A 33-year-old female asked:
24hr urine (5000ml) creatinine, protein, and albumin results are high - about double the max normal, but blood is normal. what would cause this?
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Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Proteinuria: With certain kidney pathology there can be heavy amounts of protein lost in the urine due to glomerular pathology but the rest of the kidney function can be good enough so that blood tests for kidney function are still normal. A nephrologist can better explain your status after evaluating you and all your pertinent test results.
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