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Can chronic severe stress cause protein excess in urine?

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Dr. Raj Singh
Internal Medicine 12 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.
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Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 10 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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Last updated Nov 7, 2018

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