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Can chronic severe stress cause protein excess in urine?

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Dr. Raj Singh
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Yes: Situations involving severe stress, exercise, fever etc can cause transient proteinuria. This resolves in most cases in subsequent analysis. Extensive work up is not indicated in this scenario.
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
Protein in the urine: There are several reasons why someone one can have protein in the urine. The first thing is to be sure that the protein is consistent or temporary problem.

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