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what does 2 protein in urine mean

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Need more info: It may mean nothing or it may be significant. You need 24 hour urine collections to quantitate to amount of protein excreted as well as a precise meas ... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need for : Investigation. There are many causes of protein in urine and you need an evaluation. See this site for info and consult your doctor. http://www.webmd ... Read More
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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raj Singh
Dr. Raj Singh answered
10 years experience Internal Medicine
Proteinuria: 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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A 31-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
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Madonna
20 years experience Family Medicine
Diabetes is likely: High glucose (sugar) and protein in urine are common signs of diabetes or other kidney problems. Please follow up with your doctor for further evaluat ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Diabetes: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Blood and protein: Blood (b) in your urine( u) is an abnormal finding. Protein (p) in your urine is abnormal when it is > 80 mg/day. Your lab work may be normal when b a ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
Many causes.: Renal disease from causes like diabetes, sle, and others accounts for the major reasons for protein in the urine. Protein should not be in the urine. ... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Proteinuria: Proteinuria is a condition, not a diagnosis. It can be caused by several diseases, among them hiv, diabetes, lupus, membranous glomerulonephritis, amo ... Read More
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