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SPEP test showed suspicious restriction. Have lyme disease. Worried for multiple myeloma

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Posted on Thu, 17 Jan 2013 in X-ray, Lab tests and Scans
Question: I recently had a serum protein electrophoresis repeated with the same results as two years ago. It talks about a suspicious restriction, what could cause this restriction? I have been diagnosed with Lyme, but worry about Multiple Myloema or amyladosis.
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Answered by Dr. Ganesh Sanap 1 hour later
Hi,
Thanks for writing to us.
There are levels of immunoglobulin like IgM and IgG which are important for diagnosis of multiple myeloma.
Please let me know the detailed reports . Then it will be possible to comment on any particular disease. Just on basis of restriction, it is quite difficult to comment upon.
You can upload your reports.
Looking forward for your response.
Thanking you.
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