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Bone disorder test shows deficiency and toxicity. What are they significant of? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 30-May-2013
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User:have sent you the report
User:oh sorry
Doctor:I shall convey your message to Dr
User:she had asked for the report
User:ok thanks
Doctor:Is there any other concern which I can help you with?
User:i did a general checkup
User:For Vitamins
User:Vitamins 25-Hydroxyvitamin D (Serum/Chemiluminescence) 8.64 Deficiency - Below 10 ng/ml Insufficiency - 10 - 30 ng/ml Sufficiency - 30 - 100 ng/ml Toxicity - Above 100 ng/ml
User:i have a reading of 8.64 which is deficient
User:is this reversible ??
Doctor:May I know your age and gender?
User:This was under the Bone Disorder test !!
User:My age is 35
Doctor:If there is no associated renal disorder, this problem can be corrected.
Doctor:You will need to take vitamin D supplements in the form of oral tablets / injection.
Doctor:Usually doctors prescribe vitamin D granules, one granule for a week for 4-6 weeks.
Doctor:and the vitamin D levels gets rectified.
Doctor:If your kidney's are functioning properly, what you have is usually a reversible condition.
User:I dont see any issus in my kidney and renal disorders ??
Doctor:I will forward your mail to Dr as requested.
User:Ok fine it has all the details of the tests undertaken
Doctor:It's good to know you have a normal renal system.
User:I assume so :)
Doctor:I don't think we are currently dealing with a serious problem.
User:How can ione dentity problem with renal disorder ??
User:i mean symptoms of something wrong in renal or kidney
Doctor:Usually renal function test and ultrasounds are good enough markers to know about renal status.
Doctor:But whether you would need a complete renal profile and scan or not
User:any symptoms ??
Doctor:can be commented by your treating physician.
User:does this Vitamin D deficiency lead to bone disorders??
Doctor:Yes, Vitamin D, calcium and another parathyroid hormone play an important role in maintaining bone health.
Doctor:Low vitamin D and calcium levels and abnormal parathyroid hormones can lead to bone disorders.
User:Oh ok
Doctor:I understand your concern, but don't worry.
User:Thanks doctor
User:some more test results
User:eGFR - Estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate -96.0
User:Blood Urea Nitrogen (Serum/Urease GLDH) 9.0 7.0 - 18.0 mg/dl Uric Acid (Serum/Uricase Peroxidase) 3.5 3.5 - 7.2 mg/dl Bilirubin-Total (Serum/Diazo) 1.0 0.2 - 1.0 mg/dl Bilirubin-Direct (Serum/Diazo) .
User:BUN is 9
User:Uric Acid is 3.5
User:Bilrubin Total is 1.0
User:Bilrubin Direct is nil
Doctor:Considering you are young, asymptomatic and do not have high blood pressure, I don't think we are dealing with a serious medical condition.
Doctor:Normal eGFR is between 90 to 120
User:I do have High BP
User:i was on medication of Concor 1.25 mg
Doctor:which also suggests normal renal functioning.
User:it reduced and was consistent and hence stopped by my doctor
Doctor:It's good to know that.
Doctor:All your reports are normal.
User:Is it so that because of low Vitamin D, i can have high BP ?
Doctor:Low vitamin D levels is probably due to nutritional deficiency and probably due to reduced exposure to sun.
User:My HDL is a little low at 28 and LDL 78
Doctor:There is not direct relationship between Vitamin D levels and high blood pressure.
User:i mean 71
User:I hope i am not taking too much of your time ?
User:was just browsing thru internet saw that Low Vitamin D leads to hypertension , pre diabetes etc
Doctor:Don't worry.
User:so was wondering my high BP could be because of this reason :)
User:Thanks doctor for your kind words
Doctor:Dr would be able to tell you if there is any thing which needs to be addressed other than use of Vitamin D granules.
Doctor:she after having looked at your reports
User:Ok Doctor
Doctor:will tell you if you would need any more tests.
Doctor:we have received your mail attachments.
User:Thanks for your time and being patient enough to answer my "too many questions"
User:ok doctor
Doctor:When do you wish to get a call back from Dr
User:anytime or even on chat too i am fine
User:since in office so may not be able to be on phone due to the meetings
Doctor:I shall forward your request.
User:Thanks doctor
Doctor:We shall get back to you shortly about how to proceed connecting to Dr
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
User:sure doctor
User:thanks and have a nice day
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