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Kung Fu: styles followup question, muay thai boxing, shuai chiao
muay thai boxing, shuai chiao, western boxing: I think it will interfere. Wushu is very flexibile and forms oriented. Kick boxing is very straight forward and designed for fighting. The principles are different and the body is training in a different way. You may not get confused regarding your study,...

Kung Fu: why so many... styles and mini stlyes?, wooden monkey, monkey style
wooden monkey, monkey style, stone monkey: Hello Annamae, Thanks for choosing allexperts and me for your question. I can t comment on monkey styles since monkey is just one of the animals within the style that I practice, it is not a dedicated monkey style. However, within the framework...

Kung Fu: Tai Chi fighting form, self defense aspects, tai chi chuan
self defense aspects, tai chi chuan, self defense courses: Sorry, I dont know of any specific timeframe to contact Master Hu. I would suggest calling and see what you can find out. As to your practice, try to maintain a balance and dont push or rush things. practice hard, practice long, study and question what...

Kung Fu: Tai Chi fighting form, self defense aspects, self defense courses
self defense aspects, self defense courses, chen tai chi: Hi, I m sorry it took so long to answer this. I didn t see it in my email. You might be able to find a Chen tai chi teacher in the New York area -- look at www.thetaichisite.com. It has lists of teachers. When you talk to them, ask them directly if...

Kung Fu: Tai Chi styles, black sash, chen tai chi
black sash, chen tai chi, fa jing: Hi Cody, I m most familiar with Chen style and Yang style. I have a student who studied Wu style for a while, and when he does his form it looks a lot like Yang -- very soft and slow with occasional fast moves such as a kick. Wu style is supposed to have...

Kung Fu: Tai Chi, yang style tai chi, ebay amazon
yang style tai chi, ebay amazon, chen style: Hi Kathryne, It depends upon your intention. If you want to learn Tai Chi for exercise and health, I would recommend videos from Dr. Paul Lam. It s Yang style Tai Chi and he teaches very well on video. I d start with one of his beginning videos and work your...

Kung Fu: Taijiquan body mechanics: sung, chen style tai chi, open ended question
chen style tai chi, open ended question, body mechanics: Hi Paul, I d like to answer as many of your questions as I can. Maybe we ll need to continue this with follow-ups. I suppose that it does take a few years to really see the development of song. Sometimes it seems that teachers will tell you it takes 10...

Kung Fu: Taoism, Chan Buddhism, chan buddhism, eternal tao
chan buddhism, eternal tao, google search: Hi Phil, I recommend The Tao of Peace by Diane Dreher. It s a very good book if you re looking to put Taoism into daily life. You might find it on Amazon.com or through Powells.com. I think that s the address of Powells Books. You could do a google...

Kung Fu: Teaching Wu De, romance of the three kingdoms, shaolin kung fu
romance of the three kingdoms, shaolin kung fu, chinese martial arts: Dear Mr. Evans, Though I am familiar with Wu De or Martial Ethics, I do not know of a particualr books devoted to it. I have my students read Romance of the Three Kingdoms where you will find elements of Wu De within the epic. We also teach Wu De,...

Kung Fu: Tell me please, kyokushin karate, style school
kyokushin karate, style school, self confidence: Dear Mohd, Every style says it is the most dangereous style, so is someone fooled or lying. It is the man. Some styles have good strategies and body positions like the Fukien styles of Southern Mantis, Pak Mei and Wing Chun. Hun Gar has great strength...

Kung Fu: Tell me please, kyokushin karate, style school
kyokushin karate, style school, battle grounds: Hello Mohd, Thank you for your question and choosing allexperts and me. To answer your question briefly, there is not one style more dangerous than another. If there were then everyone would be practicing the one superior style and the other inferior...

Kung Fu: Tennis Elbow, e mail addresses, e mail address
e mail addresses, e mail address, uan association: Hi Phoebe, Thanks for choosing allexperts and me for your question. Of course I am not a doctor and cannot prescribe things. I can tell you my experience and the experience of others though. I have known people with various problems that have used...

Kung Fu: Things that your life and art have taught you, vote of confidence, move one
vote of confidence, move one, drip: Hello Brian, Thank you for the vote of confidence. I actually consider myself a student of the martial arts, not an expert (even though the forum is called “all experts”). We are all, always learning. On an amusing note, I once heard someone say that...

Kung Fu: Things that your life and art have taught you, d t suzuki, personal desire
d t suzuki, personal desire, web searches: Hi Brian, First of all I cannot give you any of my ‘wisdom and knowledge , you must earn that yourself, it s like me eating food and you getting the nourishment. What is most important is to follow your own nature and to blossom fully. The world is full...

Kung Fu: Things that your life and art have taught you, hell of a question, creative choices
hell of a question, creative choices, final option: This is a hell of a question. I like the way you think. There are so many ways to answer it. Let me name a few rules I live by. This will be a mix of real life and martial arts rules - I think that they are interchangeable. ---------------------------------...

Kung Fu: Things that your life and art have taught you, martial arts philosophy, painful divorce
martial arts philosophy, painful divorce, wonderful journey: Hi Brian, Well, they call us experts on the website but they should just call us experienced. :)) I m trying to get more experience all the time so that someday I can be considered by others to be an expert. The most important thing my art has taught...

Kung Fu: Things that your life and art have taught you, fellow classmates, philosophies on life
fellow classmates, philosophies on life, martial discipline: Dear Brian: The things that studying martial arts has taught me most is that there are different types of people in the world and you have to deal with them on different levels. We all know this, but when you have to teach or fight different people with...

Kung Fu: Tournaments, wavemaster punching bag, competition experience
wavemaster punching bag, competition experience, specific training: Igor, I wanted to follow up and thank you for the nice rating you gave me. So you never considered having fun? I compete in a lot of tournaments, and often I ll compete in the 35 and over division. It s interesting how much fun the older guys have....

Kung Fu: Traditional Gift, uan association, straight sword
uan association, straight sword, martial arts supplies: Hello Ken, Thank you for selecting me and allexperts for your question. That is a very good question. I am assuming this is a special occasion and that you want to get something quite special for this visitor. I have received gifts from numerous...

Kung Fu: Training, longer legs, live advice
longer legs, live advice, flexability: Dear Devan, Hi and Welcome to All Experts. Sometimes it is not about the intensity or frequency of your stretching but the type. I have been training and teaching for over 40 years and yet every few years i seek out an expert to look at my stretches...

Kung Fu: Training in China/Japan, uan association, go kan ryu
uan association, go kan ryu, natural aptitude: Hello Mark, Thank you for choosing allexperts and me for your question. I am glad to hear that you are training and enjoying it and doing so well at it. To give you a quick simple answer to your question, you might have a look around in your own...

Kung Fu: Training in Long Island, grandmaster lee, lirr
grandmaster lee, lirr, fri: No unfortunately when people leave the temple they usually do not maintain contact with us. There was someone by the name of Paul Beckett who taught at a church in Long Island but that was many years back and I do not know where he is. We re still around...

Kung Fu: tai chi/philosophy, martial arts fan, caveat emptor
martial arts fan, caveat emptor, knowledgeable practitioners: Larry - To answer your questions, I will address them each individually... 1) Is it unwise for an untrained fan of martial arts to attempt to teach himself from videos or partial instruction from seemingly knowledgeable practitioners? Well, as...

Kung Fu: tai chi, proper body mechanics, self defense situation
proper body mechanics, self defense situation, feng shuei: Hi Mark, As someone who doesn t follow most of the superstitions of the East, I ve never been concerned about which direction I face when beginning a form. Let s face it, if you re in a self-defense situation, you re not going to worry about which direction...

Kung Fu: teacher, wu shu, chi kung
wu shu, chi kung, mr thomas: Hi Drew: No, I have never heard of mongoose style. I am not familiar with any instructors that would teach you what you seek in such a short time frame. Chi Kung takes years. The other things can be taught in an abbreviated fashion. I would suggest...

Kung Fu: teaching kung fu, neighborhood bully, class exercises
neighborhood bully, class exercises, reality rules: Dear Laura, First of all I only teach application and practical use. I find abstract teaching to be as useless as teaching swimming while standing outside of a pool. Some of what I say here might seem harsh and a little too strong but please think about...

Kung Fu: tiger~swallow, adam hsu, martial arts masters
adam hsu, martial arts masters, world champs: Hi Li, I do not know the art so I can t tell you much. I often recommend that people read The Sword Polisher s Record by Adam Hsu to get a more realistic idea of marital arts. I have been in the arts for almost 35 years and have spent a lot of time...

Kung Fu: traditional styles, traditional chinese style, black sash
traditional chinese style, black sash, combat applications: Hello Rolant, Thank you for choosing me and allexperts for your question. Your dilemma over forms is an all too common one. This could be a lengthy answer but I am gong to try to keep it brief because I don t want to write a book sized answer :-). ...

Kung Fu: training on my own?, street self defense, northern shaolin
street self defense, northern shaolin, how to street fight: I do not see why you may not be able to ask someone from the schools to work on applying the techniques from the forms in a realistic manner. Many years ago, this is what they actually did in China. The ability to do this has been lost. You can bring it...

Kung Fu: do u know where, ving tsun, lum
ving tsun, lum, pai: Dave, I do not personnaly know of any schools abroad. Although if you look thru inside kung fu magazine, Iamsure you will find information about a number of schools and branches overseas. wing chun, and Ving tsun, along with the Si Lum Pai organization...

Kung Fu: uprooting, shaolin kung fu, chinese martial arts
shaolin kung fu, chinese martial arts, center of gravity: In Chinese martial arts, rooting refers to perfecting one s stance work to a point at which one is nearly unmovable. This is accomplished through various methods, including scientific strengthening, meditation, or chi kung work, depending on the system. ...

Kung Fu: Video of Ark Wong, uan association, martial arts supplies
uan association, martial arts supplies, arts federation: Hi Alan, Thanks for choosing me and allexperts for your question. I have heard the same, that there is film of Ark Wong doing various forms out there. If there is, though, I am afraid I don t know who has those films if they are out there for sale....

Kung Fu: Want to learn Kung Fu in New Delhi, India, e mail addresses, e mail address
e mail addresses, e mail address, new delhi india: If I can get a new e-mail on him I will let you know. Please contact me via my e-mail address that you have for followups. Thank you. Sincerely, Sifu Richard Mieir-King Kings Kung Fu and Tai Chi - www.kingskungfu.com, http://home.sprynet.com/~rmieir...

Kung Fu: Wanting to Start, awnsers, semper fi
awnsers, semper fi, hoff: Tim, 1. its not too late to start. I started around 21. just keep an open mind about things. 2. As long as you inform your teacher about your problem, the teacher should be able to still work with you. Myself, I would not view the plate in my neck as...

Kung Fu: Wing Chun or White Crane, sifu augustin ngu, kung fu schools
sifu augustin ngu, kung fu schools, deciple: Lots of questions - let me try to break them down. HOW MUCH THEY CHARGE - You have to look at this like a business. $640 a year, and lets say the instructor has 100 students = 64,000 a year. Then you figure that he must pay rent on the studio, electric,...

Kung Fu: Wish to start Hung Gar, racing cyclist, allexperts
racing cyclist, allexperts, fook: Dear Charles, Thanks for choosing allexperts and me for your question. I am assuming when you say you will be able to dedicate yourself to training that you have found a school, which is good. I ask this because you mentioned you are sufficiently...

Kung Fu: Wu De, kung fu masters, ethics and morality
kung fu masters, ethics and morality, kung fu schools: Dear Michael, I don’t know of any independent book written on Wu De. I agree with you that the fundamental ethical aspects of martial arts are getting lost. When I was studying Eastern philosophy in the early 70’s I met two students who had decided to embark...

Kung Fu: Wushu Info, kingston ontario canada, r thomas
kingston ontario canada, r thomas, 13 years: Sorry Dakota, I do not know anyone in Canada who practices or teaches WuShu. I would ask your parents to do a search for you or search the Web and find a few places near you and try to visit them to see if they are what you would want. R. Thoma...

Kung Fu: i wanna get some infromation from u sir?, weight vest, thin body
weight vest, thin body, robert thomas: I suggest you train with a weight vest. The weight vest will help you build power in your legs and body. It will also enable you to develop light skill if you properly. I do not suggest jumping while you wear the vest, but walk up stairs and if you...

Kung Fu: i want some information plz, fad diets, information plz
fad diets, information plz, chinese martial arts: Dear Sir or Ma am, your request for information was too generalized for me to provide you with any sort of adequate information. My guess is that you are looking for strength training method to develop power. So, with that in mind, I will try and explain...

Kung Fu: i want to know some information plz, gymnastics school, light weights
gymnastics school, light weights, information plz: I understand having a thin body. When I started 34 years ago I weighed 125lbs. I would strongly suggest weight training and core workouts but NOT body building. Many martial artists think they should not weight train but they are uninformed. All professional...

Kung Fu: I want to learn kung fu!, ball games, free lunches
ball games, free lunches, minimal effort: Hello Carl, Thank you for using all experts and me for your question. Free classes. Yours is an interesting question that brings a great many other things of importance to mind and I will try to touch upon just a few of them here. There is an...

Kung Fu: I want lern kung fu on net., uan association, martial arts supplies
uan association, martial arts supplies, arts federation: Hello Raja Das, I wish I could help you but I don t have, nor do I know of any programs that can, with throughness, instruct in Kung-Fu via the internet alone, if that is what your question is. I have been working on creating DVD s to instruct students...

Kung Fu: i want to be a teacher..., martial arts magazines, chinese martial arts
martial arts magazines, chinese martial arts, belt rank: I believe you will find that there is no certificates, or colleges that teach the chinese martial arts with the aim to certify a person. I have read of where some of the major players (i.e. masters, high ranking people, etc) were trying to classify, organize...

Kung Fu: weight gain, stress fracture, wu shu
stress fracture, wu shu, ariels: Without seeing you it would be hard for me to explain why this happened. The only thing I can think of is that the time off gave you needed rest. Maybe you were overtraining before. That s just a guess. Also, since you say you are doing ariels, you...

Kung Fu: white crane kung fu, crane schools, monastaries
crane schools, monastaries, parks and recreations: Hello Tony, You did not say where you are from. I am going to assume you are in the USA. There are many good teachers in the USA so unless you are currently living in China or planning an extended trip there for some other purpose I d suggest you look...

Kung Fu: wing Chun & Iron Palm, iron palm, wing chun
iron palm, wing chun, liniment: Hello Simon, Thanks for choosing me and allexperts for your question. Congratulations on your acceptance into the Wing Chun Academy, I hope you have a great experience there! To your question regarding Iron Palm. As far as if learning it is...

Kung Fu: wing chun or tai chi, chen tai chi, martial aspects
chen tai chi, martial aspects, chi teacher: Hi Chris, Tai Chi is a much better martial art for real-life self defense. The problem is finding a teacher who will teach you the martial aspects of the art. Most Tai Chi teachers talk about chi and are very picky about your postures, but they don t teach...

Kung Fu: wing chun training, uan association, student teacher relationship
uan association, student teacher relationship, martial arts supplies: Hello Bruce, Your question would be best directed to your instructor and one versed in Wing Chun Kung-Fu. My style is 5 Animals 5 Family Style. You should always consult with your instructor on what you are learning and if you feel you cannot then something...

Kung Fu: wing chun, close quarters, wing chun
close quarters, wing chun, master thomas: Hi Wing Chun is a very good art for close quarters single combat. It does not really teach one how to fight against many opponents as does Aikido. Though Wing Chun contains kicks they are limited, but from a street perspective they may be good enough for...

Kung Fu: wing, high performance sports, dirty fighting
high performance sports, dirty fighting, performance cars: Thank you for choosing all experts and me for your question. I know a little of wing chun and it is a perfectly good style. As far as which style is best, I think that is the incorrect question. The question you need to ask your self is which style...

Kung Fu: what wushu style,conditoning and diet shuold i try?, athletic aspects, medical side
athletic aspects, medical side, prior training: Hi Troy, Before I begin let me thank you for using AllExperts.com and for selecting me to answer your question. I have several students in situations similar to your own. The biggest consideration here will be the precautions required by your diabetes....

Kung Fu: -, first art, martial art
first art, martial art, strong points: Hi Luke, I ve only encountered two Wing Chun guys. They both told me they were good, and neither one seemed to be able to fight at all. In fact, one young guy came to my school and wanted to spar with hard contact. I told him that we really didn t do that,...

Kung Fu: What/Which?, uan association, wing chun kung fu
uan association, wing chun kung fu, martial arts supplies: Hello Michael, Thanks for choosing all experts and me for your questions. As with alot of kung fu there is a lot of variations on the telling of how styles came into being. With Wing Chun the story is that a woman developed the style. She took what...

Kung Fu: xinyi, internal martial art, body mechanics
internal martial art, body mechanics, long journey: Hi Jacky, Okay, what do you mean by good? Hsing-I is probably the easiest to learn so that you look good to the untrained eye. In 2 years, if you work hard, you can fake out a lot of external karate and TKD judges at open tournaments. But that doesn...

Kung Fu: Yue Family Fist, martial art techniques, phonetic translation
martial art techniques, phonetic translation, fitness exercise: Hi Chris, I may not be the right person to answer but you have been waiting for a while so i may have some suggestions for you. As with most family styles, there is not necessarily a consistency of progression. Often, the family style is taught to the...

Kung Fu: In what year did Kung fu start?, san soo, ancient history
san soo, ancient history, martial arts: Hello and thank you for the question. I m sorry but the answer to this is hidden in ancient history. The Martial Arts are thousands of years old and Kung Fu is particularly ancient. Kung Fu dates back thousands of years and the particular Kung Fu I learned,...

Kung Fu: Zui Quan, tai chi chuan, sprynet
tai chi chuan, sprynet, clarksville tn: Hello David, Thank you for choosing all experts and me for your question. I wish I could give you a recommendation but I am afraid I dont know anyone in those areas that teach Drunken Boxing. Have you tried using a search engine? Do some searches...

Kung Fu: zui quan schools, tae kwon do, drunken fist
tae kwon do, drunken fist, drunken monkey: Hello Jeremy, Thanks for choosing allexperts and me for your question. It sounds like you are asking me a question you can only answer yourself. You have named the styles you are most interested in (drunken, monkey and white ape). It sounds as...

Kung Fu (TV Show): Actors, showtime series, chris potter
showtime series, chris potter, wrinkle in time: Hi, You can currently see him in the Showtime series Queer As Folk . I m not too sure which season they re showing since I m not living in the States, so check your local listings. And right now, if I got my info correct, he s on this mini-series called...

Kung Fu (TV Show): Fight Scene in Kung Fu Series, skilled practitioner, fight scene
skilled practitioner, fight scene, chinese emporer: Hi, The scene you describe don t sound familiar to be at all, so I m assuming you re referring to the original series instead of KF:The Legend Continues which is where my knowledge lies. But you might want to check out http://www.dm.net/~karen/kungfu/kungfu.html...

Kung Fu (TV Show): Fight Scene in Kung Fu Series, kung fu
Kung Fu (TV Show): Fight Scene in Kung Fu Series, kung fu

Kung Fu (TV Show): Will they ever make a Kung Fu The Legend Continues rewunion movie?, kung fu the legend continues, kung fu the legend
kung fu the legend continues, kung fu the legend, movei: Since I m in no way associated with the powers that be, I can t really answer your question with any authority. But as far as I, as a fan, knows, there isn t a plan for a reunion movie. There was a script written after the show was canceled, but I don t think...

Kung Fu (TV Show): Kung Fu TV Show, memorial tribute, season episode
memorial tribute, season episode, karen williams: I m not sure which one this was, but it could be either the first season episode The Chalice (in which Master Kan and Caine discuss Master Po at Master Po s grave), or the third season episode The Vanishing Image (in which Master Po and Caine discuss a...

