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Latest Blood Lab Result: (Low) Protein, Total, Serum: 5.7 G/DL Albumin, Serum: 4.1 G/DL Globulin, Total: 1.6 G/DL (High) A/g RATIO 2.6 -concerns?
No: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, your lab results do not point to any cause for concern. ...Read more
Protein-6, 5.Albumin total, serum-4, 8.Globulin total-1, 7.A/G 2, 8. Have hypothyroidism. Breastfeeding. Is 2, 8 A/G ratio alerting? Doc is busy. Please tell
Bit high: Due to bit low globulin level, not sure why your doctor orderd those tests, your hypothyroid state might be a contributing factor, but we cannot draw conclusions based on limited info. Kindly try to confer with the treating physician, s/he is the only person who can explain in context of your clinical picture, wish you wellness ...Read more
Tx the pt, not the #: The levels you describe, can't be meaningfully interpreted since there's no clinical context (Why were the tests done? Were you ill when the tests were done? Are you feeling better?) "Google's statement is too general- abnormal levels can be "concerning" but doesn't have your doc's luxury of knowing your specific event. If you are still worried, Go ahead and ask your doctor for clarification. ...Read more
Recently I had lab work done. My globulin level was 5.8. My dr did further testing and total globulin was 4.9. My gamma globulin was a little elevated?
Need more info: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, it would have helped to have the actual results. Elevated gamma globulins may indicate the presence of inflammation. ...Read more
What condition (s) causes someone to have high total serum protein, high albumin, normal globulin and high total calcium levels?
Dehydration.: There are no diseases that specifically increase albumin. Therefore in order to get an elevated concentration there must be a decrease in the amount of water in the system. This would also account for the normal globulin. Calcium is bound to Albumin so that elevated Albumin will elevate your calcium levels as well. ...Read more
My physical bloodwork came back with a 2.4 albumin/globulin ratio. My total protein was 6.4. Is this something I should have checked into further?
Ignore it: If your other labs are unremarkable and you feel well, this kind of inquiry is not likely to provide any useful information. Many people do not understand that lab reference ranges are set up so that several percent of healthy people fall outside. Best wishes. ...Read more
I often have low albumin, low globulin and low total protein on quarterly blood work. Sle patient. Is this the lupus? Can I do anything to improve?
Means nothing alone: Please forgive my frankness. This mishmash of lab results is meaningless apart from your history and physical exam. Reference ranges for labs are set so that a few percent of healthies fall outside on either end. If you feel well, ignore them. The high hs-CRP may be a heads-up that you've got more atherosclerosis than you think. If you feel well, ignore the rest. ...Read more
In blood work, does elevated gamma globulin (m-spike) often cause the total serum globulin to be elevated as well?
Tt could: Since, total globulin level usually includes all kinds of globulins (alpha, m spike etc). An immunoelectrophoresis can further characterize the m spike. ...Read more
CMP & CBC are normal except Globulin is 4.2 & Total Protein is 8.4? I am freaking out w/ Dr. Google. 33 years old.....myeloma?
Unlikely: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, it is unlikely that you have myeloma. There are other causes of elevated globulins. However it is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without physical examination and additional tests. Consult your doctor. ...Read more
Check the lab test:
Labs might have slight difference in level
Check the normal level that is written next to the globulin level, as there should be one to indicate the normal level of the globulin as set by that lab ...Read more
Blood proteins: It's all of the blood proteins except albumin. Levels may be up in a host of illnesses too numerous to name, or you may simply be a bit high because you're one of the several percent of people who fall outside a range that is set so that several percent of healthy folks fall outside. You list yourself as having "colitis" and ulcerative colitis, crohn's and antibiotic colitis can raise it. ...Read more
Recent tests show globulin @ 1.6. A/g ratio 2.8.Was as high as 2.8 4 yrs. Ago but dropping steadily each yr. What does this suggest? What to do
Globulin: Liver disease could be a cause, need to see a doctor. ...Read more
Lowered immunity: Your globulins, manufactured in the liver, comprise, among other things, the immunoglobulins that make antibodies. Lowered globulins put your immune status at risk. Your doctor needs to determine the cause of your hypogqmmaglobulinemia. ...Read more
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
How much is your globulin level? What symptoms do you have? Who told you that you need to decrease your globulin level? Increased globulin level is usually due to chronic inflammation or tumor of the bone marrow. You need to address the underlying cause.
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Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Your level is normal. Please see this site for more info. Keep in mind that us levels are gms/100 ml; to convert to gm/l you need to multiply by 10.
http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003544.htm. ...Read more
Nothing by itself: Trivial elevations seen on serum protein electrophoresis reflect normal human variability. Very high transferrin in iron deficiency can raise beta globulin into a spike. Rare IgA monoclonal gammopathies can make a spike here. Otherwise, ignore it. ...Read more
Blood tests: There are a few diseases that leap out from blood tests. Most of the time, however, blood tests don't tell the doctor much on their own. These results fall into the second group, not very specific. They do not sound alarming. ...Read more
Biochemistry: Globulins constitute all plasma proteins except albumin and pre-albumin, immunoglobulins are part of globulins, viz. Gamma globulins, there are also alpha globulins (alpha-1and alpha-2), and beta globulins (beta-1 and beta-2), globulins carry out many functions including carrier functions, immune functions, etc.. ...Read more
Albumin: These levels are alrightGet a more detailed answer ›
Be more specific: There are lots of globulins & to answer your question we need to know the type and reason the test was done. People have a range of antibody levels, globulins in certain classes, IgA, IgG, Ig E, or specific globulins to a prior illnesses or vaccinations. Without knowing specifics we cannot provide a specific answer. You are welcome to start over. Posts are not linked so each must have all info. ...Read more
Can some people have elevate globulin levels and they have all test done and everything came back normal?
It happens sometimes: Lab results are just numbers. Their meaning depends on why tests were done and what is happening to the person. If there is nothing wrong with the person, then values inside the reference range, or a little outside the reference range, are usually not worrisome. Reference range includes about 95% (not 100%) of normal people, which means 5% of normal people have values outside the reference range. ...Read more