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Is traces of protein in urine needs any following up. or ignore completely?

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Yes: with your history you need to quantifie to urine protein and needs follow up. Obesity is associated with a kidney disease called FSGS which could cause protein in the urine

Answered 4/11/2015

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Dr. John Feola answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

PROTEINURIA EVAL: PROTEINURIA has many causes you need a full exam lab work. Screening for diabetes 24 urine for protein and creatinine clearance. Potentially a Renal US depending on the results.

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