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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 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reid Holtzclaw-swan
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Colloid: It is the main substance that keeps the clear part of the blood (plasma) in the blood vessels. With no albumin, all the plasma would leak out into the ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Weissberg
55 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Slight amount: A trace of protein is in your urine.
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Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Just a trace: Is probably meaningless if otherwise healthy.
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 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chevies Newman
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Panda: I have no idea why u need Albumin or this particular form of alcohol. Sounds like u need to speak with a hospital, good luck.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Burns
37 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes.: If you have decreased your protein intake this could be reflected in a decreased albumin. A more accurate reflection can be achieved by measuring pre ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Weissman
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Many possibilities..: First, you should know that it's only mildly elevated, and a true diagnosis requires further testing and a more complete history and physical. But the ... Read More
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Serum proteins: The liquid part of blood left over, after blood clots is called serum and it contains many proteins. One type of protein is Albumin and a number of ot ... Read More
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 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
See below: Low albumin per se would not cause death. There is a very small number of near normal people with congenital absence of albumin. It is the cause of lo ... Read More
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