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What causes high level of triglycerides in a child?

my daughters triglyceride number was 386. she is 12 years old, not overweight, very active and eats healthy. I have one doctor telling me her cholesteral is extremely high and a second doctor telling me her cholesterol is normal and no need to worry. i am wondering if 386 is considered high or normal level for triglycerides?
Thu, 6 Jul 2017
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doctor to doctor varies but i suggest you to take a urine examination just to rule out kidney related issues .... hope this helps...thankyou!
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