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Does low vitamin D mean serious underlying issue like cancer? i havent test yet but my CBC, liver, urine, lipid are all normal. I have no symptoms.
Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more
I had regular check up done, cbc, liver, kidney,lipid, urine all normal. Should I test for Vitamin D deficiency? I read online that men should test.
M 50. Lipid, RFT, LFT, blood culture, urine, ultra sou.What other tests should I get for a yearly health check up? Need to see if health is ok. Thnx.
Depends: There is little evidence for the yearly "general medical exam" (GME). Testing should be age and individual appropriate based on evidence based medicine. The duration between evaluations depends on what problems (if any) are present (co-morbidities) and medications. One commentary: http://www.emedicinehealth.com/checkup/article_em.htm ...Read more
What does albumin and creatine in the urine mean?
albumin 1.5mg. creatine 76 mg. Im diabetic 331 lipid, alk phos high, a1c 13.5
Many health issues: An early sign of diabetic kidney damage is a "leak" of protein (albumin) into the urine, called the albumin/creat ratio. The values you give do not appear to be high, but you need to see your doctor, for this as well as other issues, including your very poor blood sugar control (A1C 13.5), which is damaging your kidneys, eyes, driving up your lipids and putting you at high risk of heart attack. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Total protein, 24 hr urine
is this good or bad?
(protein, urine, qn <=11 mg/dl -my result <6)
protein, 24 hr urine -unable to calculate. A1c, kidney panel, ua, lipid normal
Urine results: Your urine shows that you have virtually no protein in your urine, which is a good thing. Patients with proteinuria have an increased rate of kidney failure, heart attacks and strokes which is related to the amount of protein in the urine both in diabetic and non-diabetic patients. What was the reason for the urine collection? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Increased urination: If your CMP is normal, you have no diabetes nor any alterations of sodium. there is no diabetes mellitus or insipidus. Get a urine analysis and look at your urine's specific gravity. If low, you are having too many fluids causing your frequent urination. Limit your intake of water, or foods that contain it, such as fruits, juices and soups. Culture your urine to see if you have a UTI. Good luck ...Read more
Eet, ecg, troponin t, ultrasound abdomen, urine r, anti hcv, lipid profile are ok. But BP shoots to 150/110 daily.No dr can diagnose in pak. Guide me?
See below: You've not mentioned what your kidney function is. A serum creatinine is necessary. Are you overweight? This is assoc with htn. Do you have family members with htn? When your BP is elevated, what are you doing? BP should be measured at complete rest for 15 minutes. Do you have symptoms when your BP is high? Is it hot there? - that alone could do it. ...Read more
Had my yearly exam.Did a cbc, lipids, a1c, thyroid&ua.Everything came back good except my ua showed moderate epithilial casts.What is that? Concerning?
Not usually: Renal epithelial cells are normally found in urine and moderate numbers are not suggestive of underlying disease. Its is also possible that the urine sample was contaminated and the epithelial cell are from lower urinary tract. Have this test repeated a few months later. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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