Category: liver function tests

My cholesterol level is high, what does this means?

Here are examples of medical analysis test results which brought to me by people who asked me to explain what does their blood work mean? And what is the next steps needed to be reassured about their cholesterol level in blood especially those suffering from cardiac problems as coronary arterial heart diseases in which cholesterol settle around blood vessel’s inner walls and results in narrowing these blood vessels and lead to fast and short breath rate hence the heart asthma or clotting may be a high risk. Patient results 1: Cholesterol: 185 mg/dL Triglycerides: 290 mg/dL HDL Cholesterol: 45 mg/dL...

High and normal bilirubin levels in newborn infants explained

Many question around jaundice babies and the form is as ” My 9/3/4 day old baby girl/boy is jaundice/ a bili baby/”pumpkin” colored for about 2 weeks?” diagnosis of jaundice children Is there any cure for babies turning yellow after birth.? How serious is a 12.5 bilirubin level jaundice in a new born Is it too danger for newborn(total bilirubin)was 18 and now 13 … What does the number of bilirubin mean? Baby now has Jaundice .. My baby is 3 weeks old and still has jaundice how long will it … My baby is 5 days old and has...

High prothrombin time and INR results explanation

The results of Protime, INR test including such variations: Normal values, High PT with high PTT, high PT only, abnormal PT with other tests as PTT, CT, BT, and PLT In case of Pregnancy PT with aPTT tests requested by gynecologist and the results may show an elevation in Protime only, usually aPTT is within normal. In case of Bleeding and clotting disorders as in cardiovascular diseases and valves replacing patients the PT and aPTT are needed with other coagulation function tests, usually it should be normal of ordinary patients and raise gradually as the case be worse. In case...

High liver function test results show high liver enzyme count explained

If you receive your lab results of blood tests for liver function tests, you may be worried when you find elevated SGOT and SGPT tests and results may be abnormal due to several reasons and an endless causes, because the liver function is very important to detoxify the blood from all toxic substances, so that the inflammation of the liver is serious and not diagnostic by raise in SGOT and SGPT levels only, I will explain that and later we will discuss real cases that have liver diseases and will try to interpreting results to understand what is the liver...