Lipid profile

What is Lipid profile?

The lipid profile is a group of tests that are often ordered together to determine risk of coronary heart disease. The tests that make up a lipid profile are tests that have been shown to be good indicators of whether someone is likely to have a heart attack or stroke caused by blockage of blood vessels (hardening of the arteries).

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I plan to get my Lipid Profile blood test done this weekend. Is fasting required for Lipid Profile blood test?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Not really required

Detailed Answer:
Hi

Thanks for your query.

There are different suggestions whether lipid profile should be done fasting or not. But I suggest that you do it fasting atleast 6 -8 hrs

Hope it helps

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Sir, My question is towards using 'Statins' Recently I have underwent test for Lipid profile . The values are Cholesterol 204, HDL 56, LDL 131, Tryglycerides 86 . Is it necessary to use statins. I am having BP for the last 2 months. Now it is 130 /80. Other clinical reports such as CBP, creatinine and sugar levels are in permissible levels. In this situation is it necessary to use statins. My age is 68. P. S .Ram

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Statins are highly recommended in your case.

Detailed Answer:
Hi Sir,

I can understand your concerns.

I have gone through your lipid profile in detail.

Its always advisable to take low dose statins in your case (Considering your age,lipid profile and Hypertension).

I generally...

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Hello Doc,
please refer to attached lipid profile and assist the treatment if required.
thanks.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
no lipid profile uploaded, pls send again....

Detailed Answer:
Hi my dear,

Unfortunately, no lipid profile result is attached. Please try to re upload or send to the following email address :

YYYY@YYYY

With subject line : " Attn to Dr.Albana Sejdini "

Thank you !...

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My LDL colostrol is always high. I take medicine sometime and it comes down but once I drop medicine it goes up very fast.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
please provide your details and lipid profile reports.

Detailed Answer:
Dear XXXXXXX
It would be great if you can provide your lipid profiles. That would help in understanding the type of lipid disorder you have and I will be able discuss the concepts behind it in a better way. I...

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Got my cholesteral blood work back, doctor states good cholesterolat 179. However, I'm wondering how that can be as my triglycerides are 220 and HDL 32, LDL 103. Always thought that your HDL plays important part along with others. Would this test be considered good?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
I would recommend as follows:

Detailed Answer:
Hello!

Welcome and thank you for asking on HCM!

Regarding your concern, I would explain that total cholesterol is not a true indicator of your cardio-vascular risk.

The ratio Total cholesterol/HDL is a better indicator of your...

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Hi.. My son who is 27 has a GGT level of 71.. how bad is it?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
GGT may be increased due to altered lipid profile.

Detailed Answer:
Hello Amrit

Report suggests raised GGT level.It indicates liver injury.
Lipid profile is also deranged.
Findings also suggests SGPT towards upper limit.
Increase in GGT and SGPT may be due to many reasons like...

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Attached in my account are 2 sets of blood tests - one done 9/11/2015 and another 9/16/2015

could you please review the latest one and give me your opinion

thank you

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Findings suggests altered lipid profile and raised SGOT,SGPT,ALP.

Detailed Answer:
Hello

Findings suggests altered lipid profile and raised SGOT,SGPT,ALP.
Increased SGPT may indicate liver injury.It may be due to many reasons like hepatitis,alcohol intake,altered lipid...

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Hi Doctor,

I had raised a query earlier regarding high level of SGPT/SGOT in the blood report. My SGOT is 57 and SGPT is 80.

I was advised to get a Lipid profile done for further investigation. I have done the Lipid profile done and enclosed is the report.

Kindly advice.

I am nondrinker, nonsmoker. What is the cause and implications of the same
What the steps to reduce the same

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Need to work on improving your lipid profile a bit

Detailed Answer:
Hi there, Thanks for coming back. Your SGOT/SGPT are OK for all intents and purposes and your Lipid profile is not perfect. but not dangerous either. Your HDL is on the low side of normal and your LDL is definitely...

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hi, this is XXXXXXX i am 39 yrs old. i recently took thyroid and lipid profile test as i gained weight recently. i take thyroid medication daily thyronorm-25mcg for past 1yr. in the recent blood reports, all thyroid parameters are normal. but cholesteral came 240. attachimg my lipid profile report. please suggest your inputs on lipid profile results. other issud is, 1hr before the blood test, i had 1 small banana and 1 ltr water.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
You have marginally abnormality...

Detailed Answer:
Dear XXXXXXX

I went through the reports attached. Your lipid profile reveals marginally elevated total cholesterol, LDL and triglyceride.

At the outset, 1 small banana and 1 L of water would hardly do any changes to lipid...

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Hi Doc,

I think I am suffering from ED, please advise how can overcome this condition.

I am type 2 diabetic with weight aroung 90 kgs

Please prescripe some medicine to overcome this situation

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Please provide more details

Detailed Answer:
Dear XXXXXXX
Thanks for using Healthcaremagic.

I read your query and understand your concerns.

I request you to provide following information point wise so the diagnosis can be made and suitable remedy can be offered.

1. What do you mean...

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Recent questions on  Lipid profile

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i went to the dr. 4 months ago and they said i need to lower my cholesterol are they would have to put me on medication. so i went back this week and had the test done and my overall cholesterol lowered from 220 to 212 but my trygliseride went up to 398 should i be worried?

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For the past 4 days, my blood pressure has been running anywhere from 130/95 to 120/102. My blood pressure is usually normal (typically 120/78 or so). I have high cholesterol and a family history of heart disease & am 51. What I don t understand is the numbers being close together. My last reading was 119/102.

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My age is 40,weight is 76kgs and height is 5 feet and 11 inches. My heartbeat is 82 and blood pressure is 130/80. When ever I try to exercise, after someday my blood pressure becomes high and I feel problem in breathing. I did lung x-ray and it shows o.kay. I tested my lipid profile and hemoglobin test and eeg[color doppler] test. Av is slightly enlarged. In lipid profile triglyceride is 345 and cholesterol is 240. I checked my diet and took medicines. The problem is less but not totally cured.

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I am a 62-year old healthy female who takes Pravastatin. My cholesterol level was 249 before being put on that drug, and I have no other health issues--not overweight, no hypertension, diabetes, metabolic syndrome, etc. Get plenty of exercise, have a good diet of protein and not many carbs or surgar. Triglycerides, etc. are fine, and my total cholesterol has dropped to 150 while on the drug. Recently a routine blood test revealed that my blood glucose level had risen to 104 after being 94 a year ago. Could this be due to the Pravastatin, and is there anything I should do?

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Hi, Can you please check my blood, ecg and usg reports and let me know on which areas should I take care? Also, any suggestions on any specific diet to control the problem areas and medications if any?

doctor1 MD

My Father has been gone through the medical health check-up.I need your input over the attached reports.My father is taking medicine triglynase1 before lunch for the last one month.Before that for the last one year my father was taking medicine...

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My Father has been gone through the medical health check-up.I need your input over the attached reports.Mainly i want to know the health of the heart. And what we need to do next.

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