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what causes a trace of protein and mucous in uranalysis

A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Albow
21 years experience Integrative Medicine
Culture: Nonspecific findings. All is ok. A urine culture will be more definitive to let you know if these findings are due to infection. Most important is ... Read More

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
How much protein?: A small amount of protein and mucus may be an indication of infection. Larger amount of protein is an indication of more kidney damage. Please consult ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Foam is normal: Different people have different amounts of mucin in the urine. That accounts for most "foamy" urines and it's harmless.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Protein in urine: Protein in urine is not normal and needs evaluation.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Who's worried?: A protein reading of "trace" on a urinalysis is never worth worrying about. I trust you are not a diabetic or kidney patient. If you had a spot urine ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Glomerular disease: Protein in urine is usually due to damage to the glomeruli of the kidneys and infections in the urinary system. Common reasons of kidney damage are d ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Worth rechecking: You may wish to discuss with your doctor about doing a 24 hour urine protein to see how much protein is being lost. Protein in urine is an indication ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Ross
Specializes in Urology
Further eval indicat: Tr proteinuria is not usually indicative of serious disease...it probably was a dipctick reading and therefore not entirely reliable...you shoud retur ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Kahn
30 years experience Pathology
A long list: Protein in the urine is an abnormal finding and can be caused by a very long list of entities that can be divided into three main categories. Disease ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
How do you FEEL?: This can be due to vaginal contamination and may not indicate anything, especially if there are no white cells.
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