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Is it true if I consume high amount of protein will increase plasma protein level?

Is it true if I consume high amount of protein will increase plasma protein level?

To a certain level: High protein diet will correct the deficiency, if any, and increase serum protein levels, mainly of albumin. However, it will not raise Albumin or total protein levels above the normal range. ...Read more

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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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Acetaminophen is 20-50% plasma protein bound & the absorption process occurs by passive transport. What does that mean to the average A. frequent user?

Acetaminophen is 20-50% plasma protein bound & the absorption process occurs by passive transport. What does that mean to the average A. frequent user?

Nothing: It means you need to comply with the limits that the manufacturer recommends. How it gets into you and how it rides around inside of you has nothing to do with how it can ruin your liver overnight if you swallow a fistful. 3000 mg/day is safe; obviously you're going to take it in divided doses. ...Read more

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If someone is on Coumadin (warfarin) for a blood clot in the leg, which type of plasma protein is low?

If someone is on Coumadin (warfarin) for a blood clot in the leg, which type of plasma protein is low?

Not necessarily: A clot can be caused by prolonged sitting, or an injury to the leg with totally normal clotting factors and plasma proteins. Certain clotting disorders may predispose to clotting or bleeding. ...Read more

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What is the difference btween pregnancy associated plasma protein papp and total hCG?

What is the difference btween pregnancy associated plasma protein papp and total hCG?

Apples and oranges: They are different labs, apples and oranges. The question lacks enough context to give an answer.

Papp-a is used in first trimester screening for down syndrome. Hcg is used as part of a Down syndrome screening, but also of course is a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Can your baby grow out of his milk protein allergy?

Can your baby grow out of his milk protein allergy?

Yes: Babies may outgrow their milk allergy at 12-15m old. Some go on to have lactose intolerance at age 2 yo. ...Read more

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Chicken allergy please help me find ALT protein sources?

Chicken allergy please help me find ALT protein sources?

Many.: Meats include, fish, lamb, pork, and beef. You can also get protein from many vegetables, especially legumes like peanut, soybean, pinto bean, peas, etc. Also consider dairy products like milk, yogurt, greek yogurt (higher protein), and cheese. ...Read more

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Is it safe to eat protein bars if I have peanut and soy allergies?

Is it safe to eat protein bars if I have peanut and soy allergies?

Read the label: Be careful. Read the ingredients. Most likely, there will be a bolded section as the end of the ingredients list saying whether or not the product contains peanut or soy or if it was processed in a plant that uses peanuts or soy in other products. ...Read more

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Can you take whey protein if you have oas (oral allergy syndrome)?

Can you take whey protein if you have oas (oral allergy syndrome)?

Maybe: As long as you aren't allergic to whey, you should be able to take whey protein. Mostly oas is believed to be due to fruits or residual tree pollens on the food you eat. ...Read more

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I wanted to know is it only proteins in food that causes food allergies?

I wanted to know is it only proteins in food that causes food allergies?

Yes most of the time: Usually protein in the food causes the food allergies. Protein, meaning the specific part of a food that triggers your immune system. Example:milk allergy may be caused by casein protein in the milk. Allergies to carbohydrate unit of red meats is rare and presents differently. Best be evaluated by an allergist to help you clarify your allergy. ...Read more

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Whey protein allergy, how can I tell?

Whey protein allergy, how can I tell?

See an allergist: See an allergist for proper diagnosis and management of food allergies. ...Read more

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Allergy to shellfish is caused by proteins?

Allergy to shellfish is caused by proteins?

Yes: Most allergens are proteins. A few are carbohydrates. Tropomyosin is one of the possible allergens in shrimp, for example. It is a muscle protein. ...Read more

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One year old with milk protein allergy.! what are we supposed to do?

One year old with milk protein allergy.! what are we supposed to do?

Confirm/ read labels: This does occur but should be confirmed with specific testing. If confirmed, you learn to read labels and set up a plan with your allergist/pcp on what to do in case of an accidental exposure. There are many useful sites on line that include support communities and information on living a milk free life. Many sensitive to cow milk protein can switch to almond milk or other substitutes. ...Read more

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What are some high protein foods you can eat if you have a gluten allergy?

What are some high protein foods you can eat if you have a gluten allergy?

Any without gluten: Soy, red meat, fish, chicken are all good sources of non-gluten protein. ...Read more

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How do I know if someone has an allergy to gram positive bacterial proteins.

How do I know if someone has an allergy to gram positive bacterial proteins.

