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why would urine propionylglycine and urine albumin be high

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Get a workup: In the absence of diabetes or any other evidence of renal failure / nephrotic syndrome, you probably have orthostatic proteinuria.

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Dr. James Lin
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May be, but...: I would not get excited by an solitary set of tests but always correlate the report with clinical profile serially. How to put all clinically related ... Read More
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Dr. Marino Tavarez
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In Math - it is : a ratio. Ratios are "higher" when the Numerator is higher in RELATIVE proportion to the denominator. The Microalb ratio followed over time it gives y ... Read More
Dr. Ali Saberi
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Ratio's: A ratio depends on if one number is higher or lower than the norm so if one is off then, being high or low, will make the ratio be off. Not sure what ... Read More
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Check it next year: I suspect your sample was not complete. I'd not worry and if your physician wants, check it again next year.
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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Concerned: Don't be concerned - sounds as if you have fully understood what was wrong and now under control!
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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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BP: For a 29 year old your blood pressure is a bit higher than ideal and needs some attention. Yes you need to know about increased urine albumin and you ... Read More
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Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience Endocrinology
Microalbumin: Parts of your question that are hard to understand. Diabetes under control; what is your A1C? Ideally, it should be under 7.5. If A1C has high for a ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Proteinuria: With certain kidney pathology there can be heavy amounts of protein lost in the urine due to glomerular pathology but the rest of the kidney function ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
PCP: A primary care physician would be the best place in which to begin this evaluation. A family practitioner or general internist will assess her and re ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Albumin = good news: Good not to have Albumin or protein in urine. Elevated cholesterol levels havenothing to do with uti's. Utis almost invariable are caused by bacteria ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience Endocrinology
Many health issues: An early sign of diabetic kidney damage is a "leak" of protein (albumin) into the urine, called the albumin/creat ratio. The values you give do not ap ... Read More
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