What Does Ketone Levels in Urine and Blood mean?

What is ketones? Ketones are end products of burning fatty-acids (fats) in the body, the medical term is (fatty acid metabolism). Ketone bodies in urine are Acetone, acetoacetate and beta-hydroxybutyric acid. Ketones in the body urine and blood come from liver and completely processed and only negligible amount appear in urine, but when carbohydrates in unavailable or he body unable to use Carbs. then the fatty acids become the predominant source of body fuel. As the body increases its usage of fatty acids, the burning product increased, I mean ketones of course, and liver will leave excess amounts to go...

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18400 TLC is Normal/high in 2 Year Baby, fever over 100?

Our doctors reviewed you question, here’s the detailed answer for you. As previously stated that the normal total leucocyte count for babies more than 2 years and less than 6 years is: 5000-15000 *10^3/ul You can review the full chart for Complete blood count normal ranges for 2-6 years old baby According to the normal reference range for such age, we can tell that your baby has “mild leucocytosis”. leucocytosis is a medical condition where the white cells count is out of normal range. But in medical words we can see that the number 18000 is too small in such age to...

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What Does hpyl-igm Mean on my blood test?

Thanks for asking, “hpyl” letters may be written as “h.pyl” which is a short form of the word “HelicoBacter Pylori”. It was known as Campylobacter pylori, Helicobacter pylori is a kind of bacteria usually cause pain and ulcers in the stomach and intestines. “igm” letters stands for “Immunoglobulin-M antibody”, a type of protein that the body uses to fight this bacteria. When we combine the two words we have: H.Pylori-IgM which is a blood test for detection of the type IgM anti-helicobacterium. It is a gram-negative, microaerophilic bacterium attaches to the stomach wall and cause ulcers and contributes to other...

2018 Flu Season New Symptoms and Experts Solutions

Now the flu season in the United States may be reaching a peak and so far it looks like a more severe season than others in recent memory. John yang gets an update on why and what you need to know this flu season started earlier than in the past and The Centers for Disease Control says it’s the most widespread outbreak it has ever seen. Officials say doctor’s visits are climbing and pediatric deaths from the floor up as well at least 20 so far, the CDC says the flu leads to the deaths of thousands of Americans each year to bring us the latest on the current flu season. A family medicine...

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10 Years Increase in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Life Expectancy

After the breaking news in the Pulmonary hypertension treatment options, scientists expect up to 10 Years more in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Life Expectancy and accurate prognosis. More than two thousand patients was studied to gather the acknowledge of average patient’s life expectancy. Studies found that: overall one year survival was 85%, three year survival was 68%, five year survival was 57% and seven year survival was 49%. How Long Can I Expect to Live with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension? PH is a terminal disease for which there is currently no accurate cure and shares many symptoms with other diseases, it is often misdiagnosed....