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Test Result Units Normal values
Na+ 119 mEq/L (136-145)
Ca++ 2.04 mmol/L (2.2-2.6 )
WCC 16400 (4,500-10,000 )
Low sodium intake. Vomiting or diarrhea Diuretics abuse. Dilution type due to edema. Cardiac failure. Hepatic failure. Hypothyroidism.
HIgh White Cell Count is often due to an infection. Other causes include steroid medications such as prednisolone, or as a non-specific “stress response” to pain or illness.
Your doctor may advise you Complete Blood count, Thyroid function test, EKG , Liver function test for further evaluation.
I suggest you to consult your doctor for further evaluation and management.
Ty so is the sodium level particularly low? what would the follow up directions be if a further sodium level test showed 129?
Ty so is the sodium level particularly low? what would the follow up directions be if a further sodium level test showed 129? The patient has a seizure would it be possible to link the sodium level to the seizure without a baseline presumably this would be a guess at best as we would all have varying sodium levels and these would change contantly?