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Fat deposits in the blood and its causes - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u
User :   my bf did a blood test today and while taking the sample the nurse found fat deposits in his blood
Doctor :   please proceed with your query
User :   shud he worry?
User :   she said its pretty common but its still a bit frightening
Doctor :   fat deposits in the blood is qiute common
User :   his bp is normal
User :   wat causes it?
Doctor :   not to worry
Doctor :   wats his ht and wt
User :   5'11 145llbs
User :   *lbs
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   if the cholesterol in the body is high
User :   i dont think he has high cholesterol either...
Doctor :   then fat can be found in the blood
User :   he's a pretty healthy eate
User :   *eater
Doctor :   obesity
User :   hmmm...i'll tell him to get it checked then
Doctor :   or family history of obesity
User :   nope
Doctor :   can be a cause
User :   hmm...ok...
Doctor :   ok
User :   and my next ques is can u give blood if u have hsv1?
Doctor :   it can be found in some normal individuals
Doctor :   herpes simplex 1 rarely causes genital and sexual diseases
Doctor :   its herpes 2 which causes it

Doctor :   hsv 1 not an absolute contraindication
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