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What Is Considered To Be A Low Hemegolbin
More than 2mg/dl: This number has to be carefully interpreted in the context of other liver tests, clinical context and medical history. ...Read more
Values >11 x 10(9)/L: The normal white cell range is up to 10.5 x 10(9)/l for most individuals. Mildly increased valuies (i.e. Up to 25 x 10(9)/l) can be from infection, inflammation, trauma, steroid use, or even a chronic leukemia. Values well above 25 x 10(9)/l become more suspicious for a bone marrow disease. Duration of time the WBC have been increased also a key factor. ...Read more
Heart rate: There is no fixed number, but most of us would not like to see someone having a rate over 180bpm other than for a short burst of activity. Rates over 200 have been seen with no ill effects but most of us are nervous about rates over 180 as I said. ...Read more
Lung function: The fev1 stands for forced expiratory volume in the 1st second of a lung function test. It gives a picture of how fast the air is able to be expelled from the airways. A "normal" number is really dependent on multiple factors, but generally >80% predicted is acceptable. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Below 90: Blood pressure in men or women where the systolic (top) number is less than 90 is almost always too low and results in dizziness, light headedness and fatigue. Anyone used to higher numbers having the symptoms with systolic below 100 should have a workup to find and treat the cause is recommended. ...Read more
My c reactive protein is .1mg/dl and my vitamin d is 41ng/ml. Is there a condition that could be causing this. Is it ok for CRP to be this low?
It's controversial: There is broad consensus that a TSH between 0.3-2.5 is normal (assuming no pituitary problem exists), and broad consensus that TSH levels above 10 are abnormal and should be treated. A middle-of-the-road approach might be to say that levels between 5-10 are abnormal, and treatment is likely to be beneficial, and that values between 2.5-5 may be abnormal, and that treatment may be beneficial. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cholesterol Varies: You are asking a very broad question that misses the point. The risks come from a combination of things. The total cholesterol count is nearly irrelevant in the bigger picture. But, the general well known cutoff for normal for this one part of the cholesterol panel is 200 mg/dl or lower. ...Read more
Fats: Try to avoid trans/ saturated fats. Unsaturated fats tend to be healthier (Omega-3 fatty acids, polyunsaturated or monosaturated) ...Read more
What could be the cause of a ferritin level to suddenly be greater than the clinically reportable range and is this dangerous?
What is considered a normal oxygen saturation for a person with COPD and why is it considered normal?
Anything above 90%: > or equal to 90% is normal. This is related to the hemoglobin oxygen dissociation curve. There is a certain percentage of oxygen saturation before your cells will not let oxygen leave cell and go to tissue. That is somewhere around 88-92% so since the sensors are good only 90% + or - 2% points, we use 90%. ...Read more
What could be the reason for a low WBC and neutrophils count? Could it be connected to a low iron and vitaminB12 levels?
What is a normal oxygen level? How low does it need to be to be admitted in the hospital. Mine is reading 94-95
Generally speaking (& this can only be a general question because of the lack of additional Information), would it be
unusual (even if it is possible) for monoclonal B cell lymphocytosis, by itself, to cause a very high CRP going up to 148.5 mg/L?
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