Kung Fu (TV Show): kung fu videos, classic tv shows, david carradine
classic tv shows, david carradine, columbia house: You can buy videos of the original TV show from Columbia House. They have one of those episode-a-month deals. You can sign up at http://www.columbiahouse.com. The site is kind of difficult to navigate, but look for a link to something like Classic TV Shows...

Kung Fu (TV Show): Quotes and Show References, kungfu, grasshopper
kungfu, grasshopper, quotes: Grasshopper didn t say anything when Master Kan told him to snatch the pebble, and he couldn t do it. When he finally did it, Master Kan told him it was time for him to go, and he just bowed and went. If you want lots of quotes, go to this page on my web site:...

Kung Fu (TV Show): Show on DVD/TV?, tv channel, showcase
tv channel, showcase, canada: I m not too sure if they are going to release the show on DVD, but since they are doing it with the original series, there is a chance that they might. As for screenings, since I m not in either America or Canada, I m not able to answer that question....

Kung Fu (TV Show): snatch the pebble, kwai chang caine, pilato
kwai chang caine, pilato, robes: I just thought of something: on p. 18 of The Kung Fu Book of Caine by Herbie Pilato, Jr. is a picture of Master Kan offering the pebble to the young Kwai Chang Caine when he first arrives at the temple (he still has hair and is not wearing robes). I...

Kung Fu (TV Show): Tai Chi poem, david carradine, teaching studio
david carradine, teaching studio, plot line: Hi, I would really like to help you with this, unfortunately, I m currently away from my tapes and can t possibly look it up for you. On top of that, the description you provided s just way to vague. Do you remember any other things from the episode? What...

Kung Fu (TV Show): Tiger Dragon Kung Fu movie logo, traditional chinese philosophy, tiger dragon
traditional chinese philosophy, tiger dragon, dragon logo: Hmm... I think the site might ve been taken down since then. Right now I can only find this smaller version: http://www.martouf.btinternet.co.uk/Fanfic/kftlc3.gif The logo itself is not of any historical significance, but the symbol of yin and yang as...

Kung Fu (TV Show): Wanted Ad, computer garden, members tripod
computer garden, members tripod, wanted poster: Hi, I m sure there must be. I can t remember the URL to a page selling Kung Fu merchandise, but there s a link to it from my page: http://members.tripod.com/~junggwok/kflinks.html I think the page is the KFTLC Computer Garden or something like...

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LA Clippers: Clippers Jersey, franchise records, la clippers
franchise records, la clippers, approximate age: Here is a website I found giving you the entire History of the LA Clippers. I have skimmed through it and did not look into it with detail. So look through it and see if it answers your question. http://www.nba.com/clippers/history/clippers_franchise_records.html...

LA Clippers: What would the Clippers do?, chris kaman, odom
chris kaman, odom, contender: It s sad to say but the Clippers are jinxed. They always have great players on their roster time and time again but they never seem to have good enough chemistry to actually be a tough contender. Close games don t mean anything, in the end a loss is a loss....

La Femme Nikita: 3 questions, rebecca romijin stamos, peta wilson
rebecca romijin stamos, peta wilson, roy dupuis: Hi, Peta did want to leave the show because of the long hours, in an interview she said they didn t treat her well, meaning not enough pay, long hours, and they didn t allow her to do movies at the same time, she even compared herself to the girl from Alias...

La Femme Nikita: song, sean callery, nika
sean callery, nika, original music: Hi, Nika. I m not sure exactly what song it is, but I m sure it s got to be something by Sean Callery, who wrote the original music for the show, possibly Michael & Nikita s Theme. You can find his CD (and a short sample clip of the theme) at http://buysoundtrax.stores.yahoo.net/lafemniksoun.html...

La Femme Nikita: nikita and michael's musics, hardy francoise, ernest tubb
hardy francoise, ernest tubb, sean callery: Eda podes preguntarme tambien en español pero creo que te entiendo obviamente depende de que capitulo estes hablando You can also ask me in spanish, it depends which episode are you talking about They were in bed together Season 1: 1 time 106: Love-...

La Femme Nikita: Season 5, season 5, short
season 5, short: Hi, Didie! La Femme Nikita was originally cancelled at the end of season four. However, after a protest by the dedicated & numerous fans, the powers that be agreed to produce a short 8-episode season five to give the series a better wrap-up. If...

La Femme Nikita: Song from Season 1 Episode 6, reference pages, loneliness
reference pages, loneliness, genie: Hi, Mike. I m sorry to have taken so long to get back to you. Many of my reference pages are going extinct with the end of free webpage sites like Geocities & Hometown, so I had to do a little digging into the archives. That song is Expression of Loneliness...

La Femme Nikita: removed song from season 2, pc video game, spy game
pc video game, spy game, spy in harms way: The problem with a song was in season 4 not 2, which as far as I know wasn t postponed for that reason. In the episode No One Lives Forever (episode 408) they wanted to use another song but couldn t get the rights. The song Unglued ...we learned at CQS4...

La Femme Nikita: song removed from season 2, dvds
dvds: Yes, that s true. The 2nd season DVDs were postponed because of problems with getting the rights to one of the songs. As promised, I looked up the information for you. The song that caused the problem with the release of season 2 was Loaded Gun by...

La Femme Nikita: Clothing worn by Peta on La Femme Nikita, la femme nikita, wardrobe consultants
la femme nikita, wardrobe consultants, peta: You can check on www.cynbythesea.com about the wardrobe not all episodes have the same ones, most of the clothes were designed for the show, as far as I know there s no website where you could purchase those. Some were auctioned for charity several years ago...

La Femme Nikita: La femme Nikita, la femme nikita, peta wilson
la femme nikita, peta wilson, royettes: Yes they both have, and other cast members as well, Peta Wilson had a small part in the lastest superman film. Roy mostly films in Canada so his movies a bit hard to find. The are links for almost all actors at cynbythesea For Roy you can check the Royettes,...

La Femme Nikita: End of Season Four, horrible place, nikita
horrible place, nikita, whole time: I would agree with you on Center made her do it, as usual it could have been do it, or we will him or any person she might care about even Adam (Michael s son). The other thing that comes to mind could be that she wanted to escape succeeded and somewhere...

La Femme Nikita: Interpretation of Season 4 End, 5 seasons, cancelation
La Femme Nikita: Interpretation of Season 4 End, 5 seasons, cancelation, weak point

La Femme Nikita: Interpretation of Season 4 End, horrible place, coosa
horrible place, coosa, nikita: Hi again! I m actually not sure why they used Red Cell. They *did* succeed in forcing the Section to go after Red Cell again, so perhaps they felt that giving away the information was worth it to get Section motivated to go after Red Cell again. As...

La Femme Nikita: Nikita, season 1 episode 6 titled : Love, women dressed in leather, king snake
women dressed in leather, king snake, big rude jake: Hi! Sorry it took so long to get you an answer. My computer crashed & I had to wait until I could access the information you needed. Anyhow, the song that was playing in that scene was Night of the King Snake by Big Rude Jake. If you have any other...

La Femme Nikita: le femme, cw website, genie
cw website, genie, lori: Hi, Lori. No, unfortunately not. It was available on the web for a while at the CW website, but they even took it down from there recently. Right now the only option is DVDs, sorry! If you have any other questions, please let me know. Geni...

La Femme Nikita: Instrumental Music, sean callery, instrumental piece
sean callery, instrumental piece, instrumental pieces: Hi, Helen. Several of the instrumental pieces by Sean Callery (the composer of the music for the show) is available on his CD, which is available at http://buysoundtrax.stores.yahoo.net/lafemniksoun.html . If you have any other questions, please let...

La Femme Nikita: Le Femme Nikita, le femme nikita, informant
le femme nikita, informant, genie: She wasn t specifically following him for any reason. It appeared that she spotted him by chance before the meeting, and being the curious (at least when it came to Michael) person she was, started following him. If you have any other questions, please...

La Femme Nikita: Was It Michael?, nikita, motorcycle
nikita, motorcycle, bomb: Although it was never specified, it does make sense that it was him. It s likely he was the only person who knew where Adrian had been taken, which is the information that was found on the disc. No one else, unless Michael sent someone, would have known...

La Femme Nikita: Season four, episode 8, nikita, genie
nikita, genie: Hi, Crystal. It was never specified, but logically, I d have to say that he didn t. As terse as Michael is, he wouldn t have asked How d you get that? if he knew the answer. Plus, George surely had more than one contact in Section that he could...

La Femme Nikita: Catch a falling star episode question, crash location, paris section
crash location, paris section, brother jason: Hi, again, Arlene. I m sorry it s taken me so long to answer this question - I already submitted my answer, but allexperts is saying I haven t so something must have gone wrong. I m not sure what you mean by taken to containment. In that episode,...

La Femme Nikita: under the influence, spoiler space, buck the system
spoiler space, buck the system, sam michael: Hi, again, Sam. Unfortunately, yes, it was to manipulate Nikita into undermining Jurgen. Michael knows Nikita very well & knows she just wouldn t go along with going after another operative, especially one that seems to be a good guy. The best way to...

La Femme Nikita: QUESTION LFN, chris heyn, la femme nikita
La Femme Nikita: QUESTION LFN, chris heyn, la femme nikita, head honcho

La Femme Nikita: QUESTION LFN, operative level, lfn
operative level, lfn, nice day: Hi, Antonius. That question is never answered on the show, so it s impossible to know. As the person in charge, however, it s possible he doesn t have an actual operative level. Who s going to give him promotions, after all? If you have any other...

La Femme Nikita: Catch a falling star episode question, paris section, birkhoff
paris section, birkhoff, question question: Hi, again, Arlene. Jason was captured & taken into Section becasuse Operations & Madeline wanted to fool Centre/Mr. Jones into believing Birkoff was still alive. It s revealed in the next episode, Sleeping with the Enemy. Hope this helps! Genie...

La Femme Nikita: War: Had Michael a son with Simone?, la femme nikita, best tv show
la femme nikita, best tv show, thanks in advance: Hi, Katalin. Unfortunately, we re never given an answer to this. I don t know why Section would have incorrect information about Michael in the directory, but at the same time, I don t know why Michael would lie to Nikita about it. Perhaps it got too...

La Femme Nikita: Music track in Before I Sleep episode., sean callery, episode season
sean callery, episode season, music track: Hi, Monika. I don t have access to the episode right now, but I know there was only one song identified from that episode: Cream s I Feel Free, which I believe is right at the beginning of the episode, when Michael & Nikita are chasing Jan & Jan commits...

La Femme Nikita: Music, big sugar, season episode
big sugar, season episode, man thanks: After thinking a bit longer, I think I know what song you re talking about - The Song Still Waiting by Big Sugar has a line in it that says I can t go on living being your sometimes man and was used in the first season episode entitled Love. I hope...

La Femme Nikita: Time Nikita recruited by Center, la femme nikita, suicide mission
la femme nikita, suicide mission, undercover work: Actually, it wasn t that the *writers* wanted it to end at the end of season 4. It was cancelled by the network & they didn t think they were going to get to do the ending they wanted, until we campaigned & won the shortened season 5 for them to at least...

La Femme Nikita: Instrumental music throughout the series, sean callery, nikita
sean callery, nikita, femininity: Hi, Robert. Unfotunately, that was one of the pieces composed by Sean Callery specifically for the show. He did release a soundtrack with some of the songs he composed for the show, but it didn t include that piece, and he never released, at least to my...

La Femme Nikita: Operations and Section 1, volatile situation, standard operating procedure
volatile situation, standard operating procedure, oversight: Unfortunately, that was never answered in the series. However, like most power-fueled disputes, it was a highly volatile situation & she probably wasn t given the option of going to Oversight or Center. It s more probable, knowing the standard operating procedure...

La Femme Nikita: Why did Roy Dupuis leave the show as cast regular for S5?
La Femme Nikita: Why did Roy Dupuis leave the show as cast regular for S5?

La Femme Nikita: The round blue sticker on Nikita's tactical jacket
Hi, Pat. That s a good question! Nothing was ever said about it, so it s just a guess. As an educated guess, I d say that it could be a radiation badge, which turns from blue to black when in the presence of radiation. I ve seen some on other shows that...

La Femme Nikita: Why did Roy Dupuis leave the show as cast regular for S5?
Hi, Pat. There never was anything said about it. We don t even know if it was Roy s choice or the producers/writers. I always assumed that it was the writers because he didn t totally abandon the show, but came in at the end of the mini-season. Personally,...

La Femme Nikita: Age, nikita, discusion
nikita, discusion, genie: Hi, Diana. Unfortunately, it was never stated when Nikita was born, so there s no way of knowing. Michael is 39 this year, since in the episode Not Was he said he was born in 1965. If you have any other questions, please let me know. Geni...

La Femme Nikita: Birkoff, natural intelligence, maternal figure
natural intelligence, maternal figure, artificial intelligence: Hey Georgy, Birkoff s mother was an operative in Section. She was killed shortly after his birth- as was his father...a terrorist...so Birkoff was raised in Section, by Madeline of all people- hence his natural intelligence and skill. He truly loved her,...

La Femme Nikita: what is the change, genie, eva
genie, eva, dvds: Hi, Eva. The original release was cancelled (although some copies made it to the public) because of rights to one of the songs used in one of the episodes. It hasn t been announced which song it was that caused the problem. Eventually, after it became...

La Femme Nikita: clothes,sunglasses, season 4 of 24, designer suits
season 4 of 24, designer suits, dolce gabbana: Hey Olja, Peta is a deigner perfume girl - dolce&gabbana.. . Givenchy... etc.. Yes Peta does wear Dolce&Gabbana - but Diesel is the prefered mission wear. In later seasons Nikita went more sophisticated so in designer suits...etc... The film has...

La Femme Nikita: Don't Know If You Can Help, alberta watson, poor reproduction
alberta watson, poor reproduction, lfn: Hi Denise, I have a few of the episodes from season 4 on vhs - however my best suggestions is to try ebay. You never know your luck! Yes and Alias is a poor reproduction...ps...there is talk of a film of LFN...for late 2004 early 2005.... but you can...

La Femme Nikita: DVD-releas, genie, region 1
genie, region 1, bad news: Hi, Charlie. I haven t heard any plans to release the DVDs in any other regions, although that doesn t mean it won t happen. Unfortunately, the bad news is they only released it on VHS in the US, so it s possible they plan to do the same with the DVDs....

La Femme Nikita: End!?, definite reason, loose ends
definite reason, loose ends, genie: Hi, Twilla. We never were given a definite reason why the series was ended. Actually, despite how it seems, the series didn t end in the middle of a season. Season 5 were extra episodes, never meant to be any longer. The powers that be planned on...

La Femme Nikita: Episode 108-'Escape', tara maclean, beverly klass
tara maclean, beverly klass, time fan: They were Klass, Beverly Song: Temple BEVERLY KLASS Maclean, Tara Song:Evidence TARA MACLEAN Great site to check all episodes www.cynbythesea.com go to Music it s divided by seasons and episodes. Enjoy Rhea s Obsession Song:Cun Lacoudhir ...

La Femme Nikita: Episode titles, chris heyn, la femme nikita
chris heyn, la femme nikita, mirror series: Hi, Jennifer. There are actually 2 correct answers to this question. First is the order that they were aired on the USA network. You can find the list in that order here: http://www.tv.com/la-femme-nikita/show/922/episode_listings.html?season=4 (Please...

La Femme Nikita: In the end??????, la femme nikita, son adam
la femme nikita, son adam, cliff hanger: Hey Nina - we never actually know what Nikita chooses to do because the producers of the series wanted to go out with a big cliff-hanger. The good news is...the series is set to become a motion picture - with all the original cast (madeline etc) This...

La Femme Nikita: Final Episode, film hope, time operations
film hope, time operations, loose ends: Hi Mike, If you had been following the story through seasons 2 and 3 there was suggestions through the episodes that Operations was really Nikita s father which is why she was framed for murder and brought into Section. That is also why Madeline protected...

La Femme Nikita: Don't Know If You Can Help, borders book shop, la femme nikita
La Femme Nikita: Don't Know If You Can Help, borders book shop, la femme nikita, database computers

La Femme Nikita: LFN Music, strange effect
La Femme Nikita: LFN Music, strange effect

La Femme Nikita: LFN Rumors, long term relationship, hey ladies
La Femme Nikita: LFN Rumors, long term relationship, hey ladies, celine bonnier

La Femme Nikita: Music, la femme nikita, nikita forever
La Femme Nikita: Music, la femme nikita, nikita forever, meller

La Femme Nikita: Season 4 & 5 on DVD, yay
La Femme Nikita: Season 4 & 5 on DVD, yay

La Femme Nikita: Time to Be Heroes and Up the Rabbit Hole Music Questions, rob zombie, dead girl
La Femme Nikita: Time to Be Heroes and Up the Rabbit Hole Music Questions, rob zombie, dead girl, attitude

La Femme Nikita: final episode, son adam, nikita
son adam, nikita, fifth season: Hi, Lenka. The fifth season ends with Operations & Madeline both dead, Nikita as the new Operations of Section One, and Michael going off to raise his son, Adam. The very last scene shows Nikita up in Operation s Perch overlooking section, alone. The...

La Femme Nikita: finale., mediocre job, series fans
mediocre job, series fans, exact nature: well Bill, there was a final episode...however it was slightly ambiguous as to the exact nature of the conclusion ...abit like my answer! Ok, the producers had plans for a feature film, so they wanted to leave things open, but also semi-resolved for the...

La Femme Nikita: french music in Nikita, francoise hardy, autour de lucie
francoise hardy, autour de lucie, french music: Hi, Sam. Here s what I can remember: Chanson Sans issue by Autour de Lucie (Opening Night Jitters) Les Jumeaux by Caroussella (Approaching Zero) Ma Jeunesse Fout le Camp by Francoise Hardy (Beyond the Pale) & I beleive Immobile by Autour de Lucie...

La Femme Nikita: Who's Graff?, aidan devine, international movie data base
aidan devine, international movie data base, graff: Hi, Sean. The actor who played Graff in season 5 was Aidan Devine. For more information on him, check out his page at the International Movie Data Base http://us.imdb.com/Name?Devine,%20Aidan If you have any other questions, please let me know. Geni...

La Femme Nikita: Hello., la femme nikita, sean callery
la femme nikita, sean callery, birkoff: Hello, well that s what I call a well asked question, thank you for being so precise. Like most instrumental songs in the series as far as I know are by Sean Callery or Mark Snow. He has his own Cd you can find it in amazon, be careful when you listen because...

La Femme Nikita: Inglued, genie, mare
genie, mare, who sang that song: Hi, Karolina. I m sorry, but the name of the artist who sang that song has never been released. Additionally, the song, which was written by Bob Mare, has never been released except for what we heard on the show itself. If you have any other questions,...

La Femme Nikita: LA FEMME NIKITA TV SERIES, nikita tv series, femme nikita tv
nikita tv series, femme nikita tv, la femme nikita: Hi Susie, Australian TV -Foxtel and Austar are showing NIKITA. There are plans for DVD release of seasons 3,4 and 5. The film is also in the production stages - however it keeps getting delayed as they can not quite work out how to fix the crap they put...

La Femme Nikita: La Femme Nikita, la femme nikita, time season
la femme nikita, time season, lfn: Sorry, Katie, but no full collection of LFN has been released in any form & I know of no one who is making copies of their tapes at this time. Season 1 is, however, out on DVD & season 2 is being released this month. If you have any other questions,...

La Femme Nikita: La Femme Nikita, la femme nikita, multiregion dvd player
la femme nikita, multiregion dvd player, 5 seasons: Hi Kayleigh, La Femme Nikita finished filming after 5 seasons, back in 2002...there is talk of a feature film early next year if all goes to plan. As for screening in UK - Nikita is being screened on cable/satellite tv only at the moment - check your local...

La Femme Nikita: La Femme Nikita, la femme nikita, carlo rota
la femme nikita, carlo rota, genie: Hi, Zoleigh. I m sorry it took so long to answer this...I thought I had answered it right after you submitted the question, but the answer must not have gone through! It sounds like you may have missed the 8-episode 5th season as this was answered midway...

