A 28-year-old female asked:
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I had urinalysis done and 30 plus protein is in urine and back pain. What could cause protein in urine? Kidney failure?

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Dr. James Cain
35 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Many things: this test detects normal amounts of albumin frequently as 30 mg/dl. I suggest a first morning void, if elevated then check a protein/creatinine ratio. Nephrology consultation may be needed, Causes, glomerulonephritis, interstitial disease, myeloma, infectin, nephrotic syndrome, diabetes, hypertension. A long list requiring medical attention to sort
Answered on Oct 24, 2017
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