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is there a connection between drinking water and proteinuria?

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Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Not really: The protein is an absolute number.>3 grams is bad.The volume of urine is not as critical at this early stage.
Dr. Jack Rubin
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Proteinuria and H20: Water has no connection with the onset of proteinuria.

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