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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   Hi! I am XXXXXXXX and my Recently had a blood test routine for my cholesterol and something else came up in that where in the Neutrophil count is about 32.8 % (down from 47.4% in June 2008) , Abs Neut 1.5 (down from 2.9 in June) and Lymph% 56.8 (up from 43.6 in June ) .
Doctor :   ok
User :   Do not understand what it means
User :   but I was directed to see a Hematologist whose appointment is in the next couple of weeks But Wanted to find out if this means anything
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   why were these test done
Doctor :   was it routine test
User :   I am 40 years old and an Indian in the USA now on work. The tests were done for routine Cholesterol checkup-
Doctor :   ok
User :   And I was put on Semastatin for reducing the cholesterol levels as the cholesterol levels went up despite the dietary control.
Doctor :   what was the cholesterol level when the test was done
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   u need to reduce the amount of fatty food u consume
User :   one sec
Doctor :   make sure u exercise regularly as well
Doctor :   yes
User :   269
User :   Trilyceride fats 157
User :   LDL 191
User :   HDL 47
Doctor :   normal Cholesterol level should be Less than 225 mg/dL for some one in age 40-49 yr; increases with age

Doctor :   in ur case it is 269
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