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A 30-year-old male asked:

Can a regular urinalysis detect protein in urine? just wondering, i went to pee and saw some small bubbles in toilet.

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Yes: That is typically checked during a routine urinalysis.
Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Yes: Protein is usually checked on a routine urinalysis.

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