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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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Albumin (Definition)

Albumins are proteins which dissolve in water and are not covered with chains of sugars. The most common is serum albumin. These molecules transport other molecules which don't dissolve in water very well. But its main function is to regulate the amount of water in the blood. Another type of Albumin is the ...Read more


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In blood tests what is gran?

In blood tests what is gran?

Granulocyte: A granulocyte is a type of white blood cell that has granules in the cytoplasm. Usual granulocytes encountered are neutrophils and eosinophils. ...Read more

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What is blood in urine mean for newborn?

What is blood in urine mean for newborn?

HEMATURIA: There is gross blood and microscopic blood, males and females are a bit diff. Workup. Could be nothing but needs workup by a pediatrician or pediatric urologist or pediatric nephrologist. ...Read more

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If albumin trace is there and blood sugar is nil is it affecting kydney?

If albumin trace is there and blood sugar is nil is it affecting kydney?

Albumin trace: I presume your saw a doctor who, after taking a history and examination, ordered some lab tests. He/she should have explained what the albumin trace meant. I also assume your doctor told you whether or not your kidney was working properly. If the doctor said that the albumin trace was only slightly high and everything else was OK , you can stop worrying for now. ...Read more

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What is the normal level for triglyceride potassium in blood ?

What is the normal level for triglyceride potassium in blood ?

2 questions here: It is my belief that the current guidelines are outmoded. Risk is "direct, continuous, and linear." what that means is the higher the worse, the lower the better. I recommend triglycerides less than 100 measured after eating-again, the usual recommendations are fasting. However, there is much documented scientific support for my position. Potassium 4.1-4.5. Www, thepmc.Org. ...Read more

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What is mchc in a blood test?

Mean corpuscular : Hemoglobin concentration. It is one of the calculated indices to measure the amount of hemoglobin in each red cell. It may be used to differentiate the types of anemia. Iron deficiency anemias have low mchc. ...Read more

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What is MCV in a blood test?

What is MCV in a blood test?

RBC size: Mcv stands for mean cell volume and measures the size of a red cell. Small size can be due to iron deficiency or various inhereted kinds of anemias most commonly. Large red cells are seen with B12 deficiency, Folic Acid deficiency, alcohol abuse, liver disease, some drugs, hypothyroidism, and many kinds of bone marrow problems. Mcv is used to help find the cause of anemia. ...Read more

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What is MCV in blood test and is it bad?

What is MCV in blood test and is it bad?

Red blood cell size.: Mcv, or "mean cell volume" is the average size of a red cell. It is used in determining the cause of anemia, if present. Smaller cells are seen with iron deficiency and some inhereted anemias. High MCV can mean B12 or Folic Acid deficiency, alcohol abuse, and many other causes. ...Read more

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How is the serum creatinine in blood brought to normal?

Normal creatinine: Your creatinine (c) can be brought to your baseline line level if its elevation is caused by acute renal failure, renal failure by an obstruction that is relieved in time or by stopping renal toxic agents such as motrin-like drugs. Most of the time, the cause of an elevated c is not reversible as it is due to some disease affecting the kidneys. See a nephrologist for more information. Good luck. ...Read more

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What if blood is negative in urine but RBC is present?

What if blood is negative in urine but RBC is present?

MICROSCOPIC HEMATURI: Yes it called microscopic hematuria.It depends on the number of rbcs present.If the number of rbcs rises it may show as positive blood only if therbcs are just few, blood test may be negative. ...Read more

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What is blood in stool?

What is blood in stool?

Many answers: There are many causes of blood in the stool. Some like rectal fissure or hemorrhoids are uncomfortable but are generally benign. Others like cancer or inflammatory bowel disease generally carry a more serious prognosis. Either way, if you have blood when you have a bowel movement (bm), you should see a doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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What is blood in the urine ?

What is blood in the urine ?

Hematuria: Blood in the urine is called hematuria. It can be visible or microscopic. It cannot be considered normal without an evaluation be a urologist. Possibilities include cancer, infection, stone, enlarged prostate, urinary blockage and others. Given the complexity inherent with this medical sign and severity of some of the possibilities please bring this to the attention of your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the cryoglobulin blood test?

What is the cryoglobulin blood test?

Seeks odd proteins: This is a simple test for certain abnormal proteins in the bloodstream. Often they are rheumatoid facators, hepatitis C antigen-antibody complexes, or hepatitis B complexes. Plasma / serum is drawn and spun in the warm, then cooled and a white precipitate is a cryoglobulin. These can make you quite sick and should be sought especially if vasculitis or glomerulonephritis are sought. ...Read more

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What is high RBC in urine mean?

What is high RBC in urine mean?

Bloody urine: It means you have blood in urine. It is a serious problem. The causes can be uti, kidney stone, prostate problem in male, hemorrhagic cystitis, some medications and cancer. Please see a urologist & get a thorough evaluation. See red urine-http://doctorrajput.Com. Thanks. ...Read more

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In a blood test, what is plt?

Platelet: Platelets are small, non-nucleated cells important for control of bleeding. Normal platelet count is 150, 000 to 400, 000. See this site for more info. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003647.htm. ...Read more

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What happens if the sodium in the blood is high, but the blood pressure is low?

What happens if the sodium in the blood is high, but the blood pressure is low?

Not directly related: The blood level of sodium is often high in the face of dehydration and this may or may not correspond with a change in blood pressure. If one is volume depleted, the blood pressure may be low. However, some may have severe weakness of their heart muscle and the blood pressure and the sodium may both be low. It is important to correlate the medical issues involved to interpret these levels. ...Read more