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Pcos Blood Test Results
RE said I have pcos, blood test result taken on day 24 of a 36 days cycle month, LH was at 16 while FSH was at 6.5. Shouldnt test be done on day 3?
Virgin. Tiny pink spotting 5 days after period. Blood test results=normal; going to have pelvic ultrasound to assess for PCOS, no family history, why?
Why? That's my Q: Irregular menses are common in young women due to anovulatory cycles. You haven't mentioned anything that would make me think of PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome): obesity, irregular menses, acne, hirsutism, Check http://www.womenshealth.gov/publications/our-publications/fact-sheet/polycystic-ovary-syndrome.html & http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pcos/basics/definition/con-20028841 ...Read more
My husband got his blood test results back and his levels of alkaline phosphatase were high he s a healthy 26 year old who has never had any other problems the week he got blood work done he was on vacation and he had beers almost every day since he was o
Hard to say: If the alkaline phosphatase was high while other liver enzymes were normal, it can indicate many things - gallbladder or bone problems would be high on the list. Additional tests to break down the alk phos and additional tests of liver, gallbladder and bone function can help make a diagnosis. However, it is not uncommon to have mild-moderate elevations of alk phos and never find a cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
May be: 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, if you provide the results, it may be feasible to render an opinion. ...Read more
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My blood test results showed the mononcytes at 14.1% (973/cmm). Is that too high and what could it mean?
Not a problem: You should ignore monocytes. I always do. ...Read more
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How low?: Do you have any bleeding in the skin, mouth or elsewhere? If your count was borderline low, it may be part of the normal spectrum. The best thing to do is to discuss the results with your doctor, to if it needs further investigation. ...Read more
<0.4 u: It is less than 0.4 uGet a more detailed answer ›
It's possible: Based on that test result it is possible but there are confirmatory tests that need to be done. See your pediatrician. They may refer you to a pediatric liver specialist for more tests. ...Read more
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