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Abnormal values of MCV, eosinophil count, lymphocyte count, cholesterol levels. Suggestions? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 11-Jun-2013
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Doctor:How can I help you?
User:i have recently done some 47 different checks
User:der are some range which are higher
User:den normal
User:can i share the same with you
Doctor:I shall help you understand them.
User:its in PDF format
User:how can is send you that
Doctor:You can mail the details
Doctor:in the subject mail.
User:okay m sending
Doctor:Let me know after sending it.
Doctor:Let me verify.
Doctor:Thanks for waiting.
Doctor:Let me brief you.
Doctor:I have reviewed your reports and to help you understand the reports, I would like to know few details from you.
Doctor:May I ask a few queries?
User:yes plz
Doctor:May I know your age? - it is clear in the report.
Doctor:Do you smoke or drink alcohol?
User:ya i do
User:smoke only in parties
Doctor:Drink alcohol?
Doctor:Do you eat non vegetarian diet?
User:no i dont
User:m pure veg
Doctor:May I know your current height and weight?
User:6 and around 80
Doctor:Let me brief you.
Doctor:1. As per your report, your MCV is on the higher side.
Doctor:This is commonly found in pure vegetarians due to vitamin deficiency.
Doctor:Precisely vitamin B12 deficiency needs to be assessed.
Doctor:If found very low, it can be rectified by vitamin supplements.
Doctor:2. There are few minor alterations in your differential counts - eosinophil percentage.
Doctor:At this point, I would like to tell you that this is only a differential count and not absolute elevation.
Doctor:You still could be having normal values. This can be checked by getting absolute eosinophil count test done.
User:hope its ntn major
Doctor:However if suffer with allergies this could be related.
Doctor:It could also be raised with parasitic infections.
Doctor:3. Differential lymphocyte count is not significant to cause any alarms.
Doctor:4. Your cholesterol levels are deranged.
Doctor:Cholesterol levels are usually an indicator of life style.
Doctor:As you do drink alcohol, this may be related.
Doctor:It can be corrected by reducing alcohol, by exercises and life style changes.
Doctor:There are few medicines like atorvastatin. They help in reducing cholesterol.
Doctor:You can consult a physician and take a prescription of atorvastatin.
Doctor:Marginally elevated uric acid is not significant presuming you do not have joint pains/swelling.
Doctor:Please get the levels checked again after 2 weeks.
User:i dont have
Doctor:Lastly, your BUN/Creatinine ratio is fine as the absolute values are in normal range.
Doctor:In brief, you have high MCV value and cholesterol values.
Doctor:Only these are significant and need to be corrected.
User:okay dis are two major concern rit
Doctor:Get your vitamin B12 levels checked and reduce smoking.
Doctor:Cholesterols can be corrected by changes in lifestyle, exercises and if needed by medications.
Doctor:Yes, only these 2 are the major abnormalities.
Doctor:Have you followed?
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
User:no thanks
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
User:thanks for view
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