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Tt= testosterone?: If you're asking what is a normal testosterone for a 45 year old male it's dependent on the lab but somewhere between 300-1000. You need to know the free testosterone also and it should be checked in the morning. Don't go on replacement without knowing the downstream effects. For more: www.Peedoc.Com @thepeedoc. ...Read more
Last night i had a servere nightmare about being pursued by a large black vip car with blacked out windows. What could this mean?
Interpreting Dreams: Dream interpretation is best done by the dreamer. Sometimes you can benefit from help with this -- associating to images, expressing emotions, and connecting with your own inner dialogue. Dreams are our unconscious (and very creative) way of working on things. They can also signify major changes in our lives. Therapists can help you understand yourself more deeply, even if you're healthy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
VIP muscle?: I know and work with every significant muscle for pain and strengthening for rehab and do not know of a "vip" muscle. Could it be slang for another muscle? ...Read more
What test would you do to diagnosis vipoma? 1 high VIP & chromogranin, hypok be enough to confirm ? How long does diagnosis take?
VIPoma: This is complicated. You may not have the satisfaction of "a diagnosis" until your doctors have found a tumor, removed it and the symptoms have resolved. As I mentioned to you before, you should be seeing someone who specializes in these kinds of tumors. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
One high VIP blood test one normal. Was told VIP can fluctuate & retested when symptomatic. Is this the only way they can officially diagnose VIPOMA?
VIPoma: Presumably you have the cardinal symptoms and signs: watery diarrhea and low K. Yes, plasma VIP should be measured during symptoms, and it should be high. If this is a VIPoma or other neuroendocrine tumor, then it becomes important to localize it. CT/MRI/somatostatin receptor imaging. Most important: go to a center that specializes in this. These are rare, and average doc doesn't see much. ...Read more
Does vip (vasoactive intestinal peptides) have to be out on ice imediately. If done incorrect would you get false high or low?
If it's going to be: Stored it needs to be kept on ice then frozen. However, once the blood is drawn, it is always better for it to be put on ice. What actually disturbs the results, could be the technique used in the washing, essentially the "lab" section. Most of the time the lab techs have done this for years and are capable of producing good results. If you are not satisfied, have it repeated. ...Read more
Can untreated gitelman syndrome (diagnosing now) cause a false positive on a VIP, 5hiaa & chromogranin test? 1 positive, 3 negatives for each.
What type of tumors could cause numbness on left side of body? A lot in middle night. High vip, high chromogranin, hypok, dehydration. Undiagnosed!
Hypokalemia: Do you have high blood pressure ? Low potassium and Dehydration can produce weakness and numbness. If you have hypertension and if you have persistent hypokalemia, you should be evaluated for hyperaldosteronism. High VIP and high chromogranin are signs of neuron doctrine rumors ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
VIP definition: Vasoactive intestinal peptide or vip is a peptide hormone containing 28 Amino Acid residues. Vip is produced in many tissues of vertebrates including the gut, pancreas and suprachiasmatic nuclei of the hypothalamus in the brain. Vip stimulates contractility in the heart, causes vasodilation, increases glycogenolysis, lowers arterial blood pressure and relaxes the smooth muscle of trachea & stomach. ...Read more
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