A 35-year-old female asked:
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how many mg/dl of protein would have to be in the urine to see bubbles or foam?

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Dr. Christiaan Maurer
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Foam: 100mg/dl or about 0.5-1.0 grams per days. Also can be caused by retrograde ejeculation.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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