A recent blood test showed an IgM level was high. What could be going on?

Probably nothing. Elevated IgM can be a sign if hyper IgM syndrome an immunodeficient disease. Howerver most elevations are inconsequential.

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A recent blood test showed an IgM level of 492. I have no idea what this means?

Consult your doctor. Normal IgM levels are about 50-250 mg/dl. A level of 492 does not necessarily mean a disease, but you should consult the doctor who ordered the test so that it may interpreted in the context of your history and other findings. Read more...

What could elevated levels of IgM in a blood test mean?

IgM specific. Antibody. Elevated levels of IgM are non-specific, but elevated levels of IgM antibody specific to a bug usually means recent infection with that particular organism. Read more...

Does hsv igm blood test show past exposure as in childhood?

Likely will not. If it was positive in childhood it will likely recede. IgG antibodies are slowly to develop and stay positive. IgM antibodies tend to indicate a more recent infection. All the best. Read more...

I am 8 weeks pregnant, my blood test shows a result, toxo plasma anti igm-0.07, igg-140, do I need to take any med, will this cause any complications.

Antibodies present. Congratulations - don't worry about your toxoplasmosis titers. Having high igg and low igm shows that your body has previously been exposed to toxo and has built up an antibody to it for protection. Read more...

Blood test shows I have a tiny IgM kappa monoclonal protein migrating in beta-2, I found ulcer on left breast this am, is this related?

Ask your doctor. I am an obgyn so I am honestly not too familiar with the reason why they were looking for this protein. I don't think it is related. Are you being treated for breastcancer? There are many reasons why protein can be elevated or why your doc may be looking. Calling to find out what the meaning is is the best advise. The ulcer/lesion on your breast may be and probably is not related at all! Read more...