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what does a high albumin level mean

A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
High albumin: Have your Albumin rechecked. Dehydration can affect Albumin level by increasing it. Other causes could be tuberculosis, hepatitis and hiv. It can also ... Read More

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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
You're fine: Reference ranges for common labs are set so that several percent of healthy people fall outside. You may have been a bit dehydrated, or just in good h ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Amerling
39 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
No, it's normal.: The level of calcium in the blood moves up and down with albumin, so your calcium is normal. The albumin level is higher than usual, most likely refl ... Read More
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Dr. James Lin
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May be, but...: I would not get excited by an solitary set of tests but always correlate the report with clinical profile serially. How to put all clinically related ... Read More
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Dr. Bradley Radwaner
40 years experience Cardiology
Eat fish & exercise: Hdl is not predominantly influenced by diet. Hdl is primarily regulated by genetics but can be increased by exercise, omega 3 fatty acids , weight los ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience Pain Management
Normal : Slightly elevated Albumin level is not considered abnormal. Labs are best interpreted in the context of signs/symptoms.
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Dr. Mary Engrav
30 years experience Emergency Medicine
Albumin : Albumin is a protein. In general if our blood level of Albumin is high, it means we have good nutrition. Please be sure that you didn't have too muc ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Agos Luca
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Specializes in Pathology
Likely inflammation: Generally, decreased Albumin and increased globulins are seen in inflammatory conditions, acute or chronic. The fever ; high CRP also support this. Of ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Eckert
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No.: The only cause of increased Albumin is dehydration; there is no naturally occurring hyperalbuminemia.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Need med history: You need to tell us why was this test done. Did you have some complaints? Once we know your symtoms, if any, it is easier to interpret your lab result ... Read More
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