La Femme Nikita: La Femme Nikita, la femme nikita, roy dupuis
la femme nikita, roy dupuis, 5 seasons: No news so far, not even talk about it. The cast members have their own projects, Roy Dupuis is doing a lot of movies for instance. And yes I think so too, the fan base is still large, I m in several groups I can confirm that. I think you ll enjoy this site,...

La Femme Nikita: La Femme Nikita music, la femme nikita, grateful thanks
la femme nikita, grateful thanks, televisioncity: Hi, Michelle. The website with the list of all the music that I believe you re looking for is Sounds of La Femme Nikita. http://www.geocities.com/TelevisionCity/Set/2055/index.html is where you ll find it. Enjoy. If you have any other questions, please...

La Femme Nikita: La Femme Nikita music: Episode #421, la femme nikita, sean callery
la femme nikita, sean callery, rabbit hole: Hi, Bill. There was only one pre-recorded song used in Up the Rabbit Hole. It was Sarah McLachlan s song I Love You. Any other music in the episode was music recorded specifically for the show and the titles were never released with the exception...

La Femme Nikita: La Femme Nikita Season 3 Episode 10, la femme nikita, screen caps
la femme nikita, screen caps, la femme nikita season 3: Nikita is sitting in the chair, thinking. Staring at a light fixture on the wall holding an art poster. Michael s face appears over the poster lightly, along with the word love, order, obey. Nikita looks at another poster where the word love appears again...

La Femme Nikita: La Femme Nikita, la femme nikita, covert ops
la femme nikita, covert ops, computer analysts: Hey Jon, Centre controls all - the head is Mr Jones. Oversight is second - George here is boss untiol he is bumped off by operations...op wants his job Next is Section One - Operations and Madeline at the helm. All other sections are under Section...

La Femme Nikita: La femme nikita, la femme nikita, episode index
la femme nikita, episode index, cynbythesea: Hi, Kris. No site has *all* the transcripts up from all 5 seasons, however there are 2 that I believe do have all the transcripts between them - what one doesn t have you should be able to find at the other. The first is Baoquin s La Femme Nikita at...

La Femme Nikita: Le Femme Nikita, le femme nikita, search episodes
le femme nikita, search episodes, amazon: Oh honey you are in for a treat, yes Nikita does remember Michael but I don t want to spoil it for you so, if you still want to know step by step go to www.cynbythesea.com search episodes you ll find the dialogue and captures. As for buying the series on...

La Femme Nikita: LFN Music, nikita tv series, femme nikita tv
nikita tv series, femme nikita tv, la femme nikita: Hi! At this moment, I m not sure what song you re referring to, but maybe with a little more information I can help. Do you know what episode the song was played on, or remember what was going on in the scene in which the song was played? Geni...

La Femme Nikita: LFN Rumors, peta wilson, roy dupuis
peta wilson, roy dupuis, season 3: Hey Mags...I hate to disappoint you, but Roy Dupuis is happily married with several children in Quebec - and always has been - there was no real relationship between them - although there was a breif stint between Eugene (operations) and Alberta (Madeline)...

La Femme Nikita: LFN, chris heyn, la femme nikita
chris heyn, la femme nikita, columbia house: Hi Leidi, I ll do what I can to help! There are a couple different ways to obtain episodes of LFN on tape (no DVDs yet, alas!). First, you may be able to obtain some episodes from Columbia House, which sells episodes of La Femme Nikita through its video...

La Femme Nikita: Line In The Sand S4 Episode, birkoff, langauges
birkoff, langauges, line in the sand: Hi, Susy. In that scene, other than the lines in English, are Michael s lines, which are in French, and Nikita s lines, which are in Italian. Unfortunately, I only speak enough of those two languages to identify them, not enough to translate. Sorry!...

La Femme Nikita: la femme nikita quote, la femme nikita, candy thanks
la femme nikita, candy thanks, female counterpart: Hi, Karen. That s the first-season episode Simone. The part you re referring to is: Nikita: I don t listen to music. Sparks: Why not? Nikita: Music evokes emotion. Sparks: Emotion spawns genius. Nikita: Emotion blurs judgment. If...

La Femme Nikita: M & O, real feelings, observation deck
real feelings, observation deck, everithing: Operations went with quinn to cause a distraction from his real feelings towards Madeline...for the benifit of george. Letting Madeline go to red cell was all he could do - he could never say no to her and their higher purpose was to destroy red cell and that...

La Femme Nikita: Madeline - improvisation, la femme nikita, improvisation 1
la femme nikita, improvisation 1, alberta watson: He Myriam, Madeline is the queen of improvisation, if you forget that her entire character is scripted... This episode is called Hell Hath No Fury... it s from season five. There are also a few other episodes that have great examples of improvisation...

La Femme Nikita: MUSIC, local music stores, la femme nikita
local music stores, la femme nikita, filesharing programs: Hi, Gisa. You can find the titles to the songs from each episode at The Sounds of La Femme Nikita site at http://www.geocities.com/TelevisionCity/Set/2055/index.html Some of these songs can be purchased anywhere, such as amazon.com or at your local music...

La Femme Nikita: Music, slipping into darkness, sean callery
slipping into darkness, sean callery, dot allison: The episode you are talking about is 309 Slipping Into Darkness Operations behavior becomes erratic and he gradually loses control under the influence of a drug. As his condition deteriorates, Michael takes over Section, then confirms it with a Red Cell...

La Femme Nikita: Music from Episode 1 of La Femme Nikita, la femme nikita, philosopher king
la femme nikita, philosopher king, blood red: Hi, Lara. That song was Philosopher King s All to Myself. The other songs played in that episode are: Chainsuck - Big Mistake - Nikita s training. Rose Chronicles - Blood Red - Nikita burns the picture from her funeral. Thrive - Revenge -...

La Femme Nikita: Music, david sylvian, mark knopfler
david sylvian, mark knopfler, love scene: Hello, Kaye. The song playing when Michael went to say goodbye to Nikita in No One Lives Forever is called Unglued. It was written by Bob Mare & the name of the vocalist is as yet unknown. The song has not been released for commercial purposes, so...

La Femme Nikita: i'm on a particular episode..., interpol agent, nikita
interpol agent, nikita, upper arm: Hi, Tanya. This one stumped me for a while, but I think I finally figured out what episode it is. The only episode that is even close to what you have described is season 4 s episode Love, Honor and Cherish. At the end of the episode, Nikita lets Helmut...

La Femme Nikita: music, curly brown hair, life in mono
curly brown hair, life in mono, word names: Hi, Andria. I believe the episode you are talking about is Double Date (which is a 2nd season episode - you can tell which episode you are watching by the name...season 1 episodes are 1-word names like Love or Charity , season 2 episodes are 2-word...

La Femme Nikita: Nikita Seasons four and five to DVD, la femme nikita, genie
la femme nikita, genie, two seasons: Hi, Bill. Seasons four and five have not yet been released, nor has there been any announcement about a release date so far. It s been about a year between the releases of each season and since it s been less than two months since season three was released,...

La Femme Nikita: Nikita sunglasses, smith optics, lfn
smith optics, lfn, style html: Hi, Michelle. In addition to Jonathan Sceats, I know she wore some sunglasses made by Smith Optics & Ralph Lauren. Unfortunately, there isn t a lot out there about the style of LFN. If you d like to check out a few links about the style, check out my...

La Femme Nikita: new season??? and tape angels, cast memebers, google
cast memebers, google, new seasons: Hi Mimi, The only hint I can offer you is that it would be fabulous for TAE make new episodes of the series - unfortunately I haven t heard these rumours until now - but that doesnt mean that they aren t true...i hope they are - especially with the original...

La Femme Nikita: Ongoing story line, la femme nikita, virtual episodes
la femme nikita, virtual episodes, peta wilson: Hi, Lauren. There is only one virtual season that I am aware of & it only consists of 9 episodes, unfortunately. The link to it is http://www.wdsection.com/community/forumdisplay.php?s=70b566d9a8afeb3d993d002f6cd39f10&forumid=9 If you re interested...

La Femme Nikita: What does Operations smoke in some episodes in La Femme Nikita?, la femme nikita, cancer man
la femme nikita, cancer man, tobacco companies: Hi Nick, Eugene Robert Glazer doesn t actually smoke, so they have special cigars made for the show - from herbs, like Cancer-Man in the X-files. They have never targetted a specifeic brand of cigar as in TV it is illegal to advertise tobacco companies...

La Femme Nikita: Question about: Marco O'Brien character, o brien, nikita
o brien, nikita, cop: In episode 505, Marco O Brien confides in Nikita that as a cop & as a marine, he was taught to never leave anyone behind. He hates that in Section, sometimes that rule is violated & that he himself has had to violate it when given orders to abort a mission....

La Femme Nikita: I have a question., la femme nikita, sean callery
la femme nikita, sean callery, music track: Hi, Monica. That, I believe, is called New Life by Sean Callery, the composer for the show. It s available on his CD La Femme Nikita Music by Sean Callery which is only available at http://www.buysoundtrax.com/nikita.html If you have any other questions,...

La Femme Nikita: Re: Movie, loose ends, crew members
loose ends, crew members, genie: Hi, Lauren. As of right now, there is nothing in the works, as far as we know. That being said, when cast/crew members have been asked, they have indicated that they might be open to the idea, so we may eventually see more LFN. Keep your fingers crossed!...

La Femme Nikita: i remember paris, self destructs, nikita
self destructs, nikita, genie: Hi, Eric. That is a song written especially for that scene by Sean Callery. It is called Leaving Paris and is available only on his CD which can be located at http://www.buysoundtrax.com/nikita.html If you have any other questions, please let me know....

La Femme Nikita: roy lives southeast of montreal is that ight, farmhouse, montreal
farmhouse, montreal, quebec: He lives outside Quebec in 1800 farmhouse he himself remodeled, nobody knows exactly where. As for being a director a few times he mentioned he would like to, but nor known projects are on the table right know. If you like to know about his farmhouse...

La Femme Nikita: SECTION ONE COMMAND STRUCTURE, initiation test, field ops
initiation test, field ops, true command: Hi Shon, The operative levels are across oll sections and oversight and centre. The job descriptions vary across the sections and across the personnel. The only level 10 operatives were George and Adrian - however Adrian s status was revoked when she...

La Femme Nikita: Season 4 & 5 on DVD, la femme nikita, ebay
la femme nikita, ebay, amazon: Hi Karen, I have no idea when 4 and 5 are to be released...keep tabs on them via ebay or amazon.com or you can visit the la femme nikita official website to see if they have release dates...I would anticipate 4 laer this year. Sorry I cant be of further...

La Femme Nikita: Season 5 LFN, toronto newspapers, lfn
toronto newspapers, lfn, mail: Hi, Holly. The fans protested like crazy! We sent mail, email, and bought a full-page ad in a magazine. Some people sent sunglasses because they were Nikita s signature look. Others sent televisions &/or VCRs...because without Nikita on TV they no longer...

La Femme Nikita: Season One, bruner, north korea
bruner, north korea, faction: Hello, Rachel. It was during the episode Verdict when Alexei Bruner said that. We were never told why Red Cell was created. All we know about its origins is that it was a rogue faction out of North Korea. If you have any more questions, please...

La Femme Nikita: Section's Location, season 3, genie
season 3, genie, carmen: Hi, Carmen. Yes, in season 3 s episode I Remember Paris it was revealed that Section was located in Paris. However, since we only found out because the terrorists found out, Section was immediately moved to another location, which was never revealed....

La Femme Nikita: Section One Operating System(s), la femme nikita, network logo
la femme nikita, network logo, glimps: I m not exactly sure but the most comprehensive site there is, it s www.cynbythesea.com look for intel there s a lot of info on each episode. Same thing happened to me just a fluke changing channels then I couldn t stop watching. I m gonna look for Counter-Strike...

La Femme Nikita: Song..., autour de lucie, speaker icon
autour de lucie, speaker icon, strange one: Ok, this is a strange one. I had to do some research. The song in that scene is the song Immobile by Autour de Lucie. However, I found some clips online of a song which claims to be that song but which is actually very different. Ultimately, I found...

La Femme Nikita: season 4 final ep, nikita, genie
nikita, genie, clue: Hi, Carolyn. Although it is never explicitly explained, is widely believed to have been Nikita s doing because of her spying-on-Section mission. While still on the boat, she was using her computer to tip Section off as to where they can be found -...

La Femme Nikita: season 5, robert glazer, genie
robert glazer, genie, renee: Hi, Renee. At this time, I know of nowhere that has all 8 season 5 transcripts because the only sites that did have them apparently closed recently. In the future, it is possible that http://lfnforever.tripod.com may eventually have them, as they are...

La Femme Nikita: series 2 "third person", question series, jurgen
question series, jurgen, nikita: Well honey, yes you did miss something as a matter of fact this is the dialogue you missed.... Birkoff: No, the last one is pinned into sylo. Michael s got it. As Nikita returns for the van, she notices Michael aiming his gun at Jurgen who is running toward...

La Femme Nikita: song title and group.what cd can it be found on, la femme nikita, sean callery
la femme nikita, sean callery, oxygen network: Hi, Donny. Unfortunately, I cannot figure out to which song you are referring. First of all, I know of no song, other than Sean Callery s background music, that was used in several episodes. There were a total of 4 songs that were used in two episodes...

La Femme Nikita: song, cruel intentions soundtrack, craig armstrong
cruel intentions soundtrack, craig armstrong, elizabeth fraser: Hi, Cheryl. The song you re looking for is This Love by Craig Armstrong (featuring Elizabeth Fraser.) You can find it on the album Space Between Us or the Cruel Intentions soundtrack. If you have any other questions, please let me know! Geni...

La Femme Nikita: Tell me everything!, la femme nikita, sad farewell
la femme nikita, sad farewell, son adam: Hello, Nina! First of all, your English is wonderful so don t worry about it! In the last episode, Michael finds Nikita and he tells her he rescued Adam. He convinces her to take him back to Section so he can lead them to the Collective s Headquarters....

La Femme Nikita: Time to Be Heroes and Up the Rabbit Hole Music Questions, living dead girl, subliminal seduction
living dead girl, subliminal seduction, sean callery: Hi, Mary Beth. The song playing in Time to Be Heroes is Living Dead Girl (Subliminal seduction mix) by Rob Zombie. The song in Up the Rabbit Hole was composed specifically for the show by the music coordinator, Sean Callery & is called Defection....

La Femme Nikita: Transcription Chap 506, lfn, rerun
lfn, rerun, madeline: Hi Carlos, Most episodes from Season 5 have not had transcripts posted yet - they are planning to release a feature film and dont want people to remember great detail about the worst season in LFN history, Sorry I cant be of further assistance- try the...

La Femme Nikita: taped episodes, columbia house, www columbiahouse com
columbia house, www columbiahouse com, season 1: If you are in the US, you may be able to order the portion of season 1 that was has been made available through http://www.columbiahouse.com At this point, no other episodes are officially available. Unfortunately, if you aren t in the US, you won t be able...

La Femme Nikita: do you now any www adres about nikita?, link database, interesting websites
link database, interesting websites, nikita: Hi, Rokita. There are *so* many interesting websites about Nikita & it s impossible to know exactly what *you* would consider interesting, so I think the best idea would be for me to send you to the Section One Directory - it s a link database, cross-referenced...

Lab Tests: Blood Test, thyroid hormones, subclinical hypothyroidism
thyroid hormones, subclinical hypothyroidism, thyroid test: Hi Inna I d be happy to try and answer your question. TSH stands for Thyroid Stimulating Hormone. Thyroid hormones help control the rate at which the body uses energy. So an underactive or overactive thyroid can cause fatigue, dizziness, and weight loss...

Lab Tests: Blood type confusion, rh factor, professional medical advice
rh factor, professional medical advice, blood types: Hi Patricia, I d be happy to try and answer your question. When both parents are Rh negative, there is no chance that the baby can be Rh positive. UNLESS, the parents blod types aren t exactly correct. Sometimes the RH factor in a person is very weak,...

Lab Tests: blood test while taking antibiotic, smz tmp ds, smz tmp ds 800 160
smz tmp ds, smz tmp ds 800 160, smz tmp ds 800 160 tab: Hi Connie, I d be glad to try and answer your question. No, I don t believe that the Bactrim will affect any blood tests that you husband had. Unless, of course, the doctor was checking for a blood infection, which is unlikely. **This answer is not...

Lab Tests: blood and urine test results, professional medical advice, liver problems
professional medical advice, liver problems, neutrophil count: Hi Marie. I d be happy to try and answer your question. Your neutrophil count is only the slightest bit lower than normal. I wouldn t be worried about this as long as you feel good. An abnormal neutrophil count could indicate an infection. Your urine...

Lab Tests: HgA1c result, glucose tolerance test, iron deficiency anemia
glucose tolerance test, iron deficiency anemia, fasting glucose test: Hi Charles. I d be happy to try and answer your question. The HbA1C test is a measure of a person s blood sugar over the past 3 months. A 6.3 result does not necessarily mean that a person has diabetes. There are some other reasons that a HbA1C can be...

Lab Tests: hereditary hemochromatosis DNA, dna test, hereditary hemochromatosis
dna test, hereditary hemochromatosis, professional medical advice: Hi Margaret, I d be happy to try and answer your question. The hereditary hemochromatosis DNA test is the definitive test for hemochromatosis. This test will tell your doctor if you have the disease. It checks for the DNA (the gene) that causes the disease....

Lab Tests: Liver Test, liver enzymes, liver test
liver enzymes, liver test, ultrasound results: Hi Connie. I d be glad to try and answer your question. I can t say about the ultrasound, because that s outside my expertise, but since your blood work was normal, I wouldn t be too worried. Your doctor probably tested your liver enzymes. If your liver...

Lab Tests: lab tests in Intensive Terapy room, blood cell count, white blood cell
blood cell count, white blood cell, transfusion reaction: Hi Paulo, I d be glad to try and answer your question. The rise and then fall in the white blood cell count of this patient could be related to a light transfusion reaction (a reaction to receiving the blood) or a secondary infection. I don t know if the...

Lab Tests: lisinopril/HCTZ and lab tests, lisinopril hctz, liver function tests
lisinopril hctz, liver function tests, lab test results: Hi again Connie. When I got the comment from someone who corected my original answer to you, I knew I had to try and contact you again. Like I said before, I m sorry if I ve caused you or your husband any inconvenience. I ve just been reading up a little...

Lab Tests: liver tests, liver enzymes, bilirubin level
liver enzymes, bilirubin level, liver tests: Hi Tracy, thanks for the clarification. All of your numbers that you gave me are all within the normal range, except for your bilirubin level. It is slightly high at 3.1, with the normal range being 0.0 to 1.0. But since you had a liver transplant, I see...

Lab Tests: Need Help, professional medical advice, cleansing products
professional medical advice, cleansing products, hi mike: Hi Mike. Really the only thing that will clean your body of toxins such as THC, is TIME. You may read about cleansing products that will clean out your system, but they really won t. THC may stay in your system for months. **This answer is not a...

Lab Tests: psa test results, psa test results, professional medical advice
psa test results, professional medical advice, 2f: Hi Shirley I d be glad to try and answer your question. I m not sure what the F means, but a result of 2 is a good result. The normal result is 0.0 - 4.0, so 2 is good! I don t think the F means anything. **This answer is not a substitute for professional...

Lab Tests: 4 year old boy with several abnormal labs, aso titer, high fevers
aso titer, high fevers, platelet counts: Yes it could be possible that the infection never really cleared up 2 years ago. I m glad you were persistant! The possible complications of a strep infection could be tonsillitis or a collection of pus around the tonsils caused by infection (peritonsillar...

Lab Tests: Abnormal MPV lab test, platelet count, lab test
platelet count, lab test, blood work: Hi Nikole, I d be glad to try and answer your question. Mean Platelet Volume (MPV) is a machine-calculated measurement of the average size of your platelets. As long as your platelet count wasn t extremely out of normal range, I wouldn t be concerned. And...

