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what causes abnormal protein levels in blood

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what causes abnormal protein levels in blood
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Nurse Annie replied 7 years ago.




High levels can be due to severe dehydration, blood diseases such as multiple myeloma, Hodgkin's lymphoma, leukemia, macroglobulinemia, or hemolytic anemia, autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, autoimmune hepatitis, or sarcoidosis, kidney disease, liver disease, or tuberculosis. Your doctor would need to do further testing to determine the exact cause. You can read more about this test here

Customer: replied 7 years ago.
could severe arithitis case abnormal levels of protein in the blood
Expert:  Nurse Annie replied 7 years ago.



Yes- this is very possible but your doctor should rule out any other conditions especially if this is something new for you.

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