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What does a high albumin serum indicate?

What does a high albumin serum indicate?

Nothing: If you feel well, it's meaningless. Lab reference ranges are set so that several percent of healthy folks fall outside at either end. Your physician knows all about this. If you are clearly sick, you're dehydrated. ...Read more

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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What does plasma albumin level 54 g/l normal range (35-50) mean? Its high.

High albumin: Have your Albumin rechecked. Dehydration can affect Albumin level by increasing it. Other causes could be tuberculosis, hepatitis and hiv. It can also be seen in congestive heart failure, glucocorticoid excess and congenital disorders. Speak to the physician who ordered the test for more information if you are the patient. ...Read more

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My plasma albumin level is 51 g/l, is this too high? Male 22, weight 160lbs. 6ft1.

My plasma albumin level is 51 g/l, is this too high? Male 22, weight 160lbs. 6ft1.

You're fine: Reference ranges for common labs are set so that several percent of healthy people fall outside. You may have been a bit dehydrated, or just in good health. ...Read more

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Wouldn't albumin be high if your dehydrated?

Wouldn't albumin be high if your dehydrated?

ALBUMIN: Yes, blood gets concentrated and some readings/ levels in blood would be falsely elevated. ...Read more

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What does an elevated Gloublin of 4.2 mean?? (Normal range is 2.0-4.0) Albumin normal at 3.9 (Normal range is 3.5-5.0).

What does an elevated Gloublin of 4.2 mean??  (Normal range is 2.0-4.0) 
Albumin normal at 3.9 (Normal range is 3.5-5.0).

Probably nothing: This is such a minor elevation, it probably just means you were fighting off a cold or minor infection and the antibodies in your immune system (which are made of globulins) were slightly elevated when you took this test. I would repeat it when you are feeling completely well, and if it is still elevated, discuss further testing with your doctor. ...Read more

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What does high serum albumin signify? Thank you.

What does high serum albumin signify? Thank you.

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. ...Read more

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What type of infection can cause high micro albumins?

Do you mean urine: Microalbumin? Any infection of the kidney, diabetes, tumors in the urinary system, vasculitis etc can increase the amount of Albumin in urine. Micro-albumin refers to low levels of Albumin in urine, below the detection limit of dip stick tests. ...Read more

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What is the effect of high albumin in dialysis patient?

What is the effect of high albumin in dialysis patient?

Good health: Albumin levels reflect the overall nutritional status of your body and generally patients on dialysis who have Albumin level more than 3.5 tend to have better outcomes when compared to patients with low levels. ...Read more

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What would cause an abnormally high albumin content in the abdomen?

What would cause an abnormally high albumin content in the abdomen?

Unclear question: Do you mean high protein in the fluid in abdominal cavity? High protein in serous effusions usually is due to inflammation of the lining. ...Read more