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I had hemoturia for a month and its not clear why when i had taken all possible test's but i was wondering if protein has to do any with it, or diet?

I had hemoturia for a month and its not clear why when i had taken all possible test's but i was wondering if protein has to do any with it, or diet?

Kidney and Bladder : Hematuria is bleeding in urine. Two things to ponder / look for 1. Is is isolated meaning is it only blood in urine or 2. Is it also accompanied by protein ( proteinura). It is seldom related to diet or protein in diet unless you are eating lot of beets or foods that can color body secretions there are many causes of heamturia . I would start with an appt with pcp ...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 are protein c and protein s tests?

What are protein c and protein s tests?

Tests for clotting: People whose blood tends to clot excessively can have deep vein thrombosis (clots in veins in the legs or abdomen) or pulmonary emboli (clots that travel to the lungs). A deficiency of protein c or protein s, among other things, can cause excess clotting. Tests for protein c or s are used to diagnose levels of these proteins in the blood. ...Read more

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What are normal test results of a protein s assay?

What are normal test results of a protein s assay?

Functional activity: The test is usually for functional activity rather than quantification of protein and is reported as a percentage with 60-150% of normal being the usual range in healthy individuals. ...Read more

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Can you suggest how to lower my c-reactive protein test?

Can you suggest how to lower my c-reactive protein test?

Why is it up?: CRP is a test that measures inflammation. It can be used to follow infection, inflammatory arthritis, and if a high sensitivity CRP is used to assess cardiovascular risk. If it shows increase risk to the heart the level is mildly elevated and diet, exercise, management of cholesterol will help. If there is igh inflammation the underlying cause needs to be found and treated. ...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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I had a c-reactive protein test this morning, the result that came out was 59.6. It's very high from the max range, why is it so? Should i be alarmed?

I had a c-reactive protein test this morning, the result that came out was 59.6. It's very high from the max range, why is it so? Should i be alarmed?

See your doctor.: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...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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What does protein in a child's urine test mean?

What does protein in a child's urine test mean?

Varies: Protein makes its way into pee thru several sources. If it spills from the kidneys it can be a kidney defect or infection if the sample is obtained after the kid has been standing for a while, small amounts can occur. If squirted out by a little girl in a cup, it likely contains some skin & vaginal wash.Interpretation depends on multiple factors you can discuss with your dr. ...Read more

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How can I lower my c-reactive protein test result?

How can I lower my c-reactive protein test result?

Depends on cause: Elevated CRP usually indicates inflammation which may be due to infection or other causes of inflammation. The underlying cause needs to be treated. High sensitivity CRP is generally measured to assess risk of heart disease and the elevated hscrp often come down with statin therapy. In any case you need to consult your doctor for the proper work-up and treatment. ...Read more

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How elevated is 30mg/dl of protein in a urine test?

How elevated is 30mg/dl of protein in a urine test?

ANY LEVEL OF: Protein in the urine raises concerns. The more the worse of course. See your doctor please. ...Read more