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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi Good Evening
Doctor :   Please post your query
User :   I am XXXXXXXX
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User :   I am 34 year old working for MNC Bank. In my last clinical reports, i found that my cholestrol levels are high. I am referring to LDL which were high and unfortunately HDL were on lower side.
Doctor :   Can you give the values
User :   LDL was 148 and HDL I dont remember
User :   When contacted my Doc put me on medication
Doctor :   Do you take any medicines for that?
Doctor :   ok
User :   Rosulip 10
Doctor :   what was that?
User :   at night
User :   and Ecosprin 75 after lunch
User :   u want to know the composition of Rosulip 10?
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   i feel it is an anti cholesterol drug
Doctor :   statins i feel
Doctor :   what was your total cholesterol?
Doctor :   In general, a total cholesterol value over 200 mg/dL may mean you have a greater risk for heart disease.
Doctor :   However, LDLLDL levels are a better predictor of heart disease, and they determine how your high cholesterol should be treated.
Doctor :   High total cholesterol levels may be caused by: * Biliary cirrhosiscirrhosis
* Familial hyperlipidemiasFamilial hyperlipidemias
* High-fat diet
* HypothyroidismHypothyroidism
* Nephrotic syndromeNephrotic syndrome
* Uncontrolled diabetes
Doctor :   Total cholesterol is an important measure of both bad and good cholesterol.
Doctor :   . Other lab tests are done to measure specific amounts of good (HDL) and bad (LDL) cholesterol
Doctor :   was lipoprotein a test done?
Doctor :   LDL Cholesterol 100-190 mgs/dlBorderline risk >190 mgs/dl      high Risk
Doctor :   ArE you there?
Doctor :   since you are not responding to my chats i am closing the window now
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Doctor :   thankyou
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