Albumin

What is Albumin?

A type of simple protein, varieties of which are widely distributed throughout the tissues and fluids of plants and animals; albumin is soluble in pure water, precipitable from solution by strong acids, and coagulable by heat in acid or neutral solution.

Questions and answers on "Albumin"

What does it mean when ur protein level is high

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Needs albumin corelation

Detailed Answer:
Hi
I am Dr Mittal.
I have read your message.
It's not the protein level alone that is important.
A high protein level could simply be present due to high protein diet.
It's the ratio with albumin that's important.
I suggest you inform me the...

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I have noticed for the past day a few string-like white things in my urine. What could it be?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
protein deposits

Detailed Answer:
Hello XXXXXXX

It could be protein deposits in the urine. It would be ideal to get a urine routine and microscopy test done to come to know specifically about what this is.

In my view it is mostly protein or albumin deposits. It can be fat globules...

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albumin positive in urine test .suggest for treatment.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
24 hour urine protein test

Detailed Answer:
Hello Madam,
I am not aware if you had any other medical problems.
Albumin is present in urine in most healthy people as well. Some medical conditions, medicines, dehydration, fever all can cause albumin in urine. It does not necessarily...

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How do you cure low albumine, which at the moment is 2.7?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Depends on the cause

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Thanks for your query.

Albumin can be low because of
1. Low nutritional intake of protein
2. Loss through kidneys
3. Loss through diarrhea
4. chronic liver disease

If any specific cause may be identified, it can be rectified. Otherwise, basic...

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My mirroalbumin/creatinine level as determined by a blood test is 490.8. What's does that signify?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Please upload the report

Detailed Answer:
Hello,

albumin to creatinine ratio is useful when measured in the urine, so it has to be a urine test. The units are also very important. If you'd upload the report it would make it much easier for me to give you a definite answer.
If the...

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I tested my protien albumin in urine normal values is nil or traces but my report says 2+ present what should I do pls advise i am scared is it life theratningreply

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Both tests were done on same day?

Detailed Answer:
HI

Greeting from Dr. Divakara.P
First of all thanks for choosing Healthcaremagic for posting your query.


Your reports are contradicting each other. When they test for Urine Protein they will be testing for Albumin only , so if it is...

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My feet are swollen and I have no pain but it is uncomfortable. Don't understand what is wrong.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Could be due to some causes

Detailed Answer:
Hi welcome,
This is Dr Sameer cardiologist.
Swelling in feet can be due to some causes. We need to find the cause and treat accordingly.
The causes and the test required are
1) Low protein (albumin) in body - Test to rule out is Total...

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My cholesterol is 201 , Albumin, urine 32.7
What does it means

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Following advice.

Detailed Answer:
Hi and thank you!
I read your query and understood your concerns.

After reviewing your data I would like to say that those data shows high cholesterol levels in your blood and abnormal albumin levels in your urine.

These findings may be a sign for...

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I had some tests taken and a couple results were out of range my albumin/ liver is 3.7 and my triglycerides are 189 what does this mean and what do i need to do

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
I would recommend as follows:

Detailed Answer:
Hello!

Welcome and thank you for asking on HCM!

Regarding your concern, I would explain that your albumin plasma levels are within the normal ranges.

While the triglycerides plasma levels are slightly elevated, but they could be...

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I have a R U-albumin/creat ratio of 10.1 - I am male 87 years old - is this a problem that needs attention and if so what treatment - XXXXXXX

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
No need to worry

Detailed Answer:

Hi sir,

Thanks for the query.

A urinary albumin to creatinine ratio of upto 30 is normal if the units are in microgram and miligram respectively. So you need not worry.

But it is important to know, that are you suffering from any chronic disease?...

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Recent questions on  Albumin

doctor1 MD

HI

AS MY BLOOD TEST REPORT FOR LIVER FUNTION TEST RESULT AS BELOW :-



TOTAL PROTEIN 71

ALBUMIN 45

GLOBULIN 26

A/G RATION 1.7

BILIRUBIN 7

ALKALINE PHOSPHATASE 96

SGOT 25

SGPT 35

GAMMA GT IS 113

I WORRY IS THE EXTREMELY HIGH FOR GAMMA GT?

AND WHAT SHOULD I DO NOW

THANKS'



doctor1 MD

A relative of mine aged 38 years is a lawyer in profession and hyper tensed man is having a problem of discharge of albumin in urine. What is the cause for it and what is the treatment for the same? Note: He had been treated for nephrites syndrome at the age of 13 years and completely cured.

doctor1 MD

Dr ,My daughter is 9 years old and recently had high fever,some of the medicine used - meftal, Nimica to decrease the fever and unrine sample shows albumin ++++ . BP and other functions normal ,kidney scan also normal . Do you think this for high dose of drugs made increase of albumin or infection. can you suggest what we can do now to reduce albumin?

doctor1 MD

serum creatine is reduced to 3.10 to 1.9 in a week time and blood urea from 85 to 48 and albumin in urine was ++++ the random sugar was 187 and was on insulin since one week prior to which the tablet form was used . bp was 160/90 and was taking bp tablet 40 mg. i am of 62 female got paralysis 6 years back and was alright except small impaired in left leg and hand but negligible . can you advice me for albumin in urine

doctor1 MD

Hi my ferritin level is 555, I am female. I take ferrous sulfate . 2x a day. What would be the treatment, is it as easy as stopping the iron? I don’t plan to go off. I’m nervous because I won’t here from my doctor until Tues

doctor1 MD

Hi Doctor, I have been doing my annual blood test every year since 2015. I have some concerns regarding my total protien, albumin and Bilirubin levels. As per April 2015 tests, Total protien is 7.9 ( As per lab, the normal level is (6.2 to 8.9))...

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hello doctor I am 52 years of age. My liver function test scores are as follows Bilirubin .7mg/dl Bilirubin direct .1mg/dl AST 35U/L ALT 79 U/L ALP 72 U/L protein 8gm/dl Albumin 4.3gm/dl is there any thing wrong with the liver? What about the high...

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