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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
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What? Why?: To what protein are you referring? And why do you want to "get it down"? Perhaps with more detail, someone can help you. If you're referring to pro... Read More

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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
Family Medicine 18 years experience
It depends on why: you had the protein level to start with. Was this part of a comprehensive blood test for a physical? Or did you get it because there was a problem wi... Read More
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Need more info: Why are serum proteins high? It may be due to dehydration, though that alone may not be sufficient. It is not feasible to say if it is bad without exa... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine 38 years experience
What fluid?: WE can check protein levels in all sorts of body fluids: urine and blood mainly, but there are other places too. Also, check the normal range of the ... Read More
Dr. Harold Fields
Family Medicine 61 years experience
Protein: an excessive protein intake can certainly change your blood protein levels but these usually adjust to normal rapidly.i would repeat the level in 4 we... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
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Yes: at this level would also probably cause swelling in the legs and should be evaluated promptly.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine 24 years experience
Is where I work: You should get information with the test value that gives you the normal range for a given test at a specific lab--they can vary depending on test met... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Magdalena Sikora
Nephrology and Dialysis 19 years experience
Kidney disease: High protein in urine suggest kidney pathology, most likely one type of glomerulonephritis (something like kidney inflammation), depending of the leve... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marius Frasie
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
HAVE MORE PROTEIN: Consume foods rich in proteins- long list- usually animal products- greek yogurt excellent source, eggs, protein shakes, fish, chicken, turkey.....
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryant Tran
Family Medicine 5 years experience
Multiple causes: total protein measures proteins such as albumin and globulin. Depending on if you have any symptoms or risk factors, additional workup may be needed. ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 48 years experience
Inflammation!: High crps indicate systemic inflammation, which is correlated with accelerated atherosclerosis! arthritis, infection, diabetes-all can increase c-reac... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron Eaker
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possibly : High protein levels in the urine may be a sign of a condition associated with elevated blood pressure called preeclampsia. This should be assessed by ... Read More

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