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Blood report analysis, control high cholesterol - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   yes can i please know your name ?
Doctor :   I am Dr. here
User :   Ok i`ll get some blood reports today and tell you
User :   reports are high than normal
Doctor :   Ok
User :   CBC i have following things with high valuses : RBC: 6.14 Unit: x10.e 6/μl Normal values: 4 - 6 HGB: 17.6 Unit: g/dl Normal values: 11.5 - 17.5 And some increased values in LFT`s as follows: TOTAL BILIRUBIN: 1.08 Units: mg/dl Normal Values: Up to 1.0 ALT: 58 Units: U/L Normal values: 10 - 50 TOTAL PROTEIN: 8.14 Units: g/dl Normal values: 5.5 - 8.0 Lipid profiles has following things High: - TRIGLYCERIDES: 223 Units: mg/dl Normal Ranges:
Doctor :   Let me read your query
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Mainly it is cholesterol
Doctor :   the rest of the values are just slight fluctuation
Doctor :   and hence not a problem
User :   ok
User :   LFt`s are not alarming ?\
Doctor :   no it is not
User :   bilirubin and ALT >?
Doctor :   Bilirubin is normal upto 1.2
User :   ok
Doctor :   ALT, just one enzyme slightly elevated
Doctor :   is not significant
User :   ok
User :   so cholesterol what i do ???
Doctor :   For that since it is not very high, you can bring it down with diet an exercise
Doctor :   cholesterol is also related to liver if you are aware
User :   oh oh
Doctor :   and hence interdependent
Doctor :   so in terms of diet
Doctor :   no to fat foods
Doctor :   and also to non veg and junk foods as well
User :   like red meat ?
Doctor :   Yes
User :   cgicken is ok for me ?
User :   chicken ?
Doctor :   avoid it as far as possible
Doctor :   minimize intake of those foods
User :   so you advise me to avoid also chicken ? then please give me diet plans
Doctor :   Yes,
Doctor :   Diet is avoidance of those foods
Doctor :   and add good amount of fiber rich foods
Doctor :   that is fruits, vegetables
Doctor :   take them in plenty
Doctor :   Use garlic and onion in your diet
User :   Ok i see
Doctor :   which are beneficial for lowering cholesterol
User :   what about pulses?
Doctor :   Pulses, no restriction
Doctor :   dal as well
User :   actually my uric acid also high
Doctor :   Yes, I did observe rhat
Doctor :   that
User :   i see
Doctor :   are you having any symptoms?
User :   rapid heart beat + some time weekness
Doctor :   Ok
User :   also shortness of breath with rapid heart beat
User :   ECG is ok
Doctor :   You should recheck your uric acid level after 1 month
User :   EKG test and Ett tests are ok
Doctor :   as they are not specific symptoms that your are mentioning
User :   oh
Doctor :   Also, I would like to know about your creatinine and blood urea levels
User :   i have full CBC reports what i paste here is above normal
User :   other valuses are normal
Doctor :   ok
User :   that symptoms lead to anxiety ?
Doctor :   Sorry, I dint get you
Doctor :   if creatinine, blood urea levels are normal
User :   the symtoms i tell you aare due to ?
Doctor :   it is positive side
Doctor :   they are non specific symptoms
Doctor :   wrt uric acid
User :   i see
Doctor :   more towards the cardiac symptoms
Doctor :   since EKG is fine
Doctor :   you can go for an Echo and then a Stress test
User :   my doctor say its panic attack due to anxiety problems
Doctor :   Yes, it is one possibility
User :   Echo and stress test are normal
Doctor :   but cardiac problem has to be ruled out, it has been
Doctor :   thats good
User :   creatinine, blood urea are not included in CBC tests ?
Doctor :   so anxiety is likely
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i see
Doctor :   Havent you got it done previously?
User :   cuz that symtoms rise when i used to drive
User :   drive a card etc
User :   car*
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   I did get it
Doctor :   It is likely to be of psychological origin
User :   right
Doctor :   So get your uric acid along with blood urea, serum creatinine and urine routine along with microalbumin urine after 1 month
User :   ok
User :   what 8is purpose of blood urea, serum creatinine ?
Doctor :   they are to check for overall kidney functions
User :   i see , is there any symtoms if there is any kidney disorder?
Doctor :   No
User :   alright
Doctor :   Do you have any other questions?
User :   ok is there any more advise?
Doctor :   That is fine enough
Doctor :   Be cautious about your diet and exercise
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting, bye for now
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