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Yes: Taken early in the course of influenza this can markedly alter the severity of the disease and minimize the potential complications. Unfortunately some strains of influenza virus have begun to show resistance to oseltamivir. This data is available from cdc and other antivirals are also available. ...Read more
Yes: Yes, this is common. The elevated alk phos can either be from bone (increased turnover) or from liver. It is usually mildly elevated, and resolves with treatment without any long term harm. ...Read more
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Since 19 y/o?: I think you are married to this drug. Parting will be sweet sorrow. There isn't a reason under the sun why that should have ever happened. Your devil has a blue dress on, and you may think you need her, but as soon as you put some distance between you, you'll realize you are better off without her. Find a doctor who can help you out of that relationship. You are going to need help. She has claws. ...Read more
Liver tests: Both of those tests are slightly abnormal. They are tests of the liver, but without the rest of the liver numbers and knowledge of your medical condition, medications, and physical exam, it is impossible to know what is causing the abnormal tests. You should see your doctor or a gastroenterologist, or perhaps do a consult here on Healthtap concierge, if you have the results that you could upload. ...Read more
Glucose biochemistry: I can but not in enough detail to help you. Go to wikipedia for good discussion. ...Read more
Is codeine phosphate 30mg stronger than dihydrocodeine 30mg? Or are they same? Which one is more strong, potent?
Ends on the person: dihydrocodeine is reported to be 1 1/2 times stronger but it varies with each person In the US dihydro is classified as a DEA II while codeine is a DEA III Each person metabolizes it differently If you are having pain and truly need a pain medication go to your doctor These are dangerous drugs ...Read more
If you have low c3c and low phosphate levels but all other labs normal does that mean you probably have glomernephritis?
Not likely.: Glomerulonephritis has many causes and has signs of renal failure, like hematuria and proteinuria, and oliguria. These are blood and protein in the urine, and low urine output respectively. Salt and water are retained, and red blood cell casts on urinalysis confirms diagnosis. Your decreased c3c might point to lupus which can have renal involvement, so get checked, but kidneys seem ok for now. ...Read more
I went to get my bloods today and I've been told that my alkaline phosphate is really low. What effects could this have on me?
None whatsoever!: Low values are of no consequence. It only matters if it is high. ...Read more
My grandmother whose age is 80 plus, her alkaline phosphate has increased very high around 900 how to control it. As at this surgery is not appropriat?
Doubtful: Some non-medical practitioners say that allergy can occur to virtually any substance in the environment. Allergists define allergy as an over-reaction of the immune system to very small amounts of foreign substances that enter the body. While large amounts of phosphate taken as a supplement could cause GI upset & diarrhea, in my opinion there is no such thing as true phosphate allergy. ...Read more
Adapalene is formulation of Retin_a basically a vitamin A durative that helps control exfoliation and reduces acne. It is not sensitive to Benzoyl peroxide. Clindamycin is an antibiotic you rub onto your face and it gets absorbed. It is a means of taking antibiotics without a pill. It doesn't get as high a blood lever and tends to act at the acne itself.
These are mainstays of acne care. ...Read more
Carbohydrate enzyme: Glucose 6 phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency (g6pd deficiency) is an inherited disorder found mostly in people with african, asian, or middle eastern ancestry. G6pd helps convert carbohydrates into a more useful form. Lack of this enzyme causes red blood cells to become fragile, resulting in the rbcs bursting when stressed. This leads to hemolytic anemia. Infection, drugs & some foods can trigger. ...Read more
4-6 hours: But the breakdown products can be detected for a number of days after so may show up as opiates on a drug test. Don't know if this is a concern for you or not. ...Read more
Do you have any symptoms? Why was the test done? 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, high alkaline phosphate may due to liver or bone disease, and sometimes intestinal disorders. It is normally high in children and during pregnancy.
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. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. 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, if you have sex. ...Read more
Gradual reduction: Reduce quantity used by about 20% every 3-4 days. Ideally, talk to dr for assistance and monitoring. ...Read more
Lab error?: Possible to have vit d deficiency or hyperparathyroid. Other causes are usually pretty obvious and still others are very rare. I would repeat lab test first. ...Read more
Phosphate overdose: An overdose occurs when an excessive / dangerous dose of a drug is used. Phosphate toxicity/ OD can cause: electrolyte imbalances, , cardiac & bone diseases, or death can occur with chronic renal disease, & bones can become brittle due to leaching of calcium. REF: http://www. Healthsupplementsnutritionalguide. Com/phosphorus/ ...Read more