It takes an expert: Having said that, people with atopic eczema often become allergic to one of the protein toxin from staph which are found commonly on their skin and can trigger a breakout. ...Read more

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I've missed out on lots of protein in my life because of my allergy. What is a good, healthy egg substitute?

I've missed out on lots of protein in my life because of my allergy. What is a good, healthy egg substitute?

Other sources....: Include chicken, fish, lean beef, lean pork, soy/tofu, and protein powder supplements, which are typically milk proteins. ...Read more

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My baby has cows milk protein allergy and a soya allergy causing reflux will he grow out of this?

My baby has cows milk protein allergy and a soya allergy causing reflux will he grow out of this?

Likely: A majority of children will outgrow their food allergies, you need a regular follow up with an allergist to test them periodically. ...Read more

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My 6 mo old breastfed son has an allergy to cow's milk protein, controlled by my diet. When can/should I reintroduce dairy?

Milk protein allergy: Babies with above said allergy- tend to tolerate soy better than regular dairy. However, aap guidelines suggest trial if regular milk at one year of age. If not tolerated, try soy milk and products.
Re- try regular milk at 18 months and then at two yrs. ...Read more

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Can I have protein shakes that contain whey if I have a milk allergy?

Can I have protein shakes that contain whey if I have a milk allergy?

No: Milk allergy means one is allergic to milk protein. Whey contains milk protein. Also, casein is milk protein, so people with milk-allergy cannot eat casein either. Lactose is milk sugar, and many people have trouble drinking milk because they don't digest lactose well (that is called lactose-intolerance, and is by itself not an allergy). ...Read more

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What are some healthy protein meals for someone with allergies?

What are some healthy protein meals for someone with allergies?

More info: I would have to know what exact allergy you are concerned about to give you specific options. There are lots of foods that are high in protein including Greek yogurt, eggs, cottage cheese, chicken, turkey, meat, seafood, lentils, beans, peanut butter/nuts, and tofu. Depending on your allergy I'm sure you could find a food on this list that you can tolerate. ...Read more

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How would I know if my son had a milk protein allergy?

How would I know if my son had a milk protein allergy?

Milk protein allergy: Simple way to test and that is having your doc check the stool for microscopic blood with a guaic test. Your son might be colicky, have loose and/or mucous stool or might even have visible blood in the stool. ...Read more

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Food allergies- could it be from proteins in food that cause food allergies?

Food allergies- could it be from proteins in food that cause food allergies?

Yes: It usually is a protein in the food that causes the food allergies. Protein, meaning the specific part of a food that triggers your immune system. For example: milk allergy may be because of the casein protein in the milk. There also may be allergies to the carbohydrate unit of the meats but that is rare and presents differently. Best be evaluated by an allergist to help you clarify your allergy. ...Read more

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Hello, and tks in advance, is there any progress for the new lead for cat allergy (TRL 4 Toll-like receptor) (protein fel d1)i m suffering each day. ..

Hello, and tks in advance, is there any progress for the new lead for cat allergy (TRL 4 Toll-like receptor) (protein fel d1)i m suffering each day. ..

I wish: I don't have a cat allergy, but I have two cats and it is frustrating when some of my friends can't come over to my house due to an allergy to cats. There are some immunological tests going on for this intolerance, but unfortunately a lot of people won't do the therapy other than staying away. ...Read more

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Animal protein gives me rhinitis and weaker bladder. How is this possible? . Skin allergy tests don't show any allergies.

Animal protein gives me rhinitis and weaker bladder. How is this possible? . Skin allergy tests don't show any allergies.

Skin tests,: While great for diagnosing inhalants (pollen, dander, dust mite), aren't great at evaluating food hypersensitivity. Sometime blood tests can help figure it out, but they are also not that reliable. If you know what causes the rhinitis (and weaker bladder from blowing your nose?), then you need to avoid it. The good news is that people who eat lots of whole fruits and vegetable live healthier lives. ...Read more

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Has milk protein allergy got to do with developmental delay in baby?

Has milk protein allergy got to do with developmental delay in baby?

Depends on variables: If a milk protein allergy results in feeding difficulty & growth failure there can be transient or long term effect on developmental progress. The degree of impairment is proportional to the duration of poor nutrition. If recognized & nutritional balance is restored, catch up growth and progress is expected. ...Read more

Protein (Definition)

Proteins are large molecules made up of a smaller class of molecules called amino acids. Proteins play an enormous role in the function of our bodies including enzymes, messengers, replicating dna, ...Read more


Plasma Protein Fraction (Definition)

Plasma protein fraction is a volume expanding agent which is a kind of heart ...Read more