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  • what is LH/FSH ratio?, does it mean I ovulate or not?
    Hello,I got my hormonal profile checked/tested through blood work because I have random menstruation, cycles always differ from one another and a random months without a period.My results at CD3 (progesterone induced period) were:LH:...
  • Q: ALT 34 ALP 113 is this bad or good?
    Question: ALT is 34 U/L, ALP is 113 U/LIs this good? Answers: Since the normal ALT, a liver enzyme, is up to 31 U/L, your number is slightly elevated, ALP, the alkaline phosphatase enzyme...
  • No idea what’s causing my symptoms.
    Female, aged 40Female Upper abdominal pain, tenderness & swelling, mid back pain, protruding, very painful lower ribs, tachycardia for 2 years, then a brief episode of extreme chest pain, now the tachycardia has gone,...
  • Q: What does PDW 54% mean?
    Answer: the PDW is a short form for the medical term “Platelet Distribution Width”, a lab index for measuring if the platelets are formed in the same size or they are different and show...
  • Q: My hCG levels jumped from 720 to 20000, Could I be having twins?
    Original question: My hCG levels were at 720 at four weeks and 5 days. They took my blood two days later and my levels had jumped up to 20,000. Could I be having twins?...

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  • Q: ALT 34 ALP 113 is this bad or good?
    Question: ALT is 34 U/L, ALP is 113 U/LIs this good? Answers: Since the normal ALT, a liver enzyme, is up to 31 U/L, your number is slightly elevated, ALP, the alkaline phosphatase enzyme...
  • Repeated Kidney Infection Explained
    Q:2 kidney infections in a little over a month.? I had no warning signs with either one. I woke up to weird smelling urine and a lot of blood in my urine. So I...
  • What Does Creatinine 5 and Hemoglobin 7 means?
    From received questions: I am a 50 years’ woman complaining from backpain and weakness all the time, and have got these lab work results: Creatinine 5 mg/dl BUN 140 eGFR 9.0 mL/min/1.73m2 Haemoglobin 7.5 Total...
  • What Does Backpain with Normal Creatinine Mean?
    Back pain or flank pain usually a result of musculoskeletal problems but often can be a sign of kidney pain. It is difficult to diagnose the lower back pain as a pain in the kidneys. But...
  • Understand GFR Blood Test and Normal GFR Levels Range
    GFR word stands for Glomerular Filtration Rate and tells how well your kidneys are working? Most people who developed CKD they weren’t know at earlier time because the disease itself progress silently for long...
  • How to Set Protein Diet by BUN Creatinine Uric Levels
    Learn how to follow-up protein diets with blood test results of BUN, Creatinine, and Uric acid. Earlier this week, a man came to the laboratory to do creatinine and blood urea tests, after asking...
  • Understand Creatinine Blood Test and Normal Creatinine Levels by Age
    Creatinine is an important blood test to identify early kidney diseases. Unfortunately, several medical conditions can cause abnormal creatinine levels in the blood. This Complete Guide will explain the importance of creatinine blood test...
  • Bilirubin Levels Chart (Normal, Low, High Bilirubin Levels Explained)
    Bilirubin Levels Chart is a table of common bilirubin levels that cause jaundice yellowish color of the skin and eyes sclera, including normal bilirubin levels, high bilirubin levels, and low bilirubin levels in the...

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