What does my total protein level tell me?

Dr. Michael Roizen, MD
Internal Medicine
These levels are used in the evaluation of nutritional status, liver synthetic functions, kidney syndromes, malabsorption, and cancers. Protein levels may be elevated due to dehydration, vomiting, and diarrhea. Total protein levels may be decreased in kidney syndromes, salt retention syndromes, severe burns, extensive bleeding, pregnancy, intestinal malabsorption, and severe protein starvation.
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