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A 18-year-old male asked:

How much would drinking lots of water before a urine test, decrease the level of protein in the urine? 2-fold? 5-fold?

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Dr. Abeera Mansur
34 years experience
P:C ratio: We usually check a protein to creatinine ratio, so creatinine may also decrease leaving the ratio the same.
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