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2 1 Tue, 5 Nov 2019
Hello My mom age is 60 years old she conducted lipid profile test in which Triglycerides are diagnosed 205,,, Kindly confirm is it ok or not Last week my mom got minor angina attack as well Your prompt response will be highly appreciated. Thanks
4 3 Wed, 4 Sep 2019
my cholesterol in under control with Red Yeast Rice which I have been on for 3 or more months. I will be getting a colonoscopy next week and was told I have to go off Red Yeast Rice for 5 days before colonoscopy, will this mess up my good cholesterol levels I have now?
2 1 Thu, 25 Jul 2019
I wanted to stop taking some of my medications and talked to my doctor about stopping simvastatin after many years, because my last 12 hr fasting lipid panel results were excellent. So my PCP said I could stop the simvastatin for 30 days and then have a fasting lipid panel. I did this and this...
4 3 Fri, 8 Feb 2019
My son who is 58 years old has high cholesteral over 200 and his dr switched medical to Lipitor. Is that a good medication? He frequently goes to the bathroom and through the night.. He said after taking lipitor, he doesn t go during the night. Should he take a special diet for high cholestrol?
3 2 Thu, 24 Jan 2019
Hello Dr.I am 30 years unmarried man.More than 6 months I am suffering a kind of chest pain in left side. It is not happening always, normally 10 times per day happening and pain also few seconds only staying and I have met Doctors several times they were going to ECG, Clostrol Profile, Glucose...
4 2 Mon, 17 Dec 2018
My Tryglicerides are good my good cholesterol is good but my cholesterol is 263. First time in my life it’s never been over 200. Can I try diet and exercise I am very overweight and possibly get it under control? My sugar is good my thyroid is good nothing else is flagged on my lab work at that...
16 1 Fri, 23 Nov 2018
My husband has been on Lipitor and Avalide to control his cholesterol and blood pressure. We have been trying to conceive for three years. His sperm analysis last year was pretty bad, with low counts and poor morphology. I keep hearing that it could be his medications that are causing the...
13 1 Tue, 20 Nov 2018
Hi, I have gone for LFT(before breakfast) and i found my SGOT to be 48 and SGPT to be 58. I have also gone for Uric Acd test and it is coming out to be 7.1. Please let me know the reason for high levels of SGOT and Uric Acid. I dont drink or smoke, but i take Non-Veg regularly. Thanks Pranav
11 1 Tue, 20 Nov 2018
Hi,two week ago i got hcv anti body test which was positive then i got pcr quantative test for virus presence .my pcr test was negetaive (undetectable). But my sgpt and bilirubin are high 59 u/l and 2.4 respectively . I need suggestion ,should i get some medicine or i Can control without medicine...
14 1 Mon, 1 Oct 2018
My sis in law is experienceing jaw numbness and sometimes cant talk straight. She was diagnosed of high blood cholesterol. she has maintenance meds but still she feels dizzy. does it mean her cholesterol hasnt gone down? Im planning to have her checked by a neurologist....
13 1 Fri, 28 Sep 2018
Hi I m 45 had RAIodine in 2005, on L thyroxine 100microgram now. Thyroid profile always normal however my total cholesterol is elevated 6.4 mmol/l(1.03)mmol/l. Recently I had a vertigo last month, Neurologist told I had vestibulopathy. I also feeling cold especially on my hand and feet also has...
2 1 Wed, 25 Jul 2018
Oh, my goodness. I am unable to take statins because I have every single side effect possible. So I waited a while and then my doc sent me to a cholesterol clinic because my numbers are so high. So they tried me on Zetia. Within 5 days I had all of the major side effects but I decided to try...
3 2 Fri, 6 Jul 2018
Hi, can I answer your health question? Please type your question What could cause the veins from both my thumps to suddenly extremely pop out? After soaking them in cold water and compressing then they went back to not even being visible. I wasn’t do anything stenuous or straining. I am a 74 year...
2 1 Wed, 27 Jun 2018
Hello, I m 63, female, high cholestrol, no heart problem or no high blood pressure. I m allergic to statins. Drs. has asked me to take fish oil to help lower it. So, I was taking Flaxseed oil for a year. Went back to Dr. and again suggested fish oil. I purchased Nature Made Fish Oil and as taking...
3 2 Sat, 23 Jun 2018
My name is Jocelyn, 38 years old,I have a bio-chemistry result. Cholesterol- 227, Triglyceride- 117, HDL Cholesterol- 62, LDL Cholesterol- 142, Total Cholesterol- 3.7. Am i high cholesterol? Which food do i need to eat and which food can not be eat. Shall i take medicine?
2 1 Fri, 1 Jun 2018
I had a carotid neck a Doppler test and my doctor said I need to take a cholesterol medication. I don t wish to take a medication because I went to Japan and lived on Fish and green tea. When I came back I had to take some blood work and my cholesterol was lowered by 50 points. My Doppler test...
2 1 Fri, 1 Jun 2018
Doctor i was having cholesterol 301 VDL 198 HDl 36. i was prescribed Rozat 10mg for three months then i checked the blood again and now the values are ch-186,VDL 135,HDL 35. My doctor said to continue the medicine. so i would like to know from you can i stop the medicines.thank you
2 1 Tue, 29 May 2018
Hello. I received advices from Dr Shaikdh and i was very appreciate . Yes , i had a test on August 15, 2017 and the results : T3 : 1.11nmol/l , Free T4 : 14.25pmol/L and TSH : 1.54uIU/ml . I also had a test yesterday ,and my HbA1c is 5.06% . Due to the TSH and HbA1c results, am i diagnoised with...
2 1 Tue, 29 May 2018
I seemed to have some adverse reaction to Lipitor 10 mg and stopped it. My doctor says while on it, my blood levels were incredibly good, and I should go back on. I prefer over-the-counter red yeast rice 640 mg/day, which also kept my cholesteraol at good numbers. What do you think Lipitor vs red...
14 1 Sat, 26 May 2018
My husband is wanting to get a tattoo. He is taking cymbalta, hpb medication, cholesterol medication, predisone and an aspirin. Is it safe for him to get a tattoo while taking any or all this medication? If not, will he ever be able to get a tattoo? Can he wait a certain period after taking the...