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Test for LDL and HDL - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   blood liqid profile triglyceride is 208 what medicins to take?
Doctor :   It doesnt depend on triglycerides along
Doctor :   alone
Doctor :   but on total cholesterol and HDL and LDL
Doctor :   so triglyceride is not the measure
Doctor :   it is above normal but you got to check other details also
Doctor :   but never the medicines are the first line drugs to lower any component in lipid profile
Doctor :   it is the diet and exercise
Doctor :   are you there
User :   cho198 tg2 208 hdl41
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   your age?
Doctor :   any family history of hypercholesterol
User :   63yrs
Doctor :   diabetes/ blood pressure/ any episode of heart disease
Doctor :   til now
User :   no
Doctor :   so what is the LDL measure
User :   140/90 taking atten 100 mg anvas 10 mg
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   waht is the LDL measruing in you profile
User :   not getting sleep bec oh high tg2 208
Doctor :   dont worry
Doctor :   TG is not the criteria
User :   pl mention medicins to reduce
Doctor :   but LDL is most important
User :   only hdl 41 anddonot haveldl
Doctor :xxxx we dont prescribe medicine that need prescription to get in store
Doctor :   I think you should get the LDL done immediately
Doctor :   though your other parameteers are ok
User :   thank u sir
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