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What is the normal amount of protein in urine

A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
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 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Possibly: Could be orthostatic proteinuria, which is when protein spills into the urine later in the day. You need to get your first morning urine checked-it sh... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
Infectious Disease 36 years experience
Probably not: Protein in the urine isn't usually due to drinking, so stopping won't make a difference. If you have abnormal levels of protein in the urine, you sho... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
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 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 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayana Trivedi
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Are you starving?DM?: These results are interpreted with clinical history. But presence of Ketone suggests starvation and Diabetes? Urobilinogen is the breakdown of Bile pi... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
I'll be you're fine: I am going to assume that you had a bunch of labs drawn. Each individual value has a reference range set so that 5% of healthy folks fall outside. I a... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
No concern: What you described is not a cause for concern. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk pro... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Lowering creatinine: It seems as if this person has diabetes. Apparently, this person has seen a physician. The creatinine (c) is dependent on a person's sex, age, weight ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Angel Arturo Moya Marquez
Specializes in General Practice
Yes: It means Chronic Kidney Disease, those measurements shouldn't be that high. There are several reasons that could be producing this. My recommendation... Read More

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