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What Does High Chloride Mean
I had my blood drawm and they said I had high chloride levels I am 21 and I do smoke and have for four yrs. What does chloride mean and is it bad?
Blood salts: Chloride is an electrolyte in our body that combines with others to form salts. Commonly it is associated with sodium to form sodium chloride aka salt. As a mineral in our body it helps with cellular function and can easily change with the amounts of hydration we have. If we are dehydrated for example we would expect salt levels to be higher than normal. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
More info: In and of itself it may mean nothing . Need other labs and history to be able to comment. Have you asked the doctor who ordered the test? ...Read more
My blood work up shows "High Chlorides and Lymphocytes with low Neutrophils" what does this mean? Is this the indicator for the Rhumatoid Factor?
Lab work: No this is not a sign of RA. However, I don't know what the rest means as I deal with numbers not with arbitrary highs and lows. What is considered high and low "by the lab" may be considered normal by a doctor or not. We pay attention to the clinical condition with the numbers to consider its significance. There are some numbers reported by labs that have no meaning at all to us. ...Read more
Just had labs done. Low RBC,HGB,HCT,Ferritin,Vit D. High RDW,TBil,Chloride. What does this mean? Treatment?
Out of Context: It is not our place to interpret your labs without the full lab results, access to your health care history, physical exam and the very reason the tests were done in the first place. This interpretation of labs must come from the professional caring for you who ordered them. The question you have asked us is impossible to answer on the internet. ...Read more
Wbc, alkaline phosphatase, and chloride high in blood test. plus leukocytes in urine. what does it mean? Been fatigued with nausea and diarrhea
Varies: Multiple potential causes and it may be more than one thing. Leukocytes in the urine can be one of the findings if a urinary tract infection. A full urinanalysis and culture can give more detail. If a urinary infection gets up in the kidney it can cause more systemic symptoms, such as an elevated white count. A detailed exam and further studies will likely determine the cause. ...Read more
I recently had blood work done. It showed that my sodium, potassium, chloride, alt, & AST were all high. What does this mean & what could it be?
Can high bun/creatinine ratio (53, 2.0) in absence of GI bleeding mean dehydration if sodium and chloride is slightly lower than normal range and potassium is slightly elevated? Patient has diabetes, anemia, chf and on fluid restriction.
If my blood chloride level is a little high what could be the cause mine was 107 MMOL/L and the range is 98-107 MMOL/L?
It's normal..: Forget about it. Be well. Go enjoy your life. ...Read more
I have neprhocalcinosis, today I had a renal function test done and my BUN was 7 & chloride 112, other levels normal. What could this mean?
Labs: Your BUN is lower and maybe a reflection of your protein intake but doesn't mean disease. BUN levels are governed by many reasons including kidney function protein intake liver issues. Assuming you have no issue low BUN is more diet. Your chloride is high normal and should hair be repeated. These labs have to be looked in totality and don't mean disease. Best of luck ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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