Lab Tests: AST (GOT) & ALT (GPT), hepatit c, natural health products
hepatit c, natural health products, enzymes of the liver: AST and ALT are both enzymes of the liver. Boh of your results are very high. There are some things that could cause a false elevation of ALT/AST. A shot or injection of medicine into the muscle tissue, or strenuous exercise, may increase ALT or AST levels....

Lab Tests: Blood Test report, hdl chol, cholestrol level
hdl chol, cholestrol level, fruits and vegetables: Ramya -- Yes you should try and change his diet. Try and have more fruits and vegetables, and less red meat in his diet. Try adding more seafood and chicken. More exercise will definitely help him. Also, I would try to avoid corn oil. Yry substituting...

Lab Tests: Bloodwork, high neutrophil, blood cell count
high neutrophil, blood cell count, white blood cell: Hi Tiffany, I d be glad to try and answer your question. The normal white blood cell count is approximately 3.0 - 11.0, so yes, yours is high. A low lymphocyte and a high neutrophil count (they typically occur together) can indeed signal a bacterial infection....

Lab Tests: bladder and kidney, squamous cells, cyctitis
squamous cells, cyctitis, kidney infection: Hi Michelle, I d be glad to try and answer your question. Because of the conditons you listed that you have, I think that your urine results are fairly normal and nothing to be concerned about, especially because the amount is trace . The WBCs in urine...

Lab Tests: HIV & CBC w/ Differential, hiv test, straightforward answer
hiv test, straightforward answer, appt: Hi Jenn, I d be glad to try and answer your question. Your question doesn t have a straightforward answer. If you did have HIV, your CBC could be abnormal, but it could also be normal. The only way for you to be sure is to have an HIV test. I understand...

Lab Tests: Lab Results, high mch, red cells
high mch, red cells, diet program: I would not worry over these results. They are not high enough or too out of range to warrant any further investigation. These indices refer to the size (or volume) of your red cells and the amount of hemoglobin in your red cells. Any number of variables...

Lab Tests: leukocyte esterase,and squamous eputhelial cells, squamous cells, leukocyte esterase
squamous cells, leukocyte esterase, white blood cells: Hi Suzette, I d be glad to try and answer your question. These results are from a urine test. Leukocytes are white blood cells. Squamous cells are skin cells, which don t mean anything in a urine, because everyone s urine will likely have them. Since your...

Lab Tests: pSA, free psa, psa test
free psa, psa test, prostate exam: Hi Barney -- I d be glad to try and answer your question. Yes, a total PSA change from 21 to 5.08 is a big change. But the decrease is good! Because of your UTI, your prostate was probably infamed, which is why your PSA jumped to 21. 5.08 still is not...

Lab Tests: Semen Analysis Report, range values, collection time
range values, collection time, motility: I am sorry, but there is some confusion on my part with the issue of viability ( 5% at the end of 30 minutes, and then 100% non-motile, etc.). Maybe all of the values were not reported in your post. As you may have been informed by your physician, there...

Lab Tests: sma 8, bun creatinine, sodium potassium
bun creatinine, sodium potassium, chemistry tests: An SMA 8 is the old name for a Chem 8 or a Bssic Panel 8. The 8 tests included in this panel are sodium, potassium, chloride, bicarbonate, glucose, BUN, creatinine, and calcium. These are all blood chemistry tests, and are basically done as part of...

Lab Tests: Thyroid, thyroid test, thyroid
thyroid test, thyroid, dl: Nonda, It can range from 0.8-1.5 ng/dl. In other labs, I ve seen it range from 0.7-2.1 ng/dl. So it really depends on the lab. I d suggest asking the lab where you are getting the test for their reference range, if they don t supply it with your test results....

Lab Tests: Thyroid Test, thyroid test, free t4
thyroid test, free t4, free reading: Hi Nonda, I d be glad to try and answer your question. A normal reading for the Free T4 thyroid test is approximately 0.70 - 1.50. Note that the range may vary slightly depending on the lab and which type of instrument is used to perform the test. Samanth...

Lab Tests: TSH normal, Free T3 very high, birth control pills, types of birth control pills
birth control pills, types of birth control pills, thyroid test: I.R., I am confused by your question. Thyroid (the TSH and Total/Free T3 that you had done) tests have nothing to do with pancreatic cancer. So by looking at your thyroid test results, I can t say if it could be pancreatic cancer. I can tell you that...

Lab Tests: alt/ast values, cystocele, liver disease
cystocele, liver disease, colonoscopy: Jody-- Yes, I do think the low AST/ALT values could be due to the poor eating habits. For the AST/ALT value, they re really only significant in liver disease if they re elevated. Your doctor will be able to give you further information and do any retest...

Lab Tests: Blood test results, blood test results, cbc complete blood count
blood test results, cbc complete blood count, complete blood count: Hi John. I d be glad to try and answer your question. The results that you gave me are part of a CBC (complete blood count). All of the results listed are normal, even though there may be a H or L beside them. MCH and MPV are both calculated values, based...

Lab Tests: Concern about abnormal results, high eosinophils, high lymphocytes
high eosinophils, high lymphocytes, low neutrophils: As far as I know, there isn t a specific test to diagnose MS. The lab results that you gave me are not terribly abnormal. Actually every value listed is only slightly out of normal range. I wouldn t be too concerned with these slightly abnormal results....

Lab Tests: drug test, vicks nyquil, tavist d
vicks nyquil, tavist d, cold pills: Substances that could possibly cause a false positive for methamphetamine are: ephedrine, pseudoephedrine, propylephedrine, phenylephrine, or desoxyephedrine (Nyquil, Contact, Sudafed, Allerest, Tavist-D, Dimetapp, etc.), Phenegan-D, Robitussin Cold and Flu,...

Lab Tests: lab test, lower stomach pain, flank pain
lower stomach pain, flank pain, cup of coffee: Thomas, based on the results that you gave me, your lab work appears to be normal. Your sodium is only slightly high at 148. The glucose is only slightly elevated at 127, but that could be because of the coffee. For an accurate glucose reading, you need...

Lab Tests: pancreatitis, lipase, x rays
lipase, x rays, good luck: Suzie--Based on your lipase result of 391, that s where the doctor got the diagnosis of pancreatitis. It appears that you do have pancreatitis. Based on the lipase test alone, I can t say if it s cancer. You ll need further tests (X-rays and/or scans)....

Lab Tests: Lab Test, red blood cell, corpuscular hemoglobin
red blood cell, corpuscular hemoglobin, red cells: Hi Sandra, I d be glad to try and answer your question. Mean corpuscular hemoglobin (MCH) is a calculation of the average amount of oxygen-carrying hemoglobin inside a red blood cell (RBC). Macrocytic RBCs (macrocytic means that the RBCs are larger than normal)...

Lab Tests: lab tests, white blood cell, filtration rate
white blood cell, filtration rate, kidney function: Hi Judith, I d be glad to try and answer your question. The Eos and Eos (absolute) are both counts of a specific type of white blood cell (WBC) called an eosinophil. Eosinophil counts most often become elevated in number in individuals with allergies and...

Lab Tests: Purpose of tests, cotinine, health profile
cotinine, health profile, lab test: Hi Mike--I ve found this link to be helpful in answering your question, for the most part. The only test I m not so sure about is the last one, S/P. I m not sure that s a test, it may be part of your diagnosis, or the reason for testing. Here s the link...

Lab Tests: could i be pregnant, priod, pregnancy test
priod, pregnancy test, accurate result: Hi Michelle, I d be glad to try and answer your question. I do think that you may have tested too early, especially if you did a urine test. Did you use a first morning sample? That would be the most concentrated, and would give the most accurate result....

Lab Tests: Aspiration of the hip, cortisone injection, professional medical advice
cortisone injection, professional medical advice, culture results: Hi Deb, I d be glad to try and answer your question. Typically culture results take 48-72 hours for the report to come back, especially negative (no growth) reports. If there is growth of a bacteria, the results may take longer. Typically, if there s no...

Lab Tests: Breast Cancer, hematologist oncologist, congenital heart disease
hematologist oncologist, congenital heart disease, red blood cell: Hi Tina, I d be glad to try and answer your question. An elevated RBC (red blood cell) count could be for a number of reasons, such as dehydration, pulmonary disease, congenital heart disease, polycythemia vera, renal problems, or tissue hypoxia. None of...

Lab Tests: Diabetes, adult onset diabetes, risk factors for diabetes
adult onset diabetes, risk factors for diabetes, professional medical advice: Hi Wesley, I d be glad to try and answer your question. I think that your doctor is just being thorough, which is a good thing! Checking for diabetes is a very important screening test, just like cholesterol is nowadays. Your doctor may have identified...

Lab Tests: elevated Bilirubin level, bilirubin level, elevated bilirubin
bilirubin level, elevated bilirubin, professional medical advice: Hi Jeff. I believe that your doctor is doing the right thing, since you have no symptoms, and your bilirubin level is not terribly elevated (normal range is about 0.1 - 1.0). You could have Gilbert s syndrome, which is a benign condition. Gilbert s syndrome...

Lab Tests: L NEUT% L MVP L POTA L ALT (SGPT), liver enzymes, alt sgpt
liver enzymes, alt sgpt, mild dehydration: Hi Lindsey, I d be glad to try and answer your question. First, the NEUT % is the percentage of neutrophils, which are a type of white blood cell. Your result of 50.6 is only just a tiny bit below the normal range, I don t believe it means anything. The...

Lab Tests: Lab results Highs and lows, professional medical advice, highs and lows
professional medical advice, highs and lows, lymphocyte count: Hi Jamie, I d be happy to try and answer your question. When your NEUT (neutrophil) are low and LYMP (lymphocyte) count is high, it could mean that you have a slight viral infection. You may ormay not have any symptoms. The ESO (eosinophil) count is slightly...

Lab Tests: positive alcohol test, breath alcohol test, fatty liver
breath alcohol test, fatty liver, professional medical advice: Hi Tammy, I d be glad to try and answer your question. No, high enzymes can t cause a false positive alcohol test. But yes, some mouthwashes (such as Listerine) can for a breath alcohol test. But for a urine test, it s unlikely unless you ve ingested a...

Lab Tests: Urinalysis, low sodium diet, protein in urine
low sodium diet, protein in urine, calcium level: Hi Tara, I d be glad to try and answer your question. The most common reason for blood/protein in urine is an infection (bladder or kidney), but there are a variety of causes for blood and protein in the urine (such as stones, infection, cancer/tumor, filtration...

Lab Tests: urine sample, urinalysis tests, blood protein
urinalysis tests, blood protein, professional medical advice: Hi Debbie, I d be glad to try and answer your question. The doctor must want to test you for a UTI - urinary tract infection. The bacterial wipes are for you to clean yourself (front to back) before you give the specimen. The reason for the two vials is...

Lab Tests: Viral infection, cold flu symptoms, professional medical advice
cold flu symptoms, professional medical advice, sinusitis symptoms: Hi Nick. It s hard to help you more than I have without knowing what viral infection it is that you tested positive for. The steroids will reduce the inflammation (or swelling) you have, and the moxifloxacin should take care of the sinusitis symptoms. In...

Lab Tests: alchohol possitive drug testing, antiseptic mouthwash, professional medical advice
antiseptic mouthwash, professional medical advice, alcohol test: I d be happy to try and answer your question. Your alcohol number of 0.046 is about half of what s considered the legal limit (for driving) in most states (0.08%). Something besides alcohol that can cause this is antiseptic mouthwash. But you would basically...

Lab Tests: Leb results, cognoscenti health institute, cholesterol triglycerides
cognoscenti health institute, cholesterol triglycerides, coronary heart disease: Hi, I d be glad to try and answer your question. The results you listed that are low normal, are just that, low normal . I wouldn t worry about any of them, especially because they are so close to the normal range. Your lipid (cholesterol, triglycerides,...

Lab Tests: lab tests error, home pregnancy test, ovarian tumor
home pregnancy test, ovarian tumor, professional medical advice: Shala -- Yes, an ovarian tumor can cause a false positive pregancy test. Your other symptom of nipple discharge could have several causes, including pregnancy. You better get yourself to the doctor! Samantha **This answer is not a substitute for...

Lab Tests: PSA Result 1,815???, psa tests, chemo drugs
psa tests, chemo drugs, prostate cancer: Hi Jan, I d be happy to try and answer your question. A PSA result of 1815 sound very very high, and I personally, in my 11 years of lab testing, have never seen a result that high. PSA can be elevated because of some chemo drugs, but I don t think they...

Lab Tests: post vasectomy semen sample, post vasectomy, lab checks
post vasectomy, lab checks, professional medical advice: Hi Michelle, I d be happy to try and answer your question. When the lab checks a post vasectomy semen sample, all they are checking for is the presence of any sperm cells (dead or alive!). So it is OK that the test wasn t performed until the next day. The...

Lab Tests: urine test, white blood cells, skin contamination
white blood cells, skin contamination, urine specimen: Hi Cheryl, I d be glad to try and answer your question. Leukocyte esterase is essentially white blood cells. White blood cells in your urine could indicate an infection, but since your amount was small , then it could be possibly just skin contamination....

Lab Tests: 2nd Quantitative hCG test, quantitative hcg test, professional medical advice
quantitative hcg test, professional medical advice, best bet: Hi Taylor. After your blood is drawn, if the test was ordered as routine , it s hard to say when the test result will be available. Your best bet would be to call your doctor s office, and they can get the results for you sooner, the lab can fax them to...

Lab Tests: b12 in blood tests, chronic lymphatic leukemia, polycythaemia rubra vera
chronic lymphatic leukemia, polycythaemia rubra vera, acute promyelocytic leukemia: Hi Jayme. I m at a loss then! Like I said, we don t see very many high B12 levels where I work. Are you under the supervision of a doctor? Have they offered any insight? Samantha **This answer is not a substitute for professional medical advice.*...

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Lab Tests: not gulity, professional medical advice, benzos
professional medical advice, benzos, zantac: Hi Barbara. Of the list of the medications you are taking, Flexeril seems to be the one that may be causing the false positive. It is not a benzodiazepine, but it s in a similar class of drugs. THC is essentially marijuana. If you falsely tested positive...

Lab Tests: Interpreting Lab Results, glomerular filtration rate, anion gap
glomerular filtration rate, anion gap, mdrd equation: Hi Tamara, I d be glad to try and answer your questions. Looking at the tests you ve mentioned that are outside the normal range, I don t see anything that you should be concerned about. Under AUTO DIFF (NEU#), that is part of a CBC (complete blood count),...

Lab Tests: Is it normal, uricacid, professional medical advice
uricacid, professional medical advice, fsh and lh: I d be happy to try and answer your question. All of your lab results that you listed are normal. You appear to be in good health. Your doctor will be able to determine where in your cycle you were when you had the bloodwork done by looking at the numbers...

Lab Tests: PSA test, psa test results, professional medical advice
psa test results, professional medical advice, chemistry analyzer: Hi Jerry, I d be glad to try and answer your question. As with any blood test, there will be false negatives and false positives. The PSA generally is a fairly accurate test. But it is done as a screening test only, which means that if the result were...

Lab Tests: My sons lab results, stomach virus, platelet count
stomach virus, platelet count, pancreatic enzymes: Hi Mary. Your son s amylase and platelet count results are both a little high. A high amylase result could be from his stomach pain, it s not that specific a test. Did the doctor also do a lipase test? Amylase and lipase are generally pancreatic enzymes,...

Lab Tests: Urine Test, professional medical advice, negative culture
professional medical advice, negative culture, leukocytes: Hi Jenny. When the urine culture was negative, but your urinalysis shows leukocytes and protein, the sample could have been slightly contaminated. Did you collect a clean-catch sample? i.e. Did you clean off your genital area (front to back) and then give...

Lab Tests: what is a u/a test, ca 125 blood test, liver condition
ca 125 blood test, liver condition, psa test: Hi Margarita, I d be happy to try and answer your question. UA is the abbreviation for urinalysis. This test analyzes your urine for several things, including glucose (indicating possible diabetes), blood, and leukocytes (could indicate a kidney infection)....

Lab Tests: urine testing, white blood cells, urine cultures
white blood cells, urine cultures, professional medical advice: Hi Mary, I d be happy to try and answer your question. Most of the time, a UTI will cause blood, leukocytes (white blood cells), and/or nitrites in a urinalysis. But not always. It sometimes depends on the organism causing the UTI. Some gram positive organisms...

Lab Tests: no answer?, may 1, alot
may 1, alot, melissa: Hi Melissa. I receive numerous questions a day. Alot of the time, the questions are very similar. Your question must have been a similar question that to one that I ve answered before. That s why you got that email. Because you got that email, I m unable...

Lab Tests: grand father, psa test, professional medical advice
psa test, professional medical advice, christy: Hi Christy, I d be glad to try and answer your question. Both of your grandfather s test results of 0.92 and 1.90 are within the normal range of 0.0 - 4.0. The difference between the two results is small, so it s not considered significant, since both results...

Lab Tests: Help..., squamous epithelial cells, leukocyte esterase
squamous epithelial cells, leukocyte esterase, urinalysis results: Hi Danalyn. I ll be glad to try and answer your question. I know all these terms are confusing! From the urinalysis results you gave me, I can see that you have white blood cells (WBC), blood or hemoglobin (HGB), and bacteria in your urine. But these are...

Lab Tests: high white blood cell counts, white blood cells, blood cell count
white blood cells, blood cell count, white blood cell: Hi Michaela, I d be happy to try and answer your question. A high white count typically means that the bosy is fighting off an infection. And with your sed rate of 81 (normal is less than 20), this means that there is inflammation in your body somewhere....

Lab Tests: urine drug screen, prescription sleeping pills, urine drug screen
prescription sleeping pills, urine drug screen, anxiety medication: Hi Mickey..I d be glad to try and answer your question. The first thing...benzos can stay in your system for longer than a month, so that may be why the test would still be coming up positive. Also most prescription sleeping pills and anti-anxiety medication...

Lab Tests: Abnormal U/A, urine glucose, kidney problem
urine glucose, kidney problem, urine dipsticks: Hi Marie, I d be glad to try and answer your question. A glucose result of 2000 is very very very high, and if it were that high, I suspect that your husband would have been very ill, if not in shock! Are you completely sure you were reading the strip right?...

Lab Tests: AST/GOT lab test results, lab test results, blood screening test
lab test results, blood screening test, natural health products: Hi Amber, I d be glad to try and answer your question. Your AST level is high. AST is a liver enzyme. Very high levels of AST (more than 10 times the highest normal level, which yours is not) are usually due to acute hepatitis, often due to a virus infection....

Lab Tests: my billiruben count is 1.7, liver enzymes, liver problem
liver enzymes, liver problem, liver damage: Hi Priscilla, I d be glad to try and answer your question. Bilirubin is present in your liver at a certain amount. When that level rises, it could indicate a problem with your liver, such as liver damage, cirrhosis, or hepatitis. The normal range for bilirubin...

Lab Tests: blood groups and offspring, professional medical advice, negative man
professional medical advice, negative man, o positive: Hi Tony, I d be glad to try and answer your question. If you re 100% certain of the blood types of the three of you, the report you read is correct. If you re O negative and the mother is A positive, the only possible blood types for your child are A positive,...

Lab Tests: blood test, iron deficiency anemia, professional medical advice
iron deficiency anemia, professional medical advice, having my baby: Hi Julia, I d be glad to try and answer your question. When your platelet count is a little elevated, and your hemocrit (HCT) is a little low, this could indicate iron deficiency anemia, but not always. But your HCT is only slightly low. The menstrual cycle...

Lab Tests: DIABETIC, professional medical advice, glucose
professional medical advice, glucose, hgba1c test: I assume that you mean for the HgbA1C test, which is a measure of how the patient s blood sguar (glucose) has been the past three months. Yes, you re correct, for a diabetic, you should aim to have a result of less than 7.0. Samantha **This answer is...

