A 37-year-old female asked:
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is their a difference if a doctor says there is some "blood" in your urine vs there is "protein" in your urine?

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Dr. Karen Dantin
36 years experience Family Medicine
Yes and yes: Blood is blood and protiene is a measure of kidney function
Answered on Nov 9, 2014
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience Family Medicine
Urine: Protein and blood are totally different products when found in the urine and are indicative of different conditions.If you hVe either you need to see your doctor to give you the correct diagnosis
Answered on Jan 29, 2017
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