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What does blood test of ionized calcium mean? What does it measure? What does it mean if the ionized calcium is below the normal range?
Can't tell: By itself any one blood test, normal or abnormal, means absolutely nothing unless there is some context. You can't determine the significance of this without knowing when it was drawn, why it was drawn, and whether there are any other abnormal tests. Sometimes it means absolutely nothing. Ask the doctor who drew it. ...Read more
In what context...?: No x-ray finding is absolutely normal or abnormal unless it is viewed in clinical context--e.g. Is the patient symptomatic or ill? Measurement of the gallbladder wall (in millimeters, not milliliters) when thickened may indicate gallbladder inflammation, but it may also mean the gallbladder was partially (and normally) contracted. ...Read more
What does it mean if my ovary measure over 40mls? It seems to be a little on the large side? It used to measure 14.1mls. All very confusing.
Depends: That is a little enlarged for an ovary. Their are many potential causes for an enlarged ovary. Typically the cause will be an ovarian cyst or mass. Their can be multiple smaller cysts. Your doctor should be able to help clarify the cause and significance of the enlarged ovary and determine what should be done next. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Elevated blood sugar: Depending on what time of day those blood sugar readings are taken, it could mean you have an elevated blood sugar level. If those values are while you are fasting (like when you first get up in the morning) then you may have diabetes. If they are after you eat, they still are a little elevated and you are at risk for diabetes. See your doctor for evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
From conception.: Depends, how you calculate. The term is calculated from the first day of your period. This is traditionally so. So, what it means really? From the time of conception? Yes. ...Read more
What does it mean if your baby measures 3 days ahead? Due date of Nov 6 changed to Nov 3. LMP 1/31/2016 sex on Feb 10 & 11 2016
Likely nothing: First trimester ultrasounds have an error rate of approximately one week (max). So you cannot really say that those two dates are different. Hope that helps. Good luck with everything! ...Read more
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