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Could protein drinks cause high protein levels in urine?

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Dr. Evan Altman
18 years experience in Psychiatry
Proteinuria: Protein is normally not found in urine. Regardless of how much protein you take in, protein drinks or otherwise, normal kidneys/urinary system should not be allowing any protein in there. If protein is in the urine, there is a source of protein in the urine and the meaning of this needs to be looked at with any other lab abnormalities, signs/symptoms, clinical context.
Answered on Apr 9, 2019

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