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I have pain at lower right side that radiate in my back, my lab result albumin: ++ wbc: 18-59 rbc: 0-8?

I have pain at lower right side that radiate in my back, my lab result albumin: ++    wbc: 18-59 rbc: 0-8?

RLQ pain: You are using co- trimoxazole for UTI and still having pain. Wbc 18-59 shows pyuria & rbc 0-8 reflect blood in urine but no bacteria and no nitrite or leukocyte esterase positive. You need ultrasound/ ct scan of abdomen & pelvis to rule out different possibilities. Discuss with your doctor and wish you good health. ...Read more

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Dr. Raj Singh
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Albumin (Definition)

Albumins are proteins which dissolve in water and are not covered with chains of sugars. The most common is serum albumin. These molecules transport other molecules which don't dissolve in water very well. But its main function is to regulate the amount of water in the blood. Another type of Albumin is the ...Read more


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I have high ESR high serum globulin protine levels and low albumin levels plus ive had right sided pelvic/hip pain for the past 10 months ?

I have high ESR high serum globulin protine levels and low albumin levels plus ive had right sided pelvic/hip pain for the past 10 months ?

See your doctor: Without actual numbers, I can't be of much help. You should definitely be fully worked up, with protein and urine electrophoresis, and X-rays of your pelvis and hip. ...Read more

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Have small lump on side of neck. My total protein is 8.7 and albumin is 5.2. My CRP is .95. Ldh is normal. Should i be concerned about lyphomia.

Have small lump on side of neck. My total protein is 8.7 and albumin is 5.2. My CRP is .95. Ldh is normal. Should i be concerned about lyphomia.

Unlikely: Lymphoma would cause an inflammatory response in your immune system, and your CRP would be elevated. Ldh, protein, and Albumin tell me your nutritional status is stable. If your lump gets larger, go see your doctor. It may be a lymph node and the only real way to r/o bad things is with a biopsy, but at this point, i would watch and wait. ...Read more

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female; pus cells 11-13,epithelial 7-9 urine albumin + is this related to std? symptoms:frequent urination; lower back (left side)pain Pls answer

female; pus cells 11-13,epithelial 7-9 urine
albumin +
is this related to std?
symptoms:frequent urination; lower back (left side)pain
Pls answer

UTI: these finding are consistent with a urinary tract infection. I suggest a urine culture and antibiotic therapy from your treating physician. If you are having unprotected sexual intercourse get tested for STD exposure. Think-CONDOMS plus spermicidal foam, jelly, sponges, ovules, BC pills or IUD. Only latex/vinyl condoms will protect you against HIV. ...Read more

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How to increase albumin naturally?

How to increase albumin naturally?

Increase albumin: To increase your Albumin you need to ingest protein. You have certain conditions, such as cirrhosis of the liver and you may not be able to increase it. How low is your albumin? Do you have a gastroenterologist (g)? If you do, see the g. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: albumin?

A protein: Albumins are proteins which dissolve in water and are not covered with chains of sugars. The most common is serum albumin. These molecules transport other molecules which don't dissolve in water very well. But its main function is to regulate the amount of water in the blood. Another type of Albumin is the protein in egg whites. ...Read more

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What is albumin and globulins?

What is albumin and globulins?

Serum proteins: The liquid part of blood left over, after blood clots is called serum and it contains many proteins. One type of protein is Albumin and a number of other proteins are lumped in a group called globulins. See this site for more info. http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/total-serum-protein. ...Read more

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When is an albumin infusion necessary?

When is an albumin infusion necessary?

Rarely: There are other ways to build up blood volume. Albumin does not last very long. It is usually given when other types of infusion have already been done. ...Read more