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Done with lipid profile check and have LDL cholesterol of 102 and have pain. Suggest?

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Hi Sir..i done my liquid profie check & have received LDL cholesterol of 102.20 & also have slit pain some time .please advsie.
Posted Tue, 30 Jul 2013 in Hypertension and Heart Disease
Answered by Dr. Anil Grover 1 hour later
welcome to healthcare magic, i am a certified and qualified cardiologist, i read your mail with diligence, thanks for writing in.
You are 38 years , and you have not mentioned about your risk factors whether you have any diabetes , hypertension, smoking and family history of heart disease.
and why did yo done lipid profile.
Coming to the LDL level of 102 is normal if you do not have any risk factors of heart disease.
If you already have heart disease LDL should be maintained less XXXXXXX 70.
Coming to the pain , if yo ave symptoms of pain on exertion , and relieving with rest , you should consult a doctor ( preferably cardiologist) and take an ECG , ECO and if needed Tread mill test .
Meanwhile you start lifestyle modification to prevent future heart disease .
i think i cleared your doubts, if yo need further assistance, let me know.
thank you.
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