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I had a blood test and the results said I have high c reactive protein, I have to have more blood tests. What does this mean?

I had a blood test and the results said I have high c reactive protein, I have to have more blood tests. What does this mean?

Inflammation: C reactive protein (CRP) is a marker of inflammation. There are two types of CRP test, one for conventional inflammation like pneumonia, abscess etc. The other, high sensitivity crp, is a marker for heart disease. Without knowing your whole history and lab results it is not practical to be more helpful. ...Read more

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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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I recently had blood test and my C4 & my ch50 and my c reacyive protein were all really high what does that mean I been having bad abdominal pain?

I recently had blood test and my C4 & my ch50 and my c reacyive protein were all really high what does that mean I been having bad abdominal pain?

Inflammation: 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, the results suggest on-going inflammation but do not provide a clue to the cause of inflammation. It would require in-person investigation and you may need to consult a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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What does an elevated calcium and protein test mean in a routine physical blood test?

What does an elevated calcium and protein test mean in a routine physical blood test?

Several possibles: These tests need to lead to other tests including a serum electrophoresis and other studies to determine why both are elevated. ...Read more

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I had a c reactive protein blood test of 45 is this unusually high?

I had a c reactive protein blood test of 45 is this unusually high?

It is high: But remember this is very nonspecific for any type of inflammation. Infections, autoimmune diseases, cancers and other assorted problems can cause this. The is difficult to interpret without knowing more about why the test was done. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Is it dangerous that when I do the reactivate protein serum blood test , the result always high. The last time , it was 8mg/l and before was 14mg/l?

C-reactive protein: I've watched this formerly-arcane old test gain new popularity. While it's probably a marker for many things, including sometimes an open atherosclerotic plaque somewhere, nobody's claiming that a level somewhat higher than other folks', esepcially if you seem young and healthy, is a sign of a life likely to be cut short or any need for treatment. Eager to hear from others. ...Read more

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Blood test protein ua 50 mg/dl. Is it too high?

Blood test protein ua 50 mg/dl. Is it too high?

Uric acid: There is generally no problem with an elevated uric acid level and no reason to treat, UNLESS a person has been diagnosed with Gout. In that case, medication would be given to keep the UA in a normal range. Otherwise, it does not need to be treated. ...Read more

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Protein found in my urine sample. Doctor recommended I take a blood test. What does it mean to have protein in my urine?which blood test do I take?

Protein found in my urine sample. Doctor recommended I take a blood test. What does it mean to have protein in my urine?which blood test do I take?

Many possibilities: It can mean anything from stress, or just from your physiology after you stand up for a while, or can be very serious illness. Your physician will choose the labs but you can expect a CBC and a chemical profile at a minimum. ...Read more

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What does 1+ protein in urine mean? I had a blood test and my dr wants me to see an nephrologist

Proteinuria: Proteinuria is a condition, not a diagnosis. It can be caused by several diseases, among them hiv, diabetes, lupus, membranous glomerulonephritis, among others. You need to see a nephrologist to have a 24 hour urine collected to assess your kidney function and how much protein your urine has in it. The nephrologist will also take blood tests to rule out the conditions, and others, discussed above. ...Read more

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What could cause high protein and high red blood cell count in blood test?

What could cause high protein and high red blood cell count in blood test?

Many or none: It depends on the numbers and your general health, symptoms, and physical examination. Often a blood test that is just above or below the normal range is still normal. Talk to your medical provider about the tests. ...Read more

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I am pregnant. I have a little protein my urine and my blood pressure was a little high 142/90 my dr. Gave me blood test. Will that show preeclampsi?

I  am pregnant. I have a little protein my urine and my blood pressure was a little high 142/90
 my dr. Gave me blood test. Will that show preeclampsi?

Need more info: The diagnosis depends on the amount of protein in your urine. Also your blood pressure has to be elevated on more than one occasion. Your OB should be able to tell you if you have pre-eclampsia. ...Read more

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