Hypoproteinemia symptoms and Treatment

 

Let us go through Hypoproteinemia Symptoms and treatment. Hypoproteinemia means shortage of protein in the blood. This happens when protein is not totally absorbed during the process of digestion.

Causes of Hypoproteinemia

Hypoproteinemia can be caused due to various gastrointestinal conditions like bacterial overgrowth in the small intestine, parasitic infestation, faulty pancreatic condition, diarrhea etc, Crohn’s Diseas, ulcerative colitis and even surgery of people who have had a part of their intestine removed. The other reasons can be due to illnesses like liver disease, kidney disease, lymphoma, AIDS etc. Sometimes alcohol and neomycin can also reduce protein absorption, caused hypoproteinemia. Lack of protein in the diet due to malnutrition is also a reason for hypoproteinemia.

Hyproproteinemia symptoms

: Muscle loss, weakness in the body, ankle swelling, diarrhea, blurred vision and other associative symptoms that are related to the underyling diseases that can cause interference in protein absorption.

Hypoproteinemia treatment

: The treatment is given to address the underlying diseases that cause the problem. The doctor may also recommend protein supplement or ask you to go on a protein diet consisting of lean meat, fish and eggs. The doctor may also give the following medications to treat Hypoproteinemia or correct lack of protein in the body:
Human Albumin Grifols
generic name: albumin human class: plasma expanders
Plasbumin
generic name: albumin human class: plasma expanders
Albuminar-20
generic name: albumin human class: plasma expanders
Alburx
generic name: albumin human class: plasma expanders
lbutein
generic name: albumin human class: plasma expanders
Flexbumin
generic name: albumin human class: plasma expanders
Albuminar-25
generic name: albumin human class: plasma expanders

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