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Blood test fine except high creatinine & bilirubin. Urine dipstick shows bilirubin, ketones, proteins, high sg and blood. Ct no stones in kidn or galb?
For 57+ F with Hb 10.6, RBC 3.6, Pt 1.2L & ESR 51 while normal MCV & MCHC, does Ferritin 35 [4 - 204] indicate iron deficiency or haemolytic anemia ?
Frequently urine causes .?. I m taking "amcard AT" 0.25mg and blood glucose fasting 85 , blood glucose PP 102.(glucose test took on march 2014)
I got a blood test done and the results reflect the following: TSH .328, HDL 32, triglycerides 215, alkaline 23, and blood sugar 107. What you think?
More information: Why were the tests done? Was specimen drawn after an overnight fast? If so the triglycerides are high and so is the blood sugar. Hdl is low. None of the findings are diagnostic of a disease, except, that blood sugar suggests a pre-diabetic state. It is best to discuss the results and treatment with the doctor who ordered the tests. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Urine test results: urine blood 3+, urine protein trace. Are these normal, or should I be concerned? Currently being worked up for low h/h (7.2/27)
Follow advice: 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, 3+ blood in urine and h/h of 7.2/27 are not normal. Make sure to follow your doctor's advice about tests and treatments. ...Read more
20wks preg with complete plac previa & suspected accreta. What general precautions? Can I autologous blood donate in advance? Miralax (polyethylene glycol) to prev strain?
Bloods normal 2013 despite being diagnosed with pcos in 2012. 12 months regular period, nw 13 days late, 3 -tive hpt, 1 -tive blood test. Worried?
Not necessarily: It's not unusual even for a normal menstruating woman to have an irregular cycle once or twice a year. It just happens without good explanation. This may be that one abnormal cycle for you. Hopefully you'll revert back to normal regular cycles after you start this one. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
12 mm endometrial stripe. Normal blood tests. Severe bleeding w/ lg clots. hct. 35.4 hgb. 11.5 Severe abdominal pain.
3 urine test within couple months and blood in my urine my rbc urine level is 1 have had bence jones labs done that also detected some levels in urine?
Bence jones protein: BJ proteins if seen in urine, probably need further evaluation with a hematologist (blood specialist) who will order more tests, usually blood tests. Based on their assessment plus a complete history, interview and physical exam they will be able to tell you if it needs treatment immediately or whether you can continue watching it for awhile. ...Read more
I am concerned: You're talking about candida albicans, right? This is seldom diagnosed on blood work, never routinely sought in the blood except when there's a clear infection, and never reported as "high" from the blood. If you have been told you have "systemic candida" and been treated with Nystatin for it for 3 months to manage your chronic fatigue, please get a 2nd opinion from an evidence0based practitioner. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What does this indicate a pco2 arterial of 24, pH 7.49, co2 whole blood 18.8, o2 sat. 98.4 all from a blood gas
Lab data: The pc02 is low suggesting that you are blowing off carbon dioxide at an excessive rate, perhaps from hyperventilation. The p02 is normal, and the the total c02 is the sum of hco3? and pco2 by the formula: tco2 = [hco3?] + ?*pco2, where ?=0.226 mm/kpa, hco3? is expressed in millimolar concentration (mm) (mmol/l) and pco2 is expressed in kpa. 18.8 is low. Speak with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Blood in urine after bowel movement. Had rad. Prosect. 6 1/2 weeks ago. Passed 2 blood clots today. Any need for conern?
HB drop from 14 to 9.2 in 3 months. Low B12 (145). Stool and Urine test normal. Age 65. What could be causes and what investigations to be done?
See an internist: There are many possibilities - some potentially serious. You first want to make sure you aren't losing blood. If that isn't the problem your doctor would check to see if your body is breaking down blood cells too rapidly or just not making enough. For any of those an internal medicine specialist if the best place to start. ...Read more
My blood test results:
total bilirubin: 1.41 h
ast: 40 h
alt: 100 h
total alk phosphatase: 43 l
serum total protein: 7.1
e.R. Said hepatitis?
Let's try this...: I have only a little bit of the story you've shared. Perhaps it's time to see whether the ast and alt get back to normal after two weeks off alcohol and any not-totally-necessary meds you may be taking. If so, this is the start of a healthier life after alcohol. If not, the workup for virus infections, iron overload, wilson's, autoimmunity & need for exercise can begin. Good luck. ...Read more
My hemo is 7.7, ferritin 0, iron 16, and iron saturation 4 and just had 2 units of blood. No heavy menses or apparent blood loss. What's going on?
Can be Many things: There are many reason why to have iron diff along with anemia. It could be simply a very sever form of iron difficincy anemia which result from malabsorption, inherited forms of Iron diff. It can also be related to poor iron intake, especially if you are strickly veggie. Blood loss can result also in this-can be from GI. Many other causes and its limited space, hope you feel better and this helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer