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just got my bloodtest results back it said chloride 108 mmol/l(95-107)

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just got my bloodtest results back it said chloride=108 mmol/l(95-107) can you explain what does this mean
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 7 years ago.



A chloride of 108 is not considered abnormal. Five percent plus/minus of the either side of the range does not point to any significant problem, especially if rest of the investigations or electrolytes are normal.


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Dr. Arun

Customer: replied 7 years ago.
what does it mean?
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 7 years ago.



The electrolytes (sodium=Na, potassium=K, chloride=Cl) usually are indicative of kidney function tests. They may also get slightly affected with blood and body fluids pH (acidity or alkalinity), or lung functions.


It is pleasure and privilege assisting you.


Dr. Arun