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Dr. Jason Reich
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Comprehensive Metabolic Panel (Definition)

The comprehensive metabolic panel (cmp) is a panel of blood tests that serves as an initial broad medical screening tool. The cmp provides a rough check of kidney function, liver function, and electrolyte and fluid balance. The cmp is an expanded version of the basic metabolic panel (bmp), which does not include liver tests. A cmp (or bmp) is usually ordered as part of ...Read more


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Is my psychiatrist in the position to demand a blood panel 9? And would the drug appear in urine test or blood test she wrote CBC deff/tsh cmp uds 9

Lab work: The doctor ordered CBC with differential (which is blood cells count with count of different cell classes) TSH (which is thyroid stimulating hormone) cmp (which is comprehensive metabolic panel) uds 9 (which is urine drug screen 9-drug panel). All those are routine orders and any psychiatrist would need to know the results to properly assess a patient. There is no reason to suspect of your doctor. ...Read more

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Im always worried about my health. I have anxiety for almost three years now.although im not taking any medication for it. all my cmp CBC TSH lipid ok?

Im always worried about my health. I have anxiety for almost three years now.although im not taking any medication for it. all my cmp CBC TSH lipid ok?

Anxiety: Glad to hear your labs are OK… or do you want us to review them? Don't see them. If normal, you may want to consider tackling your health issue that you mentioned… your anxiety. There are many medications and therapies available to help you, ask your doctor about them and see if they are right for you. ...Read more

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Unexplnd wieght loss-50lbs, 3 mths, tired same time every day, dizziness, regular bldwrk normal, basics cmp, cbc, TSH profile, did have wbc's abd crystals in ua, +lupusanticoag years ago. Ideas?

Unexplnd wieght loss-50lbs, 3 mths, tired same time every day, dizziness, regular bldwrk normal, basics cmp, cbc, TSH profile, did have wbc's abd crystals in ua, +lupusanticoag years ago. Ideas?

Need evaluation: Unintended weight loss of 50 lbs is a serious matter and needs to be investigated by more than usual blood tests. There is a long list of possible explanations. Detailed history, physical examination and other studies need to be done. See this site for info. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/unexplained-weight-loss/my00713. ...Read more

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Wieght loss, fatigue, ha's, cbc.Cmp.Tsh.Wnl, uashowed wbc, crystals , (+)lupus anticoag for many years, cld this be lupus?

Wieght loss, fatigue, ha's, cbc.Cmp.Tsh.Wnl, uashowed wbc, crystals , (+)lupus anticoag for many years, cld this be lupus?

Lupus: The "lupus antibody" is not very specific or sensitive for lupus; there are much more specific serology tests for lupus. Also, crystals in the urine may represent an endocrine problem, like pseudo gout or even gout. Your provider should follow up these results with more specific tests. ...Read more

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Does norm CRP, ESR rule out autoimmune diseases or malignancies? 1 yr worsening tired/sleepiness; normal polysom/CBC/CMP/CRP/ESR/TSH. Next eval step?

Does norm CRP, ESR rule out autoimmune diseases or malignancies?  1 yr worsening tired/sleepiness; normal polysom/CBC/CMP/CRP/ESR/TSH. Next eval step?

No: C-reactive protein and sed rate are neither sensitive nor specific. Rule out pituitary adenoma, bad home heater (carbon monoxide), Addison's, early lupus (get ANA), early MS (any findings), complications of those meds you're taking (that's some serious Rx's), fibromyalgia, and the fatigue that a difficult living situation can cause. The lab workup you describe is a good start. ...Read more

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Envir. allergic rhinitis severe, on max flutic/monteluk/allegra. +1yr worsening tired. Norm polysom/CBC/CMP/TSH/ESR/CRP. Who to see, allergist? Rheum?

Envir. allergic rhinitis severe, on max flutic/monteluk/allegra. +1yr worsening tired. Norm polysom/CBC/CMP/TSH/ESR/CRP. Who to see, allergist? Rheum?

See allergist: Your problems appear to be allergic and an allergy consult would be your best bet. I don't know why you thought that a rheumatologist could help you. ...Read more

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What would cause ammonia smell in nose, chronic fatigue and muscle weakness in a 32yr asthmatic mom of 4 with perfect tsh, cmp, CBC and lipid panel?

What would cause ammonia smell in nose, chronic fatigue and muscle weakness in a 32yr asthmatic mom of 4 with perfect tsh, cmp, CBC and lipid panel?

Sinus Infection: You need to have your doctor check if you have sinus infection which is one of the common complications of allergies. Sinus infection gives you a sense of 'bad smell' maybe ammoniacal or not. Not well controlled asthma and allergies in itself makes you to have chronic fatigue and muscle weakness and thus more pronounced with any infection. Allergies can also increase your sensitivity to smell. ...Read more

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Nurse called for blood test results (CBC,tsh,b12) but I wasn't home.she told my mom it could wait for my appointment in 2 weeks.That means not urgent?

Nurse called for blood test results (CBC,tsh,b12) but I wasn't home.she told my mom it could wait for my appointment in 2 weeks.That means not urgent?

Sounds like it: In the grand scheme of things, 2 weeks means not urgent. Of course, if one has any worrisome concerns or questions, one should contact her doctor sooner. ...Read more

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I regularly donate blood every 2 months. would this affect blood test results and so which ones? CBC? LFT? CMP?tbili?

I regularly donate blood every 2 months. would this affect blood test results and so which ones? CBC? LFT? CMP?tbili?

Iron: Serum iron and ferritin levels are likely to be affected before any other test results. Do not wait for hemoglobin to drop. If you donate blood regularly, it would be a good idea to take oral iron supplements. ...Read more

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For drowsiness which lab-tests may be required?.I want to see my dr with results as next step. Fbs, chol, hdl, ldl, t4, t3, (liothyronine) tsh, CBC are in my mind.Regards

For drowsiness which lab-tests may be required?.I want to see my dr with results as next step. Fbs, chol, hdl, ldl, t4, t3, (liothyronine) tsh, CBC are in my mind.Regards

Drowsy help: Those are all good tests to help. I would also suggest a sleep apnea test and you can order one online as a hst to start. Google home sleep test. ...Read more

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Can menstrual cycle cause low bun on CMP (7 on range Normal: 8-20) & low Lymphs, Abs on CBC (1 on range Normal: 1.2-3.4)? What does null mean on a blood test? Thank you very much for your time.

Can menstrual cycle cause low bun on CMP (7 on range Normal: 8-20) & low Lymphs, Abs on CBC (1 on range Normal: 1.2-3.4)? What does null mean on a blood test? Thank you very much for your time.

See below: 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, Your test results do not seem to be a cause for concern. Null=zero
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

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Is a Potassium Blood test result of 5.3 mmol/L and a BUN result of 19mg/dL indicate anything, if all other CBC and CMP results are in range?

Is a Potassium Blood test result of 5.3 mmol/L and a BUN result of 19mg/dL indicate anything, if all other CBC and CMP results are in range?

Check next year: The high potassium may simply be due to a little hemolysis during drawing or transportation. If you feel well otherwise, it's your physician's call whether to repeat it or just text next year. ...Read more

Complete Blood Count (Definition)

Share on twitter bookmark & share printer-friendly version a complete blood count (CBC) test measures the following: •the number of red blood cells (rbc count) •the number of white blood cells (wbc count) •the total amount of hemoglobin in the blood •the fraction of the blood composed of ...Read more


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Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (Definition)

A TSH test measures the amount of thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) in your blood. TSH is produced by the pituitary gland and tells the thyroid gland to make and release the hormones thyroxine ...Read more