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A 55-year-old female asked:

I have constant blood , protein and nitrates in urine after being septic from polyneufritus and acute uti. what could possibly be the cause?

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Dr. Mark Wert
Emergency Medicine 30 years experience
Pylonephritis...: Blood, protein and nitrates persistent in the urine under any circumstances is concerning. Following acute infections, it is of even more concern. Please visit your fp, internist, or a nephrologist. Barring this your local er. If the infection is cleared, then damage or other causes effecting the kidney may be ongoing. You may have continued infection. See a doc now.
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Infection: Infection, stone, anatomical anomaly, rare congenital kidney problems/ tumors.
Dr. David Dinhofer
Radiology 41 years experience
make sure the infection has been cured and recheck
Apr 30, 2014

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