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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Inflammation!: Inflammation from infection or autoimmune disease. This always needs investigation!
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Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
High protein: Inflammation is possibility.
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A male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Unclear question: If you are talking about total serum proteins, it may be because you were dehydrated due to not drinking water for the fasting blood test. The other m ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
46 years experience Emergency Medicine
Several things: are possible but multiple myeloma certainly comes to mind. Not enough information to go on. You should discuss the possibilities with whoever has or ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
By definition: The blood components are by definition a group of cells and proteins suspended in water with minerals. Any reduction in the water component would elev ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Yes: Yes. Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and sma ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Chiang
11 years experience Rheumatology
Sjogren possible: But not likely with high serum protein. There is a condition called primary biliary cirrhosis that is associated with Sjogren and certain drugs used f ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
How do you feel?: Reference ranges are set so that a few percent of healthies fall outside on either end. If you feel okay, I would not give this another thought.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Need for evaluation: High protein diet does not increase serum globulins. An enlarged spleen warrants an investigation to determine the cause and you need to consult your ... Read More
A 58-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 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe/not: You ingest water value in the foods you eat or any fluid you drink. If you were making pee every 8 hours in the day before and of the tests were run, ... Read More

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