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Tests undergone cholesterol, LDL, SGOP and SGPT, iron, average blood glucose and creatinine urine, no strength in the body, rarely takes alcohol. How to reduce serum iron? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hi
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   Hello
Please proceed with your query
User :   i have undergone certain tests and the results were horrifying
User :   i am only telling you the problem area
User :   cholestrol tota - 225 mg%
Doctor :   ok
User :   cholestrol LDL 156 mg%
User :   SGOP 45.9 u/i
User :   SGPT 73.3 u/1
Doctor :   ok
User :   iron 1782 ug/dl
User :   average blodd glucose 83.83 mg/dl
User :   creatinine - urine 1.4 ug/ml
User :   my age is 31 yrs
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   May I know the reason why these tests were done?
User :   i do not feel stregth in my body guess high iron and low sugar to be blamed beside liver prob
User :   general health checkup
Doctor :   ok
User :   since i was feeling weak
Doctor :   May I know your weight?
User :   68 kg
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Your reports seem to be slightly deranged
Doctor :   Do you consume alcohol?
User :   rarely
Doctor :   ok
User :   4-5 times in a year
Doctor :   Your cholesterol levels are slightly higher
Doctor :   LDL is quite high
User :   yeah
Doctor :   SGOT and SGPT seem to be normal
User :   as per the range given in the test SGOT and SGPT is also high
Doctor :   Blood glucose and Creatinine are fine
Doctor :   They are slightly above the normal range
Doctor :   means to say your SGOT and SGPT
User :   ok
Doctor :   Serum Iron seems to be quite abnormal and high
User :   yeah
User :   how do i reduce that
Doctor :   You need to get investigated as to why your serum Iron is high
Doctor :   May I know where was these tests done?
User :   thyrocare
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   May be you need to repeat serum Iron once again I feel
User :   i wil do that this friday
Doctor :   ok, Can you repeat the serum value level once again?
Doctor :   sorry serum Iron level once again
User :   i have read that hig iron level also cause weakness and since i feel weak i am assuming that it should be correct
User :   iron 178.2
User :   tibc 415.7
User :   transfeeein saturation 42.87
Doctor :   Your values seem to be normal
Doctor :   You need not worry
User :   iron is high ??
Doctor :   Earlier you mentioned to me your serum iron value to be 1278
Doctor :   That is why I asked to repeat the test
User :   yeah tying error missed a dot
Doctor :   Now you said it is 178.2
User :   yeah
Doctor :   It is absolutely normal
Doctor :   You need not worry
User :   why do i feel weak
Doctor :   There may be some other causes of the weakness
Doctor :   Do you eat regularly on time?
Doctor :   Is your work strained?
Doctor :   Do you consume nutritious food?
User :   yeah
User :   i am not strained
Doctor :   Do you feel weak all the time?
User :   this prob is happening since last 2 mths
User :   yeah most of the times
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   You need to get evaluated by a doctor as you are constantly feeling tired
Doctor :   There may some underlying cause like Hypothyroidism
Doctor :   I feel you need to undergo certain other tests to know the cause of the weakness
Doctor :   Is there lot of physical exertion ?
Doctor :   Are you there?
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