Lab Tests: Abnormal U/A, blood sugars, ketones
Lab Tests: Abnormal U/A, blood sugars, ketones, nausea

Lab Tests: The good cholesterol, homework questions, professional medical advice
homework questions, professional medical advice, good cholesterol: William, I sent you that response because I don t think I can accurately answer your question. I assume you mean the % of American people. I can only give you a general answer, based on the hospital/area where I work. Generally I would estimate that...

Lab Tests: lab test, glucose tolerance test, calcium level
glucose tolerance test, calcium level, professional medical advice: Hi Barbara, I d be happy to try and answer your question. Were you fasting for 12-14 hours, with nothing to eat or drink, when you had your blood work? If so, 166 is quite higher than the normal range of 70-110. Your doctor may want to do another test,...

Lab Tests: lab tests, mean platelet volume, professional medical advice
mean platelet volume, professional medical advice, doctor information: Hi Stacy, I d be glad to try and answer your question. MPV stands for Mean Platelet Volume . MPV gives your doctor information about platelet production in your bone marrow. Platelets are the part of your blood responsible for clotting. I don t believe...

Lab Tests: results of ALG [SGPT] blood test of 36/l, liver enzymes, professional medical advice
liver enzymes, professional medical advice, sgpt blood test: Hi Joanne, I d be glad to try and answer your question. I believe the test you re talking about is ALT, also called SGPT. ALT is one of several liver enzymes, which, when higher than normal, could indicate a problems with the liver. An ALT level of 36 is...

Lab Tests: Thyroid levels, tsh levels, tsh level
tsh levels, tsh level, symptoms of hypothyroidism: Hi, Bud, I d be glad to try and answer your question. It probably wasn t the best idea to take your wife s Synthroid! But I m sure you know that. I m not certain of this, but I believe that may be why your TSH levels are suppressed. That s what Synthroid...

Lab Tests: ALT blood test, diagnosis code, advie
diagnosis code, advie, blood test: Hi Pam. No, fasting is NOT required for an ALT blood test. As for the meaning of diagnosis code 794.8, that I do not know. That is a code for billing, and that s not my specialty. Samantha **This answer is not a substitute for professional medical...

Lab Tests: alt testing, alt sgpt, professional medical advice
alt sgpt, professional medical advice, liver disease: Hi Kem, I d be glad to try and answer your question. An ALT result of 43 is not a bad result. The normal range is approximately 13-39, so 43is only slightly high. Some medicines can cause a falsely elevated ALT. If liver disease were present, I d expect...

Lab Tests: ast/alt, routine chemistry panel, alcoholic liver disease
routine chemistry panel, alcoholic liver disease, volunteer project: Some people have AST levels below the reference range. Alcoholic liver disease is the most common cause of low AST and ALT. Other causes include uremia, malnutrition, and diabetes mellitus. That s not to say you re an alcoholic!! The doctor should look at...

Lab Tests: B 12 lab results, professional medical advice, b12 injection
professional medical advice, b12 injection, b12 shot: Hi Jessica, I d be happy to try and answer your question. I woudn t recommend getting your B12 level checked right after you get a B12 injection. The level was probably falsely elevated. But are you sure of the result as being 62394? That s very very high....

Lab Tests: Cholesterol - LDL - HDL, cholesterol ldl, ldl hdl
cholesterol ldl, ldl hdl, cholesterol test: Hi Magda. I m unable to help you with your question because the results of your tests are in units that I don t recognize. For example, at the lab I work at, the normal range for cholesterol is 80-220. You must not be from the U.S., because the units are...

Lab Tests: lab work, iron deficiency anemia, red blood cells
iron deficiency anemia, red blood cells, vitamin b12 deficiency: Hi Amy, I d be glad to try and answer your question. Mean corpuscular volume (MCV) is a measurement of the average size of your RBCs (red blood cells). The MCV is elevated when your RBCs are larger than normal (macrocytic), for example in anemia caused by...

Lab Tests: low platelet count, von willebrands disease, professional medical advice
von willebrands disease, professional medical advice, hemotologist: Hi Tracy. 82 is certainly a low platelet count, but it s not critically low. The normal range is about 130-400. A low platelet count such as yours means that you probably will bleed more than others, so you should avoid aspirin (which thins your blood)....

Lab Tests: mpv, high platelet count, cbc complete blood count
high platelet count, cbc complete blood count, myeloproliferative disorders: Hi Mary. A low MPV is usually the result of a high platelet count, which yours is. Increased platelet counts (thrombocytosis) may be seen in individuals who show no significant medical problems, but can be seen in chronic inflammation or myeloproliferative...

Lab Tests: squamous epithelial cell count, squamous epithelial cells, urine specimen
squamous epithelial cells, urine specimen, squamous epithelial cell: Hi Nicole, I d be happy to try and answer your question. I m assuming that you mean squamous epithelial cells in your urine, correct? Even though the count is 10-20, it s not abnormal. All squamous epithelial cells are skin cells. When collecting your...

Lab Tests: UTI results positive for infection, correct antibiotic, professional medical advice
correct antibiotic, professional medical advice, foul smelling urine: Hi Barb, I d be happy to try and answer your question. I believe the doctor is correct in sending you to the hospital for a midstream culture. The genital area is full of bacteria that can interfere with the reading of the urine culture. He wants to do...

Lab Tests: abnormal neutrophils, lymphoctyes, and bun/creat ratio, bun creatinine ratio, kidney dysfunction
bun creatinine ratio, kidney dysfunction, professional medical advice: Hi Jessica, I d be glad to try and answer your question. How old is your son? If he s younger than 12 years of age, it s normal for his neutrophils to be lower and his lymphocytes to be higher than an adult. So I wouldn t be too concerned about those results....

Lab Tests: Cheap Lab test, serum protein electrophoresis, neelima
serum protein electrophoresis, neelima, labcorp: Neelima, I don t think you re going to find a cheap place to get those particular tests. I think you should call your doctor, mention that you don t have any insurance, and see if he/she has any suggestions about labs or alternative tests that might be...

Lab Tests: hrt and thyroid testing, symptoms of an overactive thyroid, thyroid hormones
symptoms of an overactive thyroid, thyroid hormones, excessive perspiration: Hi janet, I d be glad to try and answer your question. I believe that your HRT may have affected your T4 and TSH results, only slightly though. And the difference between your results and normal results is very small (your TSH is only 2 hundreths of a...

Lab Tests: Lab Results, doctors office, iron level
doctors office, iron level, rdw: Diana, I don t think it would hurt to call and ask if there is anything your doctor thinks you can do to improve your hemoglobin and hematocrit in the future. It isn t urgent, but I d call and just ask. You didn t mention if he tested your iron level or...

Lab Tests: lab results, sjogren's syndrome
sjogren's syndrome: Ana, From the results, I think you have an autoimmune condition called Sjogren s Syndrome. That may or may not be all you have, though. I m not sure based just on your test results. About 50% of people with Sjorgren s have other autoimmune conditions, such...

Lab Tests: what is lupus panel?, professional medical advice, autoimmune disease
professional medical advice, autoimmune disease, anticoagulant: Hi Gladys. A lupus panel is a test to fetermine if you have the disease lupus, which is an autoimmune disease. There aren t really any other names/abbreviations for this test, except lupus anticoagulant. Samantha **This answer is not a substitute for...

Lab Tests: O POSTIVE MOTHER O POSTIVE FATHER CHILD O RHESUS NEGATIVE, blood types, Rh factor
blood types, Rh factor, Rh: There are two alleles for each Rh factor. An allele is an alternative form of a gene. An Rh factor refers to the + or - part of the blood type. Since there are two alleles and your third child is Rh- (or D-), that would mean you and your husband have the...

Lab Tests: SGPT result, natural health products, acute hepatitis
natural health products, acute hepatitis, liver enzyme: Hi Doji, I d be glad to try and answer your question. SGPT, also known as ALT, is a liver enzyme, so abnormal levels could indicate a problem with your liver. The normal range is about 0-55, so your result of 101.35 is high. Very high levels of ALT (more...

Lab Tests: Abnormal blood gas labs, bun creatinine ratio, anion gap
bun creatinine ratio, anion gap, kidney problem: Hi Ann, I d be glad to try and answer your question. I think your blood glas results look OK. Your P02 (oxygen) level is higher than normal, but that s good in this case. I d be more concerned with a low P02. Your O2 sat is very good, which means your...

Lab Tests: Confused on lab results, thyroid condition, professional medical advice
thyroid condition, professional medical advice, cholesterol 221: Hi Melissa, I d be glad to try and answer your question. All of your lab results that you gave me are normal. Do you happen to know if the doctor checked your thyroid? These tests would be called TSH, Free T4, Total T4, or T3. A common cause of fatigue...

Lab Tests: cbc w/differential/platelets, red blood cell, high mch
red blood cell, high mch, red blood cell count: Hi, Pam, I d be glad to try and answer your question. RBC is your REd Blood Cell count. It is slightly low. MCV and MCH both refer to the actual red blood cell itself. A high MCV like yours indicates that your RBCs are larger than normal (macrocytosis)....

Lab Tests: high hdl, high ldl, low triglycerides, lipid profile, cholesterol hdl
lipid profile, cholesterol hdl, cholesterol ldl: Hi Betty, I d be glad to answer your question. Your total cholesterol is high, with the normal range being less than 220. But this is not necessarily a bad thing, because you ve got to look at the different types of cholesterol. HDL is your good cholesterol,...

Lab Tests: Lab result question, anion gap, erythema nodosum
anion gap, erythema nodosum, alk phos: Hi Sheila, I d be glad to answer your question. Actually your doctor was right in dismissing these results, because they are all normal. Every single one of them! These are all blood chemistry results, all part of a commonly ordered chemistry panel....

Lab Tests: Low Seg Count in a CMBP, anion gap, sodium potassium
anion gap, sodium potassium, cbc complete blood count: Hi Barbara, I d be glad to try and answer your question. The seg count is a measure of one type of white blood cell called a segmented neutrophil . Yours is only slightly low at 38%. I don t think you have anything to worry about with this, since the other...

Lab Tests: Neutropenia, types of white blood cells, white blood cells
types of white blood cells, white blood cells, wbc count: Hi Melony, I d be glad to try and answer your question. As far as the WBC count never being above 1400, that is a little low. Usually in children, the lymphocyte% is higher than the neutrophil % (lymphocytes and neutrophils are both types of white blood...

Lab Tests: psa false results, lab test results, psa values
lab test results, psa values, psa levels: Hi John, I d be glad to try and answer your question. A falsely high PSA is fairly common. Prostate manipulation by biopsy or resection of the prostate will significantly elevate PSA levels. The blood test should be done before surgery or six weeks after...

Lab Tests: Reticulocyte, bone marrow function, types of anemia
bone marrow function, types of anemia, different types of anemia: Hi Sam (nice name!), I d be glad to try and answer your question. The reticulocyte count is ordered to help determine if the bone marrow is responding adequately to the body’s need for RBCs and to help determine the cause of and classify different types of...

Lab Tests: urine lab value, renal epithelial cells, urine lab
renal epithelial cells, urine lab, professional medical advice: Hi Elizabeth, I d be glad to try and answer your question. NON renal epithelial cells and mucus threads are both normal in urine. They are considered skin/genital contaminants. Samantha **This answer is not a substitute for professional medical advice.*...

Lab Tests: wbc results, carbon monoxide poisioning, wbc count
carbon monoxide poisioning, wbc count, professional medical advice: Hi Kelly, I d be glad to try and answer your question. Yes, I do believe that your WBC count could be elevated because of CO poisoning and your surgery. Any trauma to the body can cause a WBC count to be a little higher than normal. I would assume that...

Lab Tests: anachoice (tm) cascading reflex/ low vitamin D, connective tissue diseases, calcium absorption
connective tissue diseases, calcium absorption, calcium supplements: Hi Connie, I d be glad to try and answer your question. It s worded a little different than I m used to seeing, but I believe that Anachoice cascading reflex is a test that is similar to an ANA (anti-nuclear antibodies), which tests for a number of connective...

Lab Tests: High Red Cell Dist. Width, kidney function tests, ast sgot
kidney function tests, ast sgot, red blood cells: Hi again, Shirley. None of the tests that you listed the second time have anything to do with the RDW. Both BUN and eGFR are kidney function tests. Your BUN is slightly high (normal is around 5-25)and your eGFR (estimated glomular filtration rate) is low...

Lab Tests: Lab Test Results, liver enzyme tests, lab test results
liver enzyme tests, lab test results, alkaline phos: Hi David, I d be glad to try and answer your question. The three tests you mentioned are indeed liver enzyme tests. Many prescription medications can cause increased liver enzymes. And it so happens that a common one to do this is Lipitor. Most people...

Lab Tests: Liver LAb results, high bilirubin level, total bilirubin
high bilirubin level, total bilirubin, glass of champagne: Hi Ronja -- It depends on how high your bilirubin was. The normal range for total bilirubin is approximately 0.0 - 1.0. If it s only a little bit high, then it could be becuase your liver/digestive system is still adjusting to not having a gallbladder....

Lab Tests: Low platelets, urate crystals, low platelets
urate crystals, low platelets, kidney specialist: Julie -- I wouldn t be too concerned about your platelet count. The normal range at the lab I work at is 130 - 400 for platelets and 3.0 - 11.5 for white cell count. (Of course, different labs have different normal ranges.) So your counts aren t really...

Lab Tests: lab test results, ast sgot, red blood cells
ast sgot, red blood cells, blood urea nitrogen: Hi Vicki, I d be glad to try and answer your question. Based on the lab results you have provided for me, I would say that you are in excellent health! The only abnormal results I see are 1) your total cholesterol. Ideally, cholesterol should be less than...

Lab Tests: lab tests results, potassium level, tests results
potassium level, tests results, lab tests: Yvette -- I believe that your doctor is right. Because your blood sat for an extended period of time, the results are not accurate. If you had a potassium level of 8.0, you d be very sick! I would recommend having your blood tested again, and making sure...

Lab Tests: Menopause Hormone Levels, progesterone levels, thyroid tests
progesterone levels, thyroid tests, hormone lh: Hi Vicki, I d be glad to try and help you if I can. The nurse is right, your levels indicate that you are probably in menopause. The FSH (follicle stimulating hormone), LH (luteinizing hormone), and progesterone levels are the ones that jump out at me. ...

Lab Tests: quest. re: daughters CBC w/diff/platelet results, adult children, rdw
adult children, rdw, neutrophils: Hi Sandy, I d be glad to answer your question. It seems to me that the normal (reference) ranges that were listed on the lab report are for a normal adult. Children under 14 or so typically have their own normal ranges. So, I believe the results that you...

Lab Tests: test, white blood cells, white blood cells in the urine
white blood cells, white blood cells in the urine, bladder infection: A trace leukocyte esterase is a small amount of white blood cells in the urine. The key word here is small . If your wife were to still have the bladder infection, I suspect that the leukocyte esterase would be more. I don t think you should be too concerned....

Lab Tests: URINALYSIS, congestive heart failure, heavy metal poisoning
congestive heart failure, heavy metal poisoning, systemic lupus erythematosus: Hi Robert, I d be glad to try and answer your question. Your level of protein in the urine isn t all that high. But I think it does need investigated. Protein in the urine is usually a warning sign. It may indicate kidney damage or disease or it may be...

Lab Tests: ANA test results, systemic lupus erythematosus sle, connective tissue diseases
systemic lupus erythematosus sle, connective tissue diseases, homogenous pattern: Hi Shawna. I d be glad to try and answer your question. The ANA test is used to detect various kinds of connective tissue diseases. There are 4 types of patterns , homogenous, speckled, nucleolar, and outline, Each may mean a different possible disease....

Lab Tests: Blood Test Results can some help me read it please?, red blood cells, cbc complete blood count
red blood cells, cbc complete blood count, blood test results: Hi Ellen, I d be glad to try and help you understand these blood test results. The tests that were done are pretty standard for a general health screening. They did a CBC (complete blood count), which is a break-down of the cells in you blood, (red blood...

Lab Tests: Blood test results, high rdw, high mch
high rdw, high mch, red blood cells: Hi Stephanie. It appears that the test results you have given me are fairly normal for someone who has hemochromatosis. Hemochromatosis generally affects a persons RBC (red blood cells) and the MCV, MCH, RDW, and MPV are all what are called RBC indices,...

Lab Tests: blood results, elevated troponin levels, heart muscle damage
elevated troponin levels, heart muscle damage, cardiac marker: Hi Annette. The chloride and creatinine results you gave me are only slightly out of normal range, which is unlikely to be of any clinical significance. Chloride is an electrolyte, and creatinine (if elevated) can indicate kidney problems. Troponin is a...

Lab Tests: TRP and Uric Acid test, tubular reabsorption, phosphate
Lab Tests: TRP and Uric Acid test, tubular reabsorption, phosphate

Lab Tests: Lab Results, red blood cells, red blood cells in urine
red blood cells, red blood cells in urine, white blood cells: Hi Jenn. It appears that your results are only slightly abnormal. It s common to have a small amount of WBC (white blood cells) and RBC (red blood cells) in urine. Squamous cells will likely be in almost all urines because it is a skin cell. It appears...

Lab Tests: labs, ra latex turbid, systemic lupus erythematosus
ra latex turbid, systemic lupus erythematosus, rf test: Hi Sharon. Of course, I cannot tell you whether or not to go tothe rhuematologist for sure. But I can give you some information regarding a positive RA test. A positive RA test such as yours does not ALWAYS mean a person has RA. Positive RF test results...

Lab Tests: OP GGT, stomach acid production, congestive heart failure
stomach acid production, congestive heart failure, elevated ggt: Hi Sharon. There are many reasons for an elevated GGT. Elevated GGT levels indicate that something could be going on with your liver but not specifically what. In general, the higher the level the greater the “insult” to your liver. Elevated levels may be...

Lab Tests: protein in urine, systemic lupus erythematosus, kidney cancer
systemic lupus erythematosus, kidney cancer, protein in urine: Hi Sue. Protein the the urine is called proteinuria. A variety of diseases and conditions are associated with proteinuria: Diabetes Hypertension Immune disorders (e.g., systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), IgA nephropathy, Goodpasture’s syndrome) Infections...

Lab Tests: Random Glucose Levels, glucose test, glucose level
glucose test, glucose level, spinal stenosis: Hi Tami. I d be glad to try and answer your question. In my opinion, there is no such thing as a normal range for a random glucose level. This is because ANY food or drink ingested in the last 8-10 hours can affect your glucose level. The glucose test...

Lab Tests: Test results, squamous epithelial cells, skin cells
squamous epithelial cells, skin cells, medical term: Hi Melissa. Squamous epithelial cells are just a technical or medical term for skin cells. So it is expected to find these in a urine sample. The same goes with sediment. Sediment is a normal part of urine. Nothing to be worried about. Samanth...

Lab Tests: TRP and Uric Acid test, joint inflammation, kidney stones
joint inflammation, kidney stones, acid test: Hi Pat. A blood test for uric acid measures the amount of uric acid in the blood (obviously!). Increased concentrations of uric acid can cause crystals to form in the joints, which leads to the joint inflammation and pain characteristic of gout. Uric acid...

Lab Tests: UA Amorphous Crystals, WBC, RBC, & Bacteria, red blood cells, red blood cells in urine
red blood cells, red blood cells in urine, white blood cells: Hi Barbara. WBCs (white blood cells) in urine could indicate an infection. RBC (red blood cells) in urine can also indicate an infection, or a kidney problem. Bacteria in large amounts, of course, could be an infection also. Amorphous crystals are rarely...

Lab Tests: Urine Test, ketones in urine, protein in urine
ketones in urine, protein in urine, kidney problems: Hi Terry. I will comment on the aspects of your urine test that are anything but negative. Ketones in urine are usually a result of dehydration or fasting. Blood in urine could have many causes such as UTI (urinary tract infection) and kidney stones or...

