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what is considered a high level of protein in urine

A 34-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 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Forrest Jones
Specializes in Family Medicine
Get checked: Yes. This is a high number though not necessarily dangerous. You are still in the age range of a benign condition called orthostatic proteinuria. But ... Read More
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Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Guideline: Protein in the urine measuring more than 30mg is considered abnormal and over 300mg is considered significant and indicative of some degree of kidney ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Sarle
21 years experience Urology
Kidney problem: This can be sign of significant kidney problem....See your doc.
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Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
High urine protein: To treat high proteinuria (p), you need to get a diagnosis. The first step is to have a 24 hour urine collection to assess kidney function and quantif ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeremy Gitomer
28 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
See Nephrologist: 3 levels of protein in urine: microalbuminuria--less than 300 mg a day tubular--300-1000 mg a day nephrotic--more than 3500 if there is blood in ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Melissa Young
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Bs and bp control: To prevent progression of kidney disease, blood sugars and blood pressure should be kept well controlled. A medication in the ace or arb family of BP ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Wilson
16 years experience Emergency Medicine
Not Likely: Those are healthy kidney numbers. However, you can have other causes of proteinuria or renal insufficiency and should follow up with a nephrologist or ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Cogdill
16 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Ur Protein/Cr ratio: The urine protein to urine creatinine ratio is an estimate of the 24hr urine protein. It is less cumbersome and quick. A urine protein to creatinine r ... Read More
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Nephrologist visit: You can expect to give your medical history and have a physical examination done by the nephrologist. You will be asked to collect a 24 hour urine ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Cogdill
16 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Reassuring value: A urine protein to urine creatinine ratio of 0.9 is reassuring. It is an estimate of your 24hour urine protein... 90mg. A 24hour urine protein value ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Have you seen a nephrologist? You can take this combination but more recent data suggest you should take therapy to normalize the serum uric acid as ... Read More
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