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Query about glucose test during pregnancy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   I have a question about my wife's glucose screening test on 24w+1d
User :   hi
Doctor :   Hi Dr xxx here
Doctor :   please proceed
User :   my wife had glucose screening test yesterday
User :   they gave her 50 mg glucose
Doctor :   so your wife is expecting and is 24 weeks now
Doctor :   ok
User :   and they made a test after an hour
User :   but when she went home
User :   they call her and say that there was something wrong with the blood sample and she neede to give again
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i guess the blood sample got clotted or somthing
User :   after about 2 hours they came again and took samples
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
User :   and the results are: User :   86 in the begining
User :   134 one hour later
User :   but they did not come 1 hour later
Doctor :   ok
User :   do you think we should trust this test?
Doctor :   sure,
Doctor :   since the sugar levels has not crossed 150, u dont need to worry as such
User :   and MPV is 12,2 , but higher limt is 11
User :   and there is another parameter notrofil
Doctor :   get a HBA1C test done, this will give a better indicatior of her glycemic index
User :   it is 77%
User :   what is notrofil?
User :   the normal values are between 36-66%
Doctor :   have u got the spelling right ?
User :   noutrophil :)
Doctor :   the normal value for 1 hr 50 mg OGTT is less than 140
User :   it is 9,76 when the normal values are 1,4 - 6,4
Doctor :   so the test is normal for ur wife
Doctor :   also the neutrophil test is fine
User :   neutrophil is also normal?
Doctor :   due to pregnancy, there may be a bit elevation and that is not to be worried
Doctor :   as long as she is asymptomatic, and not having any infections, then u dont need to be alarmed
User :   thank you
Doctor :   u r welcome
Doctor :   do u have any other query?
User :   she may be having any infections do you think?
Doctor :   as she is not having any symptoms of fever, urinary symptoms, i dont think she has any infection
User :   do we need to make any other testss?
User :   ok thank you
Doctor :   at 24 weeks, if everything is fine, and other routine tests have been done, then there is no need for other tests
Doctor :   please feel free to leave ur feedback as u log out. thanks for consulting me here
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