I had my lipid panel drawn 9/26/08 with results of chol=131; LDL=61, HDL=62 then again in 2/28/09 and chol now =187; LDL=106; HDL=62. Is is possible that the chol and LDL spike so much in only 5 months? I am hypothyroid on daily levothyroxine med, take birth control pills and glucophage 500mg daily for type II DM. All recently diagnosed within last 2 years. I am 34 and 105 pounds. I quit smoking 2 months ago...however i wasn't a major smoker....it took me 3-4 days to finish a pack of cigarettes. I'm concerned of the spike in cholesterol.
Also..my ALK (13), AST (6), and T bili (1.8) are off. WHat does that really mean? My MD doesn't seem too concerned about it, said once it could be gall stone related. I don't have stones to my knowledge. Can it be related to the above?
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