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Hi, I did a lipid profile of my blood sample

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Hi,
I did a lipid profile of my blood sample and the following are the values. Please advice if I need to take medication.
Total Cholestrol - 160
LDL - 106
HDL - 31
VLDL - 23
TriGlyceride - 116

Sun, 11 Feb 2018 in Liver and Gall Bladder
 
 
Answered by Dr. Indu Kumar 4 hours later
Brief Answer:
Your findings suggests borderline raised LDL level.

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
Thanks for writing to Healthcaremagic,
I've gone through your query and understand your concern,

Your findings suggests borderline raised LDL level.
Other factors are within normal limit.
With these findings,I suggest only to avoid fatty food and go for exercise to my patients.

I don't suggest for medicines at this stage.
I suggest to avoid saturated fat like red meat,fat rich milk products etc.
Go for exercise regularly and avoid alcohol,cigarettes if you take it.

In short,findings are almost normal.

Get well soon.

Hope I have answered your query.
Further queries are most welcome.

Take Care
Dr. Indu XXXXXXX
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