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- Fri May 04, 2007 5:58 pm
I am a 36 year old female. In 2001 I had mononucleosis, h-pylori, and strep throat at the same time. I have not been the same since then and have battled with constant fatigue. In the last few months I've developed severe weakness in my arms and legs, tingling, and a variety of other symptoms.Recently saw a Rheumatologist that diagnosed me with fibromyalgia. I have also been having problems with a very rapid pulse at times and PVC's. I have had blood work done 2 times since January. Both had some abnormalcies. My doctor hasn't been concerned about any of them. Should I be? Here are the results:
January's abnormal results:
Total Protein: 8.3
April's abnormal results:
ANion Gap: 6
Total Bilirubin: 1.52
Thank you for your time.
| Dr. Chan Lowe
- Mon May 07, 2007 4:41 pm
While the lab results you mention are technically out of the normal range, they are all very close to normal and within the lab's margin of error I'm sure.
I think it is unlikely that any of your current symptoms are related to your abnormal labs.
Follow up with your doctor is important.
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