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What Is Signs And Symptom Of Increased Bun And Creatinine
Long: life but studies suggest increase risk of Alzheimer's. ...Read more
What the causes of elevated creatinine with normal urea?and causes of increase urea with normal creatinine?
Homework?: This is more than we can handle in 400 words, you know reference ranges are set so several % of healthies fall outside, that all well-muscled men have "high creatinine" and that labs mean nothing apart from people. This said, (1) healthy bodybuilder, people on Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) or Tagamet, others; (2) dehydration, after big steak dinner. Try to understand the basic biology instead of just lists. ...Read more
I had a total protein level of 6.1 and an albumin level of 3.4. All other bloodwork is normal. My only symptom is some fatigue. What is going on?
What are the signs and symptoms of pancreatitis? Is flattulance one of them? Is low lipase levels one?
Yes: Pancreatitis can be acute and chronic. Acute pancreatitis is life threatening, its major symptom is abdominal pain and will typically present with a very high lipase. Chronic pancreatitis will present with bouts of recurrent abdominal pain and may associate flatulence. Pancreatic insufficiency, specifically lipase, may cause flatulence also. Dietary changes along with enzyme replacement may help. ...Read more
Can excessive thirst and urinating be a sign of hypererthyroidism? What are the other symptoms and what is the cure?
Well...: Liver failure (as in cirrhosis) leads to fluid retention which in turn may cause sodium to drop. Urea elevations occur when the perfusion of the kidneys is not efficient, or there is a bleed in the gastrointestinal tract (as may happen in people with cirrhosis and bleeding in this area) ...Read more
Hubbie palliative cancer - what is difference between high WBC and crp? As both represent infection what is the explanation of one high and one low?
Nonspecific: The WBC tells you how many white blood cells are circulating in the blood. This can be high with infection, but can also become very low with either infection or certain cancer therapies as the cells become depleted. CRP is an "acute phase reactant" which is a protein that is made during times of inflammation. This may or may not be high during an active infection. Trends may be important. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My mothere has an ESR of 50 . Which is high and she is diabetic and has normal hb . So what are the possible causes of this high value and any test ?
A women of 95 year having alp raised associated with the loss of weight and apeptite nd has generalized edema, what is the cause of these signs?
Wide range: Signs range from no signs to low energy to coma. Best way to know it to messure the blood glucose. Treatments include eating or drinking to bump the glucose back up when the person is awake, to intravenous glucose solutions when unconscious. Repeated problems require adjustments in diabetic medications or changes in diet. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Liver injury: 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, AST is barely elevated but ALT is abnormal and suggests liver cell injury. It may be due to fatty liver or from the medications you are taking. ...Read more
Prolactin: Prolactin is a pituitary hormone that increases after having a baby and helps with milk production. If prolactin is elevated at other times, it can stop/make irregular the menstrual periods, and sometimes cause breast secretions. If it is from a large pituitary tumor, there can be other hormonal problems, but there are many causes of high prolactin. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more
Insulin & Glucose: Insulin allows cells to use glucose as fuel. It helps to regulate blood sugar. Too much will bring blood sugar down putting/keeping it in storage and making it less available to cells. When this happens, hypoglycemia occurs. One may feel shaky, dizzy, headache, nausea, sweaty, etc. Which is a prompt to treat the low blood sugar. Severe lows can cause loss of consciousness, seizure, death. ...Read more
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