What is Hypoproteinemia?

Hypoproteinemia (or hypoproteinaemia) is a condition where there is an abnormally low level of protein in the blood. There are several causes and all result in edema once serum protein levels fall below a certain threshold.

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what is normal anion gap acidosis? what is reduced/negative anion gap acidosis? what is high anion gap? what is hypoproteinemia? give examples of...

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Anion gap provides an estimate of the unmeasured anions in plasma.

Anion gap = [Measured Cations(+ions)] - [Measured Anions(-ions)]


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Sir my sister has been suffering from chest pain for the last 2-3 weeks .she has also done x-ray,and the doctors said the her right chest is filled...

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Hi monika

kidney disease specially nephrotic syndromes lead to urinary loss of protein thereby causing their decreased level in the blood often...

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does jaundice affect sperm count and the colour is slightly yellow?by when does it become...

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Brief Answer:
Yes, altered liver function can affect sperm count

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Yes, altered liver function , altered testosterone levels...

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