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Concern for cholesterol level - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   Hi Doctor,
Doctor :   please go ahead with ur medical query
User :   I want to check with you how serious the Cholestrol ratio if 6.8 for my age of 41
Doctor :   could u type in the report u have
User :   I readily do not have the report but the ratio I remember is 6.8
Doctor :   LDL cholesterol should be < 100mg/dl (ideally should not be more than 70mg/dl)HDL cholesterol should be > 45/dl (ideally should be > 50 for women and > 45 for men)Triglyceride levels should be
Doctor :   healthy level is below 5
User :   Thank you doctor i will get back after getting the report
Doctor :   ur welcome
Doctor :   have a nice day
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