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too much protein in urine while pregnant

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evan Altman
18 years experience Psychiatry
Proteinuria: Protein is normally not found in urine. The usual system used to quantify protein is 0, trace, and then 1+ to 4+. So there is a source of protein in t ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donna Hanes
Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis
Up to 150 mg per day: Normal people can excrete up to 150 mg per day. This will increase with exercise and upright posture, but 15 mg per day is small and no reason to worr ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Soloway
52 years experience Urology
See a nephrologist: Need to quantify or measure the amount of protein lost in 24 hrs then check with primary doctor or a nephrologist if the amount is above normal.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Tay
30 years experience Urology
Protein in urine: A small amount of protein in the urine is not unusual but it is not detected by a urinalysis. The number one concern for the finding of urine is kidn ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Cause protein/urine: There are three ways protein enters the urine.1due to overload of protein in the serum called overflow protenuria 2due to decrese in absorption in pr ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Proteinuria: A small amount of proteinuria (protein in urine) from time to time usually doesn't mean anything important. There are many kinds of infections and kid ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Atul Singh
27 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Protein : Often you will not able to determine that on a naked eye exam. Proteinuria can detected by urine dipstick, lab test for ratio and a wet mount spin uri ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Depends: Was it a random urine or 24 hour urine? Is the the amount of protein in 24 hour urine of 10 mg/dL? Were you dehydrated when urine was collected? See t ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zohreh Soltani
8 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Causes:: 1. Temporary rise in the levels of protein in urine include: cold exposure, fever, heat exposure, strenuous exercise 2. Persistently elevated l ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raj Singh
Dr. Raj Singh answered
10 years experience Internal Medicine
Kidney disease: presence of protein in the urine is usually suggestive of underlying kidney disease. When the kidney filters get damaged the protein from blood tends ... Read More
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