U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Sayre, PA
A 39-year-old female asked:

I had routine blood work done and it showed a high total protein level, which worried me. it was 8.6. albumin was 4.8. don't see globulin. was tested for feeling shaky. had been sick before. under stress. calcium 10.3. pth 39.7?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Don't worry: Having a high albumin level is not alarming . If you were shaking and anxious, I would focus more on your thyroid function vs what the tests had targeted,

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Last updated Mar 2, 2017

Disclaimer:

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.