A 53-year-old male asked:
Blood results showing total protein at 87g/l and globulin at 39g/l with a a/g ratio of 1.2 , should i seek further test. cant afford to pay right now?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Preventive Medicine 46 years experience
We normally see: results for total protein between 6 and 8.3 grams/deciliter for 87 g/l would be 8.7, I believe. And globulin at 39 g/l would be 3.9 g/dl: both are a little high. Causes of high protein are inflammation, infections or bone marrow disorder. You don't give me the albumin, the "A" in the A/G ratio. Your ratio is a little high (normal <1). While not urgent, I think this deserves further follow-up.
908 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Oct 6, 2017
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.