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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (Definition)

See the link below: https://www.healthtap.com/#publications/2039180 It is what Dr. Khurram Rehman wrote, but has the detail of an article for those interested in ...Read more


Dr. Alvin Lin Dr. Lin
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
26 years in practice
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
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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?

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

Dr. Alan Wartenberg Dr. Wartenberg
Addiction Medicine
45 years in practice
Medical College of Wisconsin
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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

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 more

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh Dr. Singh
Pathology
45 years in practice
University of Pune, Armed Forces Medical College
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Can you advise me understand these blood test results?

Can you advise me understand these blood test results?

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

Dr. Robert Kwok Dr. Kwok
Pediatrics
29 years in practice
Baylor College of Medicine
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I need someone to carefully read my blood test results.

I need someone to carefully read my blood test results.

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Dr. Ed Friedlander Dr. Friedlander
Pathology
40 years in practice
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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What to do if blood test results.. Should i be concerned?

What to do if blood test results.. Should i be concerned?

Which blood test?: Your question was truncated. We'd love to answer. Let us know? ...Read more

Dr. Joel Gallant Dr. Gallant
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
32 years in practice
UC San Francisco School of Medicine
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Dr. Herbert Duvivier Dr. Duvivier
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
29 years in practice
Tufts University School of Medicine
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Blood test results showing low mchc?

Low iron: If the MCHC level is below 28%, this is considered too low. The MCHC level can be too low because of blood loss over time, or too little iron in the body. ...Read more

Dr. John Goldman Dr. Goldman
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
51 years in practice
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
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Does cannabis affect blood test results for autoimmune disease?

Does cannabis affect blood test results for autoimmune disease?

Research Tentative: Currently, evidence supports cannabis and its active ingredients as immune-modulating agents, affecting T-cells, B-cells, monocytes, and microglia cells, causing an overall reduction in pro-inflammatory cytokine expression and an increase in anti-inflammatory cytokines. Due to the supporting evidence of cannabinoids as an immune-modulating agent, research focusing on cannabinoids and autoimmunity ...Read more

Dr. Gurmukh Singh Dr. Singh
Pathology
45 years in practice
University of Pune, Armed Forces Medical College
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What can I do if my blood test results came back showing low platelets?

What can I do if my blood test results came back showing low platelets?

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

Dr. Stanley Berger Dr. Berger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
29 years in practice
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
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I have been lightheaded & breathless. here are the blood test results:?

I have been lightheaded & breathless. here are the blood test results:?

Seek Medical Care: I don't see blood test results however breathlessness is a serious symptom that require urgent medical attention! If these are persistent, go to the emergency room! ...Read more

Dr. Philip Miller Dr. Miller
Family Medicine
43 years in practice
Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh Dr. Singh
Pathology
45 years in practice
University of Pune, Armed Forces Medical College
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Could routine blood test results affected by drinking alcohol the night before?

Could routine blood test results affected by drinking alcohol the night before?

Yes: Drinking the night before will affect liver enzyme levels and depending on the amount dehydration induced, can affect other lab results too. ...Read more

Dr. Jonah Essers Dr. Essers
Pediatrics - Gastroenterology
14 years in practice
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
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Did my baby have viral hepatitis b? Blood test results hepatitis b surface antigen 0.782?

Did my baby have viral hepatitis b? Blood test results hepatitis b surface antigen 0.782?

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

Dr. Bennett Machanic Dr. Machanic
Neurology
48 years in practice
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
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Does mestinon (pyridostigmine) effect diagnostic blood test results for myasthenia gravis?

Does mestinon (pyridostigmine) effect diagnostic blood test results for myasthenia gravis?

NO, NOT AT ALL: Mestinon (pyridostigmine) enhances neuromuscular junctional efficiency by enhancing acetylcholine persistence, but is NOT an immune agent like a steroid. The standard testing for myasthenia gravis looks at antibody reactions, and would be positive or negative irregardless of use of Mestinon (pyridostigmine). ...Read more

Dr. Pouya Shafipour Dr. Shafipour
Family Medicine
19 years in practice
Loma Linda University School of Medicine
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I have hsv2 and my blood test results came back 3.69 IgM and 3.0 igg. What do the results mean?

I have hsv2 and my blood test results came back 3.69 IgM and 3.0 igg. What do the results mean?

New and old exposure: From your blood work, it looks like you've been recently exposed to the hsv 2. If you don't have any lesions, they might appear and sometimes they might not. The blood test merely shows your immune system's response to the virus. ...Read more

Dr. M. Jan Dr. Jan
Family Medicine
62 years in practice
University of the Punjab, King Edward Medical College
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2 y-o female high testosterone and dhea so4 levels from blood test results. What could be the cause?

Pituitary gland: Most probably overactive pituitary gland in the brain stimulating ovaries to secter more testosterone. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Knecht Dr. Knecht
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
27 years in practice
UC San Diego School of Medicine
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I got blood test done today for my thyroid control, if pregnant will it show in the blood test results?

I got blood test done today for my thyroid control, if pregnant will it show in the blood test results?

No: Hi. No, the pregnancy hormone test is completely different than thyroid hormone tests. If you think you may be pregnant, your doc will order a completely different test. ...Read more