A 30-year-old male asked:
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can a regular urinalysis detect protein in urine? just wondering, i went to pee and saw some small bubbles in toilet.

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Dr. Gregory Hines
23 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: That is typically checked during a routine urinalysis.
Answered on Mar 17, 2014
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Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Protein is usually checked on a routine urinalysis.
Answered on Mar 17, 2014
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