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Peak Inspiratory Pressure Normal Values
Normal peak flow meter test, normal CT of lung, normal chest xray , normal echo, normal pulse ox / blood pressure can this rule out interstitial lung d?
Chest x-ray findings state that heart size is within normal limits and lung volumes are upper limits normal. What does upper limits normal mean?
It means: that you probably took a big, healthy breath in when they took the chest xray. ...Read more
Not usually: all the things you report are reassuring but there is no clinical context, such as chest pain, shortness of breath, blood gas. The best test for PE is a CT scan of the chest with contrast , however this may miss small emboli and may be negative after 24-48 hours . IT is hard to be certain from the little data provided . Why did you or your doctor think you might have a PE? ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Peak tricuspid regurgitant velocity during stress test? What is the normal range during stress test?
Try This Cuspid: According to the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC)*,Most studies have assumed TRV ?2.5 m/s as the upper limits of normal."Their studies showed that in trained athletes,this values can go higher(around 3.5, give or take) without adverse consequences I just called Arnold to let him know he can now relax *J Am Coll Cardiol. 1999;33(6):1662-1666. doi:10.1016/ S0735-1097(99)00055-8 ...Read more
Describe cardiac cycle and relate systole and diastole to the two numbers measuring blood pressure?
Systole and Diastole: The heart is a pump. Every time it beats, it squeezes blood out to the body. The systolic blood pressure is the pressure measurement, in mm Hg, recorded in the arteries when the heart is squeezing. This is the point when the pressure is highest. The diastolic blood pressure is the pressure recorded when the heart is relaxing and is the point when pressure lowest. (e.g. 120/80 = systolic/dias. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Elevated cortisol, low blood pressure, no diabetes, one year post partumlow ACTH but CT shows within normal limits. Causes?
Cortisol: Lois, It would help greatly if you could provide more information. It appears you have a high cortisol that is lowering ACTH. What, if anything, is being done about that? ...Read more
How does asthma affect routine measurements? Routine measurements : blood pressure, pulse rate, breathing rate, peak flow, body temperature, how and why?
Bp yesterday, highest systolic 212 diastolic 119 lowest systolic 142 lowest diastolic 77 average systolic 171 average diastolic 100 light chest pain?
Blood pressure: Your numbers are normal.Get a more detailed answer ›
Possible causes of erratic diastolic BP? e.g. 55-60 at rest, 85-90 after exertion or stress? BNP normal, echo normal, chest scan normal, ECGs normal.
Ldl: 103, hdl: 55. 28 year old female, with normal blood pressure. Total cholesterol: 172. Normal values?
Can creatinine levels be transiently high over baseline during hyperglycemia (sugar ~ 500)? Asking because creatinine values are normal when fasting
Yes: Depending on method for creatinine testing, presence of ketosis, that may accompany hyperglycemia, the result may be falsely elevated. Make sure to control your glucose and A1c. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
It depends,, : It likely depends on what your other readings are for red cells. If you've a low hemoglobin, hematocrit and red cell count, it could mean an anemia like iron deficiency anemia. If the mean corpuscular volume, or MCV is high, it could be vit B12 or folate (folic acid) deficiency anemia. It would be smart to see your doctor and get more tests on your blood to find out. Best of luck. ...Read more
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