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protein and nitrates in urine

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evan Altman
19 years experience Psychiatry
Protein ; nitrates: Protein is normally not found in urine. Nitrate can be normally found in urine. It results from protein breakdown. System used to quantify protein is ... Read More

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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Wert
Dr. Mark Wert answered
30 years experience Emergency Medicine
Pylonephritis...: Blood, protein and nitrates persistent in the urine under any circumstances is concerning. Following acute infections, it is of even more concern. P ... Read More
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Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Infection: Infection, stone, anatomical anomaly, rare congenital kidney problems/ tumors.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evan Altman
19 years experience Psychiatry
Proteinuria: Protein is normally not found in urine. Nitrate can be normally found in urine ; results from protein breakdown. System used to quantify protein is 0, ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Manjeet Singh
10 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
UTI: Protein,Leukocytes, and Nitrates may imply that you have a urinary tract infection. Are you having any symptoms of burning, itching, increased urinary ... Read More
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A 5-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
48 years experience Family Medicine
Follow up with DR: Your daughter needs to follow up with her DR. Further testing, 24 hour urine for protein will prob be ordered.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Que Chu
Dr. Que Chu answered
46 years experience General Practice
Urine dipstick: Nitrite: many bacteria produce enzyme nitrate reductase which confers the ability to convert urinary nitrate to nitrite. Positive test means possible ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
40 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Infection?: Nitrates mean bacteria in urine. Leukocyte estrase usually is positive if nitrates are and it indicates the presence of white blood cells (pus cells) ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
You probably: have a uti. Leucocyte esterase is a rapid test which is indicative of uti when it is positive. If symptoms persist despite antibiotic treatment, get ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Random pee: The urine sample must be judged in light of the quality of the sample & why it was obtained. A typical squat pee from a female contains vaginal de ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
17 years experience Internal Medicine
UTI: This may be a urinary tract infection. See a doctor or go to a clinic to get a full urinalysis done. If an infection, they can get you started on an ... Read More
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