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I was diagnosed?ulcerative colitis, recent results show , (total)protein 8.7, serum albumin , 3.9, serum globulin 4.8. should i be worried?

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Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 40 years experience
Labs, no; U.C., yes: The lab results you mentioned are not worrisome. However, the diagnosis of ulcerative colitis (uc) is significant & will impact your health for the long-term. To address uc, maintain excellent rapport with your GI doctor & report flares, take the medications he gives you, follow his advice regarding tobacco, diet, & to avoid Aspirin & nsaid's, &get regular colonoscopies for dysplasia surveillance.
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