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A high albumin level in the blood is not usually a matter to be worried. An albumin level above the normal range has an unclear clinical significance.
The main cause may be a dehydration due to excessive exercise or heat. It may be also seen if the water intake is low.
Albumin blood values are usually given in g/dl but sometimes you can see these values in mmol/l following the International System of Units (SI). In case your values are in mmol/l you can convert them using this tool:
Hyperalbuminemia or high albumin blood levels mean:
Hyperalbuminemia or a high albumin level in the blood is rare. There is not a clear cause for an increase of albumin in the blood.
The three main reasons are:
These instances are not related to any disease and it is not a matter for concern.
Some drugs may also cause an increase in the albumin level. If you are taking any type of medication, please ask it to your doctor.
There are some health circumstances or drugs than can raise your albumin level in the blood:
A high albumin level in the blood is not a sign of any concrete disease.
If your albumin level in the blood is too high you can consider the following tips:
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The following values are considered to be above the normal range:
IMPORTANT: These levels are expressed in g/dl. They are an example of a healthy man of about 45 years old with no known disease and not taking any medication. The ranges can be different depending on the laboratory or on your personal circumstances.
|5.5 g/dL||5.6 g/dL||5.7 g/dL||5.8 g/dL||5.9 g/dL||6 g/dL||6.1 g/dL||6.2 g/dL|
|6.3 g/dL||6.4 g/dL||6.5 g/dL||6.6 g/dL||6.7 g/dL||6.8 g/dL||6.9 g/dL||7 g/dL|
|7.1 g/dL||7.2 g/dL||7.3 g/dL||7.4 g/dL||7.5 g/dL||7.6 g/dL||7.7 g/dL||7.8 g/dL|
|7.9 g/dL||8 g/dL||8.1 g/dL||8.2 g/dL||8.3 g/dL||8.4 g/dL||8.5 g/dL||8.6 g/dL|
|8.7 g/dL||8.8 g/dL||8.9 g/dL||9 g/dL||9.1 g/dL||9.2 g/dL||9.3 g/dL||9.4 g/dL|
|9.5 g/dL||9.6 g/dL||9.7 g/dL||9.8 g/dL||9.9 g/dL||10 g/dL|