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Acute inflammatory pattern on electrophoresis

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Need more info: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. ... Read More

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Thalassemia: No. but good to do a Wikipedia for more details.
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Any symptoms?: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. ... Read More
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Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Send us the test res: If you can send us the results of your tests(like your blood counts counts/ CBC) and tell us why they suspected Thalassemia, we can help you further. ... Read More
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Can miss it: The screen for thal Minor is a complete blood count. A hemoglobin electrophoresis may miss the mild changes. Discuss this specifically with your physi ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Fong
40 years experience Family Medicine
Any joint pain?: Positive ANA and elevated sed rate. If you have joint pains it would be advisable to follow up with a rheumatologist. You have some kind of inflammato ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenthal
21 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Blood test: This is a blood test it takes to look to see if you have a lot of the same antibodies in your blood. It can be useful in diagnosing multiple myeloma a ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Test for abnormal Ig: It is a test to characterize the nature of abnormal/monoclonal immunoglobulins in serum. It is often used in the diagnosis of multiple myeloma.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lewis Hassell
39 years experience Pathology
Immunofixation electrophoresis: This procedure identifies which kinds of antibodies are present and in what relative quantities, after they have been separated by moving in a gel exp ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
No: Some may require more detailed analysis including DNA sequencing. Electrophoresis can detect most of the common and injurious variants.

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