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What does a high albumin level mean

A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
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

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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Amerling
Nephrology and Dialysis 41 years experience
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
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Radwaner
Cardiology 42 years experience
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
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 18 years experience
Normal : Slightly elevated Albumin level is not considered abnormal. Labs are best interpreted in the context of signs/symptoms.
A female asked:
Dr. Mary Engrav
Dr. Mary Engravanswered
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
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
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Agos Luca
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
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Eckert
A Verified Doctoranswered
38 years experience
No.: The only cause of increased Albumin is dehydration; there is no naturally occurring hyperalbuminemia.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
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
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Hoanswered
Internal Medicine 15 years experience
Yes: That is within normal ranges, yes.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Deborah Lim
A Verified Doctoranswered
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
Yes: The normal range is 3.4 - 5.4 g/dL