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What Does Protein Band 1 Mean
Bone marrow disorder: It means that you are making too much of a single antibody or just a part of an antibody because one clone of plasma cells from your bone marrow has developed over the normal population. This can be a benign condition for many years or progress into a condition called multiple myeloma that needs treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Infected in the past: A titer greater than 1 to 10 (1:10) usually means that you have been infected with ebv at some time. But other diseases that can cause a positive result include some types of cancer, such as leukemia or burkitt's lymphoma. A titer of 1:320 or greater means that you have an active ebv infection (mononucleosis). Igm is present. Igg may also be present but may mean that you have been exposed to ebv i. ...Read more
Questionable info: It is very unlikely that you neutrophil count is 1. You may wish to provide the complete counts. Better yet discuss the matter with the doctor who ordered the test as all lab results need to be interpreted in the clinical context. ...Read more
Inflammation: Serum protein electrophoresis is a test that examines specific proteins in the blood, serum Albumin and alpha-1, alpha-2, beta, and gamma globulins. In the alpha-1 zone, alpha-1 antitrypsin (aat) is the major protein, which is involved in neutralizing enzymes secreted by inflammatory cells. Aat is increased in acute inflammation. ...Read more
Anion Gap?: "The anion gap is the difference between primary measured cations (sodium Na+ and potassium K+) and the primary measured anions (chloride Cl- and bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) HCO3-) in serum. This test is most commonly performed in patients who present with altered mental status, unknown exposures, acute renal failure, and acute illnesses." (http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/2087291-overview) ...Read more
LOT OF PROTEIN IN UR: Means large amount of protein in urine. Kidneys filter waste products from your blood at the same time retaining the things your body needs including protein.Some diseases and medical conditions can allowprotein to pass in urine. Can be temporary like fever, heat& cold exposure and strenous exercise conditions can cause persistant protein are diabetes glomerulonephritis multiple meyloma&others. ...Read more
CR1: There is some controversy here, but it seems to mainly act through binding of C1q upon forming complexes with antibody in the bloodstream. CR1 is highly expressed on red blood cells, so these cells carry immune complexes away from the site of attachment to the spleen where the immune complexes are destroyed. An "immune complex" is a cluster of antibodies and there antigen targets (like a virus). ...Read more
"Leaky gut"?: Irritable bowel is a syndrome complex that spans many etiologies ; contributants (see earlier healthtap answers). Often, patients complain of altered stool pattern (diarrhea, constipation, or both), abdominal pain, bloating, gassiness, fullness, distension, nausea, cramps. Similar symptoms may present with leaky gut, which by comparison is a disease process (again, caused by many etiologies). ...Read more
More information: The 14% plasma cells is a worrisome feature. You will need some more sophisticated tests to know whether or not you have myeloma or a related problem. If the studies are not available in Katmandu, your physician should be able to send blood samples away for the results ...Read more
See below: All joints have different types of movement. For instance, the elbow has only the ability to flex and extend. To flex the elbow, you bring the hand close to the shoulder. To extend the elbow, you straighten it out again. Flexing the hip brings the knee close to the belly, extending the hip straightens the leg out. Hope that helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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