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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 ?
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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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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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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 does low protein in your blood mean?

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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What does a high protein count mean in my blood work?

What does a high protein count mean in my blood work?

Depends: If all the proteins were elevated, you were probably dehydrated. If a specific protein is elevated then it needs to be determined which protein. Some causes of elevated proteins are chronic infections, liver disease and multiple myeloma. ...Read more

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Im an athlete. Sp.Gr.1.040, blood is trace, pH is 6.0, urobilinogen is 2.0eu, protein is 2+. What does it mean?

Im an athlete. Sp.Gr.1.040, blood is trace, pH is 6.0, urobilinogen is 2.0eu, protein is 2+. What does it mean?

Urine findings: You have two major problems with your urine analysis. One is trace blood and the other is your protein in your urine. See a nephrologist to quantify the amount of protein (p) in your urine/day. With your trace of blood and proteinuria, you may have a glomerulonephritis, which is a disease of the kidney. Once you find out how much p you have, blood work will needed and a treatment plan can be made. ...Read more

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They took 10vials of blood from me for protein s and c blood test.. Is it too much or normal, i was just shocked.

They took 10vials of blood from me for protein s and c blood test.. Is it too much or normal, i was just shocked.

Protein C & s: It does seem like a lot. Perhaps your doctor was looking to perform out her tests with the blood? ...Read more

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I had some blood tests done they showed raised sr protein, what does this mean?

I had some blood tests done they showed raised sr protein, what does this mean?

Need more info: 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, you did not give the actual value. Total serum protein consists of a number of separate proteins and next thing should be to determine which protein is increased. ...Read more

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Recent urinalysis found protein&trace blood. But also lists RBC result 2/units hpf/reference range 0-1, so mine is 2 what does this mean?Dr in 1month!

Recent urinalysis found protein&trace blood. But also lists RBC result 2/units hpf/reference range 0-1, so mine is 2 what does this mean?Dr in 1month!

Likely nonspecific.: Protein in the urine can be nonspecific, or indicate a condition such as renal infections, diabetes mellitus, jaundice, or hyperthyroidism. Blood in the urine can be from trauma, stones, infection, or a catheter, or if there is painless hematuria, or blood in the urine, it could indicate bladder cancer. ...Read more

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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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