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What Does Less Than 1 Gram Of Carbs Mean
Negative: This is a negative test result.Get a more detailed answer ›
I know that the cause of CD4 count less than 200 cells per mocroliter is AlDS, I want other causes ...
I have read that fat is 9 calories per gram, but does anyone know how many calories are in 1 ounce of "body fat" (including the water, cells, etc.)?
Needs evaluation : This could be a hydrocele or possibly a mass if it is fairly painless. If it is red or inflamed it could be an infection. If it hurts terribly go to er as it could be torsion (twisted). Either way you need evaluation by urology and an ultrasound. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: If you are eating 15 grams per day of saturated fat, you are doing a great job of limiting this! it's probably good to have a little saturated fat in the diet, and that's what you have at 15 grams. The recommended daily allowance is 20 grams. Most people consume substantially more than this. Keep up the great work! ...Read more
It means: That the overall power is not very strong. ...Read more
More information: The 14% plasma cells is a worrisome feature. You will need some more sophisticated tests to know whether or not you have myeloma or a related problem. If the studies are not available in Katmandu, your physician should be able to send blood samples away for the results ...Read more
You are unique: If your blood tests (bun/creatine) are normal, then it is doing its job adequately, and nothing to worry about. If you mean that one is substantially smaller (like 1/5-1/10th) than other side, it is more likely from a developmental issue before you were born, and the same applies for blood tests, since we can lose/donate one kidney and function normally off the other. ...Read more
Unclear question: If by vma you mean vanillyl mandellic acid, the levels of this substance are dependent not only metabolic disorders, but also diet. All lab results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the test is usually in the best position to do that. ...Read more
Salmonella: Antibody titers are often high after one has had an infection sometime in the past. If this was IgM antibody it might signify more recent infection, but this is a test that actually has little value and is seldom ordered anymore. I hope that you are better from any illness that prompted a doctor to obtain this value. ...Read more
Maybe nothing: if this was tested as part of an immune workup, it could be significant in that teen should have been immunized against these (and/or exposed to these) common bacteria. However, if this result was obtained in a well child where a whole panel of testing was done, this could be insignificant. ...Read more
Is more than 1 dose of IV infed generally needed to raise a ferritin level of 8 to ideal levels ? Had 1 round iv
what level do you typically aim for?
Iron deficit: The iron deficit can be calculated by subtracting the patient's hemoglobin level from the normal level, multiplying the result by their weight in pounds, and then adding 1000. E.G. A 125 pound woman with a hemoglobin of 8 (normal 13) would need 1625 mg of iron to normalize her ferritin. The doses needed depends on how much iron you receive with each dose. Please ask your md how much you need. ...Read more