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elevated protein c activity

A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Under supervision: 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 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Need history: A doctor would need to factor in the patient's past obstetrical and medical history to make a definitive decision. MTHFR Homozygotes should be treated ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Rumbyrt
31 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Not sure: I am not sure I understand the question. I suspect you are being evaluated for a blood clotting disorder and you have an elevated anticardiolipin IgG ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Craig MacArthur
33 years experience in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Need more info: None of these labs being higher than normal value are clinically problematic. You did not say why the labs were done; i assume you must have an abnorm ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Yes: Ck is elevated with vigorous physical activity.
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Reams
Specializes in Family Medicine
Not really worrisome: These lab values are not all that abnormal and really in most cases are not to worry about as they are. It also depends on if you are having problems ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Can't answer: Nobody here can answer without your clinical history, though i wouldn't be surprised if you have hemochromatosis -- truth is, i hope you do, because i ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Stop worrying: High albumin simply means either that you were a bit dehydrated / thirsty or that you're one of the few % who naturally fall outside the reference ran ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Need more info: Diffuse fatty infiltration can have many causes, common ones being fatty liver due to alcohol and fatty liver associated with obesity, metabolic syndr ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience in Internal Medicine
You r OK: When I do tests that I do not need, I do not know what to do if abnormal.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Kidney problem?: With the information you provided, I do not think you have a problem with your kidneys. Creatinine is an indication of your kidney function and, just ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Gaya
28 years experience in Neurology
CSF: Some experts consider CSF protein levels to be normal if the value is equal to or below your age in years. I don't think in your case there is a reaso ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
Dehydration.: There are no diseases that specifically increase albumin. Therefore in order to get an elevated concentration there must be a decrease in the amount o ... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leena Varughese
12 years experience in Pathology
Complicated: When i was doing clinical medicine, these were collectively sort of the flags for sarcoid disease but I am not saying that's the case here. This is be ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
No: Exercise does not effect the crp.
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Rosner
Specializes in Rheumatology
Possible autoimmune: Ana+ with high ESR and CRP can mean lupus or other autoimmune disease. Vit d is unrelated and should be replaced with supplements. High c 4 is not a ... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Not the key: I appreciate your interest in labs. Your ALT is in what most labs count as normal range. You haven't provided actually numbers for any lab, and for th ... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Need more info: All lab 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. Having ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
No: Minimal elevations mean nothing. Reference ranges are set so that a few percent of healthies fall outside on either end.
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Means nothing alone: As a pathologist who's devoted a lifetime to lab medicine, my teammates and i are always reminding people that lab results mean nothing whatever in th ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carrie Cannon
32 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes,: but it would be a good idea to drink plenty of fluids and get it rechecked when you are not fasting overnight. At the edge of the upper limit of norma ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Rhonda Simons
14 years experience in Family Medicine
TSH is WAY high!: Must get on a higher dose of synthroid (thyroxine). This can be life threatening, get treated asap, ! other thyroid tests need to be done to know wh ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evan Altman
18 years experience in Psychiatry
Proteinuria: Protein is normally not found in urine. Regardless of how much protein you take in, protein drinks or otherwise, normal kidneys/urinary system should ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
FLC not useful: FLC and kappa/lambda ratio are not useful tests. A normal K/L ratio does not exclude monoclonal gammopathy and an abnormal one is not diagnostic of on ... Read More
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