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What Does It Mean If The Fatty Acids In A Newborn Are Slightly High
If a persons cholesterol level is 330 which is very high, does it mean that the arteries are clogging up?
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
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
In typical blood work results what would be too high or too low if ive been exposed to toxic mold? What does it mean when chloride is high?
Best test for: any type of Mold exposure is a RAST Respiratory Allergy panel with IGE. It's a blood test your doctor can order. ...Read more
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
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?
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
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
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
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
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
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?
The range of iron in body should be between 60-180, I have it as 37, is it that low to cause dizziness? Does it mean I have anemia?
What does a tsh level 13 mean is it really high, little high ? And what are the future health risks for such a number
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