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What Are The Effects Of Undigested Protein In The Blood And Body
Probably nothing: In 1930 hh donally reported an eloquent experiment in lactating women demonstrating that in virtually all normal persons undigested protein enters the bloodstream and can be detected in the skin. Foreign food proteins are commonly found in breast milk. Just because digestion is not completed in the gut does not mean that the gut is leaky or that these foreign proteins invariably cause disease. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The liquid part of blood, plasma, carries proteins around the body.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. Read more
Can you tell me different chemical methods for the detection of sugar, protein, blood and ketone bodies in the urine.?
During post strep glomerulonephritis, since there is loss of protein and blood, won't it weaken immune system of body and also affect tissue repair?
Urine test-moderate blood, high protein, renal epith- transit epith, oval fat body, glucose, all out of range. Enbrel (etanercept) the cause? Rcc cancer before.
Hi Dr. Giannone, Recently had some blood work done due to extreme Fatigue and body aches all over. There are a few things that came back a little out of wack. Abs Neuto 7.6 H, ABS Mono 0.6 H, Albumin 5.2 H, Total Protein Serum 8.6 H, White Cell Count 11.2
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Went to CVS clinic for blood in urine and UTI, said my protein level in urine is high. My body aches bad too like I'm sick, is that normal for UTI?
Protein in urine: Protein in the urine may occur in setting of a UTI and blood (as blood is protein). Protein that exists more than 3 months is more of an issue and needs to be followed more extensively. If persists beyond the urinary tract infection, needs to be quantitate do I.e. Determine how much protein is in the urine in mg/g of creatinine. Read more
Do protein in urine mean inflammation thru out the body. Pos ANA achy knees and leg hands. Blood in urine for past 7 mos now protein in urine.
It could but: Good protein in the urine suggest kidney is inflamed. + ANA and joint pain could suggest systemic lupus erythematosus. The rest of the diagnosis will depend on some of your other symptoms and your laboratory studies. You could ask your physician to have you see a rheumatologist. Read more
If I understand the: Question, having galactorhea indicate high prolactin level? The answer is yes. Prolactin is responsible for lactation in breast feeding women. If there is galactorhea in non lactating women or men, it indicate the prolactin level is higher than normal due to some reason. In psychiatric practice, we see lots of people having it due to antipsychotic medication mainly Risperidone Read more
What does it mean to a person if they have too much protein in the blood system is it life threatening? Regards
How much?: Low abnormal levels are often nothing. Higher relative elevated levels need investigation. They may be related to a variety of causes. Some of these condtions may require monitoring. Read more
What are reasons for just slightly high protein in the blood in the CBC (mine was 8.6) high normal is 8.4. Just curious - all other labs normal?
Labs as read by lab: This is why you have a doctor. To interpret labs and to know when something has meaning or not. In a lab report where every thing is normal then this incidental finding is meaningless. You may have been fasting and slightly dehydrated thus this important test show minimal normal slightly high. It is not a condition, disease or anything to worry about. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Find cause: This may be as simple as a protein-poor diet (some of the fad / "green" diets can do this), or reflect low Albumin from liver disease, kidney protein wasting (nephrotic syndrome), myeloma, inflammatory bowel syndrome, or any of a host of illnesses. And some folks just genetically make little albumin. Good luck; a lab value means nothing out of context. Read more
More than 5: There are many more than 5 proteins found in the blood. I suppose you could base them in broader categories: Albumin, Fibrinogen and other clotting factors, Globulins, and regulatory proteins. Albumin provides oncotic pressure to the vascular system. Fibrinogen and associated clotting factors -self explanatory. Globulins are part of the immune system and regulatory proteins serve many fxns Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hello and I do a lot of bloods tests and I don't have any problem, I go to the gym everyday and I want to take a protein gainer it is safe for me?
More to the Story: I am sorry, but no 20 year old has 'lots of blood tests'. Ever. That is unless they have an illness. You did not tell us the whole story and thus we cannot give you permission without knowing why and what you are testing so often. Read more
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