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What Is Stool Reaction Alkaline Mean
PH is >7; this is nl: An alkaline reaction means that the chemical strip in the "baby stool test" has registered a pH above 7. There are 2 types of solutions: acid (pH < 7) & alkaline (pH>7). Normally, the glands in the intestines release mucus & bicarbonate (NaHCO3) to neutralize stomach acid & the lubricate the colon, which makes the stool alkaline. If your baby has colitis (infection), stool would be prolific acidic ...Read more
Lactoferrin: Lactoferrin is a protein that is made by white blood cells. When the lactoferrin level in stool is elevated, that is an indicator of ^’ed white blood cells due to intestinal infection or inflammation. This might occur with bacterial infections of the GI tract, crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis. ...Read more
Urobilinogen: Urobilinogen is normal. It comes from absorption from your gut. ...Read more
It depends: The ANA is a screening test for lupus. However, it is very nonspecific and can be positive in numerous other conditions and even present in people without any disease. In addition, the speckled pattern is not very specific for any one disease. The ANA results should always be evaluated in context with the clinical symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Where?: A mixture of bacteria is normally present in the skin, mouth, colon, and vagina. What specimen was tested and why was the test done. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Drink enough water daily so that your urine is mostly colorless. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
My ua says I have many amorphous material, ab. Clarity is hazy, and color is light-yellow. Everything else is normal. What does this mean?
Normal: No lab value means anything in isolation. Further, assuming the units are IU/mL, this is right in the middle of the reference range. Usually alk phos is part of a panel that's used for health screening. You are probably not a teen in your growth spurt, in the third trimester of pregnancy, a Paget's sufferer, or a person with a liver mass obstructing bile flow. Thanks for asking and best wishes. ...Read more
CRP: C-reactive protein (CRP) is just an indication of inflammation going on in the body. That level is very mild elevation, and could be seen with even something as minor as a cold or a local infection from a bug bite. Don't get hung up on lab values - focus more on how your child feels and is doing. What was the reason they checked these things in the first place -start with that and discuss with doc. ...Read more
In blood work what does it indicate if your WBC is 13.0, pmn 10.1, and sodium is 133 everything else is normal.
Near normal: Wbc and pmns are slightly elevated and sodium is slightly low. Please note that all lab 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. ...Read more
Im an athlete. Sp.Gr.1.040, blood is trace, pH is 6.0, urobilinogen is 2.0eu, protein is 2+. What does it mean?
Urine findings: You have two major problems with your urine analysis. One is trace blood and the other is your protein in your urine. See a nephrologist to quantify the amount of protein (p) in your urine/day. With your trace of blood and proteinuria, you may have a glomerulonephritis, which is a disease of the kidney. Once you find out how much p you have, blood work will needed and a treatment plan can be made. ...Read more
Im having a urine test the result of red blood cell is 1-3 normal is 0-1 hpf,and my pus cell WBC is 4-6 normal is 0-2 hpf what it is mean?
Do not worry: Those numbers are very low and likely are not significant. If you are having symptoms with your urination, let your doctor know to ask if he suspects an infection, but with those numbers it would be unlikely. Those numbers can also be affected by dehydration, so make sure you drink plenty of water daily. Also I see you take ibuprofen, make sure you are not over-dosing as this can cause bleeding. ...Read more
Need workup: Sed rate is never worth a workup unless there's symptoms / signs. High RBC's -- WAY above the top of the reference range -- suggests thal minor if hemoglobin / hematocrit are okay / lowish, one of the polycythemias if they are also high. These in turn can be due to anything from p vera rubra to sleep apnea to a high-affinity hemoglobin to COPD to a right-to-left heart shunt. ...Read more
A cmp blood test says albumin/globulin ratio is 2.6 (says normal range is 1-2.1). What is this ratio, and what do results mean? Should i be concerned?
I wouldn't worry: High albumin doesn't occur except in dehydration which also raises globulin, so your total globulin is a bit low overall. Chances are you're one of the folks who makes less in the way of antibodies than other folks, at least right now. This level's no danger to you. These investigations are seldom productive and if you feel well, I'd simply be thankful for good health and keep an eye on it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
What is normal blood sugar level in Germany? is 5.6 high or normal? what should be eaten, and what not?
Same as every where.: fasting 65-99mg%Get a more detailed answer ›
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