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Depends on trigs: It depends on how high the tg are. Diabetes will often cause modestly elevated triglycerides, and controlling the glucose will lower tg. The most important part of diet is weight loss. If tg are very high, eg. Over 1000, then you need to do the same, but you may have to limit dietary fat, which causes gut-derived lipoproteins (chylomicrons) to elevate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
RA [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], ALT(GPT)@59, [email protected], [email protected], Iron [email protected]%. Normal? Eval for RA. Have Fibro. Waiting on ANA/CCP.
See details: Those values mean absolutely nothing by themselves except for the fact that most are normal. Rheumatologic diagnosis, especially RA, depends on the presence of an inflammatory arthritis, not just aches and pains. Lab studies confirm the clinical diagnosis, they do not make the diagnosis by themselves. ...Read more
+ANA protein urine achy elbows knee foot ankle all lupus test neg ANA titre 1:320 AST&ALT high glucose high PTT LA 42 no diabetes. Help?
Y Hep C&Platlets: Low platlets in hepatitis c are caused possibly through auto immune mechanism.The incidence is dependant on the severity and the onset of cirrhosis.Autoimmune mechanism effects the bone marrow and as a result there is decrease in production of platlets by bone marrow.This is the only explanation y low platlets with hep c. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
55 yo fe 8 mos feet pain top&ball of ft. Dpm denied neuroma. Feet/lumbar mris, emg, blood tests-ok except high b12, low d. Leg pain sitting/elevated?
3 possible sources: Foot pain can come from local (foot) issues, from nerves that go to the foot or from the spine. If there is back or leg pain as well, look to the lumbar spine discs or the sciatic or peroneal nerves as the source of pain. If the pain is only in the foot, it could be nerves, tendons or joints of the foot. Since you wrote "feet" pain, i would worry about peripheral neuropathy from diabetes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Crp/sed rate norm 1 wk prior to out pt proced. Crp esc to 300 with hi d dimer. Admitted . diangosis multi org serositis/poss clot. history sle. Exp pot clot dx?
See details: I am not sure what you are asking. It sounds as if you have experienced a lupus flare. You were also likely tested for clotting disorders associated with lupus. Do you see a rheumatologist. If not, do so. If you do, any questions should be discussed with that doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
All could be: Depending on the spectrum of abnormalities associated with the syndrome all of these tests results could be abnormal. ...Read more
ANA+, RF 18.4, norm sed rate, mildly achy/weak joints but no stiffness in a.m. H/o neck pain improved with chiro and PT. Any insight?
26, knee oa - meniscus tear/ scope surgery 10 yrs ago - was ncaa athlete. Drs say distal femoral osteotomy. Can i improve my alignment w/ pt instead of surgery? Now low impact lifestyle and no pain
Somewhat: Yes, i would maximize physical therapy and an "unloader" knee brace, customized for your misalignment. This brace provides some realignment to you while weight-bearing. If you fail to see satisfactory results with conservative management, then an osteotomy could be helpful for you. Keep your weight at a healthy level, as this may be the #1 modifiable factor to prevent progression of your arthritis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pr3 at 3.8 but anca-c normal. Esr 80 hs crp 8.5 crp 0.4 with anemia, ckd, chf. Is pr3 related to neuropathy vasculitis?Reference ranges vary 4 pr3?
Rule out Wegener's: Lab error may happen when testing for vasculitis. If there's a lesion in the nose / ear / eye / lung / kidney that's suspicious for anca-c disease / "granulomatous polyangiitis" then biopsy is indicated; trust this over the labs. Dr. Wegener was a German in WWII but did not take part in crimes against humankind and the knowledge he gave the world has saved many lives. Hope this gets sorted out. ...Read more
,-2010- foley for surg prep for tibia&sh-caused renal failure &UTIsurg0 now-hemogl.bld work norm BP190/120 -90/39 nt. Sw.
Nodule (hernia th-abd-3pain?
Pt 60 years , well controlled dm and htn, now suddenly developing ankle edema progressing chf? , discontinue pioglitazone+metformin+glimepride?
10 mnths old ankle sprain, stil pain on weightbearing.Bracing ankle n doing rehabs.Pain increases after pt.Is it okay to continue pt exs if pain occurs?
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Ma w lupus in hosp. A wk. Esrd, chf. Now low oxygen, low HRT func. Anemia delays angiogram. Yest surg fix bad fistula. No bld thinners now. How i help her avoid bld clots while waiting angio?
Knee pain 2yrs rec'd cortisone inj cause from hyperextend knee from foot drop consulted ortho said no more cortisone inj pres meloxicam 7.5mg ideas
Foot drop: Usually (but not always) comes from a problem (compression/severance/injury) to the common peroneal nerve, which runs along the outside of the knee just below it (not the typical place where knee injections are given). Your foot drop may or may have been caused by the injection, but your doctor probably wants to err on the side of caution. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does high severity in ra, 17 joints inflamd high serum rf and ccp, no remission and chronic anemia despite high therapy, lead to morbidity n mortality?
Tranverse non-displaced patella fx on 11/27/13. Conservative non-surg tx with pt since 3rd week. Wbat but knee buckles, crackles and pops? What now?
Uneven articular. ..: ...Surface under the knee cap (patella), even though the fraction was not displaced there is trauma 2 the cartilage under the patella. Changes in the structure of the surface takes a while 2 develop as there's no blood supply 2 it . If trouble descending stairs, squatting increase the trouble, an mr may b needed as well as an arthroscopic procedure, . ...Read more