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A 43-year-old female asked:

I read one symptom of foam/bubbles formed in urine maybe cause of protein in urine.will they be formed even if one stands or sits and urinates!

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Dr. Julie Abbott
Preventive Medicine 45 years experience
Normal causes: of bubbles in urine include dehydrated concentrated urine and rapid/forceful urination (from holding too long) from any position! Abnormal causes include the protein in the urine you suggest and can come from protein drinks/supplements, high protein meal, or kidney dysfunction. Bacteria from an infection can produce a gas making bubbles. Rare instances can be watched; if recurrent, seek eval

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Last updated Aug 18, 2017

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