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I have an aldosterone: renin result that I don't understand

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I have an aldosterone : renin result that I don't understand
Assistant: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: The doctor tells me they don't know what the result means and are not prepared to find out
Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: I take allopurinol and an ace inhibitor for gout and high blood pressure
Assistant: In general, how has your health been lately?
Customer: I'm really, really tired. Confused and forgetful and dizzy
Submitted: 17 days ago.
Category: Medical
Customer: replied 17 days ago.
My results from a standard sitting down blood test are aldosterone < 103pmol/l renin 38mu/l and a ratio of <3
Expert:  wieyedoc replied 17 days ago.

Hi. My name is Dr Rick, I have over two decades of experience, and I'm online and available to help you today.

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Expert:  wieyedoc replied 17 days ago.

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Customer: replied 17 days ago.
I have an aldosterone : renin result that I don't understand
Customer: replied 17 days ago.
Aldosterone < 103pmol/l renin 38mu/l and a ratio of <3
Customer: replied 17 days ago.
I'm tired. Confused and forgetful and dizzy
Expert:  wieyedoc replied 17 days ago.

i have to go to the ER for a consult as I am on call......I will be back as soon as I can