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Doctor insights on: What Level Of Ammonia Is Fatal

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What level of ammonia is fatal?

What level of ammonia is fatal?

None: There is no set level of ammonia that in itself is fatal, its elevation is more associated with the severity of the liver disease in a rough and inexact sort of way. ...Read more

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How can you treat high ammonia levels?

How can you  treat high ammonia levels?

Lactulose: The most common treatment is a sugary, thick syrup called lactulose. It binds ammonia in the gut and decreases its absorption into the blood stream. ...Read more

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What does it mean for your ammonia level is high?

Evaluation warranted: Ammonia is a by product of metabolism by the liver. Elevated ammonia levels generally mean there is a problem with liver metabolism. Further evaluation is warranted. ...Read more

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What does low ammonia levels in your blood do to u?

What does low ammonia levels in your blood do to u?

Nothing: I take it that your blood ammonia level was measured and your level fell below the "reference range". A high ammonia, especially if very high, tends to mean trouble. However, a low level just means you are even lower than most healthy folks. "treat the patient, not the numbers." best wishes. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: ammonia level?

What is the definition or description of: ammonia level?

See below: An ammonia test measures the amount of ammonia in the blood. Most ammonia in the body forms when protein is broken down by bacteria in the intestines. The liver normally converts ammonia into urea, which is then eliminated in urine.

Ammonia levels in the blood rise when the liver is not able to convert ammonia to urea. This may be caused by cirrhosis or severe hepatitis. ...Read more

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Son has a level of ammonia of <9 is this bad? Vitaem b12 is 1690

Son has a level of ammonia of <9 is this bad? Vitaem b12 is 1690

That's fine: Reference ranges are set so that a few percent of healthies fall outside on either side. ...Read more

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Is a blood reading of 41 micromole liter high for ammonia levels?

Is a blood reading of 41 micromole liter high for ammonia levels?

Ammonia: it depends on the lab but around here that is a little bit high

low protein diet will help

underlying cause has to be evaluated! ...Read more

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Please tell me what can cause ammonia levels in your blood to fluctuate?

Please tell me what can cause ammonia levels in your blood to fluctuate?

Ammonia levels: They fluctuate normally depending on what you liver is doing and meds you are taking. Lets do 2nd opinion and find out more. ...Read more

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What are the diseases that are associated with elevated ammonia and lactate levels?

Many: There is a large list of conditions that result in elevated ammonia and/or lactate. The body chemistry is malfunctioning, often thru a genetic defect. There are many chemical pathways that may go awry in these situations and can be very serious, even life threatening. You must see your doctor , if these conditions occur. ...Read more

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Can gilberts syndrome elevate your ammonia levels my level was 72 normal is 11-32?

Not typically: But I have found the ammonia levels in most commercial labs to be not that accurate. You may want to just recheck it. ...Read more

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How can I tell if my ammonia levels are high in my body?

Blood test.: A blood test can determine the ammonia level in your body. ...Read more

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What is the max you can take of lactolose to reduce ammonia levels?

What is the max you can take of lactolose to reduce ammonia levels?

Consult your doctor: The maximum recommended dose is 45ml four times a day or 180ml in a day. Hepatic encephalopathy is a serious medical condition and its treatment should be monitored by doctor . So please consult your doctor. ...Read more

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Do slightly elevated ammonia levels always indicate a problem in the body?

Yes, maybe: An ammonia test measures the amount of ammonia in the blood. Most ammonia in the body forms when protein is broken down by bacteria in the intestines. The liver normally converts ammonia into urea, which is then eliminated in urine.

Ammonia levels in the blood rise when the liver is not able to convert ammonia to urea. This may be caused by cirrhosis or severe hepatitis. ...Read more

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Does a CBC check ammonia levels?

Does a CBC check ammonia levels?

No: There's usually no reason to check these if you feel and look well. ...Read more

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Blood ammonia level was 38 is this a little high?

Blood ammonia level was 38 is this a little high?

Lab error possible: The normal values listed here are just a guide. These ranges vary from lab to lab, and your lab may have a different range for what's normal. Your lab report should contain the range your lab uses.
Adults:
15–60 micrograms per deciliter (mcg/dL)
21–50 micromoles per liter (mcmol/L)
*Blood drawn for ammonia levels should be kept on ice until processed, or false elevations may be reported. ...Read more

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What is a normal range for ammonia and nitrate levels?

11-35: Ammonia levels can be checked in serum (blood )and can be elevated in patients with chronic liver disease with cirrhosis. As with most lab tests, the cut offs for what is normal and what is elevated can vary slightly. At my institution, normal range is 11 to 35 mcmol per liter. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have high ammonia levels WITHOUT cirrhosis?

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Is it possible to have high ammonia levels WITHOUT cirrhosis?

Yes: One example, case report showed that some advanced multiple myeloma without cirrhosis can have elevated ammonia. The mechanism is unclear. ...Read more

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Husbands liver ammonia levels elevated even with medication. normal cut off 38, his 56. he doesn't take all his medicine properly. warning signs?

Husbands liver ammonia levels elevated even with medication. normal cut off 38, his 56. he doesn't take all his medicine properly. warning signs?

Elevated ammonia: For elevated ammonia lactolose is used as is rifaximin. . it is important ot take medications . With elevated ammonia you get confused, disoriented, slurrign of speech ultimately lethargic when very high can result in coma. Hydration and low protein diet is important as well


https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000302.htm ...Read more

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Can mono cause ammonia levels in your liver to be high?

Can mono cause ammonia levels in your liver to be high?

Ammonia levels/mono: In very rare cases, mono can lead to liver failure with elevated ammonia levels.
That is why the liver tests are often monitored in the course of mono in selected individuals. ...Read more

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What are ways for a girl to tell if her ammonia level is high?

What are ways for a girl to tell if her ammonia level is high?

Clinically she would: Have altered mentation. You may also order blood work for ammonia level and get the actual number. ...Read more

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What can help my dad if he has a high level level of ammonia in blood?

What can help my dad if he has a high level level of ammonia in blood?

Lactulose and diet: Elevated blood ammonia is most commonly seen in patients with chronic liver disease. Ammonia is a breakdown product of protein metabolism. A low protein diet may help. Lactulose is essentially a laxative medication which is used to decrease blood ammonia levels. ...Read more

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What do you think, could my ammonia levels rise if i stop taking lactulose?

What do you think, could my ammonia levels rise if i stop taking lactulose?

Ammonia Level: That depends what the cause of your elevated ammonia level is. If the cause is liver disease or failure, your ammonia levels will likely rise again when you stop the lactulose. If the reason for your high ammonia levels are not addressed, your levels will continue to rise after the lactulose is stopped. ...Read more

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What to do if my daughter's blood ammonia level in high stage. she can't to do anything now.?

Depends: High blood ammonia level could be from congenital metabolic conditions or acute liver failure. Inborn metabolic conditions can be cured by liver transplantation. In cases of acute liver failure, the underlying causes should be aggressively managed. ...Read more

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I get exposed to low levels of r717 anhydrous ammonia at work. Is this pretty dangerous while pregnant?

Ammonia exposure: Depends on how low the levels. Best to get away from exposure of any noxious fumes. Talk to osha about exposure safe levels. ...Read more

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My ammonia levels were slightly up but all my other liver test were within normal ranges what does this mean?

My ammonia levels were slightly up but all my other liver test were within normal ranges what does this mean?

Need more info: It depends about what you mean by "slightly up". High ammonia revels are indicative of significant liver problems that can be life threatening. Since you indicate that your other liver tests are within normal range and your ammonia level is not markedly elevated I have to assume you have nothing to worry about. ...Read more