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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some...: Have you had a Hx of chronic kidney disease in life? Is this set of lab the only one you have had or numerous over time? If having had prior serial te ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raj Singh
Dr. Raj Singh answered
10 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Presence of protein in the urine is always a bad prognostic sign. The higher the level of protein in the urine the more likelihood that kidney disease ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Less than 130/80.: Not sure what the question is, but your brother should watch his BP carefully. Goal is 130/80 or lower. He should be on an angiotensin converting en ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: It is likely you have lupus nephritis and will need a kidney biopsy. Have you seen a nephrologist yet?
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Several causes: Your physician would do well to rule out orthostatic protenuria, the most common cause and utterly harmless. It's ruled out, then begin a workup. The ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Probably nothing: You're too young for plasma cell myeloma to be a significant risk and it's most likely that you were just a little dehydrated / thirsty. The GFR estim ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Kidney function: Your creatinine (c) is in normal range. C is dependent on age, sex, weight and race. Your main problem is the protein in your urine. Go to a nephrolog ... Read More
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Troy Ross
Dr. Troy Ross answered
23 years experience Occupational Medicine
Get more info: Both results show that you need to work with a doctor to find out causes and address the issues. The protein in your blood is made by your liver. Low ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alok Agrawal
33 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Normal: Total protein in serum is normal if 8.6 and if Albumin and globulin are normal, which seems to be the case.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: The whole business of estimating GFR's from the insufficient information provided by blood work is unscientific. Don't worry about it if your serum cr ... Read More

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