A 38-year-old male asked:
of 3 tests on different days albumin/creatinine ratio was 37.77, 34.09, & 36.87. i am healthy and exercise often. is this kidney damage?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Pathology 44 years experience
Maybe: This is just a little bit more albumin in the urine than most other healthy people, most of whom have 30 or less. I wouldn't spend time or energy worrying about it. Often we never find the reason that otherwise-healthy folks have a bit of protein in the urine; I wouldn't be surprised if you had orthostatic proteinuria which easy enough to check for. Best wishes.
Pathology 49 years experience
Last updated Jul 8, 2014
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