This is Dr. David
globulin proteins are proteins which are building blocks for antibodies for your immune system.
if you don't have an active infection in your body, sometimes serum globulin proteins can be low.
there are many electrolytes in your blood like sodium (Na), potassium (K), chloride (Cl), bicarbonate (C02), calcium (ca)
these are charged molecules which help regulate water and go in and out of cells to help with cellular function.
so the specific electrolyte is important to know which one is low.
I think it is he sodium level i am just trying to find out
sodium should be between 135 and 145
The tests only say serum globulin 22.4
that is not too low.
normal serum globulin levels are 2.3-3.5 g/dL or 23-35 g/L
so 22.4 is not that low?
I have been on long term high doses of gabapentin for arachnoiditis I wondered if that could be a cause ?
no, gabapentin most likely would not cause that.
I would not worry about a globulin level of 22.4
that is so close to the normal range of 23-35
if he doesn't have an infection that is fine.
this is not a sign of disease.
does this help?
do you have other questions?