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can blood in the urine cause a false positive for protein in the urine

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Because the hemoglobin in red blood cells is a protein, if there is blood in the urine it can test positive for protein. You would need to have your u ... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Agree with Dr. R: Blood in urine will result is a positive test for protein as well. Have a healthy diet, exercise, drink plenty of water, have safe sex, and get HPV va ... Read More

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Infection,tumourSton: Can be due to following reasons 1 infections in bladder or kidneys 2 bladder or kidney stone 3tumours and cancer of bladder or kidneys 4benign pro ... Read More
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Dr. James Lin
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Here are: Many. Examples are tumors of urinary tract - kidneys, ureters, bladder, prostate, urethra with bladder most commonly involved, UTI-hemorrhagic cystiti ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Kidney problem: There are many type of kidney disease that can give you positive blood and increased protein in the urine- from infection, inflammation, autoimmune pr ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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No: It cannot. Best to talk to your family doctor about possible causes in women.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Doctor is right...: I do agree to Doc's opinion at this time, but it is advisable to just keep eyes on it with repeating UA + creatinine once or twice yearly for next 2-3 ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Conti
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
LUPUS: It certainly sounds like prompt follow-up with one of your doctors would be in order; preferably your rheumatologist. If that follow up appointment is ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
43 years experience Urology
Yes: An untreated UTI can lead to increasingly bothersome symptoms (urgency, frequency, pain, incontinence, and visible blood) or, potentially more serious ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See doctor: If you have blood in urine following trauma, it would be prudent to see a doctor. If you do not have access to one, go to the emergency department of ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Nieves
39 years experience Gynecology
Could be: If you have urinary urgency and frequency, burning when urinating, suprapubic pain then these results could be secondary to uti. In the abscence of sy ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Rubenstein
44 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Not necessarily: Blood and protein in the urine can be coming from the kidney, ureter, bladder, or prostate in a male. Causes include kidney stones, urinary tract inf ... Read More

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