those values & make treatment decisions at their next office visit. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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What is t3u mean? And what is high t3u mean?

What is t3u mean? And what is high t3u mean?

It means: Resin uptake of tri-iodo thyronine. It means you are possibly hyperthyroid, but it depends on the rest of your thyroid function tests, such as total and free t4. Confused? This is a complicated set of tests to interpret, so ask your endocrinologist. ...Read more

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What mean of adenuric? What an indications? &c/os?

What mean of adenuric? What an indications? &c/os?

Gout Treatment: Adenuric tablets are used for the long term treatment and prevention of gout, but not for immediate treatment of gout flare-ups. Other medicines are used for the rapid relief of gout symptoms (colchicine). Be sure to follow a low-purine diet as well as taking this medication to keep the gout away! ...Read more

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Waht does "nstemi s/p cath " mean in simple terms?

Waht does "nstemi s/p cath " mean in simple terms?

Status post: S/p is status post meaning you have a non-ST segment elevation myocardial infarction and then had a cath done to investigate. ...Read more

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What is mpv 7.4 mean?

What is mpv 7.4 mean?

MPV: MPV = mean platelet volume. It's the average size of platelets in the blood. ...Read more

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Whts mean by throbocytopenia?

Whts mean by throbocytopenia?

Thrombocytopenia: Thrombocytopenia means a low platelet count. Platelets are made in your bone marrow along with other kinds of blood cells. They travel through your blood vessels and stick together causing clots to stop any bleeding that may happen if a blood vessel is damaged. ...Read more

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My lympocytes 44 what this mean?

My lympocytes 44 what 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, depending on your total WBC, your absolute lymphocyte count may be normal. You may consult this site for more information on this topic.

https://medlineplus. Gov/ency/article/003657.htm ...Read more

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Hgb is 14.1 g/dl. What is mean?

Normal: While labs vary, 13.5 to 17.5 is the usual range of normal for males. (12.0 to 15.5 for females). ...Read more

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What soes haemoglobin of 11.3 mean?

What soes haemoglobin of 11.3 mean?

Anemia: It means you are anemic. There are many causes. You need to have a complete anemia work up. See you primary physician and if needed you will be referred to a hematologist. ...Read more

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What means a high valor of tprotein?

What means a high valor of tprotein?

High total protein?: The question is somewhat unclear. The upper limit of normal for total protein on a blood test is around 8.4 g/dl in an adult. High results may occur with disorders such as bone marrow disease, dehydration, monoclonal gammopathy, multiple myeloma, etc... Just eating a high protein diet will not cause high total protein in the blood test. ...Read more

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Hello my MPV its 10.8 what this mean?

Hello my MPV its 10.8 what this mean?

Normal: The MPV stands for mean platelet volume and can be thought of as the average size of your platelets. 10.8 is in the normal range. ...Read more

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Rheumatoid factor339 what that actually means?

Rheumatoid factor339 what that actually means?

Rheumatoid: The rf elevation reflects an antibody measurement. If you have symptoms and signs of arthritis and this blood test result then you might have rheumatoid arthritis. However, an elevated rf does occur in other conditions, in particular other autoimmune conditions. ...Read more

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High mpv means what?

High mpv means what?

Platelet size: It is variable and unless you already a hematology patient, it offers basically no useful information. I am glad you are curious about labs and have a proactive approach to your health ...Read more

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What does s factor deficiency mean?

What does s factor deficiency mean?

Protein S: Patients with unexplained deep vein clots are investigated for different proclotting disorders. Patients who are low in protein s are at risk for forming clots. ...Read more

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What could lucency mean on an xray?

What could lucency mean on an xray?

Less dense: Lucency means an area on the xray is less dense than is typical. What it may be depends on where it is and exactly what it looks like.

In the lung, it could be a bleb or bulla, but in a bone, it could be a bone cyst or other non bone lesion.

You need to see your doctor and discuss the possibilities. Your doctor may need to call the radiologist who read the study for insight. ...Read more

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If I can´t remember a trigger does that mean it´s not fibro?

If I can´t remember a trigger does that mean it´s not fibro?

Trigger in fibro: "trigger" in fibro means a point in muscles, etc that triggers pain to a larger area. In emotional work, "trigger" generally means a traumatic memory or partial memory that evokes a painful, intense emotional response. The 2 may be related, but aren't necessarily. In fibro, you don't need to "remember" a trigger -- your body reacts as it does without your conscious participation. ...Read more

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One of my sons u/s pix was at 2mths n im pregnant now n I got u/s at 3mths and they look alike does that mean another boy?

One of my sons u/s pix was at 2mths n im pregnant now n I got u/s at 3mths and they look alike does that mean another boy?

Unanswerable: Without more information and seeing the ultrasound in person there is no way to give you a valid answer. But, you don't need to wonder any more. Your OB or the ultrasound specialist should have this information already. The mystery is why they did not communicate this to you already. ...Read more