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Elevated Protein In Blood
Why would pcp refer me to hematologist due to elevated protein in blood (elevated gamma globulin)? Is this something to be concerned about?
Further evaluation: There are many reasons for elevation of the serum protein. The hematologist is the best person to guide the work-up to determine if you have something like myeloma or other plasma cell dyscrasia or a non-malignant cause of the elevated protein level. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can stress and/or dehydration cause elevated total blood protein? total blood protein was 8.3 (normal range 6.3 - 8.2)
I have history of elevated blood protein(8.3-8.7 since 09). Recently did spep with elevated gamma globulin. Why would pcp refer me to hematologist?
Elevated gamma glob: Do you have an m-spike detected on your serum protein electrophoresis? Do you have an imimmunofixation electrophoresis? If you do have m-spike detected- your pcp refers you to see hematologist to make sure you don't have plasma cell disorder etc. Elevated gamma glob alone without m-spike or abnormal ife- could be caused by inflammation, infection etc. Ask this question to your pcp. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have elevated blood proteins & IgE (130 of 0-87); arm/leg weakness; excessive thirst; back/rib pain; nausea/vomiting; bacterial infections. Cancer?
My Neurologist said a protein in my blood was slightly elevated, referring me to a Hemotologist. What could this be indicative of? What will they do?
Healthy young female. Two blood tests(normal check-up). Liver test showed elevated total protein and globulin. Other parameters absolutely normal.Why?
My blood test showed "slightly elevated" BUN (25mg). However, I eat a high protein diet and my Dr did not tell me to fast or avoid eating protein before the test. Are these results valid?
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