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Does genital herpes cause protein in urine

A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
A Verified Doctoranswered
Urology 52 years experience
Yes, it can be if...: Yes, it can be if the urethra is involved. For men, this is rarely present. For female, watch for contamination during urine collection leading to whi... Read More
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 58 years experience
Yes: But many other suspects. See your dr. When you ask this, are you referring to a microscopic or dipstick test? Or is it something seen with unaided eye... Read More
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 29 years experience
Infections: Nope. Not usually. White blood cells usually represent a situation of a bacterial, not viral, infection of the bladder or urinary tract.

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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Hacking
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Herpes: That sounds very unlikely. Herpes can spread fairly easily through contact with body fluids. When in doubt, a blood test can confirm or exclude herpe... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Wouldn't show up.: Unfortunately, genital herpes would not show up on a urine culture. There are blood antibody tests available, but they would take at least six weeks ... Read More
A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
General Practice 52 years experience
Unlikely: Some viruses, such as the ones that cause herpes and genital warts, can be transmitted through skin to skin contact. There is no transmission of STDs ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
family medicine 15 years experience
Genital herpes: Cloudy urine isn't usually a symptom of genital herpes. The urine could be cloudy for other reasons - hydration, bladder infection, foods and medicin... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
No: In people with genital herpes, the virus is only present in the infected skin and the nerves supplying that area. It cannot be transmitted through uri... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
Probably not: Transfer of an HSV infection from the area first involved to another area is called auto-inoculation. It sometimes occurs during the first infection, ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Haven't seen that : Reported. Possible side effects from chia include ^ gas (flatus), bloating ; constipation (w inadequate hydration). Because of omega 3 fatty acids, us... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Yes: What you described can cause protein to appear in urine, however, even though it may be the explanation other disorders associated with protein in uri... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Should not: Gall bladder collects bile produced by the liver and excretes it via the gall duct and into the duodenum. Not connected with the kidney although lies ... Read More
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