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Doctor insights on: Vanillylmandelic Acid Vma

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What is vma?

What is vma?

Vanillylmandelicacid: Vanillyl mandelic acid is higher if there is a diagnosis of neuroblastoma they tract this level to measure response to treatment. ...Read more

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If vma count is less than the normal range what does it mean?

If vma count is less than the normal range what does it mean?

Unclear question: If by vma you mean vanillyl mandellic acid, the levels of this substance are dependent not only metabolic disorders, but also diet. All lab results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the test is usually in the best position to do that. ...Read more

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What does it mean when vma random urine creatinine is high?

What does it mean when vma random urine creatinine is high?

C prior answers: The random urine creatinine can give an approximation of urine function. Vma ... Perhaps you are referring here to chemical in the urine when, if high, may indicate an tumor known as pheochromocytoma, which is benign, but produces a substance which can cause huge increases in blood pressure, that can have serious consequences. ...Read more

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Would cancer be eliminated after having vma , hva urine and u24 hva, u24ma, all 5-hiaa tests and creatinine also total volume and col length?

Would cancer be eliminated after having vma , hva urine and u24 hva, u24ma, all 5-hiaa tests and creatinine also total volume and col length?

No: There is no blood or urine test that can eliminate the possibility of cancer. From the tests you describe, it appears that you are being evaluated to see if you have a tumor making Adrenalin or serotonin. Most of these tumors are benign, but many are not. You can't tell the difference by lab tests. If a tumor is found you will likely need to have it removed. ...Read more

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Does pickles has acid in it?

Does pickles has acid in it?

Yes, in vinegar: Pickles are usually in vinegar, which is Acetic Acid (not a very strong acid, but still a real acid). ...Read more

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What is the best for urict acid?

What is the best for urict acid?

Out of Context: I am sorry but that simple sentence is completely out of context and missing anything upon which to respond. What is your concern? What are your symptoms? What caused you to get this test? Was the test a blood test? ...Read more

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What is in the yogurt that makes the acid subside?

What is in the yogurt that makes the acid subside?

A couple of ideas: Yogurt contains lactobacilli which, by many, are considered probiotics...substances which confer a beneficial effect in a person's body. These favorable bacteria can reduce inflammation and promote recovery from viral infection, travel and antibiotic use. Additionally, yogurt (and other dairy products such as milk and cheese) can buffer stomach acid, raising pH, and improving probiotic survival. ...Read more

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What foods are i allowed to eat that are not acid?

What foods are i allowed to eat that are not acid?

Most foods are fine: There are few foods which you might call 'acidic'. This may include oranges and other tart foods. Most of the acidity in our stomach is produced from the normal acid secretions of the stomach which can bother some folks especially if they have acid reflux problems. This can be easily controlled with antacids like zantac (ranitidine) or pepcid. Prilosec is even more effective. ...Read more