Lab Tests: blood test results, red blood cells, complete blood count
red blood cells, complete blood count, cbc complete blood count: Hi Lynn. From the test results you gave me, it appears that your husband may be anemic. RBC (red blood cells), HGB (hemoglobin) HCT (hematocrit), and PLT (platelets) are all parts of a CBC (complete blood count) that could be low in anemia. Your husband...

Lab Tests: Cancer?, republic of malta, blood picture
republic of malta, blood picture, black outs: Hi Paul. Without knowing the actual numbers of your lab results, I don t know how severe your anemia is. The first thing the doctor would want to do in cases of moderate to severe anemia is to find any source of bleeding. The most common site of bleeding...

Lab Tests: high blood work, white blood cells, complete blood count
white blood cells, complete blood count, cbc complete blood count: Hi Jeannette. WBC (white blood cells), Neu (neutrophils, a type of WBC), Mon (monocytes, another type of WBC) are all part of a CBC (complete blood count) and refer to WBCs, which fight infection. When elevated, this could mean that the body is fighting...

Lab Tests: My husbands blood test results, blood test results, complete blood count
blood test results, complete blood count, diagnosis of diabetes: Hi Tracy. Yes, the two packets of sugar was his coffee could have definitely affected his glucose and A1C results. Did he tell his doctor this information? If not, he should. I would recommend that your husband have those two tests redone, after a 12-14...

Lab Tests: interpreting ANA test result, connective tissue disease, rheumatoid factor blood test
connective tissue disease, rheumatoid factor blood test, mixed connective tissue disease: Hi Trish. I m not sure what the 6 of 10 means, it may be something different in the UK than here in the US. But I can tell you a little about ANA (Anti-Nuclear Antigen) and Rheumatoid factor. Rheumatoid factor tests for rheumatoid arthritis and the test...

Lab Tests: Bilirubin, liver enzymes, liver desease
liver enzymes, liver desease, bilirubin level: Hi Darrel. The level of your total bilirubin was only slightly high, the normal range is approximately 0.0 - 1.0. In most liver disease, other liver enzymes (such as AST and ALT) are also increased. Were all of your other liver enzymes normal? If so, possibly...

Lab Tests: Elevated Labs, ra latex, calcium supplements
ra latex, calcium supplements, d test: Hi Maledi. The Vitamin D test is a relatively new test. The test measures a person s vitamin D, of course, but new research is showing that a person s Vitamin D level can determine their overall health. Your Vitamin D result is very low. This doesn t necessarily...

Lab Tests: elevated vitamin b12 and folic acid levels?, folic acid levels, folate levels
folic acid levels, folate levels, b12 deficiency: Hi Stacee. I wasn t 100% sure about the answer to your question, so I checked out my favorite reference site, LabTestsOnline.org. Here is the link to that site where I found the answer: http://www.labtestsonline.org/understanding/analytes/vitamin_b12/test.html#what...

http://en.allexperts.com/q/Lab-Tests-1853/2009/12/f/elevated-vitamin-b12-folic-1.htm


Lab Tests: LFT results, gastric bypass surgery, liver enzymes
gastric bypass surgery, liver enzymes, light smoker: Hi Kimberly. Based on the results of your lab tests that you provided, I do think you need further testing. The lab report suggested some things that may be causing the increase in your liver enzymes, such as hepatic enzyme induction, obesity, diabetes mellitus,...

Lab Tests: Liver test, blood cholesterol levels, high blood cholesterol
blood cholesterol levels, high blood cholesterol, liver enzymes: Hi JJ. The answer to your questions are YES and YES. Yes, there are several enzymes of the liver that can be measured in the blood. Any increase in these can detect liver problems. And yes, certain medications can cause an increase in some of these liver...

Lab Tests: Pap and std results, high risk group, human papilloma virus
high risk group, human papilloma virus, biopsy of the cervix: Hi Kayte. Ureaplasma urealyticum is a bacterial infection. It is mainly asymptomatic, so you may not have known that you had it. Treatment with antibiotics should take care of the infection. HPV (Human Papilloma Virus) is a sexually transmitted virus that...

Lab Tests: Abnormal blood tests, low lymphocyte count, absolute neutrophils
low lymphocyte count, absolute neutrophils, high neutrophil: Hi Lisa, I d be glad to try and answer your question. I understand your frustration and worry about your daughter! I have a 15 year old daughter myself. A high neutrophil count coupled with a low lymphocyte count can indicate a viral infection. Her mono...

Lab Tests: Blood Tests/Anemia, iron deficiency anemia, iron tibc
iron deficiency anemia, iron tibc, serum iron: Hi again Marc! I am almost certain that your episodes of dizziness and shortness of breath are related to your possible iron deficiency anemia. Your doctor and the follow up lab work he/she did will tell you for sure. Iron deficiency anemia is easily treated,...

Lab Tests: Blood test results, blood test results, leukocyte esterase
blood test results, leukocyte esterase, yellow appearance: Hi George, I d be happy to try and answer your question. It appears, from the urinalysis report you provided, that your mother has cloudy urine (you already knew that), 2+ blood, 2+ protein, 1+ leukocytes, 2+ bacteria, and 4+ mucus. This almost definitely...

Lab Tests: Blood tests, anticoagulants, blood tests
anticoagulants, blood tests, red tape: Hi Bill. I don t recall having read or answered your question. In response, yes, the blood tested is discarded after one week. My guess why it is not donated is because the blood is drawn most times in tubes that have additives (such as anticoagulants)...

Lab Tests: CBCs after rad and temador, red blood cell, red blood cell distribution width
red blood cell, red blood cell distribution width, white blood cell: Hi Donna. I m not sure what the drug Temador is or what it s for, but I can tell you about the abnormal lab values you mentioned. RDW is RBC (Red Blood Cell) Distribution Width. Increased RDW indicates a mixed population of the shapes of RBCs and immature...

Lab Tests: Chem panels?? In phlebotomy Tech, basic metabolic panel, comprehensive metabolic panel
basic metabolic panel, comprehensive metabolic panel, sodium heparin: Hi Hayley. Don t panic! Chem panel could be called a few different things, such as Comprehensive Metabolic Panel, Basic Metabolic Panel, Electrolyte Panel, Liver or Hepatic Profile, or Lipid Panel or Profile, depending on the tests that doctor wants run....

Lab Tests: ferritin, serum, high ferritin levels, ferritin serum
high ferritin levels, ferritin serum, serum level: Hi Todd. The normal range for ferritin is approximately 12-200 ng/mL. So your result is high, but not extremely high. Ferritin levels are high in those with hemochromatosis, a genetic disease in which too much iron is absorbed. However, ferritin may also...

Lab Tests: Taking a pill before blood test, routine blood test, pepcid famotidine
routine blood test, pepcid famotidine, blood test results: Hi Genie. No, I don t think that a Pepcid pill taken with a little water would affect your test results. If any of your results comes out abnormal, you can mention this to your doctor, and he can take that into consideration when analyzing your lab results....

Lab Tests: anti nuclear blood test, smooth muscle antibodies, anti nuclear antibody
smooth muscle antibodies, anti nuclear antibody, nucleolar pattern: Hi Vanesa, I d be glad to try and answer your question. The Anti-Nuclear Antibody (ANA) test is ordered when a patient shows signs and symptoms that are associated with an autoimmune disorder.The nucleolar pattern, of which your is positive is associated...

Lab Tests: Confusion Over Test Results, basic metabolic profile, creatinine levels
basic metabolic profile, creatinine levels, liver enzyme: Hi Beth. Your sodium is fine at 144, even though the normal range is listed at 132-142. That s actually lower of a range than is for the hospital I work at, there it s 135-145. Your calcium and creatinine levels are fine. As for ALT (a liver enzyme)...

Lab Tests: help find a website, becton dickinson, plastic tubes
becton dickinson, plastic tubes, blood collection: Hi Debbie. Here are two link that I think will help you. The first one is from the Becton-Dickinson (BD), a major manufacturer of blood collection tubes. Assuming that the place you work at is using BD tubes (most places do), I think this will help you....

Lab Tests: My Lab Tests, bun creatinine ratio, serum creatinine
bun creatinine ratio, serum creatinine, fruits vegetables: Hi Joanie. I d be glad to try and answer your question. Were you fasting for 10-12 hours before you had your blood test? If not, then your numbers won t be accurate. Your HDL is your good cholesterol, so the higher the number, the better. Triglycerides...

Lab Tests: lab results alt ast platelets, liver enzymes, liver problems
liver enzymes, liver problems, abdominal pains: Hi Maria. Based on the results you ve provided me, I d say you may need further testing to rule out any liver problems. Your AST and ALT, which are both liver enzymes, are high. And your platelet count is low, which could be why you are bruising easily....

Lab Tests: labtests color top tube, additive,whole blood serum or plasma, sodium citrate plasma, lithium heparin
sodium citrate plasma, lithium heparin, d dimer: Hi Diane. For all the tests you listed, I will answer, but I must tell you that different labs may have different requirements for the same test. I will give you the specimen requirements for the lab where I work. CBC/Sickle Cell/PLT(platelets)/D-DIMER...

Lab Tests: PSA test results and the need for a biopsy, psa test results, free psa
psa test results, free psa, exact numbers: Hi Noel. I ll try and give you my opinion, but remember, I m not a doctor! The TOTAL PSA test is basically a screening test for prostate cancer. It s one of the most common tests that we perform at my laboratory. It s recommended as part of a yearly...

Lab Tests: When are platelets too high, high platelet counts, high platelet count
high platelet counts, high platelet count, hemotologist: Hi Tammy. Are your under the care of a specialist, such as a hemotologist? If your were just diagnosed, then you probably need to see a specialist, who can better help you. I m not sure of the point where a platelet count gets dangerous, because it can...

Lab Tests: RH- and -D, rhogam shot, rhogam
rhogam shot, rhogam, time sarah: Hi Sarah. Since you didn t get the Rhogam short within 72 hours of your miscarriage, there is a slight chance that the Rhogam shot didn t work. Do you know the blood type of the baby s father? If he is Rh negative, then I wouldn t worry. When researching...

Lab Tests: Test result, platelet count, test result
platelet count, test result, glucose: Hi Edward. All of the results that you listed are not in the normal range. But they are only slightly outside of the normal range, so clinically, these abnormalities are not clinically significant. I wouldn t worry, unless you have symptoms, in which...

Lab Tests: urianalysis, squamous epith, squamous epithelial cells
squamous epith, squamous epithelial cells, low grade fever: The results that you listed here don t seem to really match your symptoms of fevers, fatigue, and palpitations. Protein, blood, and squamous epithelial cells in your urine can indicate a urinary tract infection, which would cause symptoms such as (rarely)...

Lab Tests: Cirrhosis/Liver Disease, liver enzymes, adrenal exhaustion
liver enzymes, adrenal exhaustion, heavy drinker: Hi Kristy. There are many reasons for decreased liver enzymes and may include the following: malabsorption, poor diet, diet low in foods with nitrogen, fever, diarrhea, infection, inadequate iron intake, severe burns, hypocalcemia, protein and other vitamin...

Lab Tests: Comp Metabolic Panel, liver enzymes, metabolic panel
liver enzymes, metabolic panel, blood work: Hi Janet. In order to help you further, I would need the actual AST result. The normal range for ALT is approximately 13-39. If it s only a little high, then it s probably clinically insignificant, unless other liver enzymes (such as ALT and ALP) are also...

Lab Tests: lab results, interstitial pulmonary fibrosis, primary biliary cirrhosis
interstitial pulmonary fibrosis, primary biliary cirrhosis, connective tissue disease: Hi Heather -- It appears that the only thing POSITIVE on your ANA test is the Centromere AB (antibody). Centromere antibody is present in 80-90% of individuals with CREST variant scleroderma. This antibody is also seen in 30% of Raynaud patients, 12% of patients...

Lab Tests: spinning down, sst tube, sodium citrate
sst tube, sodium citrate, butterfly: Hi Gevonda. At the hospital where I work, an SST tube is spun down at 4000 rpm for 10 minutes. Some other places recommend only spinning SST tube for 5 minutes. It depends on specific policy for where you re working. When using a butterfly set, a discard...

Lab Tests: Understanding tests, iron deficiency anemia, white cells
iron deficiency anemia, white cells, liver problems: Hi Samantha. I d be glad to try and answer your question. You re right, the references are indeed a little different than here in the U.S., but since you provided the normal ranges, I can still try and help. The only abnormal results you have that could...

Lab Tests: WBC, low wbc count, hemotologist
low wbc count, hemotologist, mpv: Hi Bernadette. I agree with you, as long as all of the other values in your CBC (especially the WBC portion) are all normal. Since you ve been that way for 15 years, it may be normal for you. It s a good idea to have that low WBC count and any symptoms...

Lab Tests: HEMOGLOBIN/BLOOD UR, value flag, menstrual cycle
value flag, menstrual cycle, hemoglobin: Hi Nancy. I m not sure about the number 150 either. When we do a urinalysis for blood, we either say negative, or we give it a quantity such as 1+, 2+, or 3+. Either way, you have blood in your urine. And it s most likely because of your menstrual cycle....

Lab Tests: MCH LEVEL HIGH, mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration, mean corpuscular hemoglobin
mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration, mean corpuscular hemoglobin, high hemoglobin causes: Hi Leslie, I d be glad to try and answer your question. Mean corpuscular hemoglobin (MCH) is a calculation of the average amount of oxygen-carrying hemoglobin inside a red blood cell. Macrocytic RBCs are larger than normal and also tend to have a higher MCH....

Lab Tests: Abnormal urine analysis results, squamous cells, blood test results
squamous cells, blood test results, sodium potassium: Hi again, Kathy. Based on the results you ve given me and tying them together, it appears your mother may have some form of kidney problem. Sodium, potassium, chloride, creatinine, lactic acid, and myoglobin are all tests, that if abnormal, can indicate...

Lab Tests: abnormally high blood test results, immunoglobulin antibody, blood test results
immunoglobulin antibody, blood test results, body secretions: Hi Jennifer. A white count of over 40,000 and a sed rate of more than 140 indicates a moderate to severe infection of some kind. IgA is an immunoglobulin (antibody) and is one of the most common immunoglobulins. It is mainly present in body secretions and...

Lab Tests: anion gap, anion gap, sodium potassium
anion gap, sodium potassium, electrolyte panel: Hi Wanda, I d be glad to try and answer your question. Anion Gap is actually a value calculated using the results of an electrolyte panel (sodium, potassium, chloride, and bicarbonate). The occurrence of an abnormal anion gap is non-specific but can suggest...

Lab Tests: Blood Draw Tubes, tiny tubes, heart condition
tiny tubes, heart condition, blood collection: Hi Chris, I d be glad to try and answer your question. I see you re writing from Canada. I assume blood collection is about the same as here in the U.S. but I m not sure. Here in the U.S. just recently (within the last few years) they have discontinued...

Lab Tests: Blood Test Results -, anion gap, blood test results
anion gap, blood test results, acid base balance: Hi Judi. CO2 (also called bicarbonate) is one of the body s electrolytes. When bicarbonate levels are higher or lower than normal, it suggests that your body is having trouble maintaining its acid-base balance or that you have upset your electrolyte balance,...

Lab Tests: blood results, white blood cell, blood results
white blood cell, blood results, parasitic infections: Hi Jeanine. I d be glad to try and answer your question. Eos is short for eosinophils, one type of WBC (White Blood Cell). Generally low in number (1-3%), they most often become elevated in number in individuals with allergies and parasitic infections....

Lab Tests: blood test results, blood test results, wbc count
blood test results, wbc count, lower extremities: Hi Cheryl. Yes, your white blood cell (WBC) count is a little high. But not terribly high. All other results you listed are normal, and of little clinical significance. Your doctor may want to do further testing to determine why your WBC count is high,...

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Lab Tests: HgA1C test result, hba1c test, suagr
hba1c test, suagr, iron levels: Hi Cindy. Yes, the HBA1C test is a test for diabetes. It s typically used in known diabetics to measure approximately what their blood suagr has been running for the past 3 months or so. I m not sure, though, what your result of 71% means. It may be in...

Lab Tests: Lab Test Results, lab test results, short term memory loss
lab test results, short term memory loss, muscle atrophy: Hi Carol. ALT is a liver enzyme, and CREAT and BUN are indicators of kidney function. But the result being below normal isn t much of a concern as it would be if those results were elevated. I doubt that the ALT, CREAT, and BUN numbers have anything to...

Lab Tests: Low AST, liver enzymes, liver problem
liver enzymes, liver problem, zycor: Hi Jay. I m not sure of the post you re referring to. I don t recall saying that a low AST (or ALT or that matter) is a sign of a liver PROBLEM, but it can be decreased in certain conditions (not always liver-related). A person s AST can be decreased in...

Lab Tests: PSA test., psa levels, free psa
psa levels, free psa, psa test: Hi Jim. Because your PSA has slowly risen over the past few years, you may need further testing. The PSA is a screening test, so abnormal value doesn t always mean problems. Prostate manipulation by biopsy or resection of the prostate will significantly...

Lab Tests: Red Cell Mass?, red cell volume, red blood cell
red cell volume, red blood cell, cbc complete blood count: Hi Loli, I m glad I could help you in the past, and I will try to help you again. The assessment of anemia and polycythemia depend foremost upon a reliable and direct determination of red cell mass (also called red cell volume). Yes, it s similar to a CBC...

Lab Tests: regarding AST(GOT) test, natural health products, alcohol consumption
natural health products, alcohol consumption, liver damage: 1. A high AST doesn t always mean there is liver damage. A shot or injection of medicine into muscle tissue, or even strenuous exercise, may increase AST levels. In rare instances, some drugs can damage the liver or muscle, increasing AST levels. This is...

Lab Tests: white blood count, low wbc, cytoxan
low wbc, cytoxan, different day: Hi Dee. The drop of 0.5 of your white count is probably due to just being drawn a different day. I don t think this difference is clinically significant, but being on Cytoxan needs to be monitored, since it can cause a low WBC. I m sure your doctor will...

Lab Tests: Blood work, erythrocyte sedimentation rate, helicobactor pylori
erythrocyte sedimentation rate, helicobactor pylori, sugar bun: I ll be glad to try and answer your question. While there is no blood test to see if a person has fibromyalgia, a doctor will usually order tests to rule other conditions that may have similar symptoms as fibromyalgia. A Chem 8 is a basic chemistry panel....

Lab Tests: Got blood taken...then sick?, normal blood pressure, getting food
normal blood pressure, getting food, phlebotomist: Hi Lulu. Have you ever had blood drawn before? If this was your first time, and this happened, it may be because of your age. Teenagers (especially girls) are more prone to dizziness and passing out after bloodwork. Most teens will outgrow this, but not...

Lab Tests: CHEM B TESTS, sugar bun, sodium potassium
sugar bun, sodium potassium, chemistry panel: Hi Mary. Do you mean Chem 8 (the number) instead of Chem B (letter)? There s no such test as a Chem B. If you meant Chem 8, the test is a basic chemistry panel. The tests include sodium, potassium, chloride, bicarbonate (these 4 are electrolytes), glucose...

Lab Tests: GFR result, routine blood tests, filtration rate
routine blood tests, filtration rate, caucasian female: Hi Dawn. GFR (Glomular Filtration Rate) is a relatively new way to measure a person s kidney function. It is a calculation based on a person s age, race, and blood creatinine measurement. At the hospital where I work at, the normal range for GFR is 90 or...

Lab Tests: Lab Results, white blood cell, parasitic infections
white blood cell, parasitic infections, vitamin supplement: Hi Tia. Eosinophils are one type of white blood cell (WBC). Your count is quite elevated. Eosinophils are generally low in number (1-3%), but they most often become elevated in number in individuals with allergies and parasitic infections. That s why...

Lab Tests: Lab results - confused, ankylosing spondylitis, crohn s disease
ankylosing spondylitis, crohn s disease, symptoms of hypothyroidism: Hi Blair. I ll be glad to try and answer your question. All of the results that you have provided me are, in fact, normal. That s probably why the doctors haven t called you. But if you re still not feeling well, call the doctor back! The symptoms of...

