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Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience in Rheumatology
Inflammation!: Inflammation from infection or autoimmune disease. This always needs investigation!
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A male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in 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
45 years experience in 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 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in 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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience in Endocrinology
Low blood sugar: It could be: 1: Your body making too much insulin -most likely 2: Your diet and exercise pattern is not OK - less likely. You need to see your docto ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam
37 years experience in Internal Medicine
Few mechanisms: 1. Low intake in food 2. Loss in secretions- urine, gastrointestinal-vomitus and stool, sweat 3.Increased traslocation of k in to the cells in certai ... 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 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Singer
57 years experience in Endocrinology
High blood sugar: When diabetes mellitus is uncontrolled very high blood sugars may be associated with high ketones. The abnormalities can be corrected with appropriat ... Read More
A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Ajluni
34 years experience in Cardiology
Yes: Elevated cortisol causes fluid retention through increased sodium reabsorption which increases plasma volume and might increase bp.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
HIgh protein level: High blood protein (hbp) level can be caused by dehydration causing bengin elevation of proteins. Other more serious causes of hbp are chronic inflamm ... 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 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
No, but...: If a man's hemoglobin is more than 17.5 or thereabouts, it's worth trying to find the cause. Extremely viscous blood (igm, extremely polythemia) may r ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience in Internal Medicine
Allergy, Parasites: Unless you have an immunoglobulinopathy, it is usually caused by hypersensitivity to a substance (allergy) or parasitic infection (e.g. Worms).
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Gonzalez-mendoza
41 years experience in Pediatric Endocrinology
If as an adult: In adults low blood sugar can be cause by excessive secretion of Insulin or lack of secretion of the hormones that keep your blood sugar up when you a ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
No: Food high in saturated fats will raise cholesterol even if the food is high in protein. Foods high in protein but not in fats do not raise cholesterol ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience in Endocrinology
Liver and sugar: High liver enzymes can arise from a number of conditions and you need to see your doctor very soon. How low is your low blood sugar? How often do you ... Read More
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Dr. Harvey Hahn
26 years experience in Cardiology
Yes: Seafood and the things typically served with it can be high in salt which could raise your bp. Also shellfish and deep fried foods are very fatty and ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience in Endocrinology
Anything above norma: Anything above normal. Diabetes is diagnosed by a glucose above 200 at any time or situation; a fasting (no food for 8 hours or more) greater than 100 ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
8 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Both can: High potassium and low potassium both can cause dizziness if severe enough to cause low blood pressure by affecting heart rhythm.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
Never: No.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mehdi Moezi
30 years experience in Medical Oncology
Needs work up: High prolactin level can have several reasons. High hemoglobin can be secondary to other causes or a primary bone marrow issue that your bone marrow i ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
May be, may be not: Further evaluation is obviously needed. I can't say whether it is related or not without getting more information. In many cases- probably those two a ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Blachly
Specializes in Hematology and Oncology
Dehydration and PV: Dehydration means not enough water in your body. If your red cells are the same, the Hb and Hct will show a higher concentration. PV or polycythemia v ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Blood sugar: Chronic elevated blood sugar generally means diabetes. Diabetes causes kidney disease and resulting high bp.
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