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Had viral hepatitis A. Done LFT test. Jaundice cured? Have chest pain - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 12-Jun-2013
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Doctor:Dr XXXXXXX here
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:I was diagnosed with Viral Hepatitis A a few months back - Dec 27 - 2012
User:its been almost 4 months now....
User:and i did a LFT Test...
User:and following is the result
User:SGOT - 38
User:SGPT 30
User:ALK -PHOS - 188
User:Total Bilirubin - .9
User:Direct B - 0.30
User:Indirect - 0.6
User:Globulin - 3.0
User:Alb/Glo Ratio - 1.2
User:So do u think Jaundice has gone?
Doctor:Total bilirubin levels under 1.2mg/dl is normal and indicates no jaundice.
User:My direct Bilirubin is a little more than tht 0.25 limits...
User:hence the doubt
User:ok thanks for confirming...
User:also i conducted a LIPID profile test
User:want ur take on possible heart diseases...
User:Cholestrol - 200
Doctor:Besides that, Viral Hepatitis A is a self limiting infection and rarely we see long standing jaundice.
Doctor:Any symptoms that you have is likely to improve.
User:Trigyl - 80
User:HDL - chol - 40
User:VLDL - choles - 16
User:LDL - chol - 144
User:TC - HDLC ratio -2
User:LDLC - HDLC ratio - 3.6
User:i conducted this test ....since i was feeling some light heart pain randomly....
User:very light heart pain...
Doctor:Heart disease occur as a result of cumulative effects.
User:do u think my cholestrol level is under control
Doctor:Of all the various factors that combine to cause heart disease, your cholesterol is under control.
User:ok thanks for the advice Dr. :)
User:Thats all I had to ask.
Doctor:In simple terms, the cholesterol levels are in good range. And it doesn't seem the cholesterol levels will cause you any risk of Coronary heart disease.
Doctor:Hope it's clear to you.
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
User:yes very much indeed!: )
Doctor:Bye for now.
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