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Dr. Marius Frasie
26 years experience Internal Medicine
ALBUMIN: Yes, blood gets concentrated and some readings/ levels in blood would be falsely elevated.

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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
Creatinine: Creatinine is not a measure of general health. It is related to the kidney function, but even then, it's not the measure to go by determining whether ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
Creatinine: Creatinine is not a measure of general health. It is related to the kidney function, but even then, it's not the measure to go by determining whether ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Denny Rodenberg
31 years experience General Surgery
Depends on who: Is performing it. I've a patient who has a favorite radiologist perform his, because "he's always painless." it should not hurt much, but the degree ... Read More
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A 15-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Increase albumin: To increase your Albumin you need to ingest protein. You have certain conditions, such as cirrhosis of the liver and you may not be able to increase ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Binford
38 years experience Thoracic Surgery
A protein: Albumins are proteins which dissolve in water and are not covered with chains of sugars. The most common is serum albumin. These molecules transport ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
39 years experience General Surgery
Definition provided: Paracentesis is a procedure where accumulated fluid in the abdominal cavity is removed. Most often the fluid is an abnormal build-up of ascites, whic ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Kherallah
34 years experience Infectious Disease
Albumin Bolus: It is given to replace intravascular volume rapidly and raisee blood pressure.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Angelica Balingit
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Rarely: There are other ways to build up blood volume. Albumin does not last very long. It is usually given when other types of infusion have already been don ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
30 years experience Pediatrics
Blood tests: There are a few diseases that leap out from blood tests. Most of the time, however, blood tests don't tell the doctor much on their own. These resul ... Read More

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