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What are the effects of undigested protein in the blood and body?

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 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


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If our blood cells carry oxygen, what carries proteins throughout the body?

If our blood cells carry oxygen, what carries proteins throughout the body?

Plasma: 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

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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?

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?

Not enough protein: While you lost some protein in your urine with glomerulonephritis, you don't lose enough to lower immune function and affect tissue repair o a substantial degree. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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.

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

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What causes high protein in the blood?

What causes high protein in the blood?

Two simple causes.: 1. Dehydration (loss of water)
2. Type of blood cancer producing lot of abonormal antibody proteins (plasma cell myeloma and related neoplasms).

Needs proper evaluation for other rare possibilities including technical errors in estimation. ...Read more

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Can having glactoria cause high protein in the blood?

Can having glactoria cause high protein in the blood?

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

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What is protein in the blood is there a normal level. Thanks?

What is protein in the blood is there a normal level. Thanks?

Protein: There is protein in your blood and specifically albumin. There are normal levels which may vary lab to lab. All the best. ...Read more

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What does it mean to a person if they have too much protein in the blood system is it life threatening? Regards

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

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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?

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 more

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What does low protein in your blood mean?

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

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How do I increase the protein level in my blood?

HAVE MORE PROTEIN: Consume foods rich in proteins- long list- usually animal products- greek yogurt excellent source, eggs, protein shakes, fish, chicken, turkey..... ...Read more

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What happen when there's too much protein in your blood....?

What happen when there's too much protein in your blood....?

The disease: Process associated with too much protein in the blood is multiple myeloma. Are you referring to this or to the risks of using excess protein supplements? ...Read more

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What five proteins are contained in the blood? What are their functions?

What five proteins are contained in the blood? What are their functions?

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 more

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Of I have been advised that protein of 5.1 is showing in my blood. Is that s bad dx?

See your doc: This does not mean by itself, you need to see your family doctor and run full lab and then guide you if anything is abnormal, normally you have protein in your blood? ...Read more

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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?

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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Constant UTI blood and protein in wee, wee frothy could I have glomeruloneihritis?

Urinalysis, protein: Blood and protein in urine usually indicate problems anywhere in the urinary system- kidneys, ureters, bladder. Blood in the urine must be confirmed by micr oscopic analysis. Urine protein must be confirmed by urine dipstick and quantified. If both are confirmed, you should see nephrologist as there are many diseases which present with these urinary abnormalities. ...Read more

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Blood protein and leukocytes in urine?

Blood protein and leukocytes in urine?

Possible infection: Leukocytes can mean infection; protein in the urine is not normal - see your internist for a urinalysis, culture and full evaluation. ...Read more

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High protein level in blood results?

High protein level in blood results?

HIgh protein level: High blood protein (hbp) level can be caused by dehydration causing bengin elevation of proteins. Other more serious causes of hbp are chronic inflammation, ameyloidosis, hiv/aids, multiple myeloma and monoclonical gammopathies. I would suggest your seeing an hematologist if the cause of your hbp is not due to dehydration as soon as you can to arrive at the correct cause of your hbp level. ...Read more

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What does high protein in blood indicate?

How high and which: Protein? Protein may be elevated if the person is dehydrated. If that is not the case, high protein is usually due to tumors of immunoglobulin producing cells, e.g., multiple myeloma or waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia. These are cancers of the bone marrow or lymph-nodes. Sometimes non-mailgnant, polyclonal increase in immunoglobulins may be high enough to raise the total protein to abnormal level. ...Read more

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What do protein and blood in my urine mean?

What do protein and blood in my urine mean?

Blood ; protein: This means there is a small amount of some source of blood ; protein in the urine ; the meaning of this needs to be looked at with any other lab abnormalities, signs/symptoms, clinical context. If nothing else abnormal, then blood with protein is entering your urine in some way. Are there symptoms like burning with urine, flank pain, recent infection, etc? See your doctor for more assistance. ...Read more

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How unsafe is it to have high blood protein?

How unsafe is it to have high blood protein?

Not per se!: High blood protein can indicate one of two things, most commonly: 1. Stress. Vascular arterial constriction will increase protein and hemoglobin. 2. This is more likely. High proteins usually indicate high globulins, not albumin, a healthy protein. Globulins equate with inflammation, which is bad. Therefore it is important to find out why you have elevated proteins, which can be done simply! ...Read more

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How might you lower a high protein blood level?

SEE A DOCTOR: You have to see why your protein level is high to begin with. ...Read more

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What causes blood and protein to be in my urine?

What causes blood and protein to be in my urine?

Blood & protein: Urinary tract infection / kidney disease / kidney stone / recent instrumentation of the bladder & urinary tract are the common causes of blood and protein in the urine. www. Peedoc. Com @drhtay. ...Read more

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I am worried about blood and protein in the urine?

I am worried about blood and protein in the urine?

Many causes: There are many causes to blood in urine. My usual workup includes kidney ultrasound, urinalysis, analysis of urine for protein. If all of these are nonrevealing, cystoscopy can be performed also. I do recommend that you see your physcician for further evaluation. ...Read more