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My 9 year old son has 210 cholesterol level. Is that bad ?

Hi I was just told that my 9 year old son has 210 cholesterol level. Is that bad ?
Asked On : Sat, 4 Sep 2010
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Thanks for query,
Cholesterol 210 at this is age is quite more and not good.
I think he may be obese.
Consult pediatrician go for investigations.
Ok and bye.
Answered: Tue, 30 Aug 2011
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Pediatrician, Neonatology Dr. Kathirvel Rajan's  Response
U did not mention about the various fractions including good and bad type of cholesterol.
Elevated total cholesterol may be due to metabolic disordrs, hormonal disorders, diabetes,or simple obesity.
Do other tests to look for these.
Answered: Wed, 31 Aug 2011
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