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How is my cholesterol?

40-year-old male. total cholesterol 169. triglycerides 37. HDL 66. LDL 96.
Tue, 13 Sep 2011
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Hello.welcome.Your cholesterol total,triglycerides and HDL are good.But ideally LDL should be below 80.good luck.
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General & Family Physician Dr. Akshith's  Response
thanks for the query,
from your lab parameters the lipid profile seems to be well below normal limits you can repeat the tests after 3 months again.
take care.
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