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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Proteinuria: Many disease can cause this. The basic problem is the filtering part of the kidney has been damaged and protein leaks thru them and show up in the uri ... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Very: Several percent of folks have it just from standing up ("orthostatic"). Vaginal contamination, a urinary tract infection, and serious kidney disease c ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
41 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
See below: Proteinuria can occur if the kidney is damaged by ay disease.There are many causes of proteinuria, so your doctor needs to find out the cause .In gen ... Read More
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Dr. S. Smiley Thakur
30 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Diagnosis first: Protein is expensive, it not be lost to the urine at the filtration stage in the kidney. Treatments are geared to lower intraglomerular pressure. Tr ... Read More
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Proteinuria Rx: Treatment of proteinuria (p) depends on its cause. Some glomuerlonephritis cases are treated with steroids and other agents to reduce p. Patients with ... Read More
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Kline
18 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Proteinuria : There are few medications out there that can cause kidney damage resulting in proteinuria. Perhaps some of the most common (and easily obtained) are o ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Binny Koshy
23 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Proteinuria : Food does not cause proteinuria. Diabetes and hypertension are two common causes of proteinuria and dietary modification is required for them.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Proteinuria: How many people have proteinuria in the U.S.? ANS: Go to CDC web site and you can get all the details. Differs by age, gender, diabetes, renal disease ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alpesh Jethva
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: With significant proteinuria, weight gain can be seen due to edema (swelling of tissues). In many cases, the edema needs to be treated with diuretics ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rajesh Boorgu
26 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Protein in urine: Proteinuria means the presence of excess of serum proteins in the urine. The excess protein in the urine often causes the urine to become foamy. Up ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
43 years experience Family Medicine
Not really: The protein is an absolute number.>3 grams is bad.The volume of urine is not as critical at this early stage.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Proteinuria: Proteinuria (p) is an ominous sign in both diabetic and non-diabetic patients. You need to see a nephrologist (n) and have a 24 hour urine collection ... Read More

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