A 19-year-old male asked:
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can albumin be present in urine without any damage to kidney ? due to excess protein intake or poor absorption in git?

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Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
No: Something is wrong! some occasional ortho static proteinuria, with exercizes but look for a cause before writing it off.
Answered on Oct 15, 2013
Dr. Ionel Donca
24 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Yes: Albumin less than 30 mg /dl is normal , anything above is sign of some issues with your kidneys . Albumin and protein are not interchangebla so first you make sure which one are you talking about.
Answered on Jun 24, 2014

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