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does genital herpes cause protein in urine

A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
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
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Hick
12 years experience Dermatology
Doubt it: It is extremely unlikely, but crazier things have happened. Herpes is transmitted by intimate, skin-to-skin contact.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Very unlikely: Transfer of HSV infection to another part of the body (auto-inoculation) sometimes occurs during the first few weeks after catching the virus. Once so ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Hacking
17 years experience Family Medicine
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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Wosnitzer
14 years experience Urology
Possibly: It is possible for a sexually transmitted infection might cause microscopic blood in the urine, but any bleeding in the urine must be worked up to rul ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Sturgis
28 years experience Pathology
Generally no.: Hpv generally infects the cells of the skin / mucus membranes of the anogenital region (cervix, vagina, vulva, perianal skin, anus, penis, scrotum). ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
No: Not usually.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
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
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ted Anderson
27 years experience Gynecology
Inflammation: Any infection causes inflammation. This reaction involves leaking of blood vessels so the inflammatory cells can be released to fight the infection. ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vance Harris
36 years experience Family Medicine
It can: It is not unusual to have blood in the urine with a bladder infection. It should clear with treatment of the infection. If it does not then you should ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Chuang
16 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Possible: But not likely...Usually, medical conditions that can lead to rash and sores on the legs can also be the cause of kidney inflammation and protein loss ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
Herpes tests: Bacteria in the urine should not affect a herpes culture or detection of herpes antibodies in a blood specimen
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Kline
18 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Inflammation. : Bacterial infections can cause inflammation/irritation of the lining of your urinary tract leading to traces of blood making its way in your urine. Al ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
No: Having genital warts does not mean that one has HIV. Get tested for HIV to know.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
43 years experience Internal Medicine
STD: Chlamydia causes urethritis and WBC in urine. Gonococcus can also cause a urethritis and WBC in urine.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Infection: It means the cause of your problem is an infection with this common bacteria.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
It well may: Iga nephropathy ranges from trivial to serious. I'm glad you had the diagnosis made successfully. It may flare whenever there is a musocal infection, ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
No: Neither leafy greens no bacterial vaginosis per se cause protein in urine. How much protein is there? A trace may be within normal limits.
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Not usually: Hpv can cause cervix abnormalities and general warts. It is possible if a wart is bleeding that there is blood in the urine but if you have blood in u ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Cogdill
16 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Related, not cause: Rashes and proteunuria could both be part of the same disease: hsp, iga, sle, drug reaction, more... It is not likely that the proteinuria caused the ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
43 years experience Urology
It can: The typical symptoms of cystitis (inflammation of the bladder) are urinary urgency, frequency, burning with urination, and lower abdominal/bladder dis ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Herpes simplex: If herpetic lesions occurred within the urethra they would look the same as they do elsewhere.
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Yes: You might have mild chronic prostatitis. It may be difficult to treat and will probably remain mild. Ask your physician for guidance.
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