Lab Tests: Potassium Levels, low potassium, potassium level
low potassium, potassium level, potassium levels: I d be glad to try and answer your question. A potassium of anything less than 3.0 at the lab I work at would be referred to as a panic or a critical value, which means it needs to be called directly to the doctor (or a nurse if the patient is in the...

Lab Tests: positive ANA, treponema pallidum, antigen antibody
treponema pallidum, antigen antibody, nuclear antigen: Hi, Michelle, I will be glad to TRY and answer your question. I don t have all that much experience with the ANA test, since we don t perform it at the lab I work at. What I do know is, along with the positive result for the ANA, the lab should ve given...

Lab Tests: sedrate test for lupus, mouth ulcers, swollen glands
mouth ulcers, swollen glands, swollen joints: Hi Dawn. I d be glad to try and answer your question. Your sed rate is elevated, of course, but the sed rate is a very general blood test. It only detects inflammation in your body. It s not very specific. This is why your doctor wants to do further...

Lab Tests: UA Test, white blood cells, urine sediment
white blood cells, urine sediment, squamous epithelial cells: Hi Lisa. Your report is hard to read the way it s presented to me, but I ll try. It appears that all results are within normal range except protein (trace), leukocyte esterase - a medical term for white blood cells - (positive), and bacteria (trace). These...

Lab Tests: Auto Diff blood test results, blood test results, hemotologist
blood test results, hemotologist, rdw: Hi Annabelle. You do need further testing. The number that jumps out at me is the lymph % number of 70.5. Typically this number is less than about 40%. Anytime that number is greater than 55% demands attention. The doctor will also take into account any...

Lab Tests: anion gap, low anion gap, low carb diet
low anion gap, low carb diet, sodium potassium: Hi Ann. Anion gap (AG or AGAP) is a value calculated using the results of an electrolyte panel. The occurrence of an abnormal anion gap is non-specific but can suggest certain kinds of metabolic abnormalities, such as starvation or diabetes, or the presence...

Lab Tests: Blood Tests, liver mets, gastrointestinal problems
liver mets, gastrointestinal problems, stomach pain: Hi Tammy. I see nothing wrong with your CBC, it s actually pretty normal. Yes, your neutrophils/lymphocytes are slightly out of normal range, but it s unlikely to be of any clinical significance. The Alkaline Phosphatase (ALP), although slightly increasing,...

Lab Tests: blood test results, blood test results, stomach pains
blood test results, stomach pains, scan results: Hi Doug. After reviewing your test results that you provided, I do indeed see that the only abnormal result is your eosinophil count. Eosinophils are the type of WBC (white blood cell) that is elevated in allergic reactions. Since you say you had a rash...

Lab Tests: elevated triglycerides, normal cholesterol levels, lipid profile
normal cholesterol levels, lipid profile, fasting for blood tests: Hi Kelli. When I instruct patients to be fasting for blood tests, I tell them NOTHING to eat or drink (except maybe a small amount of water) for 12-14 hours. Anything can affect the test. However, as for the gummies, I don t think they would affect a triglyceride...

Lab Tests: LAB TEST, gram positive bacilli, genus corynebacterium
gram positive bacilli, genus corynebacterium, bacterial vaginosis: Hi Carl. It appears that the person who sample these results were obtained from has a vaginal infection. The gram positive bacilli could be a bacteria called Diptheroids. Diphtheroids are species of the genus Corynebacterium and are non-pathogenic. The...

Lab Tests: what is Vaginal Swab test?, vaginal fluid, vaginal infections
vaginal fluid, vaginal infections, microscope: Hi Gururaj. A vaginal swab test is a test used to diagnose vaginal infections. The doctor takes a swab of vaginal fluid. Then either the doctor or the lab looks at the fluid under a microscope to determine if there are any yeast or fungal elements present....

Lab Tests: Blood tests, blood tubes, pregnancy test
blood tubes, pregnancy test, discharge papers: Hi Betty. As with all women of childbearing age that will most likely also be having X-rays (as with you probably after your car accident), the doctor in the emergency room did a pregnancy test to make sure you weren t pregnant. Extra SST, lavender, and...

Lab Tests: Blood work codes, iron deficiency anemia, red blood cells
iron deficiency anemia, red blood cells, red blood cell: CBC is a Complete Blood Count. A sample of blood is drawn in a lavender top vacutainer tube containing EDTA, an anticoagulant to keep the blood from clotting so it can be tested. The blood is composed of red blood cells and differnt types of white blood...

Lab Tests: CBC, red blood cell, blood test results
red blood cell, blood test results, liver involvement: Hi Judie. I ll try and answer your question. But I m not sure what the medicine Doxyl is, or what it s for. What I can tell you is that the blood test results that you provided in the first question are all within normal limits. From the tests you listed,...

Lab Tests: CBC - Low WBC - High MCH, complete metabolic panel, comprehensive metabolic panel
complete metabolic panel, comprehensive metabolic panel, lab test results: When were the CBC and Comprehensive Metabolic Panel done? Were any other lab tests done along with those tests? Can you submit all of the results of the CBC and Complete Metabolic panel? And, if any other lab tests were ordered, please submit those as...

Lab Tests: CbC, toxic granulation, diagnostic radiologists
toxic granulation, diagnostic radiologists, van rensburg: from the information above: there was an ovarian cyst which was aspirated. NO EVIDENCE OF GRANULOSE CELLS Granulose cells can be diagnostic of granulose cell tumors. This information indicates there is no evidence of granulose cells which is good. OCCASIONAL...

Lab Tests: HIgh platelet count, high platelet count, red blood cells
high platelet count, red blood cells, polycythemia vera: Hi Dale. The high platelet count comes with the polycythemia vera. Even though your hemglobin and hematocrit are back to normal, your platelet count can still be high. Polycythemia is the increase in production of blood cells - mainly RBCs (red blood cells)...

Lab Tests: High TSH level, high tsh level, bun and creatinine levels
high tsh level, bun and creatinine levels, complete metabolic panel: Joseph, Please be aware that the information provided is not a substitute for medical advice and should not be interpreted as medical advice. This information is being provided for informational purposes only, as your own physician is the best resource...

Lab Tests: Lab Results, liver enzyme levels, complete metabolic panel
liver enzyme levels, complete metabolic panel, productivity thanks: Anabolic steroids and nicotinic acid can both increase bilirubin levels which may (or may not) explain the increase in the total bilirubin value. Bilirubin is a yellow pigment produced by the liver when it recycles worn-out red blood cells. However to...

Lab Tests: lab test, blood thinner, sodium citrate
blood thinner, sodium citrate, patient populations: Hi, A PTT is a Partial Thromboplastin Time and moniotors specific coagulation factors that are reponsible for the clotting process. A blue top tube means that the tube contains Sodium Citrate which is an anticoagulant to keep the blood from clotting so...

Lab Tests: RA lab test, ganglion cyst, systemic lupus erythematosus
ganglion cyst, systemic lupus erythematosus, stress fracture: Hi April. I d be glad to try and answer your question. Actually this is a question very similar to what I m going through with my dad. He also had a positive RA with numbers in the 20s. He has an appointment with a specialist in a few weeks. To help answer...

Lab Tests: Red Cell Distribution Width, high rdw, mean corpuscular volume
high rdw, mean corpuscular volume, red blood cells: Hi, Please be aware that the information provided below is not a substitute for medical advice and should not be interpreted as medical advice. This information is being provided for informational purposes only. Your own physician is the best resource...

Lab Tests: Red Cell Distribution Width, mean corpuscular volume, red cell distribution width
mean corpuscular volume, red cell distribution width, rbcs: Hi, I d be glad to try and answer your question. Both of the results you listed are only slightly out of normal range, so they are unlikely to be of any clinical slignificance. But to explain what the tests are: Red cell distribution width (RDW) is a calculation...

Lab Tests: Urinalysis, white blood cells, burning during urination
white blood cells, burning during urination, skin cells: Hi Nicole. Epithelial cells are basically just skin cells, so seeing them in urine is very uncommon. There are of little clinical significance, unless they are renal, which yours are not. WBC Esterase is WBCs (white blood cells) in your urine. This could...

Lab Tests: blood/hemoglobin in urine, diseases of the kidney, bladder infection
diseases of the kidney, bladder infection, strenuous exercise: Hi Jaya. Blood in the urine is called hematuria or hemoglobinuria. Numerous diseases of the kidney and urinary tract, as well as trauma, medications, smoking, or strenuous exercise can cause hematuria or hemoglobinuria. This test cannot determine the severity...

Lab Tests: CBC results, cbc results, clinical significance
cbc results, clinical significance, wbc: Hi Jocelin. The normal range for WBC count, which varies slightly between different labs, is approximately 4.0 to 11.0. So your value of 11.7 is only slightly out of the normal range. This elevation is probably of little or no clinical significance. Since...

Lab Tests: different 'reference ranges' with different labs, liver function panel, liver enzyme
liver function panel, liver enzyme, labcorp: Hi again, Lee. I m sorry I wasn t clear enough on my response! But I ll try again. You can t really look at one result and compare it to another lab s reference range. The results are different because of their testing methods. A simgle chemistry test...

Lab Tests: help decipher my blood and urine tests, b natriuretic peptide, brain natriuretic peptide
b natriuretic peptide, brain natriuretic peptide, congestive heart failure: Hi Debbie. Looking at your lab results, the only things that are abnormal are : 1) You have a small amount of WBC (white blood cells) in your urine. Many normal urine contain WBCs, so since all the other results are normal, I d say this is normal also. ...

Lab Tests: Very high rdw, low mcv, iron deficiency anemia, high rdw
iron deficiency anemia, high rdw, congenital heart disease: Red cell distribution width (RDW) is a calculation of the variation in the size of your RBCs. In some anemias, the amount of variation (called anisocytosis) in RBC size (along with variation in shape - called poikilocytosis) causes an increase in the RDW....

Lab Tests: Lab test results, lab test results, leukocyte esterase
lab test results, leukocyte esterase, diseases of the kidney: Hi Mark. From the lab report you listed for me, I believe the only abnormality I see if the 1+ Hgb (blood) in the urine, which is called hematuria. Numerous diseases of the kidney and urinary tract, as well as trauma, medications, smoking, or strenuous exercise...

Lab Tests: lab work, low carbohydrate diet, high protein diet
low carbohydrate diet, high protein diet, chronic kidney disease: Hi again, Linda. Your blacking out could be your blood sugar. You need to make your doctor understand. That s his/her job! Check out this link for more information: http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/hypoglycemia/DS00198 Armed with more information,...

Lab Tests: Need Explanation, john stroger, illinois department of health
john stroger, illinois department of health, pap smear: Hi Rose. When you had the pap smear done at the hospital, that s where the chlamydia culture was probably done. (It s normally not a blood test, it s a culture of the cervix/vagina.) I m not sure why the hospital (or your doctor) at John Stoger s didn t...

Lab Tests: PLATELETS COUNT / MEGASIZE PLATELETS, blood smear, lab test
blood smear, lab test, test report: Hello. The statement on your lab report is correct: When the platelets are megasize or giant , the machine used to calculate them are not accurate. Usually in this circumstance, at the hospital lab I work at, we will do a Platelet Estimate by looking...

Lab Tests: psa test, benign prostatic hyperplasia, american cancer society
benign prostatic hyperplasia, american cancer society, free psa: Hi, Jeff. I d be glad to try and answer your question. Men with a total PSA level greater than 10.0 ng/ml are at an increased risk for prostate cancer (more than a 67% chance, according to the American Cancer Society). Levels between 4.0 ng/ml and 10.0 ng/ml...

Lab Tests: Blood test's code, red cell distribution width, anisocytosis
red cell distribution width, anisocytosis, rdw: Hi Celia. Red cell distribution width (RDW) is a calculation of the variation in the size of your RBCs. In some anemias, the amount of variation (anisocytosis) in RBC size (along with variation in shape –called poikilocytosis or anisocytosis) causes an increase...

Lab Tests: blood tests, acute bacterial infection, white blood cells
acute bacterial infection, white blood cells, types of leukemia: Hi Belinda. These results are saying that your dad probably has an acute bacterial infection. That s the most common cause of left shift of neutrophils, which means the body is producing immature WBCs (white blood cells) to fight the infection. Most times,...

Lab Tests: ESR is extremely elevated at 110, high neutrophils low lymphocytes, red blood cells
high neutrophils low lymphocytes, red blood cells, temporal arthritis: Hi, David. I don t know where you re reading this study about ESR always being an indicator of cancer, but it s wrong! Cancer is only one of many, many causes of a high ESR. Erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) is a measure of the degree of inflammation...

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Lab Tests: High white count, red blood count, low platelets
Lab Tests: High white count, red blood count, low platelets, mouth nose

Lab Tests: High white count, high wbc count, absolute neutrophils
high wbc count, absolute neutrophils, absolute monocytes: Hi, David. A high WBC count indicates that your body is fighting off and infection. Sometimes you may have no or just mild symptoms. Neutrophils and monocytes are two types of WBCs. The high WBC count can t really tell the nature of the infection. Your...

Lab Tests: invalid lab test, medications not showing up in laboratory testing results
medications not showing up in laboratory testing results: Please note this information is not intended to substitute for medical advice. Only your doctor can interpret the results as part of a clinical evaluation. Linda, If you can provide the answers to the following questions, I can try to address your question,...

Lab Tests: lab, white blood cell, kidney problems
white blood cell, kidney problems, sympton: Hi Lisa. BUN and creatinine can detect kidney problems, and monocytes are one type of WBC (white blood cell). But, it looks like the reference ranges for the tests you listed are adult ranges. Since your son is 3, the ranges are lower. So, basically,...

Lab Tests: lab results-glucose, serum, fasting glucose, accurate measure
fasting glucose, accurate measure, blood test: Hi Joshua. A normal range for glucose can vary from laboratory to laboratory, but generally is around 70-110. Your lab s reference range of 65-99 seems low, but either way your result is probably normal. Do you have any symptoms? Was this blood test a...

Lab Tests: Test results, wbc counts, white blood cell
wbc counts, white blood cell, protein level: Hello. I can only partially answer your question. Lymphocytes are one type of WBC (white blood cell). Your count of 21 is only slightly below the normal range, and is unlikey to be of any clinical significance, especially if all of the other WBC counts...

Lab Tests: Thryoid Lab Results, tsh, second opinion
tsh, second opinion, thyroid: Hi Jocelin. Your doctor is right, your results are all well within normal. It s unlikely that a patient with a hypothyroid could have normal results, but that doesn t mean it couldn t happen. There are many other conditions that may cause the same symptoms...

Lab Tests: urine test, microscopic bacteria, white blood cells
microscopic bacteria, white blood cells, body aches pain: Hi Leo. Based on the urinalysis results you ve provided me, I d say that you may have a UTI (urinary tract infection). The 2+ LEUKOCYTES refers to the amount of WBCs (white blood cells) in your urine. WBCs in urine usually indicates an infection. Also...

Lab Tests: ALT (Serum) lab test., liver enzyme levels, lab test results
liver enzyme levels, lab test results, hdl cholesterol: Hi Lawrence. It s common for certain medicines to raise ALT (which is a liver enzyme) levels, especially one of the medications you listed - sinvastatin (Zocor). All of the statin drugs, commonly used for lowering cholesterol, will also cause an increase...

Lab Tests: Anemia/thyroid panel, thyroid test, accurate measurement
thyroid test, accurate measurement, steroid injections: Hi Patrick. The answer to your question is, yes, steroid injections can affect both anemia (which is, in fact, a CBC) and a thyroid test. Both of these tests should be done 6-8 weeks after stopping the steroid shots for the most accurate measurement. ...

Lab Tests: blood test, chest xray, nerve root
chest xray, nerve root, test culture: Hi, Patrick. I believe your mother s doctor is correct about the high WBC/neutrophils being from the steroid shot. Steroids can affect WBC test results. Mean platelet volume (MPV) is a machine-calculated measurement of the average size of your platelets....

Lab Tests: high RDW, high rdw, red blood cells
high rdw, red blood cells, cbc complete blood count: Hi Anne. I m not sure of the units for your RDW. I ve only ever seen results of an RDW (even the most high ones I ve ever seen) in the 10.0 to maybe 25.0 range. The unit isn t a percent. But anyways, if your lab report is flagging this as HIGH, then there...

Lab Tests: hiv, HIV diagnostic criteria and testing procedures
HIV diagnostic criteria and testing procedures: Hi Ricky, The only definitive diagnostic testing for HIV is lab testing for the presence of the HIV antigen and/or antibody. The presence of the antibody is not detectible by conventional laboratory testing methods for 3-12 weeks after exposure. HIV...

Lab Tests: iron test, mean corpuscular hemoglobin, mean corpuscular volume
mean corpuscular hemoglobin, mean corpuscular volume, low ferritin: Hi Clara. I agree with YOUR doctor. The ER doctor may have said, depending on the reason that you were in the emergency room, that your results didn t show anything pertaining to the reason for your visit. Yes, your iron level is normal, but your ferritin...

Lab Tests: koko, diagnosis of a specific parasitic disease from gastroscopic biopsy procedure
diagnosis of a specific parasitic disease from gastroscopic biopsy procedure: The answer to this question depends on the species of parasite to which you refer since different species of parasites can affect the bloodstream and/or different organs of the body. Therefore, the diagnostic tools and procedures used by healthcare practicioners...

Lab Tests: Lab Results, connective tissue disease, low ferritin
connective tissue disease, low ferritin, mixed connective tissue disease: Hello. You re correct in understanding that 1:80 is a low positive, but also, the lab report should have listed the pattern your ANA showed. This could help in finding a cause for the abnormal ANA. ANA (Anti-Nuclear Antigen) shows up as fluorescent patterns...

Lab Tests: Lab Results, peripheral blood smear, red blood cells
peripheral blood smear, red blood cells, diabetes type 2: Hi Connie. Your microalbumin is only a little high, which is unlikely to be of any clinical significance. Microalbumin is a measure of a type of protein in urine, which, when high, can indicate kidney damage, especially in diabetic patients. TIBC is Total...

Lab Tests: Lab test for Celiac, difference between Celiac Disease Panel and Celiac Disease Comprehensive Panel
difference between Celiac Disease Panel and Celiac Disease Comprehensive Panel: Lee, The answer to this question depends on your purpose for being tested. To summarize, the primary differences between the 2 panels are that the Celiac Disease panel is a tool to differentiate celiac disease from other inflammatory bowel diseases and...

Lab Tests: Low MPV, small platelets, low mpv
small platelets, low mpv: ********************************************************************* {QUESTION 2:} The other results that were normal but on the low end were... WBC 5.4 Range: 4.5 - 10.5 RBC 4.06 Range: 4.0 - 6.0 Hgb 12.2 Range: 11.0 - 18.0 Hct 35.7 Range: 35.0...

Lab Tests: lab results, low ferritin levels, rdw sd
low ferritin levels, rdw sd, sd 38: Hi again, Jen. I understand your frustration. When you don t feel well, you, of course, look to your doctor for answers and understanding. It s good to be proactive when it comes to your health. As I review your lab results, I do see some tests out of the...

Lab Tests: sgpt test result, test result, bloodstream
test result, bloodstream, sgpt test: Hi Ruth. SGPT is more commonly known as Alanine Aminotransferase (ALT). ALT is measured to see if the liver is damaged or diseased. Low levels of ALT are normally found in the blood, but when the liver is damaged or diseased, it releases ALT into the bloodstream,...

Lab Tests: test for anemias, iron deficiency anemia, iron binding capacity
iron deficiency anemia, iron binding capacity, pernicious anemia: Hello Ayesha! There is one screening test that can be used to detect anemia. The first and most commonly ordered is a CBC (Complete Blood Count). This will show is a person s H & H (Hemoglobin and Hematocrit) are low, which is anemia. There are other tests...

Lab Tests: Urinary Tract Infection Lab Test, upper uti, classical symptoms
upper uti, classical symptoms, viral culture: Hi Aeron. First, only sometimes is the CBC abnormal in someone who has a UTI. If the UTI is severe, then typically the WBC count will be high. Second, there s no lab test to differentiate between a upper and lower UTI. The only lab tests used to diagnose...

Lab Tests: They won't tell me anything!, low potassium levels, thyroid ultrasound
low potassium levels, thyroid ultrasound, blood cell count: Hi Jennifer. I understand your anxiety about this, but try not to worry! An elevated white count could mean an infection and low potassium could mean dehydration (even mild). But without actual numbers for your results, I can t really say. Your result...

Lab Tests: abnormal neutrophil level, types of leukemia, white blood cell
types of leukemia, white blood cell, cancer cells: Hi Tink. Neutrophils are one type of WBC (White Blood Cell). But without knowing how high or low the level is, I can t say much more. Neutrophils are NOT cancer cells, but a severely abnormal neutrophils level can be present in some types of leukemia. ...

Lab Tests: aspirin replacement, natural blood thinner, cause ulcers
natural blood thinner, cause ulcers, thin blood: Dear Paul, Please be aware that the information provided is not a substitute for medical advice and should not be interpreted as medical advice. This information is being provided for informational purposes only. Your own physician is the best resource...

Lab Tests: aspirin replacement, cause ulcers, prescription medicines
cause ulcers, prescription medicines, thin blood: Hi Paul. There are no other non-prescription medicines that thin the blood. Of course, there are prescription medicines that think the blood, but they also have ulcers etc. as side effects. These prescription medicines also cause many more side effects...

Lab Tests: Blood Test, streptococcus pyogenes, streptococcus bacteria
streptococcus pyogenes, streptococcus bacteria, mono screen: Please be aware that the information provided is not a substitute for medical advice and should not be interpreted as medical advice. This information is being provided for informational purposes only. Your own physician is the best resource to interpret...

Lab Tests: bilirubin levels, red blood cells, liver mets
red blood cells, liver mets, yellow pigment: Hi, Please be aware that the information provided is not a substitute for medical advice and should not be interpreted as medical advice. This information is being provided for informational purposes only. Your own physician is the best resource to interpret...

Lab Tests: blood test results, blood test results, wbc count
blood test results, wbc count, white blood cells: Hi Marcia. I d be glad to try and answer your question. In 2007, when your son was previously tested, he was about 15 years old. Up until a person is about 15-16 years of age, the lymphocyte count is normally higher than the neutrophil count. (Neutrophils...

Lab Tests: CBC and UTI, red blood cells, types of white blood cells
red blood cells, types of white blood cells, cbc results: Hi, Please be aware that the information provided is not a substitute for medical advice and should not be interpreted as medical advice. This information is being provided for informational purposes only. Your own physician is the best resource to interpret...

Lab Tests: CT chest scan with contrast dye, alcohol consumption, environmental allergies
alcohol consumption, environmental allergies, website response: Please be aware that the information provided is not a substitute for medical advice and should not be interpreted as medical advice. This information is being provided for informational purposes only. Your own physician is the best resource to interpret...

Lab Tests: Diabete's, local drug store, diabete
local drug store, diabete, pastry: Hi Debbie. Your blood sugar reading of 83 is considered normal (normal is about 70-110). But since you weren t fasting, the reading can t be considered totally accurate. If you are concerned about diabetes, then it would be ideal for you to be fasting for...

Lab Tests: GI Lab Work, white blood cells, plasma cells
white blood cells, plasma cells, flu virus: Hi, Please be aware that the information provided is not a substitute for medical advice and should not be interpreted as medical advice. This information is being provided for informational purposes only. Your own physician is the best resource to...

Lab Tests: Glucose test, comprehensive metabolic panel, glucose test
comprehensive metabolic panel, glucose test, specimen collection: Hi, Please be aware that the information provided is not a substitute for medical advice and should not be interpreted as medical advice. This information is being provided for informational purposes only. Your own physician is the best resource to interpret...

Lab Tests: Hypothyroid Blood Test, high neutrophils, low lymphocyte count
high neutrophils, low lymphocyte count, thyroid antibodies: Hi Maria. Without knowing actual numbers of your test results, I can t really help too much. Your numbers may be just slightly out of range, which would could be normal. Or if your numbers are very high/low then I could say with some certainty what s going...

Lab Tests: Lab results declining, low platelet counts, short term memory
low platelet counts, short term memory, ultrascan: Hi, Please be aware that the information provided is not a substitute for medical advice and should not be interpreted as medical advice. This information is being provided for informational purposes only. Your own physician is the best resource to...

Lab Tests: lab results, red blood cells, urine wbc
red blood cells, urine wbc, squamous epith: Hi Rachel. The lab tests you re referring to are tests on your urine. WBC stands for White Blood Cells and RBC stands for Red Blood Cells. A common reason for WBCs and RBCs to be present in urine is a UTI (urinary tract infection). Squamous Epith (epithelial)...

Lab Tests: rbc=10, red blood cells, red blood cells urine
red blood cells, red blood cells urine, skin cells: Hi Lynn. I d be glad to try and answer your question. I assume that the test results you gave me were in your urine sample. Epithelial cells (non-renal) are basically just skin cells and will be found in mostly any urine sample. So they re normal. RBC...

Lab Tests: re: lab test results question, red blood cells, lab test results
red blood cells, lab test results, types of white blood cells: Cholesterol Leukocyte esterase To fully understand what the MPV means, it s necessary to understand he CBC testing procedure itself and what the CBC results mean. A CBC is a Complete Blood Count. For a CBC, a sample of blood is drawn from the patient...

Lab Tests: Severe anemia, iron deficiency anemia, high rdw
iron deficiency anemia, high rdw, red blood cells: Please be aware that the information provided is not a substitute for medical advice and should not be interpreted as medical advice. This information is being provided for informational purposes only. Your own physician is the best resource to interpret...

Lab Tests: Birth Control side effects, oily stools, low progesterone
oily stools, low progesterone, fatty stools: Please be aware that the information provided is not a substitute for medical advice and should not be interpreted as medical advice. This information is being provided for informational purposes only. Your own physician is the best resource to interpret...

Lab Tests: Blood clotting, comprehensive metabolic panel, low hgb
comprehensive metabolic panel, low hgb, hgb a1c: Hi, Please be aware that the information provided is not a substitute for medical advice and should not be interpreted as medical advice. This information is being provided for informational purposes only. Your own physician is the best resource to...

Lab Tests: Blood Work, low hgb, risk factors for hepatitis
low hgb, risk factors for hepatitis, raw oysters: Hi Deborah, Please be aware that the information provided is not a substitute for medical advice and should not be interpreted as medical advice. This information is being provided for informational purposes only. Your own physician is the best resource...

Lab Tests: blood test codes, red blood cells, c reactive protein
red blood cells, c reactive protein, joint pain and stiffness: Hi Shairoz, Please be aware that the information provided is not a substitute for medical advice and should not be interpreted as medical advice. This information is being provided for informational purposes only. Your own physician is the best resource...

Lab Tests: FSH Blood test, premature ovarian failure, average age of menopause
premature ovarian failure, average age of menopause, age of menopause: Please be aware that the information provided is not a substitute for medical advice and should not be interpreted as medical advice. This information is being provided for informational purposes only. Your own physician is the best resource to interpret...

Lab Tests: High MCV, MCHC & MCH, Low BUN & CO2, blood pressure medication, droopy eye
blood pressure medication, droopy eye, high mcv: Hi Cathy. The test results that you provided are all within normal limits. The two that are marked L (low) are only very slightly low and probably not of any clinical significance. Also, all of these values have very little (if any) to do with your blood...

Lab Tests: Iron Deficiency Anemia, iron deficiency anemia, iron binding capacity
iron deficiency anemia, iron binding capacity, blood urea nitrogen: Please be aware that the information provided is not a substitute for medical advice and should not be interpreted as medical advice. This information is being provided for informational purposes only. Your own physician is the best resource to interpret...

Lab Tests: Lab test, mucus in urine, irritable bowel syndrome
mucus in urine, irritable bowel syndrome, urine sediment: Hi Denise, I d be glad to try and answer your question. Present means that you have mucus n your urine. Mucus in urine can be normal, but also it can be a sign of Urinary Tract Infection (UTI), Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD), Irritable Bowel Syndrome...

Lab Tests: LOW WBCs...., breast cancer survivor, bone marrow biopsy
breast cancer survivor, bone marrow biopsy, low monocyte count: Did you mention to the doctor at the time the CBC had been run that she had a cold? If not I would definitely mention this to the doctor since a cold is a viral infection and viral infections can temporarily affect the results of a total WBC count. Based...

Lab Tests: lab test, additives, transport, specimen, complete metabolic panel, hepatitis panel
complete metabolic panel, hepatitis panel, specimen container: Hi, The webpage links on the websites below will provide that information. Most Commonly Used Blood Collection Tubes Additives: http://www.uams.edu/clinlab/specimencont.htm SPECIMEN CONTAINER TYPES http://www.uams.edu/clinlab/specimencont.htm ...

Lab Tests: lab tests, bone marrow biopsy, lab test results
bone marrow biopsy, lab test results, chemo drugs: Hi Dianne, Please be aware that the information provided is not a substitute for medical advice and should not be interpreted as medical advice. This information is being provided for informational purposes only. Your own physician is the best resource...

Lab Tests: mpv, nones, platelet count
nones, platelet count, swollen lymph: Hi Shelly. Mean platelet volume (MPV) is a machine-calculated measurement of the average size of your platelets. New platelets are larger, and an increased MPV occurs when increased numbers of platelets are being produced. But your MPV is lower than normal,...

Lab Tests: progesterone level, work doctor, female hormone
work doctor, female hormone, progesterone: Hi Joyce, I d be glad to try and answer your question. Progesterone is a female hormone. I m not sure why your doctor ordered this test for you, but at menopause, the ovaries stop producing progesterone, so your result of less than 0.1 probably means that...

Lab Tests: Specific indications of my personal numbers, high cholesterol levels, high rdw
high cholesterol levels, high rdw, family history of heart disease: GFR Lab values Hi Sandy, Please be aware that the information provided is not a substitute for medical advice and should not be interpreted as medical advice. This information is being provided for informational purposes only. Your own physician is...

Lab Tests: test tubes, homework question, asp collection
homework question, asp collection, red halo: Is this a homework question? GHalo = Green Halo Please see information on the following website: http://www.uams.edu/clinlab/testa-z.asp Collection Tube Abbreviations RT = Plain Red top GYT = Gray top RBL = Royal Blue top RHalo = Red...

Lab Tests: Urinalysis Results, calcium oxalate crystals, calcium oxalate crystals in urine
calcium oxalate crystals, calcium oxalate crystals in urine, low carbohydrate diet: Urinalysis Please be aware that the information provided is not a substitute for medical advice and should not be interpreted as medical advice. This information is being provided for informational purposes only. Your own physician is the best resource...

Lab Tests: urinalysis- low creatinine levels, low creatinine levels, abnormal protein
low creatinine levels, abnormal protein, urine creatinine: Hi Lisa, I d be glad to try and answer your question. A low urine creatinine is not normally a problem, as long as your other lab results were okay (such as your blood creatinine). The reason it said not calculated was because your level was so low that...

Lab Tests: vitamin b12, blood specimen, vitamin b 12
blood specimen, vitamin b 12, seventy thousand: Hi, Please be aware that the information provided is not a substitute for medical advice and should not be interpreted as medical advice. This information is being provided for informational purposes only. Your own physician is the best resource to interpret...

Lab Tests: Blood test results, blood test results, lab values
blood test results, lab values, lym: Hi Kelly. I d be glad to try and answer your question. Based on the lab results that you have provided me and considering your son s age, I would say that his lab values are normal. The lows and highs are only slightly out of range and are unlikely to be...

Lab Tests: c-reactive protein 8.0, c reactive protein, crp test
c reactive protein, crp test, ruptured gallbladder: I d be glad to try and answer your question. C-reactive protein (CRP) is a protein in the body that is released when the body has some sort of inflammation present. While the CRP test is not specific enough to diagnose a particular disease, it does serve...

Lab Tests: Low sodium blood levels and a UTI, resting heart rate, potassium chloride
resting heart rate, potassium chloride, aniety: Hi Octavia, I d be glad to try and answer your question, at least part of it. Your potassium, chloride, WBC and Hct are all within normal limits. Your sodium is a little low, which could be from the UTI. But I don t believe the UTI or you drinking alot...

Lab Tests: PSA numbers, psa test, psa levels
psa test, psa levels, patient populations: Hi Jack, Please be aware that the information provided is not a substitute for medical advice and should not be interpreted as medical advice. This information is being provided for informational purposes only. Your own physician is the best resource...

Lab Tests: STAT laboratory test menu, university teaching hospital, arch pathol lab med
university teaching hospital, arch pathol lab med, stat tests: Hi STAT testing is done when the lab testing results are needed in an urgent basis or emergency medical situation. Emergency room settings are where the highest percentage of laboratory STAT tests are ordered, however they are also ordered in hospitals...

Lab Tests: Thyroid Test, iron deficiency anemia, thyroid hormone levels
iron deficiency anemia, thyroid hormone levels, comprehensive metabolic panel: Hi Judi, Please be aware that the information provided is not a substitute for medical advice and should not be interpreted as medical advice. This information is being provided for informational purposes only. Your own physician is the best resource...

Lab Tests: urine test results, white blood cells, skin contamination
white blood cells, skin contamination, urine test: I d be glad to try and answer your question. Leukocyte esterase is a measurement in the urine for WBC (white blood cells). WBCs in the urine could indicate a urinary tract infection (UTI). But since your result was small and if your not having any symptoms,...

Lab Tests: Accession numbers, specimen preservation, cdc guide
specimen preservation, cdc guide, specimen types: Since specimen processing protocol depends on the specific testing performed, and what testing is performed depends on the surgeon s orders, you should ask the surgeon. https://www.cms.gov/CLIA/downloads/apcsubk2.pdf D5769 §493.1278 Standard: Histocompatibility...

Lab Tests: C-reactive protein and kidney disease, C Reactive Protein, Anti Smooth Muscle Ab
C Reactive Protein, Anti Smooth Muscle Ab: Hi Darlene, Please be aware that the information provided is not a substitute for medical advice and should not be interpreted as medical advice. This information is being provided for informational purposes only. Your own physician is the best resource...

Lab Tests: CBC, insurance purposes, bloodwork
insurance purposes, bloodwork, clinical significance: Hi Simone. The two lab results that you ve listed for me are normal. Numbers that are slightly outside of the normal range are not typically of any clinical significance. But if you re having symptoms that concern you, you should speak with your doctor...

Lab Tests: High blood work, blood cell count, white blood cell
blood cell count, white blood cell, lymp: Hi Kelly. I d be glad to try and answer your question and give you my opinion. Without knowing your son s age and what (besides the fever) his symptoms were at the time of this lab work, I can only go by what abnormal lab results you provided. Your son...

Lab Tests: High Ferritin test, high ferritin, hemochromatosis
high ferritin, hemochromatosis: Hi Tim, Please be aware that the information provided is not a substitute for medical advice and should not be interpreted as medical advice. This information is being provided for informational purposes only. Your own physician is the best resource to...

Lab Tests: My Husbands' PSA result, digital rectal examination, psa value
digital rectal examination, psa value, psa values: Hi Sharon, The website below provides additional information on the PSA test and the interpretation of the results. http://www.labtestsonline.org.uk/understanding/analytes/psa/test.html This site provides some additional information on the diagnositc...

Lab Tests: high GPT , GGT,LDL,CHOL ad MCV readinds?, Elevated GGT and alcohol use
Elevated GGT and alcohol use: Hi, The values you reported Reference Range values 123 ggt 8-78 U/L 51 gpt (ALT) 7-56 U/L 215 chol Less than 200 mg/dL: Desirable 103.1 mcv 82-102 fL (Male) ...

Lab Tests: TSH Levels, tsh blood test, tsh levels
tsh blood test, tsh levels, wii fit: Hi Jennifer. Your TSH result of 3.410 is generally considered as borderline normal . Like you researched, some doctors will say it s normal and some will say it s abnormal. I think the next step would be for you to possibly have further testing. The TSH...

Lab Tests: urine test of drugs, metabolism rate, high metabolism
metabolism rate, high metabolism, urine test: Hi Seth. It depends on what drugs you were taking the urine test for. Some drugs stay in your system a long time, some for just a short time. Also, drinking lots of water doesn t really help, and could actually cause you to fail the test, depending on the...

Lab Tests: my 4 years boy CBC, iron deficiency anemia, green leafy vegetables
iron deficiency anemia, green leafy vegetables, white blood cells: Hi Iman. Based on your son s test results, I would say that yes, he is slightly anemic. (The lymphopenia is pprobably from the influenza that he had at that time.) His iron level is low, which means he probably has iron deficiency anemia. To build iron...

Lab Tests: High WBC/Absolute Neutrophils - low Vit D, medical issues, wbc
Lab Tests: High WBC/Absolute Neutrophils - low Vit D, medical issues, wbc, 11 years

Lab Tests: High White Blood Cell Count
Lab Tests: High White Blood Cell Count

Lab Tests: High WBC/Absolute Neutrophils - low Vit D, high wbc count, absolute neutrophils
high wbc count, absolute neutrophils, clinical significance: Hi Rosanna. I do agree with your doctor on this one. Your WBC is only slightly high, which is unlikely to be of clinical significance, as long as you re feeling well. (A high WBC count count could indicate an infection.) Like your doctor is doing, I would...

Lab Tests: High White Blood Cell Count, low lymphocyte, white blood cells
low lymphocyte, white blood cells, face rash: Hi Victoria. Your white count is high, but not dramatically high. This could many different things, cancer being a rare reason for a high white count. The most common cause of a high white count is an infection. Neutrophils and lymphocytes are two kinds...

Lab Tests: need help, liver tests, liver damage
liver tests, liver damage, anemias: Hello. I d be glad to try and help you. Normally when your bilirubin is high, other liver tests are also high, but you say that yours are normal. This is a good thing. Bilirubin levels can be used to identify liver damage/disease or to monitor the progression...

Lab Tests: pregnancy test, pregnancy test, question the answer
pregnancy test, question the answer, unprotected sex: I d be glad to try and answer your question. The answer is no,after 48 hours, it s too soon for a pregnancy test to be positive. You need to wait until at least a day or two before you would get your period (depending on the test that you take, it could...

Lab Tests: RE; MY 4 YR OLD URINE TEST, leukocyte esterase, burning while urinating
leukocyte esterase, burning while urinating, white blood cells: Hi Evelyn. I d be glad to try and answer your question. Based on the test results you ve provided, I d guess that your son does indeed have a UTI (urinary tract infection). He has blood, protein, and leukocytes (white blood cells) in his urine, and normally...

Lab Tests: THYROID TESTS, overactive thyroid gland, low bone density
overactive thyroid gland, low bone density, low tsh: Hi again, Julie. I m going to try and answer your question, but I m not a thyroid doctor (or any kind of doctor!), so I can only give you just a bit of information. Your TSH is pretty low, almost zero. A low TSH result can indicate an overactive thyroid...

Lab Tests: abnormal blood tests, high neutrophil count
high neutrophil count: Please note this information is not intended to substitute for medical advice. Only your doctor can interpret the results as part of a clinical evaluation. You mention you have a very high WBC count with high segs but since no specific lab values are provided,...

Lab Tests: abnormal values, mpv, wbc
mpv, wbc, alt: Please note this information is not intended to substitute for medical advice. Only your doctor can interpret the results as part of a clinical evaluation. The link below shows normal reference ranges based on patient populations which may vary from one hospital...

Lab Tests: blood test, blue mother, elderly person
blue mother, elderly person, coumadin: Hi, Connie. I truly can understand and am sorry to hear about your mother s experience last week at her nursing home. It can be a scary and frustrating experience for all involved, especially when trying to draw blood from someone in your mother s condition....