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elevated microalbumin creatinine ratio

A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leslie Leighton
43 years experience Internal Medicine
No concern: Unlikely represents a problem but could repeat urine in a month to be sure.
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A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Need more info: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Shaym Puppala
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: The urine microalbumin to creatinine ratio is a measure of protein in the urine. It is a marker of kidney disease and of vascular (blood vessel) disea ... Read More
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
You're okay: Microalbuminuria is usually considered present when it's >2.5 for a man, 3.5 for a woman.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Proteinuria: How long does your daughter had diabetes (D)? She needs to see a pediatric nephrologist (P) to take some blood work and collect a 24 hour urine to ass ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
19 years experience Family Medicine
Please : Please reply with more information. The number you gave is not a ratio. It is very difficult to interpret what a random urine creatinine level means w ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Diabetic kidney: These are signs of emerging diabetic kidney disease and likely fatty liver from diabetes. Is concerning. High Microalbumin/creatinine ratio indicate ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Sayegh
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Could be: it could be but unlikely you should see a file exists
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
No: The testing you mention does not look for, and should not be affected by mj. Should consider your use of mj if it is causing you to worry about effect ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Okamoto
29 years experience Family Medicine
No: Microalbuminuria is defined as any concentration of micro Albumin > 30. The low ratio is due to the low level of creatinine, not the high level of ... Read More
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