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What does it mean if the fatty acids in a newborn are slightly high?

What does it mean if the fatty acids in a newborn are slightly high?

Depends: Usually needs to be re-tested, and/or have further testing to make sure there are no metabolism disorders. ...Read more

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Neonatal (Definition)

The term neonatal is generally used to describe events that occur with an infant within the first 30 days after birth.Some practitioners are looser with the definition & extend the ...Read more


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What does it mean if the platelets are high and the hemoglobin is low?

What does it mean if the platelets are high and the hemoglobin is low?

Many things: Bleeding or iron deficiency can cause this, but so can several other things including bone marrow problems. See your doctor or a hematologist to determine the problem. ...Read more

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What does it mean if an adult has very high bilirubin numbers in their blood?

What does it mean if an adult has very high bilirubin numbers in their blood?

Liver disease: High levels of bilirubin usually result from liver disease. However, there are different types of bilirubins with different implications. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have a high level of ketones in the blood?

What does it mean to have a high level of ketones in the blood?

Ketones in blood: I would go to wikipedia for detailed information. Means you are starving usually unless you have diabetes. ...Read more

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If a persons cholesterol level is 330 which is very high, does it mean that the arteries are clogging up?

If a persons cholesterol level is 330 which is very high, does it mean that the arteries are clogging up?

That's really high!!: A total cholesterol of 330 is really high In the long term, this can contribute to an increased risk of heart disease and stroke. This needs to be lowered. ...Read more

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What does it mean when the results of a liver panel are over 400?

What does it mean when the results of a liver panel are over 400?

Abnormal Liver tests: presumably, the doctor is telling you that your liver tests are abnormal. Not seeing the actual numbers, and not knowing what all tests were performed, it is impossible to comment further. Certainly you will need evaluation to determine why they're abnormal. I would avoid alcohol completely for now, until you get all of this elucidated. Good luck. ...Read more

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If you are high during a bipolar test, does it affect the results and in what way?

If you are high during a bipolar test, does it affect the results and in what way?

Gosh yes,: Being high can make someone present with euophoria, racing thoughts, poor insight, impulsiveness, lack of insight and show affective change - so if the evaluator was not aware of that, it could certainly mess up impressions. Some of the diagnosis is strongly dependent on history, so it may also depend on how accurate of a report of past and current history of symptoms that was obtained. ...Read more

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What does it mean when platelets are high in the blood?

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What does it mean when platelets are high in the blood?

Thanks for asking!: There are 2 major processes associated with thrombocytosis (high platelet count), namely (1) essential or primary; (2) reactive or secondary. Primary causes: essential thrombocytosis and other myeloproliferative disorders. Secondary causes include inflammation, surgery, hyposplenism (decreased platelet breakdown due to reduced function of the spleen), splenectomy, iron deficiency anemia, ...Etc. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my lipase level is 29 u/l the standard range of that blood test is <=58 does this mean my lipase is low or normal?

What do you suggest if my lipase level is 29 u/l the standard range of that blood test is <=58 does this mean my lipase is low or normal?

Normal: 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 lipase level is normal. Lipase levels below the "normal" limit are not abnormal. ...Read more

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A fatty liver that is borderline enlarged and the enzymes are fine does that mean the person has NASH ?

A fatty liver that is borderline enlarged and the enzymes are fine does that mean the person has NASH ?

Not necessarily.: Usually there is some level of inflammation with nash - usually seen with elevated enzymes. Fat infiltration of liver is on a spectrum. You have fatty liver - > then fatty liver w/ inflammation (nash) -> then fibrosis and scarring (cirrhosis). Fatty liver by itself is for the most part harmless, but it can progress so good diet, exercise and cholesterol control is key. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have low or borderline levels of amino fluid during pregnancy?

What does it mean to have low or borderline levels of amino fluid during pregnancy?

Possibly placental : Amniotic fluid is in fact fetal urine that the baby swallows and recirculates. If the placenta is not providing adequate perfusion to the baby, the baby will not make sufficient amounts of fluid. Similar to an adult drinking enough water to produce urine. Might be treated by increased rest and hydration. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what it mean if the alanine level is slightly elevated in a 4 mo.Girl infant?

Can you tell me what it mean if the alanine level is slightly elevated in a 4 mo.Girl infant?

Why was it tested?: To answer your question, we need to know why the test was ordered. Common reasons would be as part of testing for an acute illness or for a metabolic disorder. A common test would be for alanine aminotransferase, sometimes called a liver enzyme. "Slight" elevations are common during illnesses but should be rechecked. Another 'cause' for an elevation is the use of normal values for adults. ...Read more

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My levels of immunoglobulin e are high there 149 ku/ l and it says there to be 114 or less what does that mean?

My levels of immunoglobulin e are high there 149 ku/ l and it says there
 to be 114 or less what does that mean?

You have allergy: Total IgE levels of 149 are nothing to worry about. It means that you are probably allergic to many different things. Levels of 30 to 700 ku/ml are considered the treatment range for allergic asthma for anti-IgE therapy. Patients with chronic skin conditions such as eczema usually have levels in the thousands. Review this with the doctor that ordered the test, will be able to give more insight. ...Read more

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If your liver numbers are in the normal range, does it matter what they are?

If your liver numbers are in the normal range, does it matter  what they are?

Not to worry: If they are in the normal range i would not worry if they were high normal or low normal. Liver enzymes can bounce around a lot for a lot of reasons but dont worry if they change in the normal range. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have a high tsh reading of 16.8 and a high ft4 of 8.2 What condition does this indicate?

What does it mean to have a high tsh reading of 16.8 and a high ft4 of 8.2   What condition does this indicate?

16.8 and 8.2: This is an uncommon observation but suggests that your TSH is pushing up your T4 and imaging of your TSH site is essential. Once the cause is found appropriate care should be OK. Please let me know what your doctors find. ...Read more

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If u have a high protein in yr body what does it means and what may course?what's the cure?

If u have a high protein in yr body what does it means and what may course?what's the cure?

I assume that you r: if the high protein level is in your blood, it may mean some type of abnormal proteins like they are found with Multiple myeloma. You should consult a physician and seek further testing to confirm diagnosis and receive appropriate treatment. ...Read more