A 26-year-old female asked:
what does high serum albumin signify? thank you.
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Pathology 29 years experience
Maybe dehydration: In a young woman such as yourself a high Albumin may mean that you are a little bit dehydrated or it can be a general inflammatory response for all the serum enzymes are elevated make sure you are adequately hydrated and have normal kidney function and then it may normalize.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
What is serum albumin?
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Gastroenterology 20 years experience
Large blood protein: Blood has two basic components cells and fluid. The fluid called serum has many different proteins the biggest of which is albumin. It is a protein that is negatively charged and is responsible to carring other proteins and elements like calcium, potassium and sodium throughout the body.
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A female asked:
My serum albumin is 5.3 is that to high? Always was normal . Is there any way to bring it down?
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Pathology 49 years experience
No need to: If you were dehydrated your albumin may seem high, even though yours is at the upper end of normal. If the tourniquet is left on for too long, it may cause a spurious high reading. There are no disease associated with high albumin.
See this site for more info.
2945 viewsAnswered Jun 28, 2019
Last updated Jun 